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June 03, 2016
Animals, humans, and Yellowstone National Park
Animals in Yellowstone are just trying to live their lives without interference from humans who...
June 02, 2016
A gorilla, a boy, and life in the balance
What transpires between man and beast when they come face to face and only one...
May 13, 2016
Groundhogs, coffin parts, and other cemetery surprises
While walking my dog in the cemetery, we came across a groundhog hole surrounded by...
November 04, 2015
The circle of life in a cemetery
Walking the dogs this morning, I was musing over the life and death of a...
November 02, 2015
Musician records video in wolf sanctuary and the wolves join in the song
The great thing about the internet is that sometimes something fascinating shows up in your...
May 16, 2015
Gates Police and Fire rescue duckling from storm grate (video)
In an age where police are wearing body cameras, often as a way to...
May 14, 2015
Kids, BB guns, and shooting birds for sport
I was visiting with friends recently when one of the kids - we'll call him...
November 10, 2012
Life in the cemetery (fall foliage pictures)
I spend a lot of time walking in the cemetery. One of our dogs, Bailey, is...
September 06, 2012
Vote for the most unusual pet insurance claim in the 2012 VPI Hambone Awards
Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. is getting ready to award the 2012 Annual Hambone Award, and ...
July 07, 2012
Help name the Seneca Park Zoo’s new lions
My husband and I visited the Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester, NY a few weeks ago...
May 01, 2012
Seneca Park Zoo celebrates first artificial insemination of polar bears
I love being able to shine light on my wonderful hometown of Rochester, NY and...
March 23, 2012
Hollywood plays host to the 26th Annual Genesis Awards, Saturday March 24, 2012 (Updated with winners)
Tomorrow night, the Humane Society of the United States and Hollywood will honor the major news and entertainment...
March 12, 2012
Mt. Hope Cemetery – and wildlife habitat
I've been neglectful in posting this last week because here in the Northeast, spring...
January 24, 2012
Bear cubs born before internet audience (video)
On Sunday, January 22, a bear named Jewel gave birth to cubs while an internet...
January 13, 2012
Busch Gardens to give park visitors a behind the scenes peek at animal care
If you've ever wondered how the folks at the zoo take care of the animals, Busch...
December 30, 2011
New Year’s resolutions for animal lovers: #5 – Learn something new about animals
To say that I read a lot would be an understatement; I try to average...
December 28, 2011
Cute animal video: Siku, the baby polar bear (video and picture)
Happy Wednesday! We're halfway through the week - probably a vacation week for most of you...
December 27, 2011
Monday morning cute animal video: Juggling otters!
I love otters. The top video is from youTube user mattbeetee and was shot in 2009...
December 22, 2011
Winner named in 2011 Inspiration in Action contest
Heska Corporation, a leading provider of veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, has announced that, based on total...
December 21, 2011
The real family behind “We Bought A Zoo”
On December 23, the movie "We Bought A Zoo," starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson,...
December 19, 2011
Monday morning cute animal video: Cute baby … sloths?
Last year, Lucy Cooke traveled to Costa Rica to visit the world's only sloth orphanage,...
December 16, 2011
Unlikely friends: The owl and the pussycat (video)
Oh, that we could learn to get along with each other the way Fum and...
December 14, 2011
Black bear hitches a ride to downtown Vancouver atop a garbage truck (video)
Earlier today I shared with you a story about some juvenile black-tailed deer who hopped...
December 14, 2011
Deer hitch a ride on Alaskan fishing charter (photos)
Photos of these deer hitching a ride on an Alaskan fishing boat are making the...
December 09, 2011
Bring back the Wooly Mammoth? Have we learned nothing from the bunny rabbit?
It came out this week that Japanese and Russian scientists have recovered viable bone marrow...
December 04, 2011
Coke’s white can campaign to help polar bears backfires
White holiday can on the left, Diet Coke can on the right. When Coca Cola...
November 29, 2011
Voting is open for the Inspiration in Action contest to inspire projects in veterinary medicine
Heska, a leading provider of veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, today opened voting in the...
November 14, 2011
PETA tackles Super Mario and his tanooki (raccoon dog) fur coat
People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has launched a new campaign aimed at...
November 03, 2011
"World's smallest elephant" photo making the rounds on Facebook not the whole story
I saw this photo on Facebook today of a tiny little elephant baby being held in someone's...
October 31, 2011
Donate your Halloween pumpkins to feed wildlife
Now that Halloween is over, don't just throw your Jack O'Lanterns in the trash. Use...
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