The “Joys?” of Country Living.

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I live in a rural area of New Jersey and most of the time, I wouldn’t trade it for the world. However there are some things about living the country life that I could do without. Most of these things deal with the animals that live around us, among us, and as pets. We have

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A Cow’s Best Friend?!

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A dog may be man’s best friend, but who (or what) is a cow’s best friend? The other day I was driving past a farm and saw something kind of neat: a cow resting her head on the cow next to her. They were both lying down, as were a lot of the other cows,

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A Lesson Dogs Learn Sooner Than People

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Being a veterinarian, I was called to examine an ill Irish wolfhound named Balfour. The dog’s owners, Don and Mona, and their little boy, Sean, were very attached to Balfour and were hoping for a miracle. My examination of Balfour found that he was dying of cancer. I told the family the sad news. There

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Dog Owners Beware of Lethal Cocoa Mulch

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Warning to Dog Owners~ Our local county extension director sent us this warning that needs to be widely distributed. Please share this important information with all the dog owners you know. Recently a dog owner purchased a bag of cocoa mulch and left it sitting outside. Her dog tore into the bag because of its

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