She's a Tony Award-winner, a TV star, a celebrated singer/performer with commanding vocals, and, apparently, a woman who loves horses. This is Be...
We've both grown up a lot in the past few years. She left for college and gained some perspective and maturity. I socialized service dogs-in-training and along the way, learned to be patient and in control of my emotions.
The golden retriever with the giant smile and giving heart continues to see the good in any situation and brings joy to others wherever she goes.
With a gorgeous gray coat and fearless spirit, she was a true rock star from the wolf world. Sadly, a year ago this Friday, 832F crossed the invisible boundary of the national park, entering Wyoming, and was gunned down by a hunter.
A dog who is a bit worn out is less likely to be reactive. Think of it this way: When a body's got a lot of energy stored, it has to be expressed in one way or another. It's the same for dogs and people.
Cats need their daily routine to be very predictable and consistent. Some kitties, when they feel stressed by a change in their environment, will start performing a behavior like grooming themselves. This is an example of a displacement behavior.
For true animal lovers, the hardest part of traveling is leaving your four-legged friend behind.
In such cases distemper does not need to be a death sentence for a dog. A combination of homeopathic, nutritional, herbal and conventional drugs and support often does the trick.
My own sea turtle experience that summer night on Vero Beach left me feeling so inspired, I knew I had to help preserve those magnificent creatures for others.
Once before, a dog looked at me like that in mid-autumn, a wild dog, a wolf out West that had been caught in a farmer's trap set for coyotes. He had spent his November in lonely exodus from all that he had known in order to start over.
Lily came with a host of serious health issues and was only with me for four short months before crossing over the Rainbow Bridge. In reality, she was an angel with a message for me, "We big old pups need someone to take care of us when we are homeless and in trouble. You can be that someone!"
For a year and a half, rescuers sought to trap Rebel "without a cause," but he was too clever for their humane traps. However, when Rebel showed up one day with his face ripped open and according to Cathy, "nearly hanging off of him," they had to step up their efforts as his life depended on it.
The Hollywood Reporter's scathing investigation of the American Humane Association this week supports what PETA US has been reporting for years: AHA monitoring is inadequate, and as a result, animals used in film and television are sometimes put in dangerous situations and injured or killed.
This week, Wind Capital Group announced that it will not move forward with the Sugarland Wind Farm, a project that would have placed 124 Statue of Liberty-sized wind turbines in the Everglades Agricultural Area.
Pet owners are often portrayed as rescuers, with their newly-freed animals seen as rescued. But that exchange of generosity and appreciation goes both ways. We give to animals because what we get in return is immeasurable.
By Jennifer Hardy Not long after I arrived in Palo on the eastern coast of the Philippine island of Leyte - a city that lay in ruins - I heard a s...