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Posted September 28, 2016 by Ron Callari

Zoos have been under intense scrutiny in the U.S., as more and more animal advocacy groups protest against the inhumane treatment of animals held in captivity. In my recent blog titled, “Are Zoos & Animal Captivity Outdated Paradigms,” I referenced the killing of the 450-pound gorilla Harambe at the Cincinnati Zoo in addition to the derelict treatment of orca whales at Sea World, and the retirement of dolphins from the National Aquarium.

Posted September 27, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

It was early this summer that a security video of a little boy sneaking into a neighbor’s garage to steal was uploaded onto Facebook. Quickly the video began to go viral. It really struck a chord with people all over the world. The boy was stealing something that we pet lovers could all identify with. He was trespassing to stealing hugs from the neighbor’s black Labrador retriever, Duchess.

Posted September 27, 2016 by Creature Features

If you're annoyed by fellow passengers always hogging the armrest, things could be worse: one traveler on a Japanese Bullet Train unknowingly shared his seat with a foot-long snake.

Posted September 26, 2016 by Creature Features

A Swiss farmer ordered by a court in Zurich to remove his cows' noisy cowbells each night has lost his a peal, er, appeal. The verdict should satisfy neighbors who brought the suit complaining the constant clanging was keeping them up at night.

Posted September 26, 2016 by Ron Callari

Medical care for our pets is something that pet owners struggle with daily, particularly when care and surgeries start adding up. Similar to humans, it’s been proven when our dogs and cats are treated regularly by their doctors, they live longer.

Posted September 26, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

The kids are back in school and that means that it is time for college football. And what would college football be without mascots? For the University of Colorado Buffaloes that means the personal appearance of Ralphie, the live mascot for the team, on campus and at games. Ralphie was recently named the #2 live college football mascot in the country. If you haven't heard of her (yes, she's a girl) then it's time you did.

Posted September 25, 2016 by Creature Features

The secretary of Norway's Socialist Left Party is calling for a twice-yearly national “Slug Hour” during which patriotic Norwegians will slug it out, so to speak, with invasive Spanish Slugs. No word on whether a wall will be built afterwards to keep the menacing molluscs out for good.

Posted September 25, 2016 by Ron Callari

Giving human characteristics to animals is a perception referred to as “anthropomorphism.” This is the process of giving attribution of human traits, emotions, and intentions to non-human entities and is considered to be an innate tendency of man’s human psychology.