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What are dogs saying? Deb Helfrich explains at New Haven library

Posted on September 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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NEW HAVEN — For the dog lovers among us, the New Haven Community Library will be hosting Deb Helfrich of Gold Star Dog Training on Wednesday evening, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. Helfrich who will be sharing her knowledge of dog communication and explaining what dogs are saying with their bodies in a program called, “Woof! What’s the Dog Saying?”

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Local rescue org seeks to help dogs displaced by Hurricane Florence

Posted on September 17, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MONKTON — Hurricane Florence is getting a lot of deserved publicity for battering humans, homes and businesses along the East Coast, and in particular the Carolinas. But many of the storm’s smallest victims are suffering in anonymity — they are the pets that have been abandoned or were caught by surprise in the 80 mph winds and flooding.

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Microchips are helping return more lost pets

Posted on September 17, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Homeward Bound is offering a microchip clinic on Saturday, Sept. 15. The clinic is open to both dogs and cats.

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Vermont's archery deer season begins Oct. 1

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says hunters are looking forward to Vermont’s upcoming Oct. 6- Nov. 2 and Dec. 1-9 archery deer hunting season.

A hunter may take up to two deer in Vermont’s two-part archery season with the purchase of two archery licenses. No more than one of the deer taken during archery season may be a legal buck. Antlerless deer hunting is allowed statewide this year during archery season.

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Ferrisburgh dog rescuer moves; legal actions on hold

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — What has been both a long-running feud among Sand Road neighbors and an expensive legal battle for the town of Ferrisburgh appears to be coming to an end.

According to Facebook posts by Sand Road dog rescuer Sheila McGregor, whose nonprofit operation has triggered complaints from neighbors for more than a decade, she has moved to a 35-acre property in Williamstown and will do business there.

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Control devices on beaver dams aim to stop flooding

Posted on September 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — To prevent flooding on nearby roads, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department recently completed construction of 19 water control devices on beaver dams in locations throughout Vermont. Known as ‘beaver baffles’ these devices allow some water to pass through the dam without breaching the dam and destroying the wetland. 

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Dear Homeward Bound...

Posted on September 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



Dear Homeward Bound,

I don’t know what to do! I just found out that my husband got transferred and we have to move next month. We have two really great cats that we love but we can’t take them with us to our new housing. What should I do? 

Curious

 

Dear Curious,

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Pesky mice seem to be everywhere; rodent boom raises Lyme fear

Posted on August 23, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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ADDISON COUNTY — It may be the height of summer, but mice and other rodents in Vermont are acting like it’s autumn, or even winter.

Months ahead of schedule they’ve begun to nest in cars, lawnmowers and houses, where they settle into the walls and crank out babies. At night they skitter through the rafters, clickety-click, gnaw on electrical wiring and creep through kitchens, leaving trails of droppings.

And county residents have had enough.

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Learn about coyotes in expert talk

Posted on August 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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SALISBURY — Intelligent, loving and loyal, coyotes have much to teach us — not only about our beloved pets but about healthy ecosystems too. Learn more about coyotes when The Salisbury Conservation Commission, the Salisbury Historical Society, and the Lake Dunmore/Fern Lake Association, host Sue Morse on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m., at the Salisbury Congregational Church.

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Clinic offers free gelding service

Posted on August 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



WEST TOWNSHEND — Gerda’s Equine Rescue will host a free gelding clinic for owners who might not otherwise be able to afford the procedure.

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