Under One Woof

Humber Et Cetera's Pets and Animals Blog

MacBeth moves in: Keeping a Crow

COURTESY: Henriette VanDyken. Me and MacBeth.

By Ruth VanDyken

You could keep your peaceful neighbourhood – or you could adopt a crow.  You could remain a law-abiding citizen – or you could adopt a crow.

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My top 5 favourite animal flicks

By Sarah Horwath

DISCLAIMER: The following movies, although heartwarming, will require you to have a box of tissues by your side and a companion, animal or human, to watch with.

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My purrfect companion

By Kari Pritchard

Meet Smokey, who can almost always be found in a patch of sunlight if there's one around.

Believe it or not, my cat is my oldest friend. I can still remember our first meeting almost nineteen years ago. My mom and nana took my sister and I to pick out our very own cat from the Toronto Humane Society.

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Dog quirks = life’s simple pleasures

PHOTO BY SARAH HORWATH. Oliver giving me the "stink eye."

By Sarah Horwath

I think all pet owners can agree that their pet has its own unique personality.

Whether it’s certain expressions, habits or quirks, each pet is different and has special qualities that make us love them even more.
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Air Bud

By Sarah Horwath

PHOTO BY SARAH HORWATH. Oliver learning to jump.

I told myself that I was going to train Oliver to never jump on the couch or the bed. I thought that it was the proper thing to do as a new dog owner. Don’t let your dog on the couch and don’t let them sleep in your bed.

Well that all changed the moment Oliver discovered that he had springs on his feet.
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The Great Escape

By Sarah Horwath

PHOTO BY SARAH HORWATH. Ollie and me.

My dog Oliver is four years old and sometimes still acts like a puppy. He makes me laugh and smile everyday and always finds a way to warm my heart with his innocent, big brown eyes.

But don’t let his innocence fool you. This ‘Shorkie’ (Yorkie  x Shih Tzu) always manages to get into mischief.
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