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Wildlife panel considers pet sloths, kangaroos for Coloradans

The future of two-toed sloth and eastern gray kangaroo pet ownership hangs in the balance for Colorado residents, as the state Parks and Wildlife Commission decided this week to make a final ruling...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dead lynx identified as 11½-year-old male born in Telluride

A lynx found dead Sunday at Purgatory Resort has been identified as an 11½-year-old male born in Telluride, wildlife officials said Wednesday. Representatives with Colorado Parks and Wildlife ...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Purgatory Resort lynx found dead Sunday

A lynx that had been spotted with some regularity at Purgatory Resort the past few weeks was found dead Sunday, according to a Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman. Purgatory ski patrol members...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Lynx ambles among skiers, boarders at Purgatory Resort

A lynx ambled through a crowd of enthralled onlookers at Purgatory Resort on Wednesday, which was the second time in two weeks that the elusive animal crossed paths with humans in the area. ...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Home-school students learn with equine program

Fourteen students at Silver Spruce Academy are better equestrians after completing a seven-week riding and horse-care course with Horse EmPower. Silver Spruce provides enrichment activities for...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Frosty morning break for horses

DATE: Dec. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Strolling in holiday style

DATE: Dec. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County adopts barking dog, animal neglect rules

A landmark moment for La Plata County was recorded Tuesday with the unanimous passage of the county’s first regulations to address barking dogs. The new rules, which came in response to an...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dogster’s is looking for a little love for the holidays

By Ann Butler Neighbors Columnist While you’re planning your holiday giving, don’t forget about our four-legged friends. Dogster’s Spay and Neuter Program, all-too-appropriately known as D-SNIP,...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Neighbors

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End-of-life care for pets presented Thursday

End-of-life care for pets presented Thursday “Saying Goodbye to a Dear Pet” will be presented from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Veterinarian Dan...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dog training classes offered at the rec center

The Durango Community Recreation Center is partnering with GentleCanine to offer new dog training classes. GentleCanine is a local dog training company that focuses on real-world training skills,...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County barking dog law advances

La Plata County commissioners are moving forward with the county’s first regulations to rein in barking dogs and expect to enact the new rules by year’s end. The county has spent a year drafting...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News