You Should Never Get a Dog in College
"You should never get a dog in college." She's a floppy eared, 75 pounds, 2 years old, smelly dog. She was given up for behavioral issues, wasn’t well socialized and is moody as hell. Some days she wa...
Jenna Deedy18 hours ago
Will an Agreement to Save Wild Salmon Be Enough to Save Wild Orcas?
In some of my previous articles, I have discussed the plight of the Southern Resident orca community and how the loss of their major food source, the Chinook salmon, is linked to their potential extin...
Samantha Castro20 hours ago
B Is for Best Friend
// "We Belong Together" by Randy Newman // Bruno was my first best friend. Bruno is my Cocker Spaniel. I got him when I was four years old; he turned seventeen this past summer (June 2018). The year t...
Wagging, Sniffing, Barking, Cuddles!
People all over the world are falling more and more in love with dogs. One of the most popular breeds would end up being the Siberian Husky (shown in image above). What people don't understand is that...
Shavonnya M.a day ago
Living with a Rottweiler
Throughout my young life, I always wanted a dog of my own. I grew up with six Boxers, a bird, a cat, and a very hyperactive Chihuahua; none of these family companions were never truly mine in my heart...
Cynthia Cline3 days ago
Cats, the Very Particular Species
How to Handle a Multi-Cat Household
It's Not All About the Puppy Breath (Pt. 1)
"Want a dog?" my husband had asked me one day. This was not a question that I had not heard before. The only difference was that he meant now as opposed to later. We had discussed getting another one ...
Nicola P. Young12 days ago
10 Famous Movie Pets Everyone Loved
When I was little, the only movie I wanted to watch was Homeward Bound. With few exceptions, you could only get me to watch anything else by replacing the beloved Shadow, Sassy, and Chance with other ...
Abstract Ammy24 days ago
The Little Kitten That Could (Part 1)
Rewind to mid-May, 2018. I'm on a mild walk to get my heart going and to keep my anxiety down. The sun is bright as it reflects off the car hoods that sit idly waiting for the light to change from red...
Ashley Santoroa month ago
So You Want to Become a Dog-Walker/Petsitter?
So you want to become a dog-walker? Of course you do, dogs are great! What could be better than walking a dog, getting to play with them and snuggling for a little bit then dropping them back home ? I...
Jenna Deedya month ago
Six Facts About Dugongs
Dugongs, while similar to manatees, are shorter and slender comparing to their western hemisphere well-known marine mammals to have ever been studied in the Southern Hemisphere, research that has been...
NomNomNow 2 months ago
Human Superfoods: Are They Good for Your Dog, Too?
For years, nutritionists and dieticians have been raving about the health-boosting qualities of superfoods. Superfoods earn the monicker by holding a high amount of nutrition without being high in cal...
The Pet Whisperers
Being a pet parent is hard. We make it easy. Become a pet whisperer with these tips and tricks.
Beasts of the Wild
Lions and tigers and bears - oh my! Exploring majestic beasts in their natural habitats.
Animals of the Internet
The viral pets that make us squeal, aww, and cry. Making your newsfeed cuter each and every day.
Cynthia Cline3 days ago
Cats, the Very Particular Species
How to Handle a Multi-Cat Household
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Tas O'Hurley5 days ago
My Cat Loved Me—But I Didn't Know It at the Time
It seems like growing up all we see in the movies are kids with their dogs. Of course, as a little girl with an older sister who just didn't want to be bothered, I wanted a best friend that I could pl...
Alan Russell8 days ago
Omar's Diary for Tuesday, September 11, 2018
I am highly excited about being invited to read an extract from my diaries at the forthcoming meeting of ABC Tales members in York later this month. It is indeed an honour and a privilege. Man Servant...
You Should Never Get a Dog in College
"You should never get a dog in college." She's a floppy eared, 75 pounds, 2 years old, smelly dog. She was given up for behavioral issues, wasn’t well socialized and is moody as hell. Some days she wa...
Samantha Castro20 hours ago
B Is for Best Friend
// "We Belong Together" by Randy Newman // Bruno was my first best friend. Bruno is my Cocker Spaniel. I got him when I was four years old; he turned seventeen this past summer (June 2018). The year t...
Shavonnya M.a day ago
Living with a Rottweiler
Throughout my young life, I always wanted a dog of my own. I grew up with six Boxers, a bird, a cat, and a very hyperactive Chihuahua; none of these family companions were never truly mine in my heart...
Finley Thomas4 days ago
The Meaning of Life
Before I give you the juice, there's a story I must tell. A story which leads up to the moment I discovered the meaning of life. Try not to skip to the end. Mark Twain said this, "The two most importa...
Lynn Hamieh18 days ago
How Volunteering in an Animal Shelter Improved My Life
I remember a year ago in the States, I wanted to do something useful with my time, so I did volunteer work for the Potter League Animal Shelter in Rhode Island, and needless to say, few life experienc...
Kyle Coxa month ago
Sometimes Saying Goodbye Is the Right Thing to Do
Goodbyes are tough. We all have to swallow them, even if they stick halfway down the throat. We said goodbye to Dyna last month. The brindle Boxer with unrelenting good will and boundless energy. She ...
Adopting a Cat
When I adopted my cat Nellie, she was the first cat I had ever owned. I grew up with dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, goldfish, hamsters, and whatever else we rescued from the wild. As a child, I considere...
Brianna Summers5 days ago
The Truth About Working at a Shelter
When most people think about a shelter they think of the smell of dogs. The smell of feces and urine, loud barking, whining, and bowls clanking. Not my shelter. My shelter is good, clean, still loud a...
Bianca Marie9 days ago
Meow Parlour NYC: A Cafe with Cats in Mind
Sitting at breakfast in Manhattan with my boyfriend, we were discussing what to do for my birthday. He surprised me with a visit to a cat cafe. Yes, you heard right, a cafe where you could order a cof...
James E. 21 days ago
Pitbulls
Pitbulls are one of the most misunderstood breed of dogs in America. They get a bad rap and are often mistreated in many ways. PETA even states that they are the most abused breed of dogs they come ac...
Kylie Hartwiga month ago
What Is It Like to Own a Boxer?
Let’s face it, most of the world’s population owns a dog or two; big, small, athletes, or even couch potatoes. However long you’ve had these furry friends, and however much you think you know about th...
Savannah Whitea month ago
What Are the American Cow Breeds?
Settle down children, it's time to learn about two of the most interesting American cow breeds.
Penny Newton6 months ago
10 Most Overused Pet Names
Once you've gotten a pet as a first time owner, naming him is the fun part! There are so many names out there: names that make sense, like Charlie, and then there are names that are completely bizarre...
Samantha Reid9 months ago
Traveling with Pets
As we move towards the holidays it is important to keep our pets ever present in our minds. I know this can be difficult considering you have a billion other things to think about. Presents, dinner, s...
Samantha Reid10 months ago
Pets and the Holidays
The holidays are meant to be a happy and joyous time of year. No matter what you are celebrating, it is meant to be a time to be with family and friends, eat good food - usually too much food - and en...
Chuck Hinson2 months ago
Training That A Dog Can Live With
Anyone who has a canine buddy living with him knows the importance of obedience training. All too often, though, it’s the dog that ends up training the owner, thus making it hard to get Fido to comply...
Elle Schellhammer2 months ago
Dogs Are Cute, Humans Are Not
Over the years, I have had my fair share of dogs but I have recently taken in a new member of my family, a baby West Highland Terrier. To say he is a handful is an understatement but I could not be ha...
Terra Miller3 months ago
Training Your Cat to Walk on a Leash
Most of us cat lovers would like nothing more than to take our fur-covered babies with us everywhere we go, but how can we make this dream a reality? Easily! All you need is a cat, a proper leash and ...
Nanette Tenpoa month ago
Dogs, Cats, Giraffes... Oh My!
As an adult, I prefer to reside in the city over the country. But I must admit some of my best childhood memories come from growing up in the country or visiting my grandparent's farm! I still have me...
5 Reasons Why Axolotls Make Amazing Pets
Axolotls are a type of fully aquatic salamanders native to Mexico. Also known as the Mexican "walking fish," they are not actual fish but are amphibians. This makes them very unique pets. In the wild,...
Molly Gill3 months ago
Bred for the Bullet
Cub petting has risen in popularity in recent years due to the increase of social media content containing wild animal encounters, rides, walks, and selfies. Wildlife tourist attractions, WTAs, showca...
Holden Green15 days ago
Why You Should Take Up Birding
Perhaps you've seen them down at the park, at a nature reserve, or at a lake. People peering up into the trees with binoculars, or finding an ordinary-looking bush very fascinating for some reason. Ma...
Ada Kaia19 days ago
Conservation of Birds—Based on Bridget Strutchbury's 'Silence of the Songbirds'
On a broad, planetary scope, birds face a variety of threats, such as climate change, habitat deforestation, and degradation and other human impacts, such as the impact of pesticides. Since many birds...
Graciee onlinea month ago
5 Tips on Bonding with Your Bird
What many people don't realize about birds is that they are very intelligent and very social. So when you have a pet bird it's important to include them in your everyday life. As a college student who...
Wagging, Sniffing, Barking, Cuddles!
People all over the world are falling more and more in love with dogs. One of the most popular breeds would end up being the Siberian Husky (shown in image above). What people don't understand is that...
Ashley Santoroa month ago
So You Want to Become a Dog-Walker/Petsitter?
So you want to become a dog-walker? Of course you do, dogs are great! What could be better than walking a dog, getting to play with them and snuggling for a little bit then dropping them back home ? I...
Andrea Dawson2 months ago
5 Best Careers for Pet Lovers
You adore your pets, and taking care of them is something you really enjoy. Perhaps you're even thinking of turning your excitement about animals into a rewarding career. If you want to spend your day...
Jenna Deedy18 hours ago
Will an Agreement to Save Wild Salmon Be Enough to Save Wild Orcas?
In some of my previous articles, I have discussed the plight of the Southern Resident orca community and how the loss of their major food source, the Chinook salmon, is linked to their potential extin...
Jenna Deedy5 days ago
Obituary: J50, Also Known as Scarlet
J50, also known as Scarlet, is now believed to have died from an illness relating to malnutrition after researchers off the coast of Washington state were unable to find her among a super pod gatherin...
Jenna Deedy10 days ago
When Whales Get Sick, Activists Show Their True Colors
Earlier last month, I wrote about how the Southern Resident orca population off the coast of Washington state had been placed on the international spotlight when an adult female known as Tahlequah, al...
Samantha Reid22 days ago
BLUEISLAND Dog Training Collar
So, anyone who has read my pet posts will know that I have a bit of an interesting pet. Roxy is a rescue dog, and, like most rescue dogs, she has a unique personality that has taken a while to get use...
Jessye Goulda month ago
Best Litter I've Ever Used
When my husband and I brought home our first baby, we used the cheapest litter we could find at the dollar store. As a kitten, Arno didn't mind it because it was litter, and he was being litter traine...
Rowan Marleya month ago
Best Pet Stain Removers
Pets are a blessing to have in your home. They're always going to love you, they greet you with wagging tails the moment they see you, and they're always willing to go on a trip with you. Everyone lov...