Archives: Animals

Cooking Wild Game

With the opening of hunting season, some ladies of the house and newbie hunters are asking how to cook wild game. Let me see if I can shed some light on the subject. As I was growing up, my daddy owned and operated a hunting preserve in central east Tennessee. I was quite often called • Read More »


Exercising Your Dog

The amount of exercise needed by a dog depends directly on that dogs size and temperament and indirectly on the amount of the food he eats. Since the amount of exercise that’s given to the animal is determined by existing conditions, the dog should be chosen whose exercise needs will conform to these conditions and • Read More »


How to Keep a Dog in Good Health

Being a dog parent is not easy. One needs to be very careful about the special needs of the dog and offer them proper care and attention. In fact it would not be an exaggeration today that the adopting a dog is akin to being a parent of your child. You have to offer them • Read More »


Does Your Dog Miss You Too Much

Your dog seems to be driving you up the wall lately, exhibiting serious behavior problems — and no amount of verbal correction seems to work. She chews the furniture, gnaws on shoes, turns over the trash cans, howls and barks when you’re not around, or even seems really depressed when you come home. There could • Read More »


The Black Bear

The black bear is the best known of the bear species because of its large numbers and wide geographical distribution. It inhabits all sections of the world except Australia. He’s known by naturalists as the Baribal and the Ursus Americanus. On this continent the black bear is found from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic • Read More »


History And Training Of A Cat

The common cat has many varieties of coloring and shape and isn’t a tamed descendant of the larger wild cats but like other domestic animals probably came from the far east. It’s usually thought to be the descendant of the Egyptian cat which was certainly domesticated in Egypt in the thirteenth century B. C. The • Read More »



Bottom Fishing For Brook Trout

Though we can’t class the speckled trout as a bottom feeder, there are times and places when he can’t be caught any other way. This is usually in ponds and lakes that have been stocked artificially, especially if the water has been dammed up for a short time. In that case their food is almost • Read More »


Squirrel Hunting

A squirrel is defined in the dictionaries as “a small, agile quadruped.” Some of the definitions of the squirrel are less plain and or easily understood; but there’s no doubt about the squirrel. Go gunning for him and you have a hard target to hit because agility is his middle name. Naturalists tell us that • Read More »


Training Hunting Dogs

When training dogs for hunting we have two main things to not do: One is to not train your dog too young. Some pups with the hunting instinct bred right into them will go right out at six or seven months and show what they’re really made of, but these are rarer than hen’s teeth. • Read More »