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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Dogs’

Sugar free gum toxic for your dog

Sugar free gum toxic for your dog

By Dr. Denise Crumbaker, DVM Emergency Veterinarian   A recent patient that was hospitalized by our clinic’s emergency service was there not because of a trauma or acute illness, but because he had eaten approximately 30 pieces of sugar free gum earlier in the day. While the gum itself wouldn’t have been a big deal for a larger breed dog, the concerning factor was that the gum contained a substance known as xylitol which has actually been shown to exert toxic effects in ... Full Story

Paws to Read at Berthoud Library

Paws to Read at Berthoud Library

The Berthoud Community Library is proud to host the Paws to Read program. On the fourth Monday of every month Paws for Responsibility provides two screened, trained and registered therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers for this special reading program. With these furry friends to listen and encourage young students, reading becomes a privilege rather than a chore!  The Berthoud Community library has held two successful sessions with several repeat participants. This past Monday, ... Full Story

Skinned Coyotes in Berthoud and Loveland

Skinned Coyotes in Berthoud and Loveland

                Skinned Coyotes Found In Colorado JANUARY 7, 2012 (WILDLIFE) COLORADO — After initial reports declared multiple dogs to have been found skinned and mutilated alongside a few roads in Berthoud, veterinarians and wildlife pathologists have now concluded the animals were actually coyotes. Why were these coyotes killed, skinned, and left to be found beside the road? Read on for more details and the number ... Full Story

Ask Gardner to support the PUPS Act

Ask Gardner to support the PUPS Act

Our dogs are family members. We include our dogs in family outings, in deciding where to live, what’s for dinner, who sleeps where on what part of the bed. Dogs have been an integral part of our existence for thousands of years. The human canine bond is the longest interspecies relationship that has ever existed. Yet, this reality collides with the existence of dog producers who breed and sell dogs by the thousands every year solely for profit. These dogs consistently show up at pet ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, May 2011

Berthoud Police Beat, May 2011

Berthoud Police Beat — May, 2011     Sunday, May 1 In a case of mischief, yard lights were broken in the area of Kansas Avenue and Greenwood Drive. Report at 3:26 a.m. A mailbox was knocked off of its post and damaged in the 300 block of South Eighth Street. Reported at 3:48 a.m. More mischief in Hillsdale Subdivision when a resident in the 500 bock of South Ninth Street reported that someone had dumped trash on her vehicle. A resident in the 100 block of E Michigan ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat — April, 2011

Berthoud Police Beat — April, 2011

  Berthoud Police Beat — April/May, 2011   Friday, April 1 Police came across an abandoned vehicle on Highway 56 near I-25 at 12:52 a.m. The vehicle appeared to be inoperative. The Joe to Go building was shot with paint balls sometime during the previous night. A large black dog was reported running loose near the Guaranty Bank but the officer was unable to locate the animal. Police received a REDDI (Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately) report involving a red ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, March 2011

Berthoud Police Beat, March 2011

  Berthoud Police Beat — March, 2011 Tuesday, March 1 A Border Collie on the loose in the 500 block of First Street led to his owner being given a written warning. A resident reported the unauthorized use of a credit card number by an unknown person.   Wednesday, March 2 A dispute between a landlord and the tenant in the 1000 block of Seventh Street was mediated by the officer. Police responded to Berthoud Elementary School to assist with a physical disturbance ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, February, 2011

Berthoud Police Beat, February, 2011

Tuesday, February 1 A vehicle ran into a fence in the 400 Block of East County Road 8. No injuries were reported. An injured cat was returned to its owner in the 600 block of Sunnywood Place. A 1980 Pontiac was reported stolen from the 200 block of Welch Avenue. A resident in the 200 block of Second Street saw footprints in the snow and reported having a prowler. The police though otherwise and listed the report as unfounded. Wednesday, January 2 Police assisted ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat: January 2011

Berthoud Police Beat: January 2011

Saturday, January 1 Police assisted a motorist at Mountain Avenue and Second Street when his tire came off the rim. Someone at the Hamilton Apartments received a strange letter. The case is being handled as harassment. A fence and a sign in the 400 block of E County Road 8 were damaged by a hit and run driver. Following a non-injury motor vehicle accident at County Road 17 and US Highway 287, officers arrested one person for driving under the influence and Underage ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat: December 2010

Berthoud Police Beat: December 2010

Berthoud Police  Beat - December   Wednesday, December 1 A motor vehicle accident involving a Toyota and a Jeep at County Road 5 and E Highway 56 resulted in injuries. An argument in progress in the 400 block of Mountain Avenue remained verbal and the officer found no criminal violation. A physical disturbance call in the 900 block of Mountain Avenue resulted in the officer giving a verbal warning to two adult males and one adult female Fireworks were reported in the ... Full Story

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