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You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Your Ears (Human-Animal Bonding)

Sydney (above) showed up on my property and asked me to help him find a forever home. Word is getting around that this is THE place to come for help! Photo courtesy of Steve Campion

“The Latest Study on Human – Pet Bonding Says You May Be Under a Spell” is an article on . . . → Read More: You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Your Ears (Human-Animal Bonding)

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Animals – It’s A Love, Hate, Eat Relationship (book review)

I recently read Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It’s So Hard to Think Straight about Animals by Hal Herzog, an anthrozoologist. Whoa – this book blew my mind! It was great fun to read, despite details that I found problematic. (P.S. This is also available as an audiobook, which is . . . → Read More: Animals – It’s A Love, Hate, Eat Relationship (book review)

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Homer’s Odyssey (not THAT one) is a Must Read! (book review)

I couldn’t put this book down!

It’s the best feline biography I’ve ever encountered. The author, Gwen Cooper, beautifully writes about her relationships with her three cats, their personalities, and their interactions with each other. She certainly admires Homer and she describes him in ways that clearly illustrate we can learn a lot by following . . . → Read More: Homer’s Odyssey (not THAT one) is a Must Read! (book review)

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It’s All Just a Myth-Understanding

I just read an article called “Common Myths About Pet Food and Nutrition” on the site of my favorite online pet supply store, Only Natural Pet.

The myths it covers are:

The best foods are those the veterinarian sells. Dry food cleans a dog’s or cat’s teeth. Pets do better eating food designed for their . . . → Read More: It’s All Just a Myth-Understanding

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Bone from oldest domestic dogs found in human feces in Texas cave

A friend sent me a link to a National Geographic article about a fragment from a canine skull fragment found in feces from a human that is 9,400 years old (by Ker Than). This fragment is the oldest documented domestic dog bone found in North America.

There are many accounts of humans eating dogs as . . . → Read More: Bone from oldest domestic dogs found in human feces in Texas cave

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