Andrea Powell is an animal enthusiast who resides in West Michigan. When not writing, she is exploring the great outdoors with her dogs and horses.
Three poachers ran into the elephant herd as they tried to flee the park.
The world’s smallest police dog and her partner Sheriff McClelland were inseparable.
They join a small list of animals that have passed the mirror test.
“She is bossy and smart . . . affectionate . . . vocal . . . she loves all people.”
“With giraffe undergoing a silent extinction, every one we can protect matters.”
No need to head to the store. Instead, open up your pantry doors.
Elephants never forget…
Pets that are infected can be carriers and pass it on to other animals and humans.
“I didn’t rescue Gus. You can argue that he rescued me, but he’d be too modest to make that claim.”
“This year, MuttNation will be raising awareness for those shelter pets that are so easy to love, but sometimes have a harder time getting adopted.”
“All dogs deserve a grave marker.”
The officer’s quick actions saved the dog’s life.
“He was great on patrol, a great trainer of new riders, and he’ll be sorely missed around the barn.”
“Research has supported what many dog owners firmly believe — dogs exhibit jealous behavior when their human companion interacts with a potential rival.”
“I’m not sure how she got so many.”
“The whole family is doing great…”
“Physically and mentally, the bear just didn’t seem quite right, walking oddly, dull and not responsive like a normal bear should be.”
“It’s sad that a lot of FIV cats are not looked at by people because they can be some of the sweetest cats.”
Meet Ralph. The new spokes-bunny for Humane Society International’s global campaign to ban animal testing for cosmetics.
“They are so graceful even in the frenzied behavior.”
Everything looks like a toy to a playful pup.
“We spent over 16 sweet years together and the last 6 months without her ability to stand brought us even closer.”
“He’s goofy, friendly, and very sweet.”
“Many plants of the Lilium and Hemerocallis species are very poisoning. Commonly known as the Tiger, Day, Asiatic, Easter, or Japanese Show lily, these plants result in severe acute kidney failure.”
The one thing they all have in common is their unabashed love of cats.
Her patience was put to the test.
“Each year that Wisdom returns, we learn more about how long seabirds can live and raise chicks.”
It didn’t take long for the sweet pup to find a loving forever home.
“Gather round for an unbelievable tale of dogs, DNA, and chance encounters.”
Midwestern Pet Foods has recalled over 50 dog and cat food products due to a possible salmonella contamination.
“It starts with a ripple, one act of kindness spreads and grows!”
The experience can only be described as “unbelievable.”
The male calf was born at the zoo on February 24th, but has not been seen by the public – until now.
“Meet Gracie, the newest member of the Good Samaritan Society – Scotland, South Dakota, family.”
“Hummingbird nests are tiny, about the size a golf ball. Hummingbird nestlings are even tinier, around the size of a jelly bean, and weigh about 1/3 the weight of a dime.”
“Gov. Gianforte’s flouting of the whitewashing regulations encapsulates perfectly his government’s brazenly shameless treatment of these ecologically vital animals.”