Archives: Animals

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 »


The Shetland Sheep Dog

The Shetland Sheepdog is a sturdy and admirable little dog who is usually pretty as a picture. It possess all the wisdom and sound judgement of his larger relatives. He’s in no sense a toy dog, but in all areas somewhat a reduced replica of the big working Collie even as the Shetland pony is • Read More »


Shelter For Your Dog

If you let your dogs run loose, you’re probably breaking a state law or two. Most states have a “Dog At Large” law, which means you’re not allowed to let your dog roam free on the roadways or neighboring homes. That is unless they’re working dogs on their way from a hunt or herding livestock. • Read More »


Raccoons

It’s widely known that the raccoon has a reputation for cunning and skill. All these stories from whatever source have but one theme, namely, the subtlety and cunning of the animal after you study it, will make it very apparent this rascal is not only sneaky and a bandit, but also an animal to be • Read More »