Efficient, trustworthy methods of detection are likely not people’s first thought when they look at a dog. However, a dog’s nose is proving to be a tremendous tool in conservation efforts.
Jessyka Larson was three months pregnant when her miniature boxer, Brighton, refused to leave the car to take a familiar walk down Old Pass Road. For a dog who woke up every day excited to accompany Larson to her lively workplace, Axis Gymnastics, Brighton’s behavior sparked fear in Larson.
I worked as a veterinary technician at Countryside Animal Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, for a few years before moving to Jackson. You see all sorts of things in a vet clinic and experience a range of emotions with clients: excitement when an owner adopts a new puppy, laughter over some…
Make sure not to sit on the reading pillows in Kelly Keefe’s first grade classroom. Visitors might be shell-shocked to learn there could be a turtle under there.
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.