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  • 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...
  • BARCS to lend out pets for the holidays

    BARCS to lend out pets for the holidays
    Mr. and Mrs. Paws were left in a box Wednesday night outside Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter. The black-and-white kittens, just 6 weeks old, aren't ready to be adopted — but through a new program, someone can give the squirmy pair a home...
  • A sad end for a kitten, and a lesson for pet owners

    This past weekend, I found a litter of stray kittens in my neighborhood. I attempted to capture them to send to a local shelter where they would have a chance at finding a permanent home. The kittens scattered when I approached, and I was only able to...
  • Veterinary practice opens opposite Senator Theatre

    Veterinary practice opens opposite Senator Theatre
    "Somewhere over the rainbow," sang Tinker Bell, a double yellow-headed Amazon parrot, during an open house at the new Belvedere Veterinary Center on Saturday. The state-of-the-art animal hospital opened Dec. 8 in the old Saigon Remembered restaurant at...
  • Glyndon couple flies wounded warrior home

    Glyndon couple flies wounded warrior home
    Like any prospective son-in-law, Sgt. Michael Frazier admitted to jitters about meeting his fiancee's father for the first time. Unlike most, the 29-year-old Marine flew to Miami Wednesday on a private jet with his own cheering section. "Not to worry...