Should a dog live its life on a chain?

Should a dog live its life on a chain?

Should a dog live its life on a chain? That is always a discussion question at any animal control or animal related organization’s conference. People who are in the animal
40th Year Anniversary & Celebration

40th Year Anniversary & Celebration

Where were you in 1982?  Some of you may not have even been born yet.  Some of you may have been wearing your Reebok high tops, listening to Michael Jackson’s
Burmese Pythons

Burmese Pythons

Florida’s wildlife and beautiful landscapes are like nowhere else in the world.  In south Florida though, particularly The Everglades, wildlife is being decimated by a non-native and unwelcomed creature, the
Eulogy for Hero Beilman

Eulogy for Hero Beilman

  From the beginning this was a scam.  Looking back we got scammed big time.  Firstly, the shelter staff convinced me that I was just going to take this 4
Animal Cruelty Investigations Improving

Animal Cruelty Investigations Improving

The New Mexico State Attorney and the Humane Society of the United States are rescuing dozens of dogs and more than 10 puppies from an alleged cruelty situation in San
Beware of Household Poisons

Beware of Household Poisons

National Poison Prevention Week is March 20 – 26 and it’s a reminder to be aware of potential household dangers to not just children but to your pets as well.
The Catio

The Catio

Several months ago I received a visit from Bryce Wolf and his mother, Michelle. Bryce is a polite young man with an infectious smile that matches his mom’s smile. They
War of the Squirrels

War of the Squirrels

Shortly after moving into our Saint Augustine home, my wife, Cindy, and I moseyed out to enjoy an afternoon drink out on the lanai. A small natural wildlife preserve backs
Winter Hazards for Pets

Winter Hazards for Pets

Winter in Florida may be relatively short and not terribly frigid (unless you were born here and then you think anything under 70 degrees is cause to turn on the