Consider This: Is it safe? Is he comfortable and happy?

Animal Chatter By Iris Winston It looks attractive, but… Those were the words from a friend of mine as she looked at the illustration accompanying one of my pet columns. It showed a cute white dog on a long leash walking far ahead of an older man holding the leash. It brought to mind a life-changing accident for my friend. She recalled...

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Animals Grieve Too

By Iris Winston Do animals grieve? Can there be any doubt that they do? We are not just talking about particularly famous cases such as that of Greyfriars Bobby, the terrier who mourned his dead owner—John Gray, a nightwatchman for the Edinburgh police—and guarded his grave for 14 years, until his own death in January 1872. Then there...

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