Posts tagged "orangutans"

Ebola Rampant in Great Apes

Ebola Rampant in Great Apes
The Ebola crisis has currently killed an estimated 11,205 people, according to the World Health Organization, as of March 11, 2015.  Though is the U.S. Ebola is out of the new, the crisis still exists in West Africa. People continue to die. And what we are not hearing about, so are our cousins, the Great Apes.... Read more »

Mistaken Communication: What Are Animals Really Telling Us

Mistaken Communication: What Are Animals Really Telling Us
Is animal behavior sometimes misinterpreted? Arguably, the leading misinterpreters are so-called animal communicators. People are somehow desperate to know what their pet is thinking, particularly if there’s a behavior problem .Inexplicably,  instead seeing a veterinarian or a science-based expert in animal behavior, such as a veterinary behaviorist or certified animal behavior consultant, some prefer the... Read more »

Wild WGN Radio Petcast: A Gorilla Update with Ecotours

Wild WGN Radio Petcast: A Gorilla Update with Ecotours
I make a slight detour in this WGN Radio PETCAST, going from dogs to gorillas (may take a moment to load). Those are mountain gorillas to be exact, Dr. Mike Cranfield veterinary director of the Gorilla Project University of California Davis Wildlife Health Center and Jed Chaddick, president of ECOTOURS.com beat their chests for gorillas... Read more »
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Dr. Jane Doe for Meowsky Citizen of the Year

Dr. Jane Lohmar is the second honoree of the annual Meowsky Pets’ Citizen of the Year Award. Barker and Meowsky: A Paw Firm has officially named Dr. Jane Doe – a dog rope toy – to honor Dr. Jane. Dr. Jane Doe, available at Barker and Meowsky Lohmar was an bank executive when she decided... Read more »

WLS On Demand: Helping Homeless Apes; Getting Dogs into Shape and Walking for Canine Cancer

It’s amazing how many chimpanzees and orangutans need homes. Crazy. Homeless Apes? But chimps that people (illegally) get with the intent of being pets are given up (because they are strong enough to rip your face off); and retired animal actors and also from quasi sideshow zoos that close down – they have nowhere to... Read more »