Avoiding Extinction By Loggerhead Turtles and Galápagos Tortoises

“One if by land, two if by sea!” Coined by Longfellow, in his poem about the iconic ride of Paul Revere, the warning referenced how many more British troops could attack by sea versus land. Coincidentally enough, in the natural world it appears that the Loggerhead sea turtles outnumber the Galápagos land tortoises. Today it…

Wildlife Endangered By Unused Soccer Nets

Soccer may be ‘the beautiful game’ but the sport’s increasing popularity is making life ugly for nocturnal wildlife trapped in the tough webbing of unoccupied goal nets.   Another night, another owl tangled and trapped by a carelessly left-standing soccer net. The Great Horned Owl above was one of the lucky ones: not lucky to…

Cat Found Frozen In Montana Snowbank Makes Full Recovery

A Kalispell kitty who become lost in drifting snow can warmly recall her chilling ordeal thanks to local veterinarians who managed to reheat ‘Frosty’ back to ‘Fluffy’.   Located just south of Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana, Kalispell can get mighty chilly in late January. Just ask Fluffy, a three-year-old indoor/outdoor cat who really…

Avoiding Distinction By Loggerhead Turtles and Galápagos Tortoises

“One if by land, two if by sea!” Coined by Longfellow, in his poem about the iconic ride of Paul Revere, the warning referenced how many more British troops could attack by sea versus land. Coincidentally enough, in the natural world it appears that the Loggerhead sea turtles outnumber the Galápagos land tortoises. Today it…

“non-regional and non-fresh ingredients” – Truth about Pet Food

This amended Champion lawsuit holds the company accountable for its many marketing claims including “Non-regional and non-fresh ingredients”. A significant issue added to the amended complaint, filed in Illinois on 2/6/2019, states Champion Pet Food misrepresented its products by (bold added) “failing to fully disclose the presence and/or risk of inclusion in their pet food…

The Dawning Of The Bungee Leash And Hands-Free Walking Belts

Years from now our dogs will look back on 2019 and reminisce about the bungee leash. Something more elegant might be created by then. But the bungee is the first major development to the dog leash since 1908 when the retractable leash was invented. Bungees, as you may know, are used to absorb the shock…

“a raw food diet is unhealthy” – Truth about Pet Food

A carefully worded Purina webpage could easily result in a lawsuit against Purina from the raw pet food industry (and perhaps should). On the Purina website, under the category of “Dogs” and “Nutrition” is this headline… The headline only mentions “raw meat“, but Purina crosses the line into an attack on the competing raw pet…