Congress is debating how to lower the cost of medicine for people. At the same time, the Food and Drug Administration is moving the opposite direction concerning medicine for pets. A proposed new policy, if approved, would more than quadruple prices. These changes would impact more than 2,700 Colorado veterinarians, and the health of thousands […]
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From pets to parks, coronavirus reshaped many Coloradans’ relationship with their surroundings
In a windowed room at the adoption center at the Denver Dumb Friends League, Elias Archibeque squats down and watches as the image he’d viewed earlier online now appears before him in the form of a 9-month-old white bull terrier named Gucci, who arrived at the shelter 10 days earlier, the sad collateral damage of […]
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I never had a real pet. Then coronavirus made me a cat person.
Along with many of my lonely fellow Americans sequestered indoors, I recently — somewhat impulsively — decided that I wanted a cat. This sudden desire was strange. As a child, I loved my parade of fish, frogs, gerbils, and guinea pigs, but I never had a “real” pet as an adult, a fact for which […]