rattlesnake

Rattlesnake sighting are on the rise as warmer weather hits the region

With the days heating up, many people and creatures are exploring the Folsom and El Dorado County trails for exercise and fresh air. People may find a slithering snakes and other w ...

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 ...