Tag Archives: animal behavior

TNR Programs Working to Improve the Lives of Cats Across the Country

These sweet babies belong to one of three litters of kittens rescued at a recent TNR event in Loudoun County, Virginia.  After they were weened, the kittens all went to rescue groups to find them forever homes.  Their moms, along … Continue reading

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Fear-Free Design is Coming!

Veterinarians are trained to protect the health and physical wellness of their animal patients, but the fear and stress that can be caused by the strange environments, unknown people, and clinical handling at a veterinary hospital can be damaging to … Continue reading

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Osprey Cam!

It’s that time of year, when baby animals abound.  Here in Boulder County the ospreys are hatching and we’ve got a view of the action. Three chicks have been born so far to the family on the camera with one … Continue reading

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Communal Cat Rooms

Interested in the ins and outs of creating a successful communal cat room for your shelter? Check out this in-depth guide just published on the ASPCA Professional website.  It covers everything from how to choose the cats to house in … Continue reading

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Happy Endings

In August of 2013, the country’s second largest multi-state dog fighting ring was busted. Initially 367 dogs were rescued and that number grew to 486 by the time all was said and done. In the intervening months these wonderful dogs … Continue reading

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Science Saves the Day

Chris P. Bacon was born with malformed back legs. His adoptive parent, a veterinarian, designed this cool cart for Chris from old toy parts. Meet Motala, a Thai elephant who lost her front leg when she stepped on a land … Continue reading

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From Barn Doors to Design for Cats

It’s a bonanza of Heather Lewis in the media this week! First check out her new post for Classic Equine on the importance of choosing the right doors for your barn. Then watch her new video for DVM360 on thinking like a … Continue reading

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