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 ...

Ten Common Pet Toxins

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  In 2014, the ASPCA tracked calls they received pertaining to pet toxins and created the top ten common pet toxins reported. Surprisingly human food came ...

Public Hearing set for dog ordinance

John Scarffe, Gilpin County.  The First Reading of a proposed new ordinance regarding dogs in Gilpin County came before the Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners at a regular ...

Celebrate 100 years of National Parks with your dog

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  On August 25, 2016 our National Park Service will celebrate 100 years of “engaging communities through recreation, conservation, and historic preservation ...

Summertime pets

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland.  Heat stroke can strike dogs quickly, can lead to multiple organ dysfunctions and is commonly associated with temperatures of 106 degrees and higher. Panting ...
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