Here are some samples of my work about pets, wildlife and conservation for the Associated Press, Mongabay, Vetstreet.com and elsewhere.

 

Dogs

One dog year equals 7 people years? Not so fast...

On breed labelling of shelter dogs - The Bark

Fostering  *  Think outside the bowl *   Tales from dog-friendly inns   

 

Conservation and wildlife

The struggle to breed Sumatran rhinos in captivity

Fireflies    *  Salamanders   *   Year of the frog  


Critters in the City

Coyotes  *  Snakes  *  Funky Bird Nests  *  Wildlife-friendly Backyards  *  Wildlife Babies  *  Lights Out for Birds   

 

Cats

Kittengarten  *  Training cats   *  Cat agility   *  Feline-ality

 

Our cold-blooded friends

Roaches make great pets!   *  Green tree pythons   *  Dart frogs

Hermit crabs   *  Native bees

 

Other furries

Pigs can make great pets, but are not for everyone

Rats!   *  No bunnies for Easter  * World's Largest Rodent Pet  *  Ferrets


Just for fun

Gifts for the dog who has everything    *   Cat toys for hard times  *  The history of poop-scooping

 

Birds

Racing pigeons   *  The pardoned Thanksgiving turkeys: where are they now?  *  Pigeon War Heroes

 

Adoption and Rescue

Certified Pre-Owned Cats  *  Pinups for Pitbulls  *  Rescue Waggin'  *  Pug Rescue

 

Pets and Kids

Can I pet your dog?   *  Your cat and your new baby 


Pet health

Is your pet fat?   *  Spay Day    *  Coping with vet bills