Animal Jobs

Santa’s Flying Reindeer Fly When They’re High?

The story of Santa and his flying reindeer might be based on some historical fact. It appears that in Siberia, reindeer (the animal North Americans call caribou) are indigenous — and so is a hallucinogenic mushroom that goes by the genus name of Amanita muscaria. For literary buffs, it’s widely known as the hallucinatory ‘shroom’ responsible for Alice tripping the light fantastic in Wonderland.

Your Daily Dose of Odd: The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Okay... if you see a female Royal Flycatcher acting this way, back off.  In fact, this applies to any woman you approach in a bar, night club, mall, park, etc.

Dogs Helping The ‘Fear Of Flying’ Aviophobes At Airports

It might be the 21st Century, but according a few reputable sources, there is approximately 30-percent of us who still fear flying the friendly skies. With instances of plane crashes and those that have gone MIA in recent years, the ‘clenched fist’ crowd is here to tell you, the idea of boarding a plane is disconcerting to some and utterable terrifying for others.

The Awesomeness of Service Dogs -- The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

I have a friend that relies on his service dog to walk.  He was shot in the leg.  This being said, I have seen first hand how important service dogs are for people in need.  This video will melt your heart.

The Importance Of Not Distracting Service Dogs: Letting Them Do Their Jobs

It's easy to forget service dogs are there to help their masters overcome their day-to-day challenges. Most of them are so sweet, we just want to reach out and pet them. It's understandable, but it's not in the best interest of the animal or its owner.

K9s For Warriors Provides Service Dogs For Veterans Suffering From Trauma

If you haven't heard of it, K9s for Warriors is a wonderful foundation that supplies returning veterans suffering from trauma with service dogs to help them on the road to recovery.

Abandoned Dog Taught Sign Language By Deaf Child In Order To Communicate

As heartwarming stories go, this one's a doozy! Read how the meeting of a little girl with a hearing disorder and an abandoned shelter dog changed both their lives forever.