Rabbit Nutrition

By Dr. Susan Dyer Rabbit nutrition is a very important aspect of rabbit care. Rabbits are considered a “hind gut fermenter.” They not only have a simple stomach, but have modified their cecum into a large compartment for the processing of fiber. Fiber does not...

Rare Breeds Around Town

The Shiba Inu If you’re out and about in Hanover, don’t be surprised if you run into Saki (which means ‘blessing/happiness’ and ‘hope’ in Japanese). She is a black and tan Shiba Inu, and very rare even in Japan, let alone the Upper Valley. The...

Facts About Pet Homelessness

October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Did you know… 1. Only 1 out of every 10 dogs born will find a permanent home. 2. The main reasons animals are in shelters: owners give them up, or animal control finds them on the street. 3. Homeless animals outnumber...

The Story Behind the Photo

Dear 4 Legs & a Tail, Am sending along a recent photo I took and will explain the story behind it. I am a professional photographer and by any account the photograph itself is not that noteworthy from that view point. However, the story behind it is! You can...