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Posts from the ‘Guest Posts’ category

    A Dog Wedding in the Park

    I had never before been invited to a canine wedding, and I smiled as I returned the R.S.V.P. card, saying that I would certainly be attending.

    Why Cats Should Teach

    Our society places much stock in being intelligent and having smart children, which is why schools administer so many different kinds of tests. But over the last decade, educators and parents have seriously challenged such approaches, standardizing tests, and the premise upon which they are based.

    Furr No More

    There is broken glass on the street, a vacant lot on the corner, and, tethered where I cannot see him, is Furr. I know exactly what he is doing, because he is unable to do anything else.

    Kisses from Wolves

    You haven’t been kissed till you’ve been kissed by a wolf – the four-legged kind. I had the pleasure of experiencing this when I volunteered at Wolf Sanctuary in Colorado.

    Top Ten Tool Users

    Scientists once thought that tool use was the defining feature of humans. Animals using tools is a a sign of extraordinary intelligence that shows an ability to manipulate an object.

    Japanese ‘Nuclear Rabbit’ Fears

    The latest nuclear disaster to hit Japan may have actually spawned a real mutated animal – a rabbit without ears. Skeptics, among them prominent scientists, believe that may be too much of a leap.

    Who Trains Whom?

    “What is it about my personality that allows the dogs to dictate my behaviors?” asks Dr. Ruby Benjamin. How dogs seem to have a way of training us.