Posted July 5, 2018 by Ron Callari

The Earth has been around for 4.5 billion years. Yet, it’s only been a little over 100 years, that one of the major factors threatening wildlife extinction first emerged.

Posted June 30, 2018 by Ron Callari

State laws are often the precedent needed for federal legislation to follow suit. With that being the case, it’s only a matter of time that “animal registries for abuse” becomes the law of the land. And it’s about time.

Posted June 20, 2018 by Lady Bee

Garfield, the most famous cartoon cat, is now 40 years old (280 in cat years!). Here are some cute Garfield cat toys to help celebrate!

Posted June 16, 2018 by Ron Callari

What about animal Dads who have the added onus of bearing their young. That’s right. Some species are known for both ‘carrying’ their progeny as well ‘caring’ for them. Seahorses are one.

Posted June 9, 2018 by Ron Callari

Humans have been breaking a leg for some time — both figuratively on the stage and in real life. But what about our pets when they incur injuries related to their bones, joints or feathers? What are their options? Veterinary orthopedics is relatively a new field of medicine, but one that is emerging.

Posted June 5, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Once upon a time on the Yucatan peninsula there lived a beautiful princess who fell in love with the prince of a rival tribe. Their love was forbidden and they could never marry. When the prince was caught he was sentenced to death. A shaman took pity on the couple and changed the prince into a beetle that could be decorated. The princess was able to wear her love over her heart as a piece of jewelry -- or so the story goes. That is supposedly why women in Mexico wear live Maquesh beetles as jewelry.

Posted May 26, 2018 by Ron Callari

There's been a long-held theory that female Loggerhead sea turtles return to the place where they were born to lay their own eggs, once they reach maturity.

Posted May 24, 2018 by Ron Callari

Using the terms dolphins and porpoises to describe marine mammals belonging to the Cetacean species [from the Greek “kenos” meaning large sea creature] are often used interchangeably.