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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Homeless dogs from Baltimore Humane Society set to star in Shakespearean productions

    Homeless dogs from Baltimore Humane Society set to star in Shakespearean productions
    Starving and freezing on a garbage dump behind her owner's home, Sophia was only able to walk on her hind legs when she was rescued. Next week, she will star in the Shakespearan play "Macbeth," assuming the role of "Man's Best Friend." Thanks to the...
  • Halloween called the most dangerous time of year for pets

    Halloween called the most dangerous time of year for pets
    Want to hear something really scary for Halloween? According to the Pet Poison Hotline, the average cost to treat a pet for chocolate ingestion exceeds $1,000. Aaaaaahhhh!! Scary, right? Halloween is the most dangerous holiday for pets, the hotline...
  • Maryland has become ground zero for a new invasive species threat, wavyleaf basketgrass

    After a recent hike through Patapsco Valley State Park, Baltimore teacher Greg Schnitzlein's jaw dropped as he watched his two dogs emerge from the woods looking, as he says, like Chia Pets, every inch of their fur slathered in sproutlike seeds....
  • Dogwoods have a connection to our four-legged friends

    As I was admiring a dogwood tree, I noticed that a dog being walked by its owner was taking an interest in the tree, too, though probably for a different reason, since the canine appeared preoccupied by the scent of something that had recently passed...
  • Dog bites are "inherently dangerous" to finances

    Dog bites are "inherently dangerous" to finances
    Maryland dog lovers are upset by a ruling in the highest court in the state that says pit bulls are “inherently dangerous,” which means owners and landlords can be liable for the first bite a pit bull makes. But dog bites of all breeds turn...
  • 5 myths about Ocean City

    5 myths about Ocean City
    Each month during the bustling summer season, upwards of 300,000 tourists make their way through Ocean City. While some are regulars who've vacationed here, forever, just as many are newbies who are eagerly discovering the charms of this resort town....
  • George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist

    George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist
    George Edward "Hunky" Sauerhoff, a political aide and fundraiser who was the founder and president of the Loyal Sons of Pigtown, died May 12 of heart failure at FutureCare Cherrywood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre in Reisterstown. The unofficial...