We took a little road trip to get out of town, enjoy the sunshine, and take a drive to the country. My friend Joni Sorita’s farm Bergama, is in Mantasano Washington, just a little over an hour’s drive from my house.
Stinging nettles have many vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids, pigments and polyphenols. They are good for joint ailments, as well as the urinary tract and kidneys. I love foraging, as it lets me and my pups go enjoy nature.
Yesterday, I was blessed with a Yellow-rumped Warble while watering the porch flowers. Being blessed with a little yard and some space to plant, this year I decided to grow some fruits, vegetables, and herbs, in addition to the usual flowers.
Treat pets as you would other human family members – do not let pets interact with people or animals outside the household. If a person inside the household becomes sick, isolate that person from everyone else, including pets. Advice directly from CDC.gov.
The news and media are filled with stories about coronavirus. As a veterinarian, a dog owner, and animal lover, I can relate to and understand the rising level of questions and worry about how to protect ourselves and our pets. You may have seen pictures in social media and advertisements where dogs and cats are wearing mask, gowns and booties; here are a few considerations for you to be proactive in keeping you and your pets healthy and safe.