Posts Tagged: animals

Animal Rescuers Beware – A ‘Stray’ Dog Is Stolen Property!

Imagine, you come across an unwell, malnourished dog in the street. The first instinct would be to provide care and a loving home. The problem is, as this activist found out – if you take a ‘stray’ dog home, you

Animal Rescuers Beware – A ‘Stray’ Dog Is Stolen Property!

Imagine, you come across an unwell, malnourished dog in the street. The first instinct would be to provide care and a loving home. The problem is, as this activist found out – if you take a ‘stray’ dog home, you

Underwater Dogs – More Skill Then Meets The Eye!

Amazing pictures of dogs catching the ball under the water:   This kind of fine motor coordination take tremendous skill, by the way:   Us humans, with our multicolour vision would struggle to perform this task nearly as well as

Underwater Dogs – More Skill Then Meets The Eye!

Amazing pictures of dogs catching the ball under the water:   This kind of fine motor coordination take tremendous skill, by the way:   Us humans, with our multicolour vision would struggle to perform this task nearly as well as

Do Kids Need A Classroom Pet (The Four-Legged Variety)?

It is a tragic reality that many (most?) children sitting in the classrooms today have not had an opportunity to enjoy and look after a household pet. This is sad because owning a pet brings many benefits to a child

Do Kids Need A Classroom Pet (The Four-Legged Variety)?

It is a tragic reality that many (most?) children sitting in the classrooms today have not had an opportunity to enjoy and look after a household pet. This is sad because owning a pet brings many benefits to a child

Exciting News: My E-book Is Finally Out. And It’s FREE!

Here is a few lines from the front cover blurb: How do you give injection to a Pit Bull? Quickly. They say the best way to learn new skills is on the job. All the more so if your job

Exciting News: My E-book Is Finally Out. And It’s FREE!

Here is a few lines from the front cover blurb: How do you give injection to a Pit Bull? Quickly. They say the best way to learn new skills is on the job. All the more so if your job

Dogs Farewell Postman – Oh, The Delicious Irony!

In the village of Westover the dogs and their owners have thrown a party for the retiring Postman: “For nearly 10 years of an almost 30-year career as a mail carrier, Wright, who is 66 and lives in West Hanover

Dogs Farewell Postman – Oh, The Delicious Irony!

In the village of Westover the dogs and their owners have thrown a party for the retiring Postman: “For nearly 10 years of an almost 30-year career as a mail carrier, Wright, who is 66 and lives in West Hanover

Stupid Headline Of The Day

Today’s entry into the ‘stupid headline of the day’ competition comes from “The Examiner”: “Texas family’s dog shot by man carrying a gun” It’s funny how people carrying guns tend to be the ones to shoot someone.

Stupid Headline Of The Day

Today’s entry into the ‘stupid headline of the day’ competition comes from “The Examiner”: “Texas family’s dog shot by man carrying a gun” It’s funny how people carrying guns tend to be the ones to shoot someone.

How To Protect Your Pets In A Hurricane

Looking after pets during a hurricane is no different from looking after you and I – the key is preparation. If at all possible – leave the area. No plans are fail-proof and the best place is out of the hurricane’s

How To Protect Your Pets In A Hurricane

Looking after pets during a hurricane is no different from looking after you and I – the key is preparation. If at all possible – leave the area. No plans are fail-proof and the best place is out of the hurricane’s

Forget Dogshaming. How About Owner-Shaming!

The idea of ‘Dogshaming‘ was born on Tumblr. It’s simple – owners post photos of their dogs next to a note of how the dog was ‘naughty’. Such as ‘I ate my owner’s underwear’ or ‘I dug up the garden’

Forget Dogshaming. How About Owner-Shaming!

The idea of ‘Dogshaming‘ was born on Tumblr. It’s simple – owners post photos of their dogs next to a note of how the dog was ‘naughty’. Such as ‘I ate my owner’s underwear’ or ‘I dug up the garden’

Team Work? This Animal Team Has It All Worked Out

A tree kangaroo has escaped from a German breeding colony… with the assistance of a fox and a wild boar: ‘Michael Hoffmann, assistant head of the Hochwildschutzpark Hunsrück west of Frankfurt, said on Monday the male kangaroo was one of three that

Team Work? This Animal Team Has It All Worked Out

A tree kangaroo has escaped from a German breeding colony… with the assistance of a fox and a wild boar: ‘Michael Hoffmann, assistant head of the Hochwildschutzpark Hunsrück west of Frankfurt, said on Monday the male kangaroo was one of three that

It’s Time We View Animal Hoarding As An Illness, Not A Misdemeanour

The tragic animal hoarding case in  Newark, Delaware highlights the dangers of animal hoarding: “When officers arrived and entered the home, they smelled a pungent odor of urine, which made it difficult to breath, emanating throughout the house and observed the

It’s Time We View Animal Hoarding As An Illness, Not A Misdemeanour

The tragic animal hoarding case in  Newark, Delaware highlights the dangers of animal hoarding: “When officers arrived and entered the home, they smelled a pungent odor of urine, which made it difficult to breath, emanating throughout the house and observed the