The Pony Express

Owning pets benefits owners

Owning pets benefits owners

Megan Baxter, Photography Editor

April 8, 2019

Taking care of an animal teaches responsibility and stimulates feelings of trust, companionship and openness. Pets help people live mentally happier lives in many ways and are a great source of comfort and motivation for their owners. Research suggests that the hormonal changes which occur when humans...

Young Minnesotan inventor gains recognition

Sabrina Storms

May 18, 2014

Last year, a Minnesota high schooler named Brooke Martin came up with an ingenious invention that garnered interest as soon as she pitched her idea at a Startup Weekend in Spokane last year. This contraption was what she called the iCPooch. Through it, pet owners could talk to dogs when they were away, so animals with separat...

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