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Meet Fellow Horse Lovers!

Since we’re obviously all here on this website because we love animals, wouldn’t it make sense for some of those animal lovers to hang out together? I mean, when I decided to marry my husband, I had to be sure he loved animals too and that he would appreciate my love for them and to help them and this planet we call Earth! That goes for all animal lovers, I believe – How long have those “Love Me, Love My Cat” T-shirts been out? Since at least the 70s, I think! Anyway, I say all of this to say that I stumbled upon [ ... ]

Pet Stores Not Selling Seasonal Animals

I don’t know about in your area, but in our area of Niagara Falls, Canada, the pet stores are putting their foot down! When I went in to get fish food the other day, I noticed that their “resident” bunny that’s been there for a while was nowhere to be seen. I always say hello to him before I leave because he’s just so darn cute! I asked one of the girls where he went and she said that he was in back. I asked her why, and she said that they are not allowed to sell “seasonal” animals. For a specified amount of [ ... ]

Sheep Rule!

Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Subfamily: Caprinae Genus: Ovis Species: O. aries Conservation Status: Sheep are a domesticated, farm animal the world over… *** Sheep Rule – Tales From The Roads Of Ireland By Miriam Susong “There are sheep in the road!” she screamed. “What?” I replied. With her voice ten octaves higher, my daughter Sarah yelled, “There are sheep on the road!” Calmly, I retorted, “I don’t see any shee . . .p!” “Wow, that was a close one,” I exclaimed as I slammed on the brakes. Sure as anything, there were sheep in the road. They were really on [ ... ]

Caribou/Reindeer…Just In Time For Christmas!

Well, how could I not cover Caribou or Reindeer at Christmastime? Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Cervidae Subfamily: Odocoileinae Genus: Rangifer Species: R. tarandus . Conservation Status: This is a species of least concern! Congratulations on this one, Planet Earth! *** Caribou/Reindeer in Alaska By Michael Russell Reindeer are domesticated caribou in North America and are mainly bred for meat production. Although there are seven subspecies of caribou, Alaska only has the Barren ground subspecies. Wild caribou are called reindeer in Europe; they are the same species as normal caribou; however, there are some differences between the two of them. Reindeer or caribou have heavier bodies [ ... ]

Piglet Survives Toilet Roll Ordeal As A Stowaway

Exotic Animal Newflash: Did you see the news article about the stowaway piglet, nicknamed Andrex, that survived being stuck in a toilet roll delivery truck in Ilkestone, Derbyshire in the United Kingdom? He is too cute! Check out the article here: Stowaway piglet survives toilet roll ordeal *** Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Suidae Genus: Sus . There are 14 species of pig: 1. Sus barbatus 2. Sus bucculentus 3. Yup, that's right! I have always wanted to start an animal refuge of my own...If you would like to help me start my animal refuge, please Click Here! Live Exotically!Social [ ... ]