Chickens Are Not That Fowl

Renowned Journalist Martin Gurdon Flies The Coop Most of us don’t spend much time pondering chickens unless we work on a farm or our last...

Photographer Extraordinaire Gandee Vasan’s Pet Masterpieces!

Having taken his first photograph with a Kodak instamatic at the age of nine, Gandee Vasan inherently knew he was destined to become a...

I left my heart in San Francisco … and then I...

  Reh is confident that her perception of reality is right on target.  And she especially feels that being shorter than everyone gives her the...

Plump Pups and Fat Cats

“Plump Pups and Fat Cats:  A Seven-Point Weight Loss Program for Your Overweight Pet” by Steve Duno (St. Martin’s Griffin) Reading this title, some pet owners will wince....

Adopting the Racing Greyhound; by Cynthia A Branigan

  This comprehensive labor of love opens with a tub-threatening foreword by the late animal advocate, Cleveland Amory, and from there proceeds to extol the...

Is Puppy Prozac Safe For Pets?

When Ellen Palestrant, author of Pretzel on Prozac, immigrated with her family from South Africa to the American Southwest, she anticipated the adjustment might...

Travel Home for the Holidays With Wilson, A Tiny Taoist Pug...

  This holiday season, put a little Tao under the tree, let visions of sweet-as-sugar pugs dance in your head, and follow Wilson, the precious...

Kindred Spirits

    When asked what his most important piece of advice on animals is, Dr. Allen Schoen has a ready answer. “Find an abandoned or a...

Dark Horses and Black Beauties: Animals, Women, a Passion. By Melissa...

The poor horse. Not only have we abused his stoic power and gravely misunderstood his gentle spirit,but even those writers who revere him have all too often failed...

Milton’s Christmas, by Haydé Ardalan / Chronicle Books

This cartoon cat’s self-titled debut landed the laps of cat lovers everywhere this past spring, and here he is again – just in time...

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