Second Chance: Chatty Kitty

Posted on: January 10th, 2018 by Kelly Goodin No Comments

A new year.  A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked. Answers to be discovered.  Although I speak chat, (pronounced “kat”), […]

Second Chance: Lilly & Panda

Posted on: January 3rd, 2018 by Kelly Goodin No Comments

Thanks for reading the first Pet Column of 2018. Although this column is typically about pet parenting advice and treating animals humanely, I thought it fitting that the 2018 kickoff […]

Second Chance: Cheese & Other Important Topics of 2017

Posted on: December 27th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin No Comments

This is the last Pet Column of 2017.  No pressure on me though…ok, yes I now know the true meaning of “writer’s block.” Not for lack of something to write about, but […]

Second Chance: How To Make It Snow

Posted on: December 20th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

I know this is a touchy subject. I hesitate to even broach it, but here goes: Snow.  I know many of people in Telluride depend on those white flakes for their livelihood. […]

Second Chance: Dog Dreams

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Dear Pet Column, My dog appears to dream when he sleeps, moving his legs and body, whining, growling, while appearing to be in a deep sleep. Do dogs dream and what […]

Second Chance: 12 Days of Dogmas

Posted on: December 6th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Dear Santa Paws, Does anyone ever ask you what you want for Christmas? I imagine the answer is difficult for someone who has access to every gift in the world. […]

“Paws for Art” on Noel Night

Posted on: December 1st, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

On Telluride’s Noel Night, shoppers can give great art and homeless pets a second chance. For months, the best artwork donated to Second Chance Thrift Shops has been set aside […]

Second Chance: Pledge For Life

Posted on: November 29th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

I really didn’t think I would find myself living in an animal shelter this year, but yeah, that happened … My former people clearly had not taken the Pledge for […]

Second Chance: Breaking News on Rabies Vaccine

Posted on: November 23rd, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Sampson here with some breaking scientific news: The rabies vaccine, found to be extremely effective at preventing this fatal disease in dogs, is now showing significant positive impacts on overall […]

Second Chance: Toxoplasmosis

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Do you need to give up your cat just because you’re pregnant? According to the Humane Society of the United States, the answer is an emphatic no.   The worry […]