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Bringing Baby Home

By: Caroline Jennings-Arthur For nine months you have taken appropriate precautions with your health, maintained regular ob-gyn appointments, and begun your nesting process by putting together the nursery....
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Wally

By: Paulette Dean, Executive Director, Danville Humane Society Last October, a seven pound, three month-old puppy came to the shelter as a stray.  He had been found wandering on South Main Street.  The she...
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The Year of the Geranium

By: Kathy Cropp A wonderful article came across my desk recently and it struck a chord with me about a plant that I have loved since my mother grew them in Florida — the geranium. According to Diane Bla...
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Mothers

By: Paulette Dean, Executive Director, Danville Humane Society The month of May brings thoughts of Mother’s Day.  The very word “mother” brings to mind safety, warmth, care, and love.  There are bad ...
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Growing Our Own Food

By: Kathy Cropp Growing our own food was a way of life for my family for a long time, first my grandfather and then my dad.  Now growing our own food is becoming very important again and for a variety o...
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Springtime Lessons

By: Paulette Dean, Executive Director, Danville Humane Society Virginia is such a beautiful state year-round, but it is prettiest to me in the spring and fall.  I love the blossoms, the green trees, the bus...
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Lions and Lambs

By: Paulette Dean, Executive Director, Danville Humane Society If March comes in like a lion, it goes out like a lamb.  If it comes in like a lamb, it goes out like a lion.  That’s how the saying goes fo...