NEW SCOTLAND — Kids who are 8 and older may join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County for a six-week dog-obedience class designed for youth participants.

With or without experience, kids can sign up to help their family pets become better behaved and learn basic obedience exercises.

Most dogs in Knox are not licensed, according to the town’s dog-control officer.

Amber Pitch, Adirondack 46er, Ariel, dogs

Saturday, Aug. 20, will be a red-letter day for a young woman named Amber and a 11-year old mixed-breed dog named Ariel. A triumphant day really.

Dogs are training to aid the New York Task Force 2 of the Office of Fire Prevention and Control.

Keough spent six weeks training with the dog, going from basic obedience, to tracking, and setting up obstacles with explosives.

To the Editor:

This breaks my heart to hear this: North Country Animal Shelter posted on Facebook to watch out for “dog nappers.” Thieves are walking and driving around, stealing our loved pets. How sick is this.

How you are treated makes a difference in who you are — that's true of dogs as well as people, including prison inmates.

Voorheesville librarian Gail Brown calls PTSD "a silent disease": we can talk about it and begin to understand it by reading Luis Carlos Montalvan's books. He'll be at the library with his dog on Nov. 7.

Like the princes of Serindip, an Airedale walker makes some unexpected discoveries one wintry day.

Sport is everywhere, even at the Altamont Fair...


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