Pets, Grasses and Foxtails

Deb D’Andrea, Nederland. Running freely through fields of grass, your dog bounds and rolls and is having the time of his life. You decide to head inside for some grub and discover ...

New Vet meets locals pets

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  In a mountain community known for its plethora of dogs, it seems the local veterinarian learns as much about the residents as the local family doctor does. ...

On The Road Again

Deb D’Andrea, Peak to Peak.   I love traveling with my Girls: Tiki, Bear and Sally. They travel so well, they walk on leash, they know what to do when I say ‘this way;’ or ‘do ...

Chickens: a Ned area majority

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  Maude is still a splendid lady, a lovely arch to her neck, a black, sleek, silky coat of feathers, a righteous gleam in her copper/brown eyes and even, ...

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, ...

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 ...

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. ...

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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