dogs

Dogs playing on the beach. Photo by Abby Barber

Meet Your Pets’ Wild Relatives

Ask me to describe my dog, Humphrey, in one word and I immediately think “Wild.”  Not just because he is a sweet-faced troublemaker, but because he reminds me of his …

Using “Conservation Dogs” To Sniff Out Endangered Species For Protection

Looking for endangered plants or animals in a large conservation area? How about using a tracking dog? Jeremy Hance at Mongabay.com reports: “Working Dogs for Conservation (WDC) was begun by Megan Parker in …

Young Eagle Sees Dog As Prey

A Jack Russell Terrier recently had a run-in with a young bald eagle and, it seems, got the worst of the encounter. HometownAnnapolis.com reports: Trubee and Jurchison (dog’s owners) suspect the …

NWF Alaska Office (and Dog) Survives Quake

A moderate earthquake shook Alaska on Monday. Fortunately, the 5.4 magnitude quake was centered away from densely-populated areas. The Associated Press described the scene at NWF’s Alaska Regional Center: Still, …

Humans and their Animal Phobias

10 Animal Heart Facts For Valentine’s Day

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