Monthly Archives: December 2012

Beautiful Animal Images & The Ten Trusts Close Out 2012 — HAPPY NEW YEAR!

1. Rejoice that we are part of the animal kingdom. 2. Respect all life. 3. Open our minds to animals and learn from them. 4. Teach our children to respect and love nature. 5. Be wise stewards of life on … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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A Message from Horse Consciousness

Horse Consciousness by Sun Mi Kim (Communicated Through Sharon Callahan)  Swift and graceful, horses capture the essence of a nobility for most of us. And while we often consider them the picture of what it means to be fearless and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Colo!

Colo, mother of three, celebrated her  56th birthday on Saturday, December 22, 2012, at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Columbus, Ohio, where she was born. Cola, a western lowland gorilla, is the first gorilla born in a zoo and … Continue reading

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Spotted Towhee (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The bird who stopped by apparently was wounded and was recovering in my yard, garage and flower gardens.  I contacted a local petting zoo at the suggestion of another…

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Where Do Puppies Come From?

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  Stop Puppy Mills – warning signs (Photo credit:   Where do puppies come from? In many cases, from puppy mills… where their mother is locked in a barren cell, continually impregnated,…

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The Comfort of Dogs in Newtown, Connecticut

A team of golden retrievers and their handlers from the K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry traveled 800 miles, from the Lutheran Church Charities near Chicago, to be with grieving children (and adults) at funerals and other gatherings this week in Newtown, … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Pets During Winter Holidays

The holidays — Christmas, New Year’s, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa – are times of joy and merriment, and all the celebrations they entail pose safety problems for pets. Families reunite and celebrate. Being conscious of potential pet hazards during the holidays can … Continue reading

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Animal News: Are Toys Harming Your Dog?

In 1998 the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission found that phthalates leaching out of children’s plastic toys, toys they put in their mouth, may exceed acceptable levels and that when adult volunteers mouthed toys, the result was 39.5 times higher … Continue reading

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Animal News: Let There Be Light (Therapy)!

Like us, our animals require sunlight in order to maintain a healthy existence. According to a survey conducted by the United Kingdom’s leading veterinary charity, People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PSDA), dogs and cats can suffer from seasonal affective disorder … Continue reading

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