Posted December 17, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

The new reboot of the TV show Murphy Brown has much of the charm and incisive bite of the original show. In one very vital way the new show has really kicked it up a notch -- Murphy now has a dog. Not just any dog either. Little Benny Brown is a handicapped dog in a wheelchair. While it may sound a bit gimmicky, the dog is adorable and, for the most part, just treated as a regular dog.

Posted December 7, 2018 by Ron Callari

This past June, Sully, the service dog was commissioned for a very important mission.

Posted December 5, 2018 by Creature Features

Fat Freddy's Cat from counterculture artist Gilbert Shelton's Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers comics has been immortalized as a limited edition figurine.

Posted August 17, 2018 by Ron Callari

A glass ceiling is a metaphor used to describe an invisible barrier that keeps a given demographic (typically applied to minorities or a certain class or gender) from rising beyond a certain level in a hierarchy.

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.