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Scott Delucchi

Scott Delucchi

Spring Cleaning
Friday, March 22, 2013
My wife and I have a system when we’re doing our spring cleaning or going through the garage.  We create three piles: keep it, toss it, or donate it. Sometimes there’s a fourth pile for the items ...

Spay or Neuter
Monday, March 04, 2013
In Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers, he suggests it takes about 10,000 hours of dedicated practice to master a skill. This could apply to a computer programmer or hacker, a baker or boxer, rock star or rock scientist. His rule accounts for luck and privilege, such as that rock scientist being born into a family ...

Bunnies for Adoption
Monday, February 25, 2013
Get your hands on our buns.  I mean it, let them linger. Before you get all huffy and give me a “red light” for suggestive language, please know I’m talking about our second-annual...

CCB1 with Trish
Monday, February 18, 2013
Are you in the doghouse because you forgot to get your sweetheart a Valentine’s Day gift?  If the two of you also share your love for a canine companion or are considering expanding your family to include one...

Living with Wildlife
Monday, February 11, 2013
For the past few weeks, we’ve had a sick barn owl among our Wildlife Rescue Center’s patients. She was found by a Good Samaritan, downed and unresponsive on Stanford campus. Looks like we’ll have a happy ending; the owl
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Human Education
Monday, February 04, 2013
"Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar." Although most quotes displayed in our Center for Compassion are meant to make people smile, this one (attributed to Bradley Millar) is there to make people think. Educating children has long been part of our mission.  ...

Household Hazards
Monday, January 28, 2013
Last year, our daughter ingested St. Joseph!  A St. Joseph medal, that is.  I showed her some stuff from an old jewelry box and she was fascinated with the dime-sized medal I wore as a child and teen, so we let her keep it with other coins she was treasuring. Obviously, our mistake,
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Ready to Adopt
Monday, January 21, 2013
Are you ready to adopt a new companion? Some people would suggest you need to go through a mental, if not actual, checklist, ticking off these items: breed book read; house prepped; food, bedding and toys purchased; dog park scouted; pet sitter lined-up. Others, ...

When You Find a Stray Dog
Monday, January 14, 2013
We’ve all seen a stray dog at some point. I completely understand folks not wanting to approach a dog in this situation.  You may be in a hurry. Or, you might not feel comfortable trying to secure an unknown dog.  In this case, please call us, so we can send an officer to the location....

Obesity
Monday, January 07, 2013
Does your list of New Year’s resolutions include something about losing weight or getting in better shape?  The survey says – ding – number one answer on the TV game show Family Feud....

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