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 ...
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 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 ...
Bear Baci

Critter Corner : Rabies!?

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     Rabies is something that doesn’t jump to the forefront of your brain when you think of Colorado; but unfortunately rabies is here in Boulder County. ...
deb&dogs

Mountain critters : Canine Etiquette

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.     Summertime is here and I wanted to share some thoughts on Canine Etiquette when attending house parties or festivals. I have attended several events ...