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 ...

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 ...

Cat Toilet Training

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. Years ago, my friends decided they were going to train their Siamese cats to ‘do their business’ in the toilet. They chose their upstairs bathroom overlooking ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Second Street closed

Barbara Lawlor. Nederland. It’s been in the works for years. Last week it began. The excavators dug out Second Street beginning at the intersection of Snyder Street and heading east. ...

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 ...

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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