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This is a Hammer

Protecting Apartment from Bad Water Leak

Q: I heard a horror story from an old college friend about her apartment’s pipes springing a leak in the wintertime, and the maintenance crew not addressing it for days. I don’t know what I would do in the same situation. Do you have any advice? — Taysha L., Alexandria, Continue reading →

This is a Hammer

Squirrels Set Up Residence in Attic

Q: While putting some stuff in the attic, I heard some scratching and squeaking sounds. I know we don’t have mice in the house, but I couldn’t see any nests or fur around the attic. Sitting outside the next day though, I saw a squirrel climb under the eaves and Continue reading →

Paws Corner

Parvovirus Can be Deadly to Dogs

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: Walking my puppy the other day, I struck up a conversation with another dog owner who asked if “Max” had gotten something called a “parvo” yet. I’m not sure what she meant. Can you enlighten me? — Gerry in Syracuse, N.Y. DEAR GERRY: She probably was asking Continue reading →