From the Humane Society

To adopt or not? – That is the question to ask yourself

By Al Winzerling La Plata County Humane Society Adopting a dog, cat or other critters is an important decision. Here are things to consider when thinking about bringing an animal into your life:...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Humane Society

Reasons for your cat’s house-soiling may be more than behavioral

By Heather Perkins House-soiling is the No. 1 behavioral problem in household cats. Unfortunately, many of these cats are given away to other homes, sent outside to live or euthanized because this...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Humane Society

Hitting the trail with your dog? Remember: Etiquette counts

By Marcy Eckhardt “I’ll never ride my bike on the River Trail again. I’d rather take my chances on the highway than deal with the dogs and owners in town.” The 65-plus-year-old gentleman who made...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Humane Society

Seniors for Seniors can help you find furry friend

By Marcy Eckhardt Puppies can be the most wonderful little beings. Their cluelessness and vulnerability make them nearly irresistible – not to mention the oversized eyes, ears and feet! But puppies...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Humane Society

You can help your dog avoid carsickness, enjoy rides

The La Plata County Humane Society During the holidays, we all seem to do a lot of driving. For those of us who can bring our dogs along for the ride, this may mean that we will have to deal with...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Humane Society

Winter weather is here: Don’t forget your pets

By Chris Nelson La Plata County Humane Society Baby, its cold outside. While I have seen a few of the more hardy La Plata County residents still wearing shorts lately, winter is here, folks. The...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2016 | COLUMN: From the Humane Society

What does your dog think when you ... ?

La Plata County Humane Society Buster your well-trained dog spends most of his day home alone, sleeping. You arrive home from work, school or wherever you spend your day, and Buster, it’s time to...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2016 | COLUMN: From the Humane Society

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