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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

‘Variety’ Archives

Our Second Little Christmas Angel

Our Second Little Christmas Angel

By Daris Howard We had been foster parents for several years when the opportunity came for us to have a beautiful 19-month-old foster daughter in our home, whom we were told we could possibly adopt. She went by the nickname of Angel, in the foster-care program, and that was what we called her too. She truly was a little angel. She had a round, cherubic face and light blond hair. She had a big smile and a happy disposition. We loved her from the minute she entered our home. We were ... Full Story

17th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly

17th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly

The 17th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly is currently seeking volunteers. The purpose of the Santa’s is to bring a smile and feeling of love and encouragement to elderly by providing a loving visitor. Volunteers will be paired with an adopted resident living in a nursing or assisted living home in Larimer County. A list is also provided if you’d like to take a simple gift along. Since 1996 the nonprofit group has organized more than 7,300 visits to elderly. For ... Full Story

Twinkies? Make your own

Twinkies? Make your own

From Petit Chef Recipe by Mele Cotte Homemade Twinkie 1 cup cake flour ¾ cup sugar 1 tsp baking powder 3 eggs ¼ cup milk Whisk together the dry ingredients. Add eggs and continue to whisk to combine (or use a hand or stand mixer). Add half the milk. If the batter is too thick, gradually add the rest of the milk until the batter is thick, but easily pourable. Divide batter into nine mini loaf pans.Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 15-20 minutes, or until a ... Full Story

Thanksgiving Day Foods That Can Kill Your Dog

Thanksgiving Day Foods That Can Kill Your Dog

        By Brandy Arnold Thanksgiving is a time of love and laughter, of family and friends, of being thankful, and of course, for stuffing ourselves silly with a smorgasbord of Turkey Day treats! That said, if your family and friends includes the four-legged variety, make sure the only foods they eat this Thanksgiving are healthy and safe. Lurking within that pumpkin pie is a deadly danger for your dog. Use our handy-dandy infographic as a reminder ... Full Story

Diabetes and your pet

Diabetes and your pet

    Emergency Complications of Diabetes Mellitus By Dr. Laura Higgins Emergency Veterinarian Diabetes mellitus is a relatively common disorder in both dogs and cats. The disease is characterized by persistently elevated blood sugar secondary to either low insulin levels or insulin resistance. Both cats and dogs have an excellent prognosis for a good quality of life when treated and monitored appropriately. This article will focus only on the emergency situations ... Full Story

December at the Berthoud Library

    Berthoud Community Library December events December 3 – Libraries are disgusting!  STEM it up Monday at 4 pm with this fun make and take your own gross experiment. December 4- Busy B’s Story Time, 10:30 am. This lap-sit story time is designed for caregivers to interact with babies and toddlers; with songs, finger plays, stories and bounces we will open the gateway to reading. December 4 – Join us after story time for and early literacy interaction for ... Full Story

November at the Berthoud Library

November at the Berthoud Library

Berthoud Community Library November events   November 2 – Family Story Time, 10:30 a.m., library. We will interact with fun books, songs, and fingerplays.  * Note we will take a week long break from story time and begin anew on 11-13. November 3 1-2 pm Colorado service dogs.  Learn how this organization trains dogs to assist veterans, and meet some of the canine heroes who help military heroes. November 8 5:30-7:30 pm Berthoud veterans dinner & exhibits @ Berthoud ... Full Story

Pig Ears Recalled

Pig Ears Recalled

          Kasel Associated Industries Recalls Boots & Barkley Roasted American Pig Ears And Boots & Barkley American Variety Pack Dog Treats Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 17, 2012 - Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, CO is voluntarily recalling its BOOTS & BARKLEY ROASTED AMERICAN PIG EARS AND BOOTS & BARKLEY AMERICAN VARIETY PACK DOG TREATS product because it may be contaminated ... Full Story

Marijuana toxicity and your pet

Marijuana toxicity and your pet

        By Dr. Lindsay Piotrowski, DVM Emergency Veterinary Intern Given the recent increase in medical marijuana use as treatment for several human conditions, our pets are very vulnerable to marijuana/THC toxicity, as these products are more easily accessible to them. We have seen several cases of marijuana/THC toxicity come through the door of our ER at AMVS this summer. I hope that this article will help to shed some light on this somewhat ... Full Story

Moon Theater presents Harvey

Moon Theater presents Harvey

 

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