More appropriate for July 4th and New Year’s Eve but Halloween Can Create Problems as well

My dog goes ballistic from loud noises. What can I do? Copied from January 12, 2012 Not all dogs panic when they hear loud noises and there does not seem to be any particular breed predilection for this behavior. Two separate and distinct areas of the brain are responsible for sensing then responding to loud …

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Travels without Charlize-More from Uruguay

We discovered veterinary medicine in Uruguay is alive and well. Their College of Veterinary Medicine was started in the second decade of the 20th Century, and is part of the Universidad de la Republica, the National University. It is the only veterinary school in the country. We discovered it while on one of our extended …

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Travels with Charlize-40 Great Falls of the Missouri

I am an addict of all descriptions of the Lewis and Clark expedition. One of the many extraordinary obstacles overcome during that journey was the portage of the Great Falls of the Missouri. The Mandan Native Americans described this landmark of the upper Missouri River to Lewis and Clark during the winter of 1804. The …

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Travels with Charlize-20 Zion, Bryce and Awesome Back Roads

Growing up in Arizona and spending significant time camping at and in the Grand Canyon and Oak Creek Canyon, along with a whole summer working on the Navajo Reservation produced in me a serious flaw. I am less than overcome by emotion when viewing wind and water sculpted red rock formations. Charlize and I spent …

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Travels with Charlize-14 Yet another side of Charlize’s personality

We arrived in Phoenix but left Frog in San Diego. I will to return to San Diego after my sojourn in Phoenix to visit with my brother, his family and some old friends who are still living here as well as some snowbird friends. After averaging between ten and a half and eleven and a …

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