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  • Water-skiing squirrel to put on a show at Maryland Home and Garden Show this weekend

    Water-skiing squirrel to put on a show at Maryland Home and Garden Show this weekend

    You can teach your dog how to sit, fetch and roll over, but can you teach a squirrel watersports? Lou Ann Best can. The licensed wildlife rehabilitator, who lives in Daytona, Fla., has raised several water-skiing squirrels who carry on the name “Twiggy" after the first rescue-squirrel Best adopted...

  • McDaniel helps bring smiles, tail wags during midterms

    McDaniel helps bring smiles, tail wags during midterms

    Therapy dogs from Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services spent an hour at McDaniel College to help relieve student stress

  • Coalition forms to spay, neuter stray cats in Anne Arundel

    Coalition forms to spay, neuter stray cats in Anne Arundel

    A new partnership is working to spay, neuter and vaccinate stray cats in Anne Arundel County with the goal of improving their quality of life and reducing the number of homeless animals that are euthanized each year. The Anne Arundel Community Cat Coalition follows a Trap-Neuter-Return model, said...

  • Laurel dog trainer adds retail shop on Main Street

    Laurel dog trainer adds retail shop on Main Street

    Laurel resident Krys Rackley says she knows firsthand that dogs are much more than man's best friend. For decades, the third-generation K9 trainer has seen dogs serving people with disabilities as well as military and law enforcement officers. After becoming a K9 handler at age 16, Rackley founded...

  • How to incorporate pets into your emergency plans

    How to incorporate pets into your emergency plans

    Q: Any pet-care emergency preparedness tips in case of natural disasters and power outages? A: As we often see in the news, Mother Nature can be punishing, but we’re generally fortunate here in the Mid-Atlantic. Unlike other regions, we’re spared from major earthquakes and wildfires. And while...

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