Hunting Season safety for your pets

by:Elisa Speckert- River Road Veterinary Clinic, Norwich VT Fall is an especially beautiful time to be outside in Vermont and New Hampshire. Your dogs will be grateful for the opportunity to go on a long hike; or take your horses into the country for a ride. But fall...

Celebrating Greyhounds

Celebrating Greyhounds Linda Evans and the Art of Aid By Sandra Stillman Gartner A few years ago, The Brandon Artists’ Guild of Vermont sent out a call to their members. The annual fundraiser theme for the year was “It’s Reigning Cats and Dogs”. Artist Linda Evans, a...

A Dog has Its Day

Amos Esty Originally published in Dartmouth Medicine. Reprinted with permission from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Office of Communications and Marketing. In the early fall of 2011, the Orndorff family received some bad news. Eleven-year-old Jenny, a...

Acupuncture in Animals

Acupuncture is a healing art that has been used for centuries in animals and dates back to ancient China. The principals behind acupuncture can be a bit abstract and hard to understand, but modern research has proven it works. Acupuncture is used in animals for pain...

Route Rules (tips for hiking with dogs)

Route Rules: Tips for Proper Dog Etiquette on the Hiking Trail Kate Hoehn As a Vermonter, I like to take advantage of the few months of warm weather we get. One of my favorite things to do this time of year is hike with my dog. Hiking with your dog not only means that...

Lucy’s House

Written by: Carlin Goodwin Lucy’s House for the Prevention of Homeless Pets Like many in the Vermont/New Hampshire area, and indeed all across the nation, I am not ignorant of the financial difficulties facing many of our neighbors in these troubled economic times....