All of a quiver

ALL OF A QUIVER

Has been my “go to” birding software ever since Corey slapped me for getting hysterical over a Blue-winged Warbler at Mount Auburn...

Shifting Baselines and Sneaky Jays

SHIFTING BASELINES AND SNEAKY JAYS

If there's a thing that one might say about Blue Jays , it's that they don't do anything quietly. Flashy of look, brash of attitude,...

 
 
 
Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of December 2018?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS THIRD WEEKEND OF DECEMBER 2018?

While this time of year brings different temperatures and conditions across the world, we still all observe mid-December the same way:...

Vet Dons Adorable, Perfume-Scented Onesie To Calm Anxious Patient

VET DONS ADORABLE, PERFUME-SCENTED ONESIE TO CALM ANXIOUS PATIENT

Those who have won the hard-earned trust of a rescue dog will tell you that it isn't always easy - but it's definitely worth it! Sonya...

 
 
 
Cummings School Holiday Card 2018

CUMMINGS SCHOOL HOLIDAY CARD 2018

What Is A Holistic Vet And Should You Schedule An Appointment?

WHAT IS A HOLISTIC VET AND SHOULD YOU SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT?

As an advocate for your dog's health and happiness, your decisions for her care will have a great impact on her life. You choose what...

 
 
 
Could Your Christmas Tree Be Hazardous To Your Pet's Health?

COULD YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR PET'S HEALTH?

Decorated trees are a staple of the holiday season. It just doesn't feel like Christmas until a colorful, twinkling topiary adorns...

Decoy: Cabernet Sauvignon (2016)

DECOY: CABERNET SAUVIGNON (2016)

This just might be a birding joke as old as the hills, but it's one I hear without fail every year come Christmas Bird Count season...

 
 
 
Florida Woman Stuffed Puppies Into Backpack And Swung It Around Bar: Police

FLORIDA WOMAN STUFFED PUPPIES INTO BACKPACK AND SWUNG IT AROUND BAR: POLICE

She slammed the Chihuahua-stuffed backpack into tables and benches, witnesses said.

"COMET" teenage Bunny

"COMET" TEENAGE BUNNY

Available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services ! Comet, female Rabbit, 6 mths here's my Mcas weblink 174241

 
 
 
I adopted Moo from AHS

I ADOPTED MOO FROM AHS

I adopted Moo from AHS Golden Valley a year ago. She was pretty timid when I first met her and was so even when I brought her home....

I have loved cats my whole life. I always knew

I HAVE LOVED CATS MY WHOLE LIFE. I ALWAYS KNEW

I have loved cats my whole life. I always knew I wanted a cat but unfortunately my roommate after college was allergic. When I moved...

 
 
 
It's Time to Clean Out Your Nest Boxes

IT'S TIME TO CLEAN OUT YOUR NEST BOXES

Birds can be attracted to your home simply by offering food, water and shelter. Trees and shrubs that yield fruit, berries, seeds,...

Has My Senior Dog Had A Stroke?

HAS MY SENIOR DOG HAD A STROKE?

“I think my dog just had a stroke.” If your senior pet suddenly begins to walk in circles, has an unsteady gait and seems dizzy, or...

 
 
 
"BUDDY" senior Border Collie

"BUDDY" SENIOR BORDER COLLIE

Available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services ! Buddy, male Border Collie, 12 yrs, 44 lbs here's my Mcas weblink 37089My...

"JOY" sweetie terrier mix

"JOY" SWEETIE TERRIER MIX

Available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services ! Joy, female terrier mix, 4 yrs 14 lbs here's my Mcas weblink 174359 The...

 
 
 
A Beautiful Way To Give Back & Save Lives This Holiday Season

A BEAUTIFUL WAY TO GIVE BACK & SAVE LIVES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

There's a reason the holidays are called “The Giving Season.” People feel compelled to reach a little deeper into their pockets at...

Regulatory Avenues for Improving Farm Animal Lives: A Summer at the Animal Welfare Institute

REGULATORY AVENUES FOR IMPROVING FARM ANIMAL LIVES: A SUMMER AT THE ANIMAL WELFARE INSTITUTE

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience July-August 2018 Regulatory Avenues for Improving Farm Animal Lives: A Summer...

 
 
 
Labels Like Mutt And Mixed Breed Are Out, American Shelter Dog Is In

LABELS LIKE MUTT AND MIXED BREED ARE OUT, AMERICAN SHELTER DOG IS IN

For millions of shelter dogs across the country, labels matter. Dogs are labeled almost as soon as they walk through the shelter door....

Holiday Gifts for Cat Lovers

HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR CAT LOVERS

It's that time of year to start thinking about the cat lover(s) in your life and finding a gift that will make their holidays very...