Letter to the editor: Deadly fungal infection poses serious threat to dogs

Blastomycosis, a rare, deadly fungal infection in dogs has been found in Addison and Chittenden counties. Our dog has it and his life is in the balance. 

Pet spotlight: Come meet Bella!

Bella is a sweet 10-year-old, 68-pound senior. She loves her toys and all the yummy treats!

Trio opens dog rescue in Bristol

County residents Nichole Bachand-Bartlett, Krystal Turnbaugh and Talena Jestice have each spent the past several years helping vulnerable animals in need of care or a loving home.

Letter to the editor: Hit and run exemplifies lack of care for others

On Feb. 3, 2023, I experienced an extremely traumatic and tragic situation; my dog was hit and run, left in a pool of her own blood, unable to cry for help.

Clippings: Sneaky pup has a new hobby

“Hello, my name is Amie, and I have a sock problem.”

Keep your pooch safe in your moving car

The sobering fact of how dangerous it is to have a loose dog in the car made me think about how if we really consider our dogs members of our family, why do we regularly and joyfully put them in danger and increase our chances of distracted driving?

Pet tribute: Simon Martineit of East Middlebury

He freely gave his unconditional love to his adopted family and asked for nothing except to be let out when he had to go.

Local film screening benefits Homeward Bound

“Rescued by Ruby” will screen in Middlebury on Wednesday, April 26, 1, 4 and 7 p.m., at the Marquis Theater. Join Homeward Bound for this family-friendly, inspiring movie.

Pet spotlight: Louise

Louise came to the shelter as a stray. She is a 2-year-old who loves playing with squeaky toys and balls.

Pet of the Week: Blue

She has quickly made it known here who is in charge in our new Bristol neighborhood.

Letter to the editor: Irresponsible driver left injured dog at side of road

Early Friday morning, on the coldest day of the year, at around 6:30 a.m., you hit our 13-year-old shepherd and left her freezing, bleeding and unable to cry for help on the side of the road.

Clippings: Tiny doodle always in attack mode

How can something so small and angelic be such a little devil?

Meet Guinness: Brandon’s newest police trainee

The newest member of the Brandon Police Department is warm, furry, too cute for words — and in the earliest steps of training.

‘Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog’ screens in Middlebury

This special family-friendly holiday film, from award winning director Lynn Roth, sensitively portrays the timeless and unbreakable bond between a boy and his faithful dog as it is put to the ultimate test in late 1930’s Nazi Germany.

Dear Homeward Bound: Staying safe in hunting season

What are some things I can do keep my dog safe when we are in the woods?

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