Posted on October 9, 2019
I've written several stories over the years about interspecies relationships. Whether it be dogs and goats, bison and cows, or wildlife in Africa. Today, it's another unlikely pair -- a goose and a dog.
Posted on October 3, 2019
With Halloween fast approaching, odds have it that you'll have a few kids impersonating ghosts and evil spirits this year. Those are the knocks on the door you will be rewarding with candy and other treats.
Posted on September 30, 2019
The lovebug (Plecia nearctica) is a species of fly found in parts of Central America and the southeastern United States, specifically South Carolina where I live.
Posted on September 29, 2019
For those who like to use Uber or Lyft but travel with their dogs, not all ride-share drivers accept our furry-friends. For drivers, this is worrisome, particularly if they have allergies that would prohibit them from doing so.
Posted on September 28, 2019
The Onion was a satirical digital media company and newspaper organization that enjoyed wide popularity over the years.
Posted on September 25, 2019
Most of us have read human interest stories about dogs and their survival acumen. A dog not only seems to be born with these instincts, there's a multitude of stories how they use those skills to save humans.
Posted on September 23, 2019
It took Taylor Swift over 10 years to be come the pop star she is today. She currently has a whopping net worth of $320 million stemming from her record sales and concert performances. However every success story faces bumps in the road.
Posted on September 21, 2019
Downton Abbey is coming to the big screen, and the cast is pretty much all in tact. That is except those that had passed away.
Posted on September 20, 2019
Perhaps you've seen a change in bird populations right in your own backyard. Perhaps your bird-feed seems to last a lot longer than it did in the past.
Posted on September 17, 2019
Circuses, as we know them are becoming extinct. Denmark is following suit with the retirement of their circuses' last elephants.
Posted on September 17, 2019
"My Cat From Hell" is an Animal Planet TV show, which has gained popularity over the last 8 years.
Posted on September 15, 2019
Approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters annually every year. Of those, approximately 3.3 million are dogs and 3.2 million are cats.
Posted on September 9, 2019
This is a tale of a drowning bear and what it took to save it. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologist Adam Warwick was actually found rescuing a black bear off the Panhandle.
Posted on September 6, 2019
Clara Barton's experiences during the Civil War taught us the necessity for providing housing and nursing care and emotional support during national disasters.
Posted on September 3, 2019
When humans lose their parents, they can grieve for weeks on end. Even when the grieving subsides, the loss creates an emptiness in many of us. It's a hole that can't be filled easily, and sometimes it never is. But what about wildlife?
Posted on September 2, 2019
This tale is about how one dog who decided to abandon the security of his hearth and home, to seek adventure. Perhaps his backyard was becoming to hum-drum. Perhaps he lacked companionship.
Posted on September 1, 2019
Many of us have hung bird feeders in our back or front yards. We usually position them strategically near a window, so we can view their interesting activities throughout the course of the day.
Posted on August 27, 2019
What does the the Amazon fires mean for wildlife? According to National Geographic's Natasha Daly, "In the Amazon, nothing is adapted to fire. 10 percent of Earth’s animal species live there."
Posted on August 23, 2019
It's not guns, wars, accidents or long range missiles that we need to be afraid of. The deadliest killing machine on this planet is one we don't give enough attention to.
Posted on August 20, 2019
Darwin never got around to dogs in his scientific research on evolution. If he had, he might have learned about the evolution of 'puppy dog eyes.'
Posted on August 19, 2019
I've written about 'support dogs' and 'robotic dogs' in the past, but never a robotic canine created primarily for the support of the elderly.
Posted on August 18, 2019
When it comes to deer grazing on your garden's picture-perfect landscape, there may be a way to counter their actions, so you can co-exist with one of life's most beautiful animals- the white-tailed deer.
Posted on August 15, 2019
Reaching the ripe old age of 90, Miss Norma Bauerschmidt knows a lot about debilitating disease. Unfortunately after the passing of her husband, she got the news no one wants to hear. She was diagnosed with a cancerous mass on her uterus.
Posted on August 14, 2019
Significant changes are underway to gut the Endangered Species Act, putting species like the polar bear and bald eagle, plus others on the d-list.
Posted on August 10, 2019
I've written a number of articles over the years pertaining to presidential dogs. Whether it be the Obama's Portuguese Water Dogs Bo and Sunny, George W. Bush's Springer spaniel Spot or Richard Nixon's cocker spaniel Rex.