| May 22, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Q: I’ve heard a lot about raw dog food, but it seems pricey. Is it safe? Are the health benefits substantial?
A: Raw diets for dogs (including raw meat) have become increasingly popular. Some pet owners -- even some veterinarians -- swear by them,...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
College junior Steve Moirano has no children of his own, but he played the proud parent Saturday as a pair of foals debuted to a crowd of onlookers at the University of Maryland campus farm.
"What was it like?" Brandon Hurn, a sophomore chemical...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Twelve 11th-grade girls, one from each of Harford County's high schools, were honored for their achievements in math and science, as well as extracurricular activities, during the annual Dr. Judith Resnik Luncheon Saturday at Harford Community College....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
100 Years Ago
Lazy, but sane
A chuckle, compliments of the 1912 Times news briefs:
"A French doctor says that you are liable to bring on insanity unless you lay in bed fifteen or twenty minutes after you wake up. There is no need of special asylum...
| Aug 16, 2012
McGregor J. Ferguson, an Annapolis veterinary cardiologist, died Sunday of undetermined causes at his Millersville home.
He was 41.
"We are waiting for a cause of death pending the results of an autopsy," said his father, Dr. Ray Ferguson of Federal...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:35 AM
This is a love story about words. For it was nothing less than a sumptuous feast of verbiage when the superb spellers of West Friendship Elementary and Mount View Middle School wowed the judges with their love of words.
Twenty-nine 6th, 7th and 8th...
| Oct 20, 2011
Dr. Donald W. Zantop, co-owner of the Fallston Veterinary Clinic who was noted for his avian rescue work, died Oct. 13 in a diving accident off Bald Head Island, N.C.
The Fallston resident, who was 59, had been collecting underwater fossils with...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Halethorpe resident Francesca Nielsen earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
This professional school is operated by Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, and the University of Maryland.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Q: How can I establish "alpha" status with my strong-willed Siberian Husky?
A: Excellent question -- and the perfect opportunity to clear up misconceptions about dog behavior. As pack animals by nature, dogs see the world in terms of leaders and...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Teresa Frost had not one but two cats with chronic illnesses, and the prescription costs were adding up.
Hopey needed kidney medicine that cost $30 at the veterinarian's office every 10 days, but Frost found a seller online who only wanted $7.25,...
| Sep 22, 2011
Elena and Jonathon MacBride
Mark and Diane Gaspar, of Ellicott City, announce the marriage of their daughter, Elena Jane Gaspar, to Jonathon Kaine MacBride, son of R.J. and Paulette MacBride, of Chesapeake, Va., on May 28, 2011.
The bride is a 2007...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Geri and Larry Kalck, of Fallston, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Angela Kalck, to Jason Clinton McCormick, son of Dennis McCormick of Louisville, Tenn., and Christy Linke of Plant City, Fla.
The bride to be is a 1997 graduate of...