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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

‘Variety’ Archives

Challenging the NRA

Challenging the NRA

Lt. Col. Robert Bateman challenges the NRA By Demi Moaned It's been some time now since I added Charles Pierce's 'The Politics Blog' over at Esquire to my daily blogroll. His righteous indignation coupled with his madcap prose stylings are sui generis and often hilarious. But, although Pierce is the proprietor and primary contributor to the blog, other writers are sometimes featured. Among them is a semi-regular whom I've come to increasingly appreciate named Lt. Col. Robert ... Full Story

Tenth Annual Gala Fundraiser to benefit W.O.L.F.

  BELLVUE, Colo. (JUNE 4, 2014) – W.O.L.F. Sanctuary will be holding its 10th annual Waltz for the Wolves on Saturday, June 14 from 5-9 p.m. at The Ranch Events Complex, 1st National Bank Building North in Loveland. This evening of fun and entertainment will include appetizers and a gourmet plated dinner, over 100 exciting silent auction items, the eight-piece funk/soul/R&B band Honey Comb, emceeing by the K99 Good Morning Guys, and visits by an Ambassador Wolf. Live auction items ... Full Story

W.O.L.F. Sanctuary Benefit

W.O.L.F. Sanctuary Benefit

  FORT COLLINS, Colo. (MAY 31, 2014) – W.O.L.F. Sanctuary will conduct an online auction June 1-13 to benefit W.O.L.F.’s operations and the future relocation and growth of its facility. Included in this national online auction will be items such as guitars signed by the Zac Brown Band and Rascal Flatts, several Midwest trips, and exquisite art--including a bronze horse sculpture by world-renowned animal artist Dan Ostermiller valued at nearly $5,000. Go to www.wolfsanctuary.net then ... Full Story

Vet is in: Your Cat

Vet is in: Your Cat

In and Out of the Litter Box: Symptoms and Treatment of Feline Urethral Obstruction  By Dr. Danielle Huval Emergency Veterinarian   Feline Urethral Obstruction is a life-threatening emergency that occurs in primarily male cats. It is also referred to as a “Blocked Tom.” Common early symptoms that one may see at home include vocalizing (howling), frequent trips (increased urgency) in and out of the litter box, straining to urinate or defecate, excessive licking of back ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

  Public Star Night Friday, May 16, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 PM Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The guest speaker is Dr. Bob Stencel, professor of Astronomy at the University of Denver. The title of his talk is "Astronomy in a time of climate change" Prof. Stencel will survey the skyscape in terms of the increasing rates of terrestrial cloud formation and ... Full Story

Your pet and glaucoma

Your pet and glaucoma

  Glaucoma Abbey Holtman, DVM Emergency Veterinarian Glaucoma is a condition in which the intraocular pressure (pressure within the eye) is higher than normal. The classic symptom of glaucoma is a red and painful eye, but other eye diseases can present this way. It is important to understand that if glaucoma is left untreated, the pressure within the eye will continue to elevate and can cause permanent blindness. Additional clinical signs of glaucoma can include redness ... Full Story

Mead Summer Festival

Mead Summer Festival

April Star Night at the LTO

April Star Night at the LTO

Friday, April 25, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website, www.starkids.org). The speaker for this evening will be Dr. Roger Culver, professor of Astronomy at CSU in Fort Collins. The title of his talk is “The Past, Present, and Future History of a Small-Scale Astronomical Consortium.” In 1995 the Global Network of Astronomical ... Full Story

2014 Rocky Mountain Stamp Show

2014 Rocky Mountain Stamp Show

  The 65th annual Rocky Mountain Stamp Show (RMSS, formerly ROMPEX) will take place May 16 – 18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel / Denver International Airport, 15500 East 40th Ave., Denver, Colorado. The RMSS room rate at the Crowne Plaza is $99/night, rooms are available for the week of the show. Hotel reservations may be made at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/RMstamp or use the link on the Rocky Mountain Stamp Show website 24 hour complimentary airport shuttle is available. This is a ... Full Story

My pet is having trouble breathing – What do I

My pet is having trouble breathing – What do I do?

          Dana Dietrich, DVM Emergency Veterinarian   Difficulty breathing is a common emergency encountered by veterinarians in small animal medicine. Getting your pet to a veterinarian quickly, so they can identify and address this life-threatening problem, will increase the likelihood of a positive outcome. Evaluating the animal’s breathing pattern can help determine if he or she is having difficulty because of problems with the ... Full Story

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