I’m sixty. But I have a baby. A twelve-week-old Siberian husky named Finn. He’s the last baby I’ll ever have. “When we’re seventy, we’re going to adopt old dogs,” I told my husband. “The ones […]
It may never be a better time to get solar panels for your home or business. Net metering has not gone away, and prescient solar installers still have reserves of low-cost Chinese solar panels. As […]
The top ten animal rights issues are climate change, habitat destruction due to human development practices, invasive species, and seven more.
Are zoos really cruel? Is animal abuse in zoos actually common? Answer: It completely depends on the zoo. Some zoos have gone to great trouble and expense to recreate habitats for the animals in their […]
When it comes to facts about animals abuse, dogs and cats get the most attention. According to the ASPCA, shelters euthanize 670,000 dogs every year in the United States. And 860,000 cats meet the same […]
Luckily, most of us can’t afford the $100,000 price tag. Not being rich is a blessing in some way. People who live on the ground don’t have moral dilemmas like whether to adopt a dog […]
Pet rescue organizations often make it difficult to adopt a dog. Some have said it’s easier to adopt a child. Here are some typical questions that are asked on application forms and the correct answers. This is kind of a cheat sheet for adopting a dog from a rescue.
From Alexandra Horowitz’s “Being a Dog” A breath is not a sniff. When someone sniffs, he is deliberately pulling in air at a rate much faster than breathing. The length of a dog’s sniff has […]
Marjorie Satterfield has been arrested on hundreds of counts of animal cruelty. But many questions remain unanswered by the extensive media coverage she has gotten. The most important unanswered questions is: Was she a hoarder […]
If you need proof of evolution, it’s happening before our eyes. Snowshoe hares living in Washington State historically turn white in winter to match the snow that used to be on the ground. This winter […]