Podcast #883: The Naturalist’s Art of Animal Encounters

Whether you see some deer, have a fox cross your path, or spot a moose, there’s something disproportionately delightful about encountering wildlife. Even seeing something pedestrian like a possum feels really fun. If you’d like to have more of these kinds of encounters, and a deeper experience with nature as a result, my guest has some tips for making […]

Mission B.C. rescuer won’t get 63 dogs back, must pay SPCA

Concerns included fearful animals, sanitation, water issues, illness, coughing, sneezing, rotten teeth and overgrown toenails. The operator of a Mission dog rescue society from which the SPCA seized 63 dogs in January won’t be getting them back and must now pay the animal group $75,392, B.C.’s Farm Industry Review Board has ordered. The SPCA must now […]

Research may help animal feed sector – Newspaper

ANIMAL feed refers to food that is specifically formulated and fed to domesticated animals, such as cattle, poultry, fish, and pets, in order to provide the necessary nutrients for their growth, maintenance and reproduction. The availability and utilisation of these feed resources vary depending on regional and seasonal factors, such as climate, water availability and […]

Orange County Animal Services extends weekend adoption hours – WFTV

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — People will soon have extra time to find a new four-legged friend on Sundays. Orange County Animal Services announced Tuesday that it will offer a full day of adoption services on Sunday starting this weekend. The shelter will now be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. >>> STREAM CHANNEL […]

Time, Space, Choices, and an Online Chat about Purr

How my book Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy can help shelter cats. Zazie Todd’s cat Melina was adopted from the BC SPCA. She’s pictured in front of the book she helped inspire, and in which she features. Photo: Zazie Todd. By Zazie Todd PhD This page contains affiliate links which means I […]

Breaking: New anti-doping program is good news for racehorses

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today marks a critical turning point for thoroughbred racehorse safety, and it comes just in time for the upcoming Triple Crown season. The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority just launched its Anti-Doping and Medication Control Program, ushering in a new era of safety and welfare for racehorses and increased […]

Tigers escape Georgia’s Pine Mountain Wild Animal Safari, recaptured

South bracing for more storms following deadly Mississippi twister Search and rescue teams have continued to dig through rubble following tornadoes that ripped through Mississippi and Alabama killing dozens of people. Patrick Colson-Price, USA TODAY Two tigers escaped from an animal park in Georgia after tornadoes struck the area Sunday. The big cats were soon recaptured, […]

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