The Lambert Post

Effects of Having a Pet

Jamie Chen

March 3, 2020

Adopting a pet is an exciting and consequential decision. But before the decision is finalized, many elements need to be considered, such as the possible effects pets may have on your life. Owning a pet can lead to many positive outcomes. First, pets provide companionship and love, which can lead t...

St. Paul Woman finds Missing Dog after 3 Years, All Thanks to a Beer Can

Monica reunited with Hazel after years of searching

Avery Haney, News Staff

February 12, 2020

Monica Mathis, owner of lost pooch “Hazel” reported she had lost track of her dog 3 years ago while residing in Iowa. After years of dedicated search, her efforts were finally rewarded.  Currently living in Minnesota, Monica marveled at the incredible coincidence that led Hazel to be returning hom...

Why You Should Consider a Tarantula as a Pet

Aaron Hsu, News Section Editor

February 11, 2020

Many people don’t consider tarantulas when looking for an animal companion. They gravitate towards a goldfish or a hamster when tarantulas make just as great of an easy, affordable pet. Here are some of the reasons you should get a tarantula based on my experience.   Pros: There are very little upfront costs The cost of set...

Local Library Holds Pet Therapy Session for Students During Midterms

Livi Wold, News Staff

December 6, 2019

Due to stress from school midterms, tests, and projects, Sharon Forks Library is providing a dog therapy drop-in for stressed students on Thursday, December 12th; they are collaborating with Humane Hearts in Meeting Room Side B from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.   Humane Hearts is a program whose therapy ...

Bugs: Where are their Animal Rights?

Bugs: Where are their Animal Rights?

Aaron Hsu, News Section Editor

November 22, 2019

A lot of insects and arachnids often get a bad rep and are subsequently squashed, but do they deserve this? Most of these fears towards these animals stem from urban legends or their strange alien-like looks, but the overwhelming majority of them are harmless, or even beneficial to humans. We should...

Giving a voice to the voiceless: The Humane Society of Forsyth County

Moola and Penny: Sisters given a second chance at happiness

Logan White, Literary Editor

November 10, 2015

It is estimated that about 2.7 million animals are euthanized each year, solely due to the dwindling space in shelters across the United States. This issue is unknown and unimportant to most people, but this desperately needs to change. Animals such as cats and dogs unfortunately have the reputation...