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January 26, 2021


Pets: The dog that saved me from the snake

By Becky Holland, thecrazymuttink@gmail.com Special to the Piney Woods News Susan Wilson has authored three of my favorite books – and they all focus on relationships with people, and people and their dogs – sort of. Her last one is called, “The Dog Who Saved Me.” To capture a quick image of the story :

Tuesday’s Pet of the Day – Carmel

Tuesday’s Pet of the Day is from the Pet Place of Marshall. This is Carmel. She is eight months old, spayed and has current vaccinations. She acts very skiddish around strangers, but will jump in a lap for sugar… She needs someone that will be patient with her. Call the Pet Place of Marshall at

Pet of the Day: ‘These boots are looking for a bunkhouse’

She is short. She is spry. She is a young pup! All black in color except for grey/black/white ‘boots’ paws, this sweet female Heeler/Lab mix, Bailey, is a temporary resident of the Marshall Animal Shelter. Fostered out for the evening, Bailey was discovered to have a very mischievous playful side. She loves to be close

Dog book about Marshall to help Friends of Animal Shelter

By Becky Holland, editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – In 1955, my parents, James and Gerry Holland, drove a little over 750 miles from middle Georgia to Marshall, Texas. Through hearing  a visiting minister at a revival hosted by my grandfather, my parents became interested in East Texas Baptist College. The minister happened to be on staff at

Pet of the Day (Thursday) – Jack brings smiles

MARSHALL – Jack, a.k.a Moogie, has been bringing smiles to the Jeff and Amanda Ash family since they brought him home in the Spring.  He could be running and jumping and chasing the sprinkler water or playing with his toys or talking to the cattle. Submit your pet to be spotlighted on the Piney Woods

Pet for Tuesday- Bourbon d’Cat

MARSHALL – The Piney Woods News Pet for Tuesday is Bourbon d’Cat. Bourbon belongs to Kenneth and Jenny Kerr and their children, Aiden and Anika According to Kenneth, Bourbon is a New Orleans soul- sleep all day, party all night. Submit a picture of your pet for Pet for Tuesday and Pet for Thursday on

I found possibly the oddest pet-themed product on the market

By Becky Holland, editor@pineywoods.news MARSHALL – Dogs have taken over our world it seems. Everywhere you look there are some kind of dog products.for sale. There are dog books, books about dogs, books for dogs, dog clothes, clothes for dog lovers, dog jewelry, dog socks, dog jackets and dog toys. Not to mention the plethora

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