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Winners: Howard Magazine's best restaurants 2016

Craving a killer crab cake? Howard County has it. In search of a sizable steak? Got you covered. Have a loved one with dietary restrictions? Even then, the dining options are plentiful. More than 2,000 voters shared their recommendations for the county’s best cuisine in this year’s Best Restaurants...

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15 places to take the kids in Howard County

15 places to take the kids in Howard County

We all have our favorite spots — the places that the kids ask us to take them over and over again. And Howard County seems to have more than its share of beloved family venues, from the Enchanted Forest and petting zoo at Clark’s Elioak Farm to the screaming fun at Terrapin Adventures. But sometimes,...

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  • 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...

  • What it takes to train a therapy dog

    What it takes to train a therapy dog

    It’s Wednesday night in Laurel, which means it’s class night at the one-story headquarters of Fidos for Freedom. There are no desks, no computers, no blackboards or screens in the large, mirrored room. Instead, it’s filled with about two dozen dogs and their handlers. “Maintain eye contact with...

  • Pet picks from Howard County shops

    Pet picks from Howard County shops

    With luxuries like these, a dog’s life in Howard County should be a pretty nice one. But local shops don’t forget treats, gear and supplies for other furry and feathered friends.

  • Howard County's pet portrait artists capture the essence of our animal friends

    Howard County's pet portrait artists capture the essence of our animal friends

    As an artist, Cheri Glover expresses a sentiment about animals that many share from a personal standpoint. “They’re easier than people,” says the artist, who lives and works in Kings Contrivance. Even when the subjects of her portraits are dogs, cats, birds or rabbits, though, the painter still...

  • Watch out for these easily overlooked pet health issues

    Watch out for these easily overlooked pet health issues

    We’ve covered some of the important pet health maintenance issues most likely to be overlooked or undervalued by well-meaning owners: dental health and weight management. This time, we’ll examine intestinal parasites, feline heartworm disease and hypertension. Worms, worms, worms Roundworms, tapeworms,...

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