Training Your Pup

Training Your Pup

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  When I was growing up, I learned from my folks the power of positive training and how this interaction provides a great foundation of communication and ...

Control ordinance includes at large, noisy dogs

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.  An ordinance for controlling loose and noisy dogs was unleashed before the Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners during a regular meeting on Tuesday, ...
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Licking, what does it mean?

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.   Licking is a natural behavior for dogs, and like most things, there are several ideas as to why they lick.  Licking could be a sign of respect, showing ...
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Dog & Kitty Depression

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  Over the years, I have witnessed what I perceive to be doggy and kitty depression, especially within the first couple days of their people being on holiday. ...
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Senior Scene : Pet Care

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  We love our pets.  For some of us, they are our most reliable companion and best listener. We share deep bonds with our furry or feathered friends and ...
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A Cat’s Life

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  The age old debate by several mountain cat companions continues, do I let my mountain cat explore the great outdoors and risk becoming an appetizer, or ...
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Free Roaming Dogs

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  The other day there was a very lively conversation regarding dogs and letting your dog roam the streets of Nederland.  There were people for letting dogs ...
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Animal relationships

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.   When thinking of a relationship, many have an understanding of their human relationships, be it with their partner, their siblings, family members, children, ...
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Neighborhood potluck

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland. Guess who’s coming to dinner? In the past few weeks, a herd of young elk have discovered that dining on a haystack is easy pickings. Every evening, ...