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Winter paw protection

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  Now that colder weather has begun to set in, when hiking or just heading outside to ‘do their business,’ keep an eye on your pup to help ensure they ...
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Wolf and dog pack dynamics

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  Over the years we’ve dispelled many notions associated with wolf and dog behavior. Back in the 1930’s, Rudolph Schenkel studied captive wolves and observed ...
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Screwworms?

Deb D’Andrea Nederland My articles are typically written about subjects pertaining to mountain life and our pets, but a recent article I read regarding screwworms caught my eye as ...
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Bones for Dogs

Deb D’Andrea 4TheLuvOfDogz I know many a dog that enjoys a satisfying evening gnawing on a raw meaty bone, and my Girls are no different. The other day I offered each of them huge ...
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Missing Pets

Deb D’Andrea Nederland We’ve seen the posters, the posts, and the call for help to find the lost pup or kitten, and here in the mountains, even horses, cows and goats.  Some find ...
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Rich Pets?!

Deb D’Andrea Nederland In prior articles I’ve written about the importance of writing a Pet Will when you have pets. A Will helps ensure they are cared for in case of your inability ...
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Living with Coyotes

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  The other day as I was working around my property, I heard coyote calls nearby, their short, staccato yip-yap-howling accompanied by shorter howls as they ...
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Fishing Line, Wildlife and Pets

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  Hiking up Barker Reservoir trail this weekend, Bear and Sally became tangled in the same fishing line, which wrapped around their legs and pulled tighter ...
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Ten Common Pet Toxins

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  In 2014, the ASPCA tracked calls they received pertaining to pet toxins and created the top ten common pet toxins reported. Surprisingly human food came ...
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