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Hikers with dogs learn pointed lesson on South Hill

HIKING -- Two people I know own dogs who recently encountered the defense mechanism of a porcupine along the  South Hill bluff trails below High Drive.

Let's think about this: Vet visit to remove quills, $150.   Leash, $7.

Go figure.

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Rich Landers
Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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