Posted April 28, 2016 by Rebecca West

Do you know the signs of heatstroke in a dog? If it happened, would you know what to do? Learn the answer to both of these questions and check out the cool pet products that can help you avoid this life-threatening condition all together this summer.

Posted April 26, 2016 by Rebecca West

Did you know that 1 in 3 pets will go missing in their lifetime? Sadly, small pets are often the target of unscrupulous individuals. If it happened, what could you do besides scrambling to get a poster together and start calling the pound? Up your chances of finding them with a tiny pet tracking device designed specifically for small animals and find out who makes it and what helpful features it offers.

Posted April 23, 2016 by John P. Barker

If I was 15 years younger, this would be my dream job.  As it is, I tend to groan when getting out of my office chair.  But to watch how cinematographers set up rigs for expansive wildlife shots is pretty jaw-dropping.

Posted April 20, 2016 by Rebecca West

Looking for a low maintenance pet for a little one that's hardy and won't break the bank in upkeep and care? A semi-aquatic pet might be just the answer. Not only are they fun and interesting, but they provide kids with opportunities to learn. Where are they from? What do they eat? Are they strong swimmers? How many colors do they come in and why are their bellies bright orange?

Posted April 19, 2016 by Rebecca West

Do you know what it means when a dog lowers its head and upper body and starts wagging its tail slowly? How about when its tail becomes erect and starts to quiver? Would you assume they were happy, sad or frightened? Learn more about animal body language in association with subtle behavioral changes to understand your dog better.

Posted April 19, 2016 by John P. Barker

The small size and light weight of a GoPro camera, along with an extensive variety of mounting equipment, lead to some interesting videos.  In this case, a pelican is taught how to fish.  I can happily say that in all of the years I have been writing for this site, this is my favorite video to date.

Posted April 17, 2016 by John P. Barker

Elephants love playing in mud and water, but sometimes things get a bit out of control.  In this case, this poor pachyderm got in a little over his... trunk.


Posted April 16, 2016 by Rebecca West

Did you know that the combination of a bird's body language and the noises it makes can speak volumes as to how it's feeling? Would you know the difference between a low screech and a loud squawk and what they mean? Birds are like all other living creatures in that their behavior is indicative of their overall health and mood. If you keep parakeets, find out more about what your budgie could be telling you.