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Unwanted Animals: How Can We Help?
by Marjorie Dorfman

What happens to those animals that no one seems to want? What alternatives are there for their care and survival? Learn about one place where they not only take the bull by the horns but also into their home (practically). Read about Wind Song Animal Sanctuary (formerly known as A Chance For Bliss).

The Easter Bunny: How Did He Come To Be?
by Marjorie Dorfman

Where did the Easter Bunny come from? Why and how was it adopted as a symbol for one of Christianity’s most sacred holidays? Read on, learn and maybe...hop.

Hedgehogs: Unlikely But Adorable Pets
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why aren’t hedgehogs for everyone? How long have they been around and what is their future? Read on for some bristling answers.

Vampire Bats: Before and After Bela Lugosi
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why are vampire bats so misunderstood? What ancient mysteries surround them? Read on out!

The Red-Breasted Robin: Harbinger of Spring
by Marjorie Dorfman

How did the American Robin come to be associated with the spring season? Why is it such a special bird? Read on for some avian answers.

The Great Dane: Majestic, Sweet and Noble
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why is the Great Dane so named and why is it so big? These and other issues are addressed below. Read on, after you feed the dog.

The Miniature Italian Greyhound: La Dolce Dog
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why are miniature greyhounds called Italian greyhounds? Do they harbor a secret love for opera and pasta? Read on for a fascinating history on one grand little dog!

The Kerry Blue and The Water Spaniel: Two Irish Treats!
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why are the breeds of dogs that are indigenous to Erin so endearing? What qualities do they have that make them different from other dogs? Read on, matter how you may feel about leprechauns or the color green.

Traveling With Your Pet During the Holidays
by Marjorie Dorfman

It’s that time of year for tinsel, presents, turkey and aggravation because what are you going to do with Rover or Tabby while you are away over-indulging in food and such? If the answer is, "take him or her with me, of course", please consider the options listed below. Proceed however, at your own risk.

The Wolf: The Big Bad He Who Cried Nothing
by Marjorie Dorfman

Where did the wolf get its big bad reputation and is it well-earned? Why are these animals considered an endangered species? Read on for some answers.

Erin Go Woof: The Story of The Irish Setter
by Marjorie Dorfman

The Irish setter, where did this beautiful dog originate and why are they difficult to train? Read on for some russet-colored, not necessarily Irish or green information.

Lovebirds: Amore, Aviculture Style
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why are lovebirds called lovebirds? Do they have some secret charm that keeps them in love beyond Valentine's Day? Read on, whether you are in love or not.

Holiday Gifts For Your Pets: Fa, La, La, La La, Ruff, Ruff, Meow!
by Marjorie Dorfman

Don't our faithful, four-legged companions deserve Christmas presents this year? What's available besides bones, catnip and toys? Read on for some answers and some fun too!

Lick Or Treat: Costumes For the Discerning Canine and Feline
by Marjorie Dorfman

Where is it written that only the two-legged among us can enjoy the customs of Halloween? Why can't canines and felines join in the fun? Come and see what happens when they do, that is, if you dare.

The African Hippo: Don’t Ever Call Him "Fatty" To His Face!
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why is the hippo considered one of Africa's deadliest adversaries? What is their connection to whales and dolphins? Read on for some surprising answers, but from a safe distance.

How to Get Your Cat to the Vet with As Little Valium As Possible
by Marjorie Dorfman

How does one get one's cat to the vet without requiring medication for oneself? I am not sure, but read on anyway. At least you'll be in good non-company.

The Chihuahua: One Big Little Dog
by Marjorie Dorfman

How can such a little dog be so brave and daring? What makes the Chihuahua tick and why are they such popular pets today? These and other penetrating questions will be addressed if you dare to read on.

Fowl Play: Why Turkey, You Turkey?
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why do we eat turkey on the last Thursday in November? Is there a fair explanation to the poor sacrificial bird? Read on for some nourishment that has nothing to do with light or dark protein.

Parakeets: Their History and Allure Down Through Time
by Marjorie Dorfman

How many parakeets are there in the world today and why are they so very popular? Learn about these adorable feathered creatures and why they are so special to so many people.

The Elephant: A Reluctant Potentate
by Marjorie Dorfman

What makes the elephant such a fascinating creature to observe? Why are they in danger of extinction? Read on for some answers.

dolphins leapingDolphins: Are They the Reincarnation of Scientists Lost At Sea?
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why do dolphins always seem to smile? What it about them that captivates and fascinates the most ambivalent animal watchers? Read on for some information and a chuckle or two.

Love Me, Love My Cats
Contributed by Pauline Dewberry

What happens when your cats meet the New Man in your life? Read on only if you can handle the humorous suspense.

Attitude! Would that all of us were as brave . . .
Contributed by Lynn Ruth Miller

One of the many lessons I have learned from my dogs is that I can be as mighty as the occasion demands. Although my pets are miniature in the extreme, they each have the attitude of an angry policeman. Read on for the whole story.

Vanity, Thy Name is Peacock
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why does only the male peacock have such magnificent tail feathers? How does he manage to hold up that glorious iridescent train of plumes? These and other searing questions will be addressed and will hopefully evoke a chuckle or two.

Feline Foibles: Well, No One’s Purrfect!
by Marjorie Dorfman

Have you ever noticed how eccentric your cat can be? In addition to everything else about them, their distinct foibles make them even more precious. Read on for a humorous look at a household running amuck with cats who have minds of their own.

reindeerThe Reindeer: The Saga of Rudolph and His Cool Friends
by Marjorie Dorfman

Do reindeer really have shiny noses or is it just those followers of Rudolph who think so? How did this hooved Arctic animal become a part of the world’s most famous holiday and why don’t more of us know about more of them? Read on for a new look at a distant but fascinating creature.

Try Greyhound And Leave The Lovin’ To Us!
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why are these sleek, intelligent dogs so misunderstood? Why aren’t more of them adopted into loving homes after their racing days are over? Read on for some sobering answers and a new and humorous perspective.

Pot-Bellied Pigs: Sharp, Sassy and Special
by Marjorie Dorfman

Why are pot-bellied pigs so popular in America today? Will they be tomorrow? Read on for some facts and a smile or two.

The Goat: An Unexpected Pet
by Marjorie Dorfman

What is it about goats that make them such special creatures and adoring pets? The mystery may only be deepened after reading this searing exposé.

Introducing Sam: A black cat with attitude
Contributed by Pauline Dewberry

It’s funny how cats find us and know instinctively that our house has more to offer than their own homes. Take Sam, for example. He lived two doors away, the spoilt cat of a loving couple with their only son who worshipped Sam. Was he content with this life style? It would appear not.

Fit, Fat or Just A Cat? The Story Of Nero
by Marjorie Dorfman

Do you ever exercise with your pets? Do your pets exercise with you, whether you want them to or not? If anything, the following article will tell you what can happen when you let your pets in on your own action. Read on and . . . hope for the best.

Living With Animals: A Wonderful Madness
by Marjorie Dorfman

Are you an animal person? Do your furry friends walk all over you and you love it? Stand up, be counted, unite and most of all, learn to lick back, for they will win in the long run.

How To Administer Medication To Your Cat . . . Without Taking Some Yourself
by Marjorie Dorfman

Have you ever tried to administer medication to your cat? Well, before you give up, read on. You may never figure out how to do it, but at least you will know that you are in good company.