CRITTER CHATTER: Let’s go shopping before the spring guests arrive

By Jayne Winters If we’re to believe the groundhog’s prediction that spring will come early this year, it seems appropriate to share a post written…

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CRITTER CHATTER: Wildlife rehab means hard work with no profit

By Jayne Winters Donald and Carleen Cote established the Duck Pond Wildlife Rehab Care Center in Vassalboro in the mid-1960s. What did that involve? To…

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CRITTER CHATTER: New year brings new challenges for Don Cote’s wildlife rehabilitation project

By Jayne Winters In light of Donald Cote’s recent recognition by the Natural Resources Council of Maine for his decades of wildlife rehabilitation work, the…

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PET TALK WITH TURNER VETERINARY SERVICE: Watch out for fall pet dangers

By Rhonda Baillargen, LVT Fall foliage, pumpkins, crisp air, and football means autumn is here. We are lucky to live in an area that has…

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PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VETERINARIAN: Water dog days require owner caution

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT Ah, summer. What a great time to hit the beach with your water-loving dog! It’s also a great time to remember…

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PET TALK WITH TURNER VETERINARY SERVICE: Plan ahead when vacationing with pets

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT Summer is finally here, and many families have vacations planned, which include their furry members. The key to a successful vacation…

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PET TALK WITH TURNER VETERINARY SERVICE: Human smoking hurts pets

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT We all know the dangers smoking poses to ourselves and our families, but those dangers can extend to our pets as…

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PET TALK WITH TURNER VETERINARY SERVICE: Gardening with pets

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT May is here, and that means it is time to start planning the garden. Have you ever thought about the effects…

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FEATURED COLUMN by Britny Belskis: Living like you mean it

By Britny Belskis Hey, Friends, I want to apologize to you all for the last few articles that have been sporadic. All I can say…

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PET TALK WITH TURNER VET SERVICE: Spring preventives

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT It is spring again and time to think about preventive medications for your pet to protect against seasonal pests and diseases….

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