Escherichia coli
Published on Feb 6th, 2012
0 comments Do dog owners deal with their animals’ solid excreta?
 Pollution control people say that pet waste is a major source of e. coli in the Rivanna River. The City provides bags at the river trail...
Wolf to dog: It took 12,000 years to create Lassie
Published on Sep 29th, 2011
0 comments Q. How did dogs get to be "man's best friend"? –F. WaltonA. Our relationship with wolves goes back to about 20,000 B.C., when herds of large prey roamed the last Ice Age landscape, hunted by both...
Snap o' the day: Sit
Published on Feb 17th, 2010
0 comments Two Labs wait obediently outside Mudhouse on the Downtown Mall.
Greene makes bolder bark ban
Published on Aug 2nd, 2009
9 comments Greene, that scenic semi-rural county just to Albemarle's north, has created a dog-barking ban tougher than Albemarle's, with only a 20-minute rule (contrasted with Albemarle's 30), according to...
Disem-barked: Supes throw rural dog owners a bone
Published on Jul 8th, 2009
11 comments Farm owner Kristina Lawwill presents her case to the Board of Supervisors Wednesday, July 8. PHOTO BY GORDON BLOCK After nearly three and a half hours of oft-impassioned testimony from citizens, the...
So you wanna bust your neighbor...
Published on Jun 17th, 2008
7 comments So, it's been 30 minutes, and the dog next door still won't quit yapping. What now? First, under the new Albemarle anti-barking law, you need to determine whether or not your neighbor's property is...
New leash on life
Published on Apr 25th, 2002
0 comments The issue was almost too hot for local authorities to handle, pitting neighbor against neighbor and drawing throngs of angry citizens to City Council meetings. What had people so fired up? Taxes?...
Five dogs old: saying goodbye to April
Published on Apr 25th, 2002
0 comments I measure my life by dog lives. I am four dogs old. April is my fifth. Lately, April has developed a new habit: puking on rugs. She never pukes on the indestructible vinyl floor, only on the rug. My...
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