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Diabetes & Your Pet

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  Amazingly, approximately one in 400 dogs and cats get diabetes, with most dogs being Type-1 and cats being Type-2.  Initial symptoms are weight loss, and ...
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Camping With Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  This year I’ve been camping with my Girls, Tiki, Bear, and Sally, all over Colorado, and have had a great time. When I bring the Girls it changes what ...
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Trail Hiking With Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  The other morning I was enjoying a lovely walk around Barker Reservoir when two dogs came running around the corner, playing and having fun, their person ...
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Happy July 4th

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. Wow, I can’t believe it’s July 4th already!  This year is flying by and summer has been a hot one for sure.  As with any holiday, it can be hard on ...
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There’s an animal in the bed

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. During these winter nights, I have many a friend who shares the bed with their beloved four pawed companion(s), little—or in some cases, not so little—furry ...
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Animal abuse: what to do?

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. When I was visiting the State of Virginia, I read that their Attorney General had just created the nation’s first attorney general’s Animal Law Unit. ...
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A Christmas reunion

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. For a dog, traveling by air, locked in a crate in the belly of a jet plane with no idea of where you are going, is a traumatic experience. Two weeks ago, ...
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Frostbite and Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, 
Nederland. When there’s lots of snow, it’s easy to run outside and play for hours in this winter wonderland, taking our beloved pups with us for some good outdoors ...
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Foods harmful to your dog

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  My pups enjoy several foods I cook for them and myself, with me always being aware of how I prepare my food so I can share with them. There are several ...