Annie Riddell and her family have had a lot of dogs.
Before she came to the valley to work at the Jackson Animal Hospital, Jules Bell never had trouble finding a place to live with her 13-year-old black Lab, Gus, and her two cats, Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist.
We all love our pets, and many of us could say that our pets support us — happy wags when we come home from work, evening cuddles on the couch, morning kisses in bed.
There are many challenges that come along with owning a dog in a town that has snow on the ground at least six months of the year, an abundance of wildlife and a fiercely competitive rental market with little pet-friendly housing.
There are lots of things in life that fall into the category of “no-brainers,” and meeting an unfamiliar dog, for most folks, is one of them. We all know how to do it ... right?