rattlesnake

Beware: Rattlesnakes looking for hibernation spots in Folsom, El Dorado Hills

By Laura Newell Telegraph staff writer While most think rattlesnake season is found in the spring, many might be surprised to learn the venomous snake can still be found year-round ...

Editor's View: Snakes slither into snapshot slip

Do editors take sick time? Yes, we do, if it?s absolutely necessary. Such was my case last Thursday. The result of that day caused my e-mail to choke, bouncing back messages to se ...

Vets vend viper vaccine for dogs

For pet owners who get rattled when walking dogs in snake country, a pharmaceutical can help. No, not Valium - and it's the dog, not the human, who uses it. Crotalus vaccine is ...