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Scott Delucchi

Scott Delucchi

Monday, April 15, 2013
Everyone knows there are “dog people” and “cat people.”  Well, for the most part.  I know many people who have a paw in each camp.  And, within the cat people category, there are two kinds of cat people. ...

Monday, April 08, 2013
We recently heard from an owner whose dog was hit by a car. While the dog’s physical issues were resolved with surgery and physical therapy (she limps occasionally, but gets around very well), she no longer goes on walks, something she absolutely loved before her accident....

Non Hands-on Help
Friday, March 29, 2013
Perhaps you have a huge soft spot for homeless animals and truly want to help them, but just seeing so many together in a shelter breaks your heart (or you’re afraid it will break your ...

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

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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