When my husband and I had to put our dog to sleep the house was

WHEN MY HUSBAND AND I HAD TO PUT OUR DOG TO SLEEP THE HOUSE WAS

When my husband and I had to put our dog to sleep the house was so quiet we wanted another dog. Friday morning (5-1-15) we we're watching...

In defence of museum collections

IN DEFENCE OF MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

You'd be hard pressed to find a 19th century scientist more despised than Richard Owen. For all his qualities as an anatomist (at a...

 
 
 
Izzy was a rough looking mutt in need of a home. We found her

IZZY WAS A ROUGH LOOKING MUTT IN NEED OF A HOME. WE FOUND HER

Izzy was a rough looking mutt in need of a home. We found her when she was 8 years old at Animal Humane Society in Woodbury and I fell...

I wanted to send you a note of thanks. I adopted a cat on

I WANTED TO SEND YOU A NOTE OF THANKS. I ADOPTED A CAT ON

I wanted to send you a note of thanks. I adopted a cat on February 25, 2017. At the time, his name was “Ronald,” but I renamed him...

 
 
 
Ancient Dog Thought To Be Extinct Is Rediscovered In The Wild

ANCIENT DOG THOUGHT TO BE EXTINCT IS REDISCOVERED IN THE WILD

For decades, researchers have feared that the rare New Guinea Highland Wild Dog had gone extinct. In exciting news, a recent expedition...

First Criminal Charges Filed under California's Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act

FIRST CRIMINAL CHARGES FILED UNDER CALIFORNIA'S PREVENTION OF FARM ANIMAL CRUELTY ACT

In February 2017, the first criminal charges were brought under California's Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, also known as Proposition...

 
 
 
This Cat Yoga Trend Serves A Much Bigger Purpose

THIS CAT YOGA TREND SERVES A MUCH BIGGER PURPOSE

For cat lovers and exercise enthusiasts, free yoga classes filled with feline friends sounds like a pretty good deal. But these classes...

Great Gray Owl in Keene, New York

GREAT GRAY OWL IN KEENE, NEW YORK

It was Friday evening and Daisy, Desi, and I were in Astoria at Desi's favorite restaurant, Arepas Cafe, after having participated...

 
 
 
We wanted to get a kitty, preferably a kitten for our little to

WE WANTED TO GET A KITTY, PREFERABLY A KITTEN FOR OUR LITTLE TO

We wanted to get a kitty, preferably a kitten for our little to love, grow up with, care for, and bond with. We never did find a kitten....

Wordless Wednesday: Seize the Day

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: SEIZE THE DAY

 
 
 
How To Introduce A New Pet To Your Current Pet

HOW TO INTRODUCE A NEW PET TO YOUR CURRENT PET

If you are thinking of expanding your family, be mindful that your current pet may not share in your enthusiasm. Even if your dog loves...

Cop Accused Of Trying To Throw His Own Dog Out Inside A Trash Bag

COP ACCUSED OF TRYING TO THROW HIS OWN DOG OUT INSIDE A TRASH BAG

An 11-year veteran of the Philadelphia police force is facing animal cruelty charges after prosecutors said he attempted to dispose...

 
 
 
Tawny Frogmouth family in a supermarket car park

TAWNY FROGMOUTH FAMILY IN A SUPERMARKET CAR PARK

Last year I introduced you to a Tawny Frogmouth family north of Broome and the nest that they built followed by the family that they...

"GRANT" mellow boy has come a long way

"GRANT" MELLOW BOY HAS COME A LONG WAY

Available for Adoption with Multnomah County Animal Services ! Mcas weblink (pls note 3/25 Grant's Mcas weblink doesn't work, but he...

 
 
 
"MURPHY" fun loving Shih Tzu

"MURPHY" FUN LOVING SHIH TZU

Available for Adoption with Multnomah County Animal Services ! Mcas weblink Hi I'm Murphy! I'm a fun-loving Shih Tzu fella on the search...

"CALIFORNIA LOVE" energetic Boxer

"CALIFORNIA LOVE" ENERGETIC BOXER

Available for Adoption with Multnomah County Animal Services ! Mcas weblink I'm California Love stuck in Oregon rain, but I could certainly...

 
 
 
"LEILANI" lovely fawn colored Pitbull

"LEILANI" LOVELY FAWN COLORED PITBULL

Available for Adoption with Multnomah County Animal Services ! Mcas weblink Hi my name is Leilani! I am 3-years-old and 59-pounds....

"CHARLIE BROWN" The CUTEST big eyed little Pitmix

"CHARLIE BROWN" THE CUTEST BIG EYED LITTLE PITMIX

Available for Adoption with Multnomah County Animal Services ! Mcas weblink Hi my name is Charlie Brown, I am 2 yrs old and weigh 42lbs....

 
 
 
Fraidycat

FRAIDYCAT

Allow me to introduce you all to today's Star Kit, Fraidycat. He is an 8 year old DH from New York. One day eight years ago I found...

Dogs Saved From Slaughter Can't Contain Their Excitement

DOGS SAVED FROM SLAUGHTER CAN'T CONTAIN THEIR EXCITEMENT

Think of it as an underdog railroad. It runs clear from slaughterhouses in parts of South Korea and China all the way across the ocean...