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ADogsLife Tiki

A Dog’s Life: Tiki

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  Many of you may remember I wrote an article about my dog Tiki last year and her struggles with life. Tiki started to lose the ability to walk around Halloween; ...
Dog Body Language

Mountain Critters : Dog Body Language

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. I was attending a Festival this past weekend where dogs were allowed and found it awesome to watch so many dogs getting along perfectly, while others required ...
DogsGrass

Mountain Critters : Why dogs eat grass

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  I’ve had several people come up to me and ask “Why does my dog eat grass?” While we can never really know without them telling us, we can speculate. ...
Luv Bear

Mountain Critters : Happy Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     Many of us realize our dogs are much happier when out and about, engaged in sniffing, hiking, chasing squirrels, and playing with their favorite canine ...
DogLawyer

Mountain Critters : Dog Lawyers?

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     While relatively a new legal specialty, Animal Law covers many aspects of the animal world including but not limited to issues pertaining to animal ...
Tiki Bee Sting

Ants, Bees, and Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     When I was teaching agility one day and talking with a student, out of the blue I heard buzz, buzz—and then wham, was stung in my arm pit. The little ...
great heidi and nancy

Back in the saddle again

  Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.     The third event in the Gilpin County Buckle Series Gymkhana was a good example of how much a horse and rider can improve in the span of three ...
LUV BearMosquitoes

Mountain Critters : Mosquitoes, Us and our Pets

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     For those of us who are outside with our pets, we have recently seen an increase in the mosquito population. This is no fun for us or our pets. The ...