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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 ...
LUV cats n vegetables

Mountain Critters : Cat Veggies

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     I’ve written several articles about what dogs can eat—fruits, vegetables, and how best to prepare those; this week I thought I’d write about ...
Luv Cat Grooming

Critter Corner : Cat Grooming

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     Groom a cat, you say? Cats don’t require grooming, one replies. But au contraire, cats do! Yes, cats groom themselves by licking and washing each ...