Playing fetch at Stephens Lake Park

September 2, 2010 | 6:06 p.m. CDT
Jackie Putnam plays fetch in the water with her 3-year-old Labrador mix, Bubba, at Stephens Lake Park on Thursday. She adopted Bubba from the Humane Society of Missouri in St. Louis. Putnam said she is happy that Bubba gets to live in Columbia instead of the city. "Columbia is a really dog-friendly town," she said. "There are a lot of parks, and people are a little more relaxed with their dogs."