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  • Rob Kasper on farmers market manners

     
    Here's a link to an editorial essay by Rob Kasper on farmers-market manners. The primary subject, really, is dogs, although other commonly voiced annoyances are acknowledged. I know this is a hot-button topic, and I know some people are more......
  • Windstorm recalls 1973 tornado blocks away

     
    News of the violent windstorm that struck neighborhoods in northeast Baltimore and Parkville early Wednesday caught the eye of Mark Adams, who recalled a similar storm that struck just a few blocks away in June 1973. Here's Mark:"I lived with......
  • Ask Outdoors Girl: Are Maryland state parks now more welcoming to pets?

    Steve Shinnamon and several other readers of my Outdoors Girl blog noticed that I went hiking during Park Quest 24/7 (my marathon visit of 24 state parks in seven days) with a wonderful companion, Missy, an 11-year-old dog and her owner. Shinnamon, who...
  • Creating canvas of vacation memories

    Creating canvas of vacation memories
    Patrick Reid O'Brien knew at the age of 6 that he wanted to be an artist — art flows through his family tree — but everybody warned him he'd never be able to pay his bills with his art. And for a long time, everybody was right. After...
  • Volunteer briefs

    Annapolis Language Bank Volunteers with second-language capability are needed to help communicate with visitors who have difficulty speaking English. Information: 410-263-1183. Bay alliance Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay needs volunteers to staff...
  • Volunteer Briefs

    Public library Volunteers are needed at branches for cleaning and recasing books, CD and DVD collections, assembly of Story-Time projects, copying, data processing or other computer projects, and file maintenance. Also, daily morning shifts include...
  • How to treat minor animal bites, scratches

    How to treat minor animal bites, scratches
    Animal bites can be serious. They can injure the skin and bones and joints, and the damage could have lasting impacts. Dr. Tanveer Giaibi, chief of emergency medicine at Northwest Hospitals, answers questions about the dangers of and treatments for all...
  • Sun mischaracterizes Ruxton rehab house issue

    The Sun once again pulls out all the stops from its lofty editorial perch to totally mischaracterize issues with Sheppard Pratt locating a half-way house in Ruxton ("Discrimination in Ruxton," April 25). In the process, it also fails to address the very...
  • Westminster glory eludes local dog duo

    Westminster glory eludes local dog duo
    Despite taking two dogs to the country's most prestigious dog show and doubling her chances of success, a Perry Hall woman on Tuesday was unable to advance in the competition. Lisl Dutterer had entered her champion Samoyeds Halo and Easter in the...
  • Howard County pets: Precautions for winter weather play

    Q: Is it OK for our dog to play in the snow with our kids? A: Generally, yes -- with some caveats. A dog’s normal body temperature is about 101 degrees, so they’re a little warmer than us internally. But other factors explain why some dogs...
  • Pit bulls: Less cruelty if more are spayed and neutered

    Baltimore, like many cities in the U.S., is an often unfriendly home to pit bull-type dogs ("Abused pit bulls face a difficult transition," Dec. 10). Frequent victims of prejudice and abuse, these dogs need much help. As I shared with The Sun's Arthur...
  • A vet's view of pit bulls

    As a practicing veterinarian in Baltimore, specializing in house-call appointments for time-pressed and senior "pet parents," I travel throughout the city. I go into neighborhoods, many under-serviced by the veterinary community, and sit with pet...