March 23, 2017
As they passed by, the chickens usually sent a soft "brk brk" in greeting. What else goes on in their minds? ladailypost.com
Gwendolyn and Red
February 24, 2017
The book about Chaser by her trainer Dr. John Pilley is a must-read for any student of animal behavior--still a question of limits and detail. Anthropomorphism? LA Daily Post
Review of the book Chaser
February 6, 2017
and sharing it.
February 6, 2017
More About Horses
Gizmo with student rider
The importance of respecting horses' herding needs is expanded to include their personality types, which suggests how they will react to training styles.
December 31, 2016
Dogs know it's a special time--at least that there will be something good to gnaw, something wrapped up in paper under the tree. LosAlamosdailypost
Scooter and DeeDee
December 4, 2016
The Atlantic magazine ran an article (by Brett Peterson, Dec.2016 p.40) about feral and free-running cats and the damage they can do, including killing lots of birds and spreading toxoplasmosis.
Oscar and pal Boots, circa 1952
It's a hard call, for nearly a third of us humans rely on cats for companionship.
Latest Hen House story
November 17, 2016
Los Alamos had a famous house goat, and we had a loving skunk for t least eight years, but turkeys---now they are a questionable pet, unless bonded to us at a very young age. Here's why...
Baby Turkey Two
LADailyPost-How the Hen House Turns
November 1, 2016
Sadie Sue likes to sniff where she wants to sniff. Her message is quite clear--a stiff pull at her leash. When we need to Not go that way, I pull back and explain. Thirty seconds later, the little Cuban Havanese gives up and trots on ahead in the direction I am pulling. LAdailypost
October 13, 2016
A must-read for anyone raising or training horses. Details about how to avoid making basket-cases out of these prey-sensitive, herd-social animals that need to eat slowly many hours per day. Review on the Hen House blog in the
Los Alamos Daily Post
September 27, 2016
I can't remember when I began to wonder what my animal friends were thinking. As a child—growing up with Boots, a mixed "shepherd," I assumed she knew who she was and what she wanted to do with herself. I took her sniffing for granted, without questioning why she did it so (more…)
DeeDee and the Birds
2013 Nautilus Silver Award YA and 2012 Foreward Finalist Adult Science Fiction
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