Posted July 22, 2018 by Ron Callari

Each year more than 7 million dogs and cats remain at animal shelters in the U.S. instead of loving homes. Nearly fifty percent of them must be euthanizes when they are not house in no-kill centers.

Posted July 19, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Bob Ross may have been best known for teaching people to paint happy little clouds and happy little trees on his PBS television show "The Joy of Painting." There was another side to him that viewers were sometimes introduced to on air -- his love of animals. He had a penchant for rescuing wild animals and working to raise or rehabilitate them -- from baby squirrels to baby owls.

Posted July 14, 2018 by Ron Callari

With the passing of John Nieto who became world-famous for his vibrant art reflecting North American animals, it’s time to reflect on his influences and legacy.

Posted June 6, 2018 by Ron Callari

Reality stars are a dime a dozen. However when they enhance their star-power with the power of the people, namely attracting millions of followers on social media — then you’re talking about them ascending to another realm of celebrity.

Posted April 23, 2018 by M Dee Dubroff

Meet Piper, an extraordinary Border Collie. who for the last three years of his  life, served as a K-9 Wildlife Control Officer at the Traverse City, Michigan Airport. Read on for more about this well-loved and talented animal hero.

Posted April 12, 2018 by Ron Callari

Mark Twain was not only one of America’s greatest humorists, he was also one of its greatest animal advocates. His affection for all creatures large and small — with paws or claws, wings or whiskers, scales or tails — was just as much a part of his life as his literary career.

Posted April 7, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

It is so nice that the good Lord gave us two holidays devoted to drinking beer. The first is Saint Patrick's Day and the other is today -- National Beer Day.

Posted April 4, 2018 by Ron Callari

One has to have attended the Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida, March 21-23 to realize "this" planet belongs to our canines.