Month: April 2019

Righting the Record for the World’s Premier Trash Birds

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Tim Dee would go to the ends of the Earth for a good gull. The former BBC producer’s pursuits have taken him to a beached whale carcass in South Africa, Chekhov’s cottage in Crimea, and countless dumps across England. That says a lot about his quarry, of course. Known as the trash birds of the world, […]

Canine Cancer – What You Can Do To Protect Your Dog

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Cancer is an unfortunate reality that many people with dogs must face. The scary truth is, the disease is quite common in pups. The Flint Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University projects one in four dogs will experience the disease. Dog cancer is a serious issue facing all dog lovers. In simple terms, cancer is a […]

Wild Squirrel Comes Back Every Day To Visit The Man Who Saved Her

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When Tyler Gregory found a little squirrel on his Kansas property last August, he knew he’d do whatever was needed to save the little life. The baby squirrel was caught in a thunderstorm and had blown far from the safety of her nest and mom. Gregory brought the squirrel inside to warm up, but he […]

Orphaned Kittens Rescued from the Streets, Need a Mom – a Husky Decides to Help

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Three orphaned kittens were brought to the shelter, in need of motherly love. A Husky dog decided to help. Mini Cat Town A litter of motherless kittens were found outside by a Good Samaritan late at night. They were rushed to a 24-hour emergency vet, where they were brought back from the brink, kept warm […]

Halfway Through Trump’s Term, Key Public Lands Agencies Still Lack Leaders

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More than two years after his inauguration, President Donald Trump has yet to fill the top posts at a trio of federal agencies that together oversee more than 400 million acres of public land. Since Trump took office, interim appointees who have not been confirmed by the Senate have led the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Fish […]

Wobbly Kitten Outlives Everyone’s Expectations and Grows Up to Be the Happiest Cat

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No one expected this little tortie kitten to survive, but she surprised them all with her incredible will to live. @mirathemiraclekitty Tara Seignue, a volunteer of Hamilton/Burlington SPCA brought home a feline family of three (a cat mom and two kittens) to foster. The kittens were in poor shape with respiratory and eye infections. “Mira […]

10 Common Bird Songs Made Less Confusing

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One of the joys of spring is hearing the beautiful songs of returning migrant birds. Avian voices are works of art that can help us know what's around and lead us to the species we most want to see. Learning bird songs, however, is not always easy. The typical translations we find in field guides, like the Yellow-throated Vireo’s rrreeyoo, […]

Baby Bonobo Can’t Stop Staring At The Man Who Helped Save Her

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Meet Esake.  Credit: BCI Esake is a baby bonobo and she’s finally starting to smile again. In this baby ape‘s case, the slightest hint of a grin, considering what she’s been through in her short little life so far, is a sign of true resilience. Credit: BCI Late last month, Esake was spotted riding on […]

The 10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds To Own

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There are many things to consider when considering getting a new puppy. At iHeartDogs.com, we believe adoption is the best option! Many of us are dead-set on certain breeds. Others aren’t quite sure. Regardless, cost is always a factor when deciding to add a dog to your home. There are many things that bring up the […]

This Woman is #RunningForRescues with Her Disabled Dog

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Janet Turner has turned her passion for rescue into a movement. She’s bringing awareness and raising funds for worthy pet rescues with #RunningForRescues, and her best friend, Gordon, has her back! Janet Turner has many loves in her life. She has a house full of pets, including a few with special needs. Not long ago […]