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Facts About Animals of West Africa

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Africa is home to an extremely wide variety of animals, from the very tiny army ant to the towering giraffe. 789 more words


Vigil will honor Tommie -- the dog who captured our hearts – in park where he was set on fire

RICHMOND, Va. — Tommie — the dog set on fire in a Richmond park earlier this month — was laid to rest Saturday.

Those who loved and cared for the pit-bull said their final goodbyes at the Pet Memorial Park Cemetery. 324 more words


Needle Felted Red Squirrel

I was going for realistic, but when in doubt I aim for maximum cuteness!

He’s on Etsy here: Cute Red Squirrel





Those Soulful Eyes

In Westport, walking the docks, and glancing out to the water as I was taking pictures, we saw some harbor seals playing and diving.  They kept their distance, but I was able to get a few shots before they dove down again and popped up somewhere further away. 11 more words


Times Square New York - and a lesson in why you should always help others

Animal rescue has always been something very close to my heart, having grown up in Africa surrounded by waifs and strays. Particularly memorable was my mother rescuing a pair of geese from the side of the road – after they literally fell off the back of a truck. 224 more words


Dog owner fined £1,500 for refusing to pick up poo in his own garden

A dog owner has been forced to pay a £1,500 fine after repeatedly refusing to clear his dog’s mess from his own garden.

Craig Wood, 25, was summoned to court after he chose to ignore numerous warnings from the council about the growing pile of dog mess. 245 more words


Birds of Jenson Nature Park

I love taking my dogs to the local nature park. I see a variety of birds due to the fishing pond and vicinity of The Great Salt Lake. 42 more words