You Don’t Have to Feel Bad for the Turkeys This Year

Those of us who are not vegans or vegetarians can still have misgivings about the way animals are raised for food in this country. We’d like to be able to choose humanely raised animals in the food chain, which isn’t … Continue reading

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Meadow fox finds a mate

It is the “dead of winter” or so the sobriquet for that time of the year goes.  It is the time when the trees stand as gray skeletons and the piercing winds come questing down from the arctic and the … Continue reading

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White black-backed jackals

Corrections: arctic foxes are born in brown or bluish black summer pelts and arctic wolves are born gray. These are of the Cape species or subspecies (depending upon how you accept the most recent genetic studies on them), and yellow … Continue reading

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The Great West Virginia Deer Cull

The second Thursday in November has just passed. In most of the country, thoughts will be about the big feast that comes exactly seven days later, but not in my part of the world. This coming week does include American … Continue reading

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thank you for stepping up for these dogs and givin…

thank you for stepping up for these dogs and giving them a chance. regardless of bad breeding or whatever, you are giving them a chance and once again standing up for the underdog BAD RAP Blog

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Family pet dog had no police dog training, but…

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Is that the “Look of Love” in Your Dog’s Eyes?

You know how some dog trainers caution to never look a dog directly in the eye – that it can be threatening or intimidating or send a negative message along those lines? And might even incite a dog to go … Continue reading

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The “civet cat” of West Virginia

Source for image. When I was a little boy, my grandmother once told me that one of her childhood dogs killed a civet cat.  I was old enough to know that civets lived in Africa and Asia, so when I … Continue reading

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What Do You Think About Paid Leave for a Sick Pet?!

An article in the New York Times recently told of a woman who works at Sapienza University in Rome who asked for paid time off because her 12-year-old English setter needed surgery. “My dogs are my family, I had to … Continue reading

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Chewy.com and HALO #GiveThanks with Lil BUB and Manny the Frenchie

To celebrate #GivingBack this month, Halo will donate $ 1 to disaster relief rescues in Florida, Texas and California for every Halo purchase on Chewy.com from November 12-22! Dog food donations will support the Manny & Friends Foundation, and cat food donations will … Continue reading

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