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Scott Delucchi

Scott Delucchi

Monday, November 23, 2015
Today’s question comes from a loyal reader. “Should I give my dog real bones, and what are your thoughts on cooked vs raw bones?” When I was a kid, we gave our dog bones from the butcher, Mancini’s Meats 

Fallen Deer
Monday, November 16, 2015
Last Monday, a County inspector called to report that a deer had fallen into a narrow hole 15 feet deep on a private residence. There were several holes dug for an infinity pool wall. Builders are required to

Leash Law
Monday, November 09, 2015
I saw it again today…something almost as maddening as seeing a dog being neglected and left alone in a yard. I watched a man cross a residential street with his off-leash dog. 

Male vs Female
Monday, November 02, 2015

My 7-year-old Audrey says “Girls rule, boys drool” to get a rise out of younger brother Aidan. Sorry, Aidan, but many dog adopters agree.  I’ve heard various reasons, 


Monday, October 26, 2015
A reporter contacted me last week to talk about the harmful, potentially deadly effect on dogs caused from xylitol in peanut butter. Xylitol, a natural sugar alcohol sweetener popular for its low glycemic index 

Losing a Pet
Monday, October 19, 2015
Sometimes, someone else simply says what you want to say, but much better.  A dear PHS/SPCA volunteer sent this quote to me yesterday. "Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, and they depart to teach us about loss.

Biggest Loser
Monday, October 12, 2015
We have our own version of The Biggest Loser, the popular reality show which tracks the dramatic journey people take on their very public quest to lose weight. We see their grueling physical challenges and emotional...

Monday, October 05, 2015
Here’s something either somewhat scary or terrifying depending on your political leanings:  little kids dressed like Donald Trump for Halloween. The iconic wig, a dark power suit and a sour look and, bam, you’re ready to roll. 

Gardeners and Gates
Monday, September 28, 2015
When I was a kid, Family Feud was the popular game show, and its host, Richard Dawson (of earlier Hogan's Heroes fame) smooched more ladies than the combined casts of Big Brother and Jersey Shore...

Monday, September 21, 2015
My son, who turns five next week, has his first piano recital.  He’s this great mix of a rough and tumble sports-loving, trampoline addict and bike riding daredevil who’s also showing interest in the piano lessons we scheduled for him.  

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