Animals


Cats Can be Poisoned by Regular Household Items

    Cat biology is not the same as humans. One look at a cat next to some catnip will tell you that. While the plant does not trigger much in the way of stimulation to us, it sends them into a playful behavioral trance. Catnip is not the only thing that affects feline biology […]


AniMeals on Wheels Helps Seniors & the Disabled With Food for Dogs and Cats

Thanks to partnerships between Meals On Wheels and pet groups across the country, fewer people and pets are going hungry.  According to Sherry Scott of San Diego, if Meals on Wheels didn’t bring donated dog food her golden retriever Tootie she would be giving her the food that was meant for her. According to the  Helen […]


What It Takes To Be a Foster Home

  Coco, a rescue-foster dog, from easternherdingdogrescue.org needed a safe place to whelp and care for her pups until they reached adoption age and were primed for a successful connection with a forever home. This the story of how she came to be with the Carter’s and the journey they went through toward their forever […]


A New Hybrid Species of Wolf/Coyote Emerges

It is rare for a new animal species to emerge fast enough to be documented in real time, but this appears to be going on in eastern North America with what some are calling the coywolf. As America developed wolves in the northeastern U.S. began to rapidly lose habitat. When faced with the pressures of […]


How Silly Are You In Public for Your Dog?

Some dogs need a little more support during training sessions than others. That means that sometimes, you need to be their cheerleader. Even if it’s while you are in public. If you have a very timid or stoic dog (one that may be a little afraid or showing no reaction whatsoever) then you may need […]


CoCo “Beanie” Got Adopted

CoCo was our foster dog through Eastern Herding Dog Rescue (EHDR) that came to us VERY pregnant and needing a safe place to have her babies. Our family gladly took her in and gave her and the puppies a safe place. The puppies were raised until they were 8 weeks old before they went to […]


Medical Science Discovers What Cats Have Known All Along

Thanks to cats, a significant human mechanism has been discovered to improve healing. It was discovered some time ago that cats purr when they are severely injured or frightened. Domestic cats, servals, ocelots, and pumas produce fundamental, dominant, or strong frequencies at exactly 25 Hz and 50 Hz,, and these two low frequencies promote bone […]


A Letter to Your Pet’s Future Owner

  A dying woman penned a letter about her beloved cat, which prompted Laura Moss, a writer to do the same. If you knew your pet would have to be cared for by someone else, what would you do to prepare for your pets future? Here is Laura’s letter Dear friend, Thank you for adopting my […]


This Video Could Save Your Pet’s Life

  This video shows the “ABC’s” of how to perform CPR on a pet. Learning what to do before it happens can make the difference between life and death. Always keep the following in mind: Know how to rapidly find your pet’s pulse in advance. Know your ABCs: Airway; Breathing; Compression. Get a friend to drive […]


How a Dog Drinks

Have you ever wondered just how a dog quenches its thirst? Here’s a slow motion video from Discovery that unlocks the mystery. Enjoy!