Tag Archives: animal behavior

Why would they deal with us?

If horses had friends and food at their disposal, why would they want to have anything to do with us?  This is a question I see frequently posed; or, more frequently, something asserted in the positive.  I find it an … Continue reading

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Liar, liar, fur on fire!

From the beginning of my life with animals I have seen parallels between their behavior and that of the people around me.  I have seen them form friendships, show empathy, and grieve lost loved ones.  I have also long been … Continue reading

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Talk to the animals?

One of my earliest memories of going to the movies was waiting in line to see Dr. Dolittle (1967).  I remember feeling excited to see the film, clutching a little Dr. Dolittle wallet to put my ticket stub in.  Even … Continue reading

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