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Saturday, October 1, 2016

‘Variety’ Archives

Learn about Natural Plants

Learn about Natural Plants

Native Plant Master participants learn about Colorado’s natural landscapes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Larimer County, Colorado – People who would like to learn about the wildflowers of Colorado and about native landscaping at the same time can take the Native Plant Master® course offered through Colorado State University Extension in Larimer County. We are accepting applications for the 2016 courses. This program was a well-kept secret aimed at natural resource agency employees and ... Full Story

Heart Murmurs In Pets

Heart Murmurs In Pets

By Dr. Tiffany Hughes Emergency Intern  You bring your pet in to see your veterinarian for their annual wellness visit and everything seems to be going well. After listening to your pet’s heart during the exam, they inform you that Fluffy has a heart murmur. What is a heart murmur and what does this mean for your pet? Our pet’s hearts are structured very similarly to our own. They have 4 chambers separated by valves that control the flow of blood through the heart. The ... Full Story

Foothills Audubon February 2016

Foothills Audubon February 2016

Can My Dog Eat That?

Can My Dog Eat That?

By Dr. Dan Taylor Emergency Veterinarian As we sit down to relax with our favorite snack, there are times that our four-legged friends want in on the action. In a scenario that is all too common for dog owners, big brown eyes follow each treat intently, hoping for just a sample. Their expressions prompt us to sometimes share just a small piece of our food. Most times we don’t give this action a second thought. However, this seemingly innocent gesture of sharing can have unintended, ... Full Story

Toxic… Peanut Butter?

Toxic… Peanut Butter?

By Dr. Sofia Kalkstein Emergency Veterinarian When it comes to peanut butter everyone thinks of the sticky, yummy spread that is loved by all…including our pets, especially our dogs. But there is a new player in town and it is highly toxic to our pets. Of course, it is not the peanut butter that is toxic, and No, dogs have not developed life threatening peanut allergies. These peanut butters are NOT your mainstream brands sold in grocery stores. These peanut butters are sold online ... Full Story

Foothills Audubon December 2015 meeting

Foothills Audubon December 2015 meeting

Raw Food Diet for Your Dog

Raw Food Diet for Your Dog

  By Dr. Alexandra Pauls Surgical Intern As a culture, we’ve begun to pay a lot of attention to the food we eat. We know that diet can have a significant impact on our health, and it’s only natural that we would want to extend this same consideration to our whole family—including our pets. For a growing number of pet owners, this has come to mean the incorporation of uncooked food in their pets’ diets. Raw food diets come in a variety of forms, both commercially ... Full Story

Voting fraud in Kansas?

Voting fraud in Kansas?

How trustworthy are electronic voting systems in the US? Add NewBy Beth Clarkson on 05 June 2015. Posted in Politics When you do your civic duty, and cast your vote for the various candidates and public propositions at an electronic voting machine, how confident are you that the results will be tabulated honestly? If you feel less than sanguine about it and do a bit of the research to assuage your doubts, be prepared to feel even less confident afterwards. After years of ... Full Story

Northern Colorado Wood Carvers Show

Northern Colorado Wood Carvers Show

  Northern Colorado Wood Carvers Show/Competition and Sale, Saturday, November 21st, and Sunday, November 22nd, 2015.   The Northern Colorado Wood Carvers Club presents their 23rd Annual Show/Competition and Sale. The show will be held at The Ranch, Thomas M McKee Building, Exhibition Hall – A, Larimer County Fairgrounds and Event Center (at I-25 and Crossroads Blvd., exit 259).   Open to the public, Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 – 4:00 ... Full Story

Foxtails, the Unseen Foe

Foxtails, the Unseen Foe

By Dr. Mikala Brown Surgical Intern  With the transition of late spring to early fall comes some of the best days of the year for our furry family members. Long leisurely days spent by a lake or walking down a cool trail make fill many of hours. We as pet parents take many precautions to protect the safety of our pets during these times. We protect them from known evils, but it is the unseen and the unknown that poses the greatest threat. The grass awn is a small, unassuming bit ... Full Story

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