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  • Rare White Lion Cubs Too Cute to Ignore: Photos

    Animals News : Discovery News
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am
    Rejected by their mother, these two three-week-old cubs will melt your heart.
  • Pet Halloween costumes from EntirelyPets

    4 The Love of Animals
    Aimee
    13 Oct 2014 | 6:34 pm
    If you love Halloween, chances are you like to include your pets in the fun! Luckily there are a lot of great costume options for pets at EntirelyPets. We had a lot of fun picking out some costumes for our review, as you can see below, there are some REALLY cute options! Quick note, although Baby loves wearing clothing, she hates wearing things on her head. This bee costume is the cutest thing ever. The dress is adorable, easy to put on, and the costume comes with cute little antennas too. The dress has Velcro in the front (the belly part of the dog) so it doesn’t have to go over the…
  • Lounging Lion Pride Wins Wildlife Photo of the Year

    Animals News : Discovery News
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:20 pm
    Veteran photojournalist captures the fierce hunters in a quiet moment that harkens back to a bygone era for the big cats.
  • New feather findings get scientists in a flap

    Animals News -- ScienceDaily
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:06 pm
    Scientists have revealed that feather shafts are made of a multi-layered fibrous composite material, much like carbon fiber, which allows the feather to bend and twist to cope with the stresses of flight. Since their appearance over 150 million years ago, feather shafts (rachises) have evolved to be some of the lightest, strongest and most fatigue resistant natural structures.
  • Ma’s Life: The Real World Of Real Animals, Horses And Sheep

    Bedlam Farm Journal
    Jon Katz
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:50 am
    The Real World Of Real Animals The wrenching drama over the New York Carriage Horses has reminded me of the great urgency in talking about the real life of real animals, especially those that are not pets. Were the mayor and the animal rights groups of New York City to get their way and banish the horses, a great wrong would be done, both to animals and people. In New York City, there are powerful, educated people who believe it is cruel for a working horse to pull a carriage. "People and animals are supposed to be together," wrote Temple Grandin in her best-sellilng book Animals In…
 
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    Animals News -- ScienceDaily

  • New feather findings get scientists in a flap

    21 Oct 2014 | 6:06 pm
    Scientists have revealed that feather shafts are made of a multi-layered fibrous composite material, much like carbon fiber, which allows the feather to bend and twist to cope with the stresses of flight. Since their appearance over 150 million years ago, feather shafts (rachises) have evolved to be some of the lightest, strongest and most fatigue resistant natural structures.
  • Animal therapy reduces anxiety, loneliness symptoms in college students

    21 Oct 2014 | 9:56 am
    Animal-assisted therapy can reduce symptoms of anxiety and loneliness among college students, according to researchers who provided animal-assisted therapy to 55 students in a group setting at a small arts college. They found a 60 percent decrease in self-reported anxiety and loneliness symptoms following animal-assisted therapy, in which a registered therapy dog was under the supervision of a licensed mental health practitioner.
  • Kung fu stegosaur: Lethal fighters when necessary

    21 Oct 2014 | 8:49 am
    Stegosaurs might be portrayed as lumbering plant eaters, but they were lethal fighters when necessary, according to paleontologists who have uncovered new evidence of a casualty of stegosaurian combat. The evidence is a fatal stab wound in the pubis bone of a predatory allosaur. The wound -- in the conical shape of a stegosaur tail spike -- would have required great dexterity to inflict and shows clear signs of having cut short the allosaur's life.
  • Bite to the death: Sugarbag bees launch all-conquering raids

    21 Oct 2014 | 7:11 am
    An Australian native stingless bee species declares war on its neighbors by launching swarms of bees that lock hive-defenders in a death grip with their jaws so that both combatants die.
  • Legal trade in horn would improve rhino protection, help sustainable development

    21 Oct 2014 | 5:51 am
    The extinction in the wild of the southern white rhino population could be prevented by letting local communities take responsibility of the animals and giving them permission to harvest horns in a controlled manner through a legal trade, experts say. Rhino horn is made of the same material as human hair and fingernails and grows back in 2–3 years.
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    Bedlam Farm Journal

  • Ma’s Life: The Real World Of Real Animals, Horses And Sheep

    Jon Katz
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:50 am
    The Real World Of Real Animals The wrenching drama over the New York Carriage Horses has reminded me of the great urgency in talking about the real life of real animals, especially those that are not pets. Were the mayor and the animal rights groups of New York City to get their way and banish the horses, a great wrong would be done, both to animals and people. In New York City, there are powerful, educated people who believe it is cruel for a working horse to pull a carriage. "People and animals are supposed to be together," wrote Temple Grandin in her best-sellilng book Animals In…
  • Miss Minnie’s New Throne

    Jon Katz
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:27 am
    Miss Minnie's New Throne In the dead of winter, I imagine Minnie and Flo will spent their nights in the warm farmhouse. Minnie has always liked dark and safe places. Since her leg amputation, she favors tunnels she makes between the hay  bales. Saturday Maria and I went to the town dump, and we came across this ratty and tattered and beautiful old cushioned chair. We think it's quite old. We looked at each other and said at the same time – "Minnie" – so we hauled the chair home and dragged it into a corner of the big barn. We put an old sheepskin rug over it and sure enough, the…
  • Friendship, Chapter Two: Opening Up. Here Comes Tai Chi

    Jon Katz
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:02 pm
    Friendship, Chapter Two I spent the afternoon Tuesday with two of the men I am closest two in the world, Red and Scott Carrino. It is time, I reluctantly admit, for the next chapter in our friendship, me and Scott. Two years ago, just after Scott opened the Round House Cafe, we began to talk. Scott very much wanted to be a writer, and I wanted to explore a method of movement and spirituality that would help my physical and mental health. So he and I entered in a compact, I would teach writing to him, he would teach me Tai Chi, the ancient Chinese spiritual practice of movement and meditation.
  • Spirit Of Simon, Blog Power: “Saving Simon” Goes To 2nd Printing

    Jon Katz
    21 Oct 2014 | 12:17 pm
    "Saving Simon" Simon is still braying, my book "Saving Simon" is resisting being orphaned, today it went into a second printing of 3,500 more copies. Two things alone are pushing this mouth, word-of-mouth and the blog (and people's love of Connie Brook's bookstore, Battenkill Books, which is closing in on 1,000 copies sold.) I am proud of this, I have never had a book given so little support and attention by a publisher (I am switching publishers, I am responsible, this is just reality). I'm heading to libraries, indy bookstores and next year, a whole week in Iowa, among other places,  to…
  • Morning Walk

    Jon Katz
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:36 am
    Morning Walk
 
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  • Ice Zombies?

    John Upton
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:59 am
    By John Upton This story originally appeared at Climate CentralScientists tend to speak of glaciers as if they were living creatures. They say they grow and die and have good health and bad. Now, with Halloween approaching, a handful of researchers has found a way that the anthropomorphized rivers of ice that they study can simultaneously live and die as the globe warms. The discovery of a ghoulishly semi-lifeless glacier in southeastern Iceland doesn’t just create a new zombie class of frozen rivers of water. It raises questions about the accuracy of conventional approaches to measuring…
  • Antarctica’s Lost Photo Albums

    Susan Cosier
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:42 am
    By Susan Cosier Flipping through old family albums can remind you where you come from, and that goes for NASA, too. The space agency is getting a peek at its history—and the history of our planet—with hundreds of thousands of old satellite photographs. The long forgotten magnetic tapes and photographic film have been sitting in boxes and collecting dust for five decades at the National Climatic Data Center. Along with early snapshots of the Aral Sea and 1969’s Hurricane Camille, scientists have begun scanning and digitizing 40,000 images of Antarctica. The scientists painstakingly…
  • The Biggest Loser: Shark Edition

    Jason Bittel
    21 Oct 2014 | 10:19 am
    By Jason Bittel Are you an overweight shark having trouble saying no to second, third, and fourth helpings? Do you stay up late at night slamming squid juice after squid juice? Are you consumed by the constant desire to find, hunt, and devour prey in a way that has haters calling you an “eating machine” behind your back?Well, do I have the thing for you—it’s called the Ocean Acidification DietThis amazing diet has already been proven to work on oysters, clams, coral, and mollusks, as they feel the burn (the burning of their calcium shells away in more acidic seas, that is.) Now new…
  • Beijing Marathon: 'On Your Mark, Get Set, Face Mask!'

    Susan Cosier
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:04 am
    By Susan Cosier Marathoners tend to run with a lot of stuff: sneakers, shorts, headbands, wristbands, sports bras, sunglasses, gel packs, wicking socks, water belts, chaffing rubs, and even band-aids on their nipples. But many runners participating in Sunday's Beijing Marathon added air masks to their gear. The air quality was so bad that day that the city’s environment center warned children and the elderly to stay inside and told everyone else to avoid outdoor activities. (This is not an unusual event for this city.) The amount of particulate matter in the air—mostly the result of coal…
  • The Jargonaut: REDD All Over?

    Brian Palmer
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:07 pm
    By Brian Palmer REDD (n.): A climate change mitigation strategy that involves paying landowners or the governments of developing countries to leave forested land undisturbed. It is an acronym for “Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation.”When it comes to fighting climate change, it’s hard to underestimate the importance of saving trees. At the United Nations climate summit last month, an initiative to halt deforestation by 2030 was hailed as a goal that could save the carbon equivalent of taking every car in the world off the roadThere are two basic ways to reduce…
 
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    Endangered Animals News -- ScienceDaily

  • Legal trade in horn would improve rhino protection, help sustainable development

    21 Oct 2014 | 5:51 am
    The extinction in the wild of the southern white rhino population could be prevented by letting local communities take responsibility of the animals and giving them permission to harvest horns in a controlled manner through a legal trade, experts say. Rhino horn is made of the same material as human hair and fingernails and grows back in 2–3 years.
  • Scale of declines of UK migratory birds wintering in Africa revealed

    17 Oct 2014 | 5:51 pm
    The migration of millions of birds across the face of the planet is one of nature's greatest annual events. Every spring some species move in one direction, while every autumn those same species move in the opposite one, very often linking continents. Although these migration patterns are as regular as the seasons, monitoring is revealing that, for some species, fewer birds are making the journey each season as the populations of these birds, including species nesting in the UK, are declining rapidly.
  • Canary for climate change: How past extinctions have influenced modern distribution, population size of existing species

    15 Oct 2014 | 11:33 am
    Wing-propelled diving seabirds, as well as their extinct relatives, may have served as an indicator species for environmental changes and faunal shifts, researchers suggest. The findings also elucidate how past extinctions have influenced the modern distribution and population size of existing species.
  • Prehistoric crocodiles' evolution mirrored in living species

    15 Oct 2014 | 7:17 am
    Crocodiles which roamed the world's seas millions of years ago developed in similar ways to their modern-day relatives, a study has shown. Fresh research into a group of prehistoric marine crocs known as Machimosaurus reveals key details of how and where they lived.
  • No single explanation for biodiversity in Madagascar

    10 Oct 2014 | 12:52 pm
    No single 'one-size-fits-all' model can explain how biodiversity hotspots come to be, finds a study of more than 700 species of reptiles and amphibians in Madagascar. By analyzing the distribution of Madagascar's lizards, snakes, frogs and tortoises, researchers find that each group responded differently to environmental fluctuations on the island over time. The results are important because they suggest that climate change and deforestation in Madagascar will have varying effects on different species.
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    Animals on Huffington Post

  • Amanda McCall: VIDEO: Feathery Ryan Gosling, GOOP Bird Poop, and Why Everything You Think About Pigeons Is Wrong

    Amanda McCall
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:18 am
    What do Ryan Gosling, Gwyneth Paltrow, and the Kardashian family have to do with pigeons? To find out WATCH "AMANIMALS: Pigeon Edigeon" and learn the incredible truth about New York's most hated resident and the only charity that helps save them. Read more: Animals, Pigeons, Ryan Gosling, Gwyneth Paltrow, Goop, Poop, The Kardashians, Birds, Jacuzzi, Romance, War, Heroes, Charlize Theron, Amanda, Science, Cute Animals, Cute Animal Videos, Amazing Animals, Hero Animals, Ebola, Yeezus, The Notebook, Animal Facts, Animal Rights, Animal Charities, Animal Welfare, Charity, Donate, Comedy News
  • 3-Legged Chihuahua Tries On Adorable Doll Hand Just For Funsies

    The Huffington Post News Team
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:50 am
    What has three paws, one hand and an irresistibly cute smile? Chacha the chihuahua, whose human, Redditor extreme_matt, enjoys lending her a helpin... Read more: Chacha Gets a Hand, Dog Gets a Hand, Chacha Chihuahua, Dogs, Funny Dogs, Funny Dog Pictures, Funny Animals, Animals, Three Legged Dog Gets a Hand, Good News News
  • These Dogs Show Brooms Who's Really In Charge

    The Huffington Post News Team
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:23 am
    In case you didn't know, dogs are way stronger, way brighter and way more savvy than brooms. That's right. Brooms. But if you don't believe us... Read more: Dogs, Dogs v Brooms, Dogs vs Brooms, Funny Dog Videos, Dogs and Brooms, Dogs vs Brooms Compilation, Dogs Master Over Brooms, Video, Good News News
  • WATCH: 'Dawson's Creek,' With Dachshunds

    The Huffington Post News Team
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:34 pm
    Bewigged dachshunds + a '90s teen drama starring James Van Der Beek = Filmic magic. This canine take on “Dawson’s Creek,” directed by Michae... Read more: Dawson's Creek, Dawson's Creek Dogs, Dogs Dawson's Creek, Dawson's Creek Dachshunds, Dawson's Creek Spoof, Dachshunds, Dogs, Dachshunds Dawson's Creek, Dachshunds Creek, Video, Viral, Comedy News
  • Justin Beach: WTF Evolution?: My Favorite Tumblr Is a Book Now

    Justin Beach
    21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 am
    Truth be told, I don't spend a whole lot of time on Tumblr, but there are a few masterpieces that are worth keeping an eye on. One of my favorites is Mara Grunbaum's WTF Evolution?, which takes a regular look at some of evolution's strangest and most perplexing creations. Now, in plenty of time for Xmas, Gunbaum's evolutionary freak show is a book. Read more: WTF Evolution, Mara Grunbaum, Tumblr, New Books, Evolution, Weird Animals, Strange Animals, Science News
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    Animal welfare | The Guardian

  • Tasmanian devil killed at US zoo had skull crushed by asphalt block

    Australian Associated Press
    18 Oct 2014 | 5:41 pm
    Police investigating case believe the marsupial was killed either by workers or visitors at zoo in Albuquerque, New MexicoA Tasmanian devil at a US zoo has had its skull crushed by a block of asphalt and police are trying to determine whether a zoo employee or a member of the public was responsible.Jasper was one of four Tasmanian devils shipped from Australia to the Albuquerque Bio Park Zoo in New Mexico last December. Continue reading...
  • Margaret Cooper obituary

    Kathleen Hall
    16 Oct 2014 | 8:47 am
    My friend Margaret Cooper, who has died aged 91, was an editor and campaigner who contributed greatly to awareness of cruelty to animals, and understanding of homeopathy.Born in Northamptonshire, daughter of Charles and Mildred Cooper, Margaret was the eldest of three. She won a scholarship to Peterborough high school and during the second world war served as a postal and telegraph officer in Peterborough, transmitting coded telegrams. In 1950, she passed the civil service examination and entered the Foreign Office. Continue reading...
  • Supreme court backs California's foie gras ban

    Reuters in Washington
    14 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    Challenge by restaurants and producers rejectedLaw bans force-feeding to enlarge birds liverIn a victory for animal rights activists, the US supreme court on Tuesday allowed California to continue to ban foie gras, a delicacy produced from the enlarged livers of ducks and geese that have been force-fed corn. Rejecting a legal challenge to the law, the court declined to hear an appeal filed by restaurants and producers of foie gras. In doing so, the high court left intact an August 2013 ruling by the ninth US circuit court of appeals upholding the law. Continue reading...
  • Home Office rules on animal welfare in laboratories are too weak | Michelle Thew

    Michelle Thew
    14 Oct 2014 | 5:13 am
    The rules may be followed, but undercover investigations by the BUAV expose the reality of life for lab animalsThe BUAV (British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) investigates animal suffering in laboratory experiments. There are two separate issues: the extent of suffering, and whether the Home Office rules have been broken. In her recent Guardian article Shocking animal rights exposés by newspapers were nothing of the kind, Fiona Fox appeared to suggest that, if the Home Office rules were followed, it is untrue to say that animals suffered and therefore the experiments must…
  • Excalibur, Spanish Ebola patient's dog, is euthanised despite global outcry

    Associated Press in Madrid
    8 Oct 2014 | 8:39 pm
    Health authorities put down mixed-breed pet of Teresa Romero Ramos, saying it might have been infected with virusProtesters chanting Assassins! and scuffling with police in front of a suburban Madrid apartment complex have failed to stop Spanish authorities euthanising Excalibur the dog owned by nurse Teresa Romero Ramos, who is being treated for the Ebola virus.The campaign to save one familys dog turned into a global online outcry, generating hundreds of thousands of petition signatures and a social media storm. But in the end Spanish health officials announced the pet had been put down and…
 
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    4 The Love of Animals

  • Pet Halloween costumes from EntirelyPets

    Aimee
    13 Oct 2014 | 6:34 pm
    If you love Halloween, chances are you like to include your pets in the fun! Luckily there are a lot of great costume options for pets at EntirelyPets. We had a lot of fun picking out some costumes for our review, as you can see below, there are some REALLY cute options! Quick note, although Baby loves wearing clothing, she hates wearing things on her head. This bee costume is the cutest thing ever. The dress is adorable, easy to put on, and the costume comes with cute little antennas too. The dress has Velcro in the front (the belly part of the dog) so it doesn’t have to go over the…
  • War Dogs

    Aimee
    13 Oct 2014 | 8:21 am
    War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love is an amazing book about truly amazing dogs. We often hear about dogs serving together with our military, but seldom do we get to hear their stories. In War Dogs, we get to learn more about the furry fighters, those they serve with, and so much more. I loved learning about how dogs first came to be soldiers. It was also interesting to see the photos and read accounts about dog heroes. And yes, there are some sad parts as well, as with people, some heroes pay the ultimate price. A great read, truly so interesting. I’m looking forward…
  • Pets Aplenty Blog Tour

    Aimee
    10 Oct 2014 | 8:08 am
    Pets Aplenty is a humorous book written by Malcolm Welshman, a retired vet who has worked at London Zoo, in a small animal hospital, and as a consultant dealing with exotics. He has written for newspapers such as The Sunday Times and The Daily Mail and national magazines including The Lady, Yours, Cat World and Dogs Today and was the My Weekly vet for fifteen years. He is a BBC Radio panelist and a guest speaker worldwide on cruise ships. This is actually the third book in his vet series. I haven’t read the first two books, but it didn’t effect the enjoyment of reading this story…
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    Holy Cuteness

  • Dachshund Takes a Shower

    Holy Cuteness
    12 Oct 2014 | 12:09 pm
    Just a dachshund enjoying a hot shower after a long day… youtube.com
  • Bulldog Puppy Tries to Howl

    Holy Cuteness
    12 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am
    See how this adorable wrinkly bulldog puppy tries to howl like a wolf. Keep trying little cutie, practice makes perfect! youtube.com
  • Cat Doesn’t Like Strawberries

    Holy Cuteness
    11 Oct 2014 | 2:14 pm
    This cat is not a fan of strawberries… youtube.com
  • Caturday Heart

    Holy Cuteness
    11 Oct 2014 | 12:01 pm
    Two cute kitties make a heart together. Happy Caturday! Spotted on ICHC.
  • Puppy Conquers Steps

    Holy Cuteness
    9 Oct 2014 | 9:51 am
    Watch how cocker spaniel Red is overcoming his fear and climbs down two steps… youtube.com
 
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    Inside Conservation Blog

  • A 3FER FOR CONSERVATION AT SEAWORLD SAN DIEGO!

    Jennicca Taylor
    8 Oct 2014 | 1:43 pm
    Did you know that SeaWorld San Diego has several conservation related initiatives that are behind the scenes, around our community, and in our park? Not only have we received the honor of being recognized as one of San Diego’s Recycler of the Year for 17 years, but we also have several other ways in which we are making changes as a company, starting with the employees, to conserve and reduce our carbon footprint.  SeaWorld has a few programs set in place to empower employees to share their ideas on how to be even more “green” on a day-to-day basis. One of those programs…
  • Hooray for Sea Turtles!

    Kat Danganan
    1 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    It was great news for our sea turtle friends not only here at SeaWorld San Diego, but throughout the state: Yesterday, the state of California banned the use of single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, effective in 2015! SeaWorld’s Rescue Team knows all too well the effects that plastic bags and other debris can have on marine life. The team rescues an average of 300 marine mammals, birds and turtles each year, many of which are ill or injured because of trash that ends up in our waterways. Turtles in particular are vulnerable because they can mistake plastic bags for…
  • SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team Returns Skellington the Manatee

    Mari Delgado
    30 Sep 2014 | 9:26 am
    Earlier today,  our Animal Rescue Team successfully returned a rehabilitated male manatee, named Skellington, to the waters of St. Augustine.  Skellington was originally rescued on April 23, 2014, by The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), who found him beached and lethargic on a sand bar with a propeller wound on his back. He was transported here, to SeaWorld Orlando, for long-term care and rehabilitation from our team of manatee experts. His treatments included routine tube feedings, antibiotics, blood work and radiographs to monitor his…
  • Flamingo and Tawny Frogmouth Chicks Hatch at SeaWorld Orlando

    Mari Delgado
    26 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    The SeaWorld Orlando Aviculture Team recently welcomed two new additions to our family – a Caribbean flamingo and a tawny frogmouth chick. The flamingo chick hatched on August 16, weighing just a pound.  Although today it stands about 18 inches tall and weighs three pounds, when fully grown it will be five feet tall and double its weight. Its characteristic pink feathers start developing at three months, but the chick won’t gain its full color until it’s about three years old.  Flamingos’ bright pink feathers come from the carotenoid pigments they consume as…
  • SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team Returns Two Green Sea Turtles

    Jessica Volk
    23 Sep 2014 | 11:56 am
    This morning, our Animal Rescue Team returned two green sea turtles to the Florida waters at Patrick Air Force Base just south of Cocoa Beach, Fla., following months of treatment and rehabilitation. Both sea turtles were rescued this past summer by the Sea Turtle Preservation Society after being discovered floating and unable to dive.   When the first sea turtle arrived in late June it was underweight, lethargic and had barnacles and algae covering both its shell and soft tissue.  Our team performed a full veterinary exam, radiographs and administered antibiotics. The sea turtle…
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    India's Endangered

  • Sanctuary Watch: Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Santuary, Assam

    Shilpi Gemawat
    17 Oct 2014 | 3:29 am
    A fortnightly focus on one of the many wildlife sanctuaries and national parks of India Hollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam, erstwhile known as Hollongapar Reserve Forest is so named after the major species of trees found here, Hollong (Dipterocarpus macrocarpus) which form the ideal habitat for the only apes found in India, the endangered ...Read the Rest
  • £1m Project Launched to save the Royal Bengal Tiger in India

    Shilpi Gemawat
    15 Oct 2014 | 10:37 pm
    India is one of last remaining abodes of the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger. Only 1706 of this big cat survive in India which means there is just one tiger for every 7, 62,016 people. However, the growing human population has also increased the constant encounters of the wild predator and humans giving rise to frequent ...Read the Rest
  • First Flock of Amur Falcons Arrive in Nagaland

    Atula Gupta
    13 Oct 2014 | 11:55 pm
    The early morning hubbub in Pangti village of Nagaland’s Wokha district came to a standstill when the villagers stopped to greet the first flock of Amur Falcons arriving in the North eastern state. The 100 or so birds arrived on 8th October, marking the beginning of this year’s migration season. What was once a death ...Read the Rest
  • New Species of Wolf Snake Discovered in India

    Ramya Naresh
    13 Oct 2014 | 2:56 am
    India gets a new species of snake and the state of Odisha lends its name to this new snake! In a delightful news for snake lovers across the world a wolf snake found in India’s eastern state of Odisha (Orissa, formerly) has added to the growing list of new species discovery. The snake has been ...Read the Rest
  • India’s Tiger Protection Squad Ensures Zero Poaching in Maharashtra Reserve

    Ramya Naresh
    10 Oct 2014 | 12:56 am
    “Tyger, tyger, burning bright,” wrote William Blake in his famed poem. And now it appears that thanks to a dedicated team belonging to the Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF), tigers will once again shine bright in the forests of Maharashtra. The expertise of these trained hands was on display in February at the Ashta village ...Read the Rest
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    The Other Blokes Blog

  • Telus, the Emperor With No Clothes

    Barry Welford
    15 Oct 2014 | 1:49 pm
    Most Canadians are aware that they pay higher cell phone costs than those in other countries because the market is ruled by the oligopoly of Bell, Rogers and Telus. They fight hard to maintain this stranglehold on the marketplace despite the widespread resentment this causes. Thankfully the federal government realizes that this is a dossier where they will get widespread electoral support whenever they decide to curb the actions of the telecommunications companies. A recent example before the CRTC illustrates the mindset of these companies. The action of Telus brings to mind the Emperor with…
  • Before I die I want to

    Barry Welford
    29 Sep 2014 | 2:08 pm
    In the previous post, we described how the Royal Bank of Canada has encouraged people to tell others via a social medium, Twitter, what they wish to do #someday. It very much flows with the spirit of the times, but those electronic exchanges are not as rich as those that occur when people meet people. A more physical display of what counts for people can be seen in the community project that Candy Chang created in her New Orleans neighborhood. Check out her TED video where she describes the genesis of the project and what it means to her: The speed at which so many people filled in the goals…
  • What Is Your #someday Wish

    Barry Welford
    25 Sep 2014 | 7:40 pm
    It is very difficult for big brands to work well with social media. Social media are all about people talking to people. Those one-on-one connections are very difficult for big brands to arrange. It is just too expensive to hire all the staff that would be necessary. The best they can do is to try to float an idea and hope that people will like it enough to share it with their friends. The Royal Bank of Canada may well have selected an idea that has legs. They are encouraging people on Twitter to tweet about their  #someday wish. After all, we all have them. If you want to see what others…
  • Scottish referendum: Will teens freeze their grandparents pensions

    Barry Welford
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:04 am
    The CBC poses an interesting question this morning: Scotland referendum: Will slacktivists help secession succeed?  As is noted, the voting age in the Scottish independence referendum is 16 years and up.  Apparently slacktivists is the name for those between 16 and 18 years of age. It is believed that these younger voters may well be more inclined to vote Yes on the separation question.  If that choice win, then it is likely that senior pensions would be frozen as occurs in many other countries in the Commonwealth.  It would seem to be a supreme irony that the grandchildren would be…
  • Would Scottish pensions be frozen pensions

    Barry Welford
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:16 pm
    courtesy of vectorolie via freedigitalphotos.net With the referendum in Scotland on separating from the United Kingdom occurring tomorrow, there is much discussion on a whole series of financial matters.  It seems that there is an intention that pensions as in the past would continue to be paid by the government in London.  However that raises a very interesting question. UK pensions to pensioners living in countries where there is no tax agreement are frozen at that level that applies when the pensioner retires.  That affects about half the pensioners who live abroad in many of the…
 
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    Articles at PetsLady.com

  • PetsLady's Pick: Funny Jack-O-Lantern Kitten Of The Day

    Laurie Kay Olson
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:46 am
    Okays. This was a fun adventure, but hows do I gets outta here?!?
  • Help Your Dog Get In Touch With Its Inner Bimbo This Halloween

    Kitty Devine
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:55 am
    Let's face it, dogs aren't really big on having cleavage. You can change that all up this Halloween without radical and totally creepy cosmetic surgery. Your dog can unleash its inner bimbo with this funny The Lady is a Tramp Dog Costume and you can show everyone what dating a dog really looks like.
  • Let Your Dog Show Its Alien Logic

    Kitty Devine
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:56 am
    There is nothing like a dog to have as your second in command. When you put on your Captain Kirk shirt from Star Trek: The Original Series for Halloween or your favorite convention you can put your dog in this cute Star Trek Spock Hoodie and go together.
  • Lost African Grey Parrot's Tale Has Linguistic Twist

    Laurie Kay Olson
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:13 am
    Four years ago an African Grey Parrot named Nigel went missing from his home in Southern California where he lived with transplanted Brit Darren Chick. By the time Nigel made it home again this month his own British accent had vanished and he now speaks Spanish. Where he had been during those intervening years is a mystery and he now keeps asking "what happened?" in Spanish.
  • PetsLady's Pick: Cute Elephant Snack Of The Day

    Laurie Kay Olson
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:17 am
    Oh, yeah. Halloween is probably the tastiest holiday there is. I haven't snacked this well since they gived me a couple of watermelons back in July.
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  • Lost African Grey Parrot's Tale Has Linguistic Twist

    Laurie Kay Olson
    21 Oct 2014 | 6:13 am
    Four years ago an African Grey Parrot named Nigel went missing from his home in Southern California where he lived with transplanted Brit Darren Chick. By the time Nigel made it home again this month his own British accent had vanished and he now speaks Spanish. Where he had been during those intervening years is a mystery and he now keeps asking "what happened?" in Spanish.
  • Rainforest Creature Big Like Puppy, But No Webmaster

    Ron Callari
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:37 am
    Their leg span reaches nearly a foot and they weigh almost 6 ounces. That’s the size of a young puppy. Their tips and claws make a thundering sound when they walk, not unlike a horse’s hooves hitting the the trail, and the barbed bristles that cover its abdomen can injure potential attackers.
  • Enough With The Ice Buckets -- It's Time For Pies 4 Paws

    Laurie Kay Olson
    19 Oct 2014 | 6:10 am
    Are you the kind of animal lover who would be willing to take a pie in the face to help raise awareness and funds for shelter and rescue pets across the country? Then you may be up for the Pies 4 Paws challenge. It is the animal answer to the Ice Bucket Challenge that raced across the country to raise money for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). This one is just warmer and stickier -- and just as much fun.
  • Polar Bears Ruin Halloween For Kids In Canadian Arctic Hamlet

    Creature Features
    18 Oct 2014 | 7:51 am
    Old and busted: the Grinch who stole Christmas. New hotness: the polar bears who stole Halloween! Authorities from the Hamlet of Arviat, a town situated deep in the heart of Canada's polar bear country, have suggested residents participate in an indoor “Halloween Community Event” instead of allowing kids to go trick or treating outdoors.
  • Doves vs Feral Pigeons, Birds Of A Feather Or 2nd-Class Citizens?

    Ron Callari
    18 Oct 2014 | 6:16 am
    Generally speaking, the terms “dove” and “pigeon” are used interchangeably. And rightfully so, since both birds are members of the same bird clade, Columbidiae, which constitutes approximately 310 species. In the ornithological world, "dove" tends to be used for the smaller of the species and "pigeon" for larger ones.
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  • HAVANESE puppies for sale

    admin
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:46 pm
    Our Havanese puppies were born on August 19, 2014 There are 2 Males & 3 Females available Only 1 Male & 1 Female Left 1 Tri Colour Male 1 Black Male – SOLD 2 Tri Colour Females – 1 is SOLD 1 Black with White - SOLD Our Havanese puppies will weigh between 12 – 14 lbs and are $ 1,200 + hst If you are interested in our puppies and have any questions or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at 905-830-2290. To view our other puppies please see our puppies for sale page. A puppy is not promised unless a Deposit has been given. MORE PICTURES…
  • BUG puppies for sale

    admin
    20 Oct 2014 | 7:25 pm
    Our Bug puppies were born on August 21, 2014 There are 1 Male & 3 Females available Only 1 Male & 2 Females Left 1 Brindle Male 1 Black with White Female 2 Brindle Females – 1 is SOLD Our Bug puppies will weigh between 15 – 18 lbs and are $ 685 + hst If you are interested in our puppies and have any questions or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at 905-830-2290. To view our other puppies please see our puppies for sale page. A puppy is not promised unless a Deposit has been given. MORE PICTURES BELOW The Bug is a hybrid of the Boston…
  • SHIH POO puppies for sale

    admin
    14 Oct 2014 | 6:43 pm
    We do mot have any Shih Poo puppies available for homes right now. If you are interested in our puppies and have any questions or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at 905-830-2290. To view our other puppies please see our puppies for sale page. A puppy is not promised unless a Deposit has been given. MORE PICTURES BELOW The SHIH POO is a hybrid of the Shih Tzu and the Poodle. The Shih Poo is a very popular mixed breed dog. They are usually smaller than the Shih Tzu and oh so beautiful in body and temperament. The Shih Poo being a mix of the Shih Tzu and the…
  • SHORKIE puppies for sale

    admin
    7 Oct 2014 | 7:04 pm
    We do not have any Shorkie puppies available for homes right now. If you are interested in our puppies and have any questions or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at 905-830-2290. To view our other puppies please see our puppies for sale page. A puppy is not promised unless a Deposit has been given. MORE PICTURES BELOW The SHORKIE is a hybrid of the Shih Tzu and the Yorkshire. Given the genetic mix they can take more of the Yorkie tiny side or the stalkier Shih Tzu side. The Shorkie being a mix of the Shih Tzu and the Yorkie would be considered a toy breed.
  • BICHON POO puppies for sale

    admin
    7 Oct 2014 | 6:56 pm
    We don’t have any BichonPoo puppies available at this time. If you are interested in our puppies and have any questions or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at 905-830-2290 To view our other puppies please see our puppies for sale page. A puppy is not promised unless a Deposit has been given. MORE PICTURES BELOW The Bichon Poo is a hybrid of the Bichon Frise and the Poodle. The Bichon and the Poodle are both small dogs with a curly coat. The Bichon Frise is always white and the Poodle brings in the colour genes. The Bichon Poo makes a great companion…
 
 
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  • Yorkie Rescue of America

    Seamus' Dad
    10 Oct 2014 | 3:07 pm
    Yorkie Rescue of America is a 501 (c) 3 that rescues Yorkshire Terriers from shelters, as well as take in owner surrenders. We provide the necessary medical treatment, rehabilitate, and find them loving furever homes where they will have a second chance. Mission Our mission at Yorkie Rescue of America is to rescue Yorkshire Terriers […]
  • L.A. Sitter

    Seamus' Dad
    9 Oct 2014 | 9:55 pm
    At L.A. Sitter we feel all animals deserve a quality lifestyle. We understand that this kind lifestyle is essential to positive behaviors. Specifically with dogs and cats; we believe that this is important to their emotional and physical well-being. Providing them with daily social interactions we have seen dogs and cats behaviors change for the […]
  • Citizen Kanine

    Seamus' Dad
    2 Oct 2014 | 1:09 pm
    Los Angeles' premiere service provider for the four-legged family members.
  • Lewis & Bark

    Seamus' Dad
    2 Oct 2014 | 12:11 pm
    Lewis & Bark can assist with all your dog walking needs on the Westside.
  • Two Dogs Petsitting

    Seamus' Dad
    2 Oct 2014 | 10:34 am
    Two Dogs Petsitting's mission is to provide outstanding care for your pet friends in their favorite environment, whether at home or out on a trail. A happy cat playing with their favorite toy or an energetic dog that likes to run at the park…whatever they need, we can help. Monrovia residents since 1980, we have […]
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  • Introducing A New Dog To Your Household

    Nancy Boland
    21 Oct 2014 | 12:11 pm
    Introducing a new dog to your existing household can go down like a dream, or it can be a complete nightmare, especially introducing two potentially different dogs into the household.   Before the Dogs Meet Before you bring a new dog into your household it is vital you have introduced them and your existing dog otherwise you run the risk of the existing dog(s) becoming aggressive in defending their space.   For the most success, all of the dogs should meet in neutral territory and spend time outside with each other. Then, the humans enter first, followed by the dogs that live there,…
  • Teaching Your Dog To Walk Well

    Nancy Boland
    19 Oct 2014 | 4:11 am
    If your dog doesn’t walk well, whether he becomes aggressive with other dogs, is timid of people or just pulls excessively on his lead it can make having an enjoyable walk almost impossible. A well socialised dog is a happy one so it’s important to avoid the following mistakes for a calm and happy walking experience.   Don’t Anticipate the Worst Expectation can become reality, so if you head out the door worried that something bad might happen on the walk, you’ve already set the scene for bad things to happen. Your dog will also pick up on your mood and sense your anxieties. Dogs…
  • Chihuahua Health Concerns

    Nancy Boland
    18 Oct 2014 | 3:37 am
    No breed is perfect and Chihuahuas are prone to certain illnesses and disease, most treatable but some can be more serious: Hypoglycaemia Hypoglycaemia means low blood sugar and is a common problem in young Toy breed puppies. Symptoms of low blood sugar include glassy eyes, and lethargy. Once you know your dog has a tendency toward hypoglycaemia, you can prevent it by feeding them little and often throughout the day so  that their blood sugar remains stabilised. Collapsing trachea Collapsing trachea is a problem for Toy dogs of many breeds. The symptoms include coughing, shortness of…
  • Seasonal Health Tips For Your Canine

    Nancy Boland
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:24 pm
    With the change in season come new and potential health concerns and season specific problems to be aware of. The turn of cooler weather can mean less exercise, more allergies and other issues for your dog.   The following tips should help make the transition into the Autumn and winter seasons more enjoyable.   Health Concerns   Allergies We tend to forget that allergies can strike up during any season, not just the spring and summer months. Other allergies to be aware of include skin allergies, usually evidenced by itching and red sore patches but also by sneezing, loud…
  • Teaching Your Dog To Behave When Guests Visit

    Nancy Boland
    14 Oct 2014 | 2:19 pm
    Having guests over can really interfere with your puppy training. New people can completely overwhelm your new dog, scare him, encourage bad habits, or even create new ones that leave you with even more problems to work on long after your guests have left.  However, with some proper communication and discipline, your new puppy can learn how to meet and interact with new people effortlessly.   Create Boundaries Introducing your puppy to new people and vice versa can create more problems than you imagine. Picture the scene: you’ve spent countless hours teaching your new pup good…
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  • Lincoln’s Sparrow

    Lauren Shaffer
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:43 pm
    Lincoln’s sparrows are always a treat to see in fall migration in Pennsylvania.  Their finely streaked sides and breast, along with their buffy malar stripe and upper breast, an eye ring, and white throat and belly all combine to make for one handsome bird. s This fall I discovered some wonderful habitat for migrating sparrows and warblers.  At the bottom of a private lane of a neighbor, where field, prairie (shrubby grassland), and deep woods converge; dozens, if not hundreds of mostly sparrows are often found in the grasses, multiflora rose, and autumn olive. Towhees, Mockingbirds,…
  • Great Blue Heron Juvenile

    Lauren Shaffer
    8 Oct 2014 | 11:24 am
    All About Birds states: Whether poised at a river bend or cruising the coastline with slow, deep wingbeats, the Great Blue Heron is a majestic sight. This stately heron with its subtle blue-gray plumage often stands motionless as it scans for prey or wades belly deep with long, deliberate steps. They may move slowly, but Great Blue Herons can strike like lightning to grab a fish or snap up a gopher. In flight, look for this widespread heron’s tucked-in neck and long legs trailing out behind. Juvenile Great Blue Herons are medium-gray like the adult, but have two-toned bills and a streaked…
  • Great Egret, Bathing Beauty

    Lauren Shaffer
    29 Sep 2014 | 6:41 pm
    All birds bathe in order to maintain their plumage, but when a Great Egret takes a bath, it makes a big splash!  While kayaking this week at Montour Preserve, I noticed a Great Egret at the far end of the lake.  Keeping the sun behind me, I paddled up to a respectable distance from the bird and let the boat slowly drift towards the shore.  He deftly plucked one small fish after another from the shallows, and after downing at least 8 fish, he began to bathe. Down went his head and up went the waves of water! Vigorously he submerged himself and raised his wings till the water rolled off his…
  • Olive-sided Flycatcher

    Lauren Shaffer
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:54 am
    The Olive-sided Flycatcher is a very conspicuous bird when it makes its appearance during migration, choosing the top of a snag, or in this case, a telephone pole wire on which to perch.  Except for the Great Crested Flycatcher it’s the largest flycatcher in our region, and is identified by its dark vest, white throat, large thick bill, and sometimes-visible white spots on either side of the rump. These white tufts stood out to me as I slowly drove down the road looking for warblers.  There is only one bird like that!  I quickly pulled over and watched it catch its breakfast for…
  • Great Egret

    Lauren Shaffer
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:47 am
    Great Egrets are huge, elegant birds that frequent wetlands and shores of the river and lakes in summer.  They are not often seen in our area of North Central PA, but one was visiting a friend’s wetlands and I was able to put in with the kayak and get close shots of this awesome bird!  Like other herons and egrets, they will watch for fish or frogs in the water and like lightning, spear them through or grab them with their dagger-like beak. This Great Egret may look silly way up high on top of the tree where he is perched, but actually, Great Egrets will nest as high as 100 feet up in…
 
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  • How I Met My Dog, Savvy: An adoption story

    Tess Taruskin
    20 Oct 2014 | 9:15 am
    I’m a dog person.  Odds are, if you’re reading this, you’re a dog person too, and you can likely relate to the fact that I’ve known this about myself since long before I ever owned a dog.  My brother and I got a puppy from Santa Claus when I was six years old – a little cockapoo, who we named … Continue reading →
  • Butler, the Weather Channel Therapy Dog

    Sandi Means
    17 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    We all know the love, comfort and joy our furry friends bring into our lives. You come home to a wagging tail, doggy kisses and a big grin after a grueling commute and a long day at work and suddenly your bad mood starts to lift. Or you’re sick and feeling down and a furry body snuggles up next to you … Continue reading →
  • Dog-Friendly Halloween Events

    Tess Taruskin
    16 Oct 2014 | 2:41 pm
    Ready to scare up some fun for you and your dog this Halloween season?  Whether you and your pup are looking to bob for some Big Apples, check out Columbus’ creepiest-clad canines, or behold Bean Town’s best dressed best friends, this list is sure to help you find a way to celebrate the spookiest time of year! Boston, Massachusetts Event: … Continue reading →
  • Tales from a Foster Mom: Shayna and her Puppies

    Elena Flyer
    15 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    We’ve all seen those pawprint shaped bumper stickers that say “Who rescued who?”  Good question.   We sign up to save a shelter dog but end up saving ourselves in the process. A few years ago it seemed like everything was going wrong.  My sweet yellow Labrador Sunshine passed away just shy of her 15th birthday.  My daughter married someone I wasn’t … Continue reading →
  • Human Medications and Your Dog: What’s safe, and what’s not?

    Amy Myers
    14 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    As a mother of a nearly 3 year old toddler, I feel the constant fear that my little boy could accidentally get into an over-the-counter (OTC) medication or prescription in our home. This same exact fear is often shared by parents of our furry babies, but the internet provides so many different opinions of what is safe or unsafe for … Continue reading →
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  • My Top 5 Favorite Piranha Movie Scenes

    PiranhaGuy
    6 Oct 2014 | 3:18 am
      This wouldn’t be complete web site about piranhas if I didn’t talk about all the awesome piranha movies that are out there right now.  There are so many classics that it was really hard to chose from, so I figured I’d go with my top 5 scenes.  I’ll give you guys a list of […] The post My Top 5 Favorite Piranha Movie Scenes appeared first on worldofpiranhas.com.
  • The Pacu Piranha? More Like Piranha’s Ugly Cousin

    PiranhaGuy
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:09 pm
      Pacu piranha? Not exactly. The pacu fish (aka Testicule Biter, Nut Cracker, Ball Buster, etc.) is often mistaken with the piranha because they share similar features (color, general shape, cranky demeanor, etc.) but they are not the same.   I’ll start with the similarities and then I’ll dive into what makes them different. First […] The post The Pacu Piranha? More Like Piranha’s Ugly Cousin appeared first on worldofpiranhas.com.
  • Where Can I Find Piranhas for Sale On-Line?

    PiranhaGuy
    1 Sep 2014 | 6:21 am
      A few of my readers have asked me if I know any good sites on-line that have piranhas for sale. That made me realize that not everyone has access to a local “piranha dealer” so I thought it would be a good idea to do some research into the subject. Here’s a few sites […] The post Where Can I Find Piranhas for Sale On-Line? appeared first on worldofpiranhas.com.
  • You really want a pet piranha? Part 5 – Maintain The Piranha Tank

    PiranhaGuy
    18 Aug 2014 | 3:07 am
      So that’s it… you feed them once in a while and that’s all you have to do? Well, not quite. There is a little bit more involved in maintaining a piranha tank than that. Unfortunately, your aquarium is not self-aware and cannot maintain and clean itself. (Wouldn’t that be awesome though?).   Maintaining an aquarium […] The post You really want a pet piranha? Part 5 – Maintain The Piranha Tank appeared first on worldofpiranhas.com.
  • You really want a pet piranha? Part 4 – Dinner Time!

    PiranhaGuy
    3 Aug 2014 | 1:24 pm
    Ok, so you’ve set everything up and your pet piranhas are lounging around in your aquarium, looking pretty. Now what? Well, first things first, you need to figure out their meal plan.   What can you feed your piranhas? Obvious right… feed them anything? Not quite. You could try and feed them a left over […] The post You really want a pet piranha? Part 4 – Dinner Time! appeared first on worldofpiranhas.com.
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  • 7 Simple Halloween Safety Tips for Your Dog

    Marin T.
    17 Oct 2014 | 5:48 am
    My dog doesn’t like Halloween, and she’s not alone. Many dog experience extra anxiety and stress on Halloween with all the extra commotion and chaos. Follow these 7 Halloween safety tips for your dog to make it safer and more comfortable for your canine…
  • Soar Like an Eagle [Motivational story]

    Marin T.
    5 Oct 2014 | 4:08 am
    Did you know that an eagle knows when a storm is approaching long before it breaks? The eagle will fly to some high spot and wait for the winds to come. When the storm hits, it sets its wings so that the wind will pick
  • Finding Iris [Story]

    Marin T.
    2 Oct 2014 | 8:11 pm
    Today we decided to share a story about a lovely dog named Iris. Iris was found by Hope For Paws after receiving a call about an injured homeless dog. Their team appeared immediately and find the scared dog, hidden in the bushes protecting all of her
  • Meet Tanner The Border Collie Mix

    Marin T.
    1 Oct 2014 | 9:47 am
    Tanner is a 2 year old Border Collie mix available for adoption from the Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue in Belleville, Michigan. Like most Border Collies Tanner is an energetic and smart. He’d do well in an active family that will give him the mental…
  • Pugs always win at Halloween

    Marin T.
    23 Sep 2014 | 6:07 am
 
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  • Zeke The Lab Has Saved Owner’s Life Over 30 Times

    Rebecca
    21 Oct 2014 | 1:33 pm
    Zeke the lab is big and yellow.  He’s a labrador retriever that lives in Florida and for 13 years he has taken amazing care of those he loves. He just knows when someone is in trouble. He has had no special training. His owner Gerald Rittinger is diabetic and Zeke has saved him numerous times. Over 30 Gerald and his wife would say. How does Zeke know? How does a dog with no formal training just know? The first episode was as Gerald Rittinger and his wife were driving to buy his grave marker.  After all, Gerald had diabetes and prostate cancer and the doctor had said about six months…
  • Ebola Patient in Texas Has A Dog

    Rebecca
    13 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am
    The ebola patient in Texas has a dog and the biggest animal news out of Texas today is that her dog will be spared and taken care of by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Texas. The type of dog has not been revealed. The dog was discovered in the apartment of the nurse when workers went to decontaminate her home. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said “The dog’s very important to the patient and we want it to be safe.” Less than a week ago health officials in Spain destroyed the dog of a health care worker in Madrid who was infected with Ebola. Petitions were…
  • Dog Covered In Tar Gets Rescued

    Rebecca
    1 Oct 2014 | 11:12 am
    The group Animal Aid Unlimited in India are rockstars in the dog world and in the human world.   A skinny little dog covered in tar gets rescued by this amazing group of people who prove just how much they care. The tar had hardened on the dog’s body and he was stuck to the ground and unable to move. A passerby who found him called the help line at Animal Aid Unlimited. The tar was removed over two days and three hours using vegetable oil to loosen the thick tar. Watch his amazing recovery! Stay for the end of the video, he’s playing and wagging his tail ! To learn about the…
  • Who Gets The Pet In A Divorce?

    Rebecca
    30 Sep 2014 | 10:12 am
    Is it clear who gets the pet in a divorce in your relationship? Most people have never thought of this. We worry about the house, a car, the big screen tv, but maybe we should worry about the dog. If you have ever argued in front of your pet then you probably know that your dog or cat will display actions that tell you they too feel the stress of the argument. Divorces can be just as traumatic for animals as they are for people. A dog charity in the United Kingdom has created a document, a pre-nup agreement for pets. Blue Cross charity reports that they take in about four pets a week who have…
  • 10 Signs You Love Your Dog More Than Your Significant Other

    Rebecca
    26 Sep 2014 | 7:29 am
    Do you love your dog more? Sometimes, it’s hard to compare the love one has for a significant other to the love of a dog as these two loves are different. However, it can be addictive to shower your adorable dog with attention and love. Dogs always seek and expect attention while a partner may not. At times, this leaves your partner feeling like they have been left out. They start getting the idea you love your pet more than them. Instead of booking a marriage counseling appointment, you need to assess yourself to find out whether you really do love your dog more than your significant…
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