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Scott Delucchi

Scott Delucchi

Pet Parade
Monday, September 15, 2014
If you like showing off your pets, kids or float-building skills or, if you just like a zany scene with pets and people in costume, make plans to attend the Burlingame Pet Parade on Sunday, September 27, 10 am.  ...

Dog Scouts
Monday, September 08, 2014
I was never a Boy Scout. At least not an official one. I remember not liking the yellow ties and belts scouts wore with their uniforms to school on troop meeting days. More than likely, I
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Taking Photos
Monday, September 01, 2014
There is something I miss about the days of getting film processed.  When I was a kid, our family would drop off our roll of film at the yellow Fotomat drive-through booth in Millbrae, get a small slip of paper stamped with a due back date, then head back a week or so later. ...

Found Pet
Friday, August 22, 2014
Caring people who see dogs running at large aren’t always sure how to help. Some may even want to adopt if an owner doesn’t come forward. In the first scenario, people should report the stray to the Peninsula Humane Society at 650/340-8200. ...

Resource Guarding
Friday, August 22, 2014
Ginger, my childhood dog, was infamous for resource guarding. When we gave her a new bone (my Mom got them from Mancini’s Meats in Millbrae), Ginger would guard them with her life.  ...

Black Cats
Monday, August 11, 2014
It’s a fact.  In shelters and rescue organizations across the country, black cats spend more time awaiting adoption than cats of any other color or color combination. We don’t doubt some potential adopters shy away from ...

Glue Traps
Monday, August 04, 2014
Our neighbors told us about their new intruders: mice.  They were set to buy sticky glue traps since they are the “humane” ones, they said.  They figured they would trap the mice, then gently pull them off the glue trap and release them outside....

Myth Busters
Monday, July 28, 2014
It’s time for one of my bi-annual myth-busters columns, starting with this classic: pit bulls have locking laws.  Not so, it’s physiologically impossible!  Pits have stronger jaws than most breeds, ...

Rabbits
Monday, July 21, 2014
Here’s a fun fact: rabbits eat their own poop.  Hope you aren’t reading this over your morning bowl of Cherrios! Some rabbit owners aren’t even aware of this. Cecotropes are the technical name for the ingested poop. ...

Ticks
Monday, July 14, 2014
We’ve found a few ticks on our dog this season.  It seems they are more prevalent around the Bay Area due to the water shortage. And, since they can transmit serious diseases, you want to prevent bites.  Spot-on medications applied to your dog’s fur are an option. Your veterinarian can prescribe an oral medication, ...

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