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Declining Populations of Eastern Box Turtles

Posted by on Sep 24, 2021 in Articles

Eastern box turtles are one of the most recognized and beloved turtles found throughout the state of Virginia. Often seen traveling along hiking trails and other wooded areas, their brightly colored shells and docile nature are a familiar sight to behold. While still common in many areas, the overall population of eastern box turtles in certain states has...

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Prepare Your Pets for Disasters

Posted by on Jun 7, 2021 in Articles

As you prepare for emergencies, make sure you have a plan for Fluffy and Fido, too. If sudden emergencies or storms arise, evacuation or sheltering will be less stressful for you and your family, including your pets if you have a plan in place. You may need to evacuate quickly, so having all the pet supplies you need and a safe place for your pets to ride...

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Wild Neighbors : The Humane Approach to Living with Wildlife

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020 in Articles

Wild Neighbors provides practical, humane, and effective advice on how to share living space with 35 of the most common species, from alligators to woodpeckers, found in the lower 48 states. Advice focuses on how to: properly and accurately define a wildlife problem; determine what type of animal is causing it; identify the damage; effectively take action...

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Do Dogs Need Seat Belts?

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020 in Articles

Chances are, you buckle up when you’re on the road but think nothing of leaving your dog untethered. If so, join the crowd—84 percent of pet owners don’t restrain their dogs on car trips, according to a survey done by the AAA along with Kurgo, a pet company, in 2011. Even if you’ve got the chillest dog on the planet and see no reason to...

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