Posted on February 2, 2013

The world's foremost weather prognosticator has tens of thousands of fans coming
to his doorstep on one special day of each year, has his longrange
weather prediction mentioned in local forecasts around the globe on that

Posted on December 15, 2012

Which pets are the most popular ones in the United States?  Dogs and cats, of course, but Number Three on the list just might surprise you.  And, of all of the various pets we have in our homes, which one reigns as Number One?   

Posted on November 1, 2012

Everything you need to know about selecting the perfect pet and giving
it to someone as a gift for the holidays, a birthday or other special
occasion, can be summed up in a word.  Don't.

Posted on September 24, 2012

Many people consider their pet to be a full member of their family.  And lots of folks believe their pet is part of the family, even though they may not consider it to be a full-fledged member.  Read on and then answer a few questions based on the

Posted on August 20, 2012

Some college mascots simply are truly weird ... but every one of them has a really colorful story to tell. Here are a few of them, from Blue Hens to Purple Cows.

Posted on July 18, 2012

Can a parasite transmitted by cats (commonly found in cat feces) cause changes in your brain and make you want to kill yourself?  A couple  of recent studies seem to be pointing in that direction. 

Posted on June 30, 2012

Dogs have long been treated to being pampered with expensive shampoos,
special haircuts and nail polishing, visits to doggie spas during the
day or while the master vacations, and much more.  So where do we go

Posted on June 23, 2012

The Guinness Book of Records has a category listing the world's most fearless animal.  The ferocious carnivore that holds the title has no problem with running up to a lion or leopard on a kill and driving it away.  It also has a taste for snakes

Posted on June 15, 2012

Next time you walk the pooch and decide to walk away from any droppings left behind by your friend, better think twice about it if you're in an area where dog DNA technology is being used.  You may not be on camera and nobody has to witness the di

Posted on June 6, 2012

Petting zoos are great places.  Kids get to bond with animals other than a dog or cat.  Children learn about animals they rarely see in person, so in addition to being a fun place to visit, they are also educational.  The problem is they are also

Posted on May 29, 2012

As pets go, snakes are growing in popularity.  You can buy them at snake shows, over the internet, at pet shops and, unfortunately, even through some underground snake selling networks.  The rationale some sellers will give you -- they make the pe