Posted January 22, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Estes Park, Colorado, is a small tourist town just outside of Rocky Mountain National Park. It is a great place to stop and window shop and browse through the stores. In fact those stores are so inviting that on Saturday a large bull elk decided to do just that in a shop called the Water Wheel Gift Corner located on, of all things, Elkhorn Avenue.

Posted January 16, 2017 by Kitty Devine

Arthur Read is an aardvark living in the fictional Elwood City along with many other anthropomorphic animal friends. Valentine's Day is coming soon and Arthur is receiving Valentines from a secret admirer. Your child can join him on his search for who this mysterious friend is in Arthur's Valentine.

Posted January 11, 2017 by Ron Callari

Over the years, I’ve blogged a lot about the animal abuses and outright cruelty incurred by sea animals at SeaWorld. Most recently, I penned a testimonial piece in memoriam for the passing of the killer whale, Tilikum. This case caused global protests by animal activists worldwide when it became a center piece for CNN’s award-winning documentary, Blackfish, that shined a glaring light on the maltreatment of Orca whales in captivity.

Posted January 9, 2017 by M Dee Dubroff

Ceasar, the five-year-old camel, and Dolly, the ten-year-old blind mare, may be an unlikely duo, but they are bonded for life and have been ever since they "met" at the Pony X-Press petting Zoo in Winslow, Maine.

Posted January 5, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

I just love having all my friends over for a party. Fortunately they all fit on my back and enjoy eating my bugs.

Posted December 26, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Whew! It's over for another year and I can finally relax. I could use a large bucket of hot cocoa and a bale of hay!

Posted December 24, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Okay, Santa, we're ready to go! But, well, dude, you need a breath mint! You could drop Donner at 12 paces.

Posted December 12, 2016 by Kitty Devine

For some reason cats love deer no matter what time of year it is. Welcome guests to your home for the holidays -- and all winter long -- with this fun and adorable Reindeer and Cat Doormat.