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Soul of All Living Creatures

The Soul of All Living Creatures by Vint Virga DVM (Random House) is a very sweet book. Dr Virga is a behavior specialist, like me, and he describes the animals and their owners who he has helped. His kindness and empathy for all animals from a leopard to a mouse shine through.  If you love animals you […]

Veterinary Behavior Symposium in Chicago

Please join the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior for The Veterinary Behavior Symposium; an all day research based paper session on applied animal behavior. The meeting is on July 19, 2013 prior to the AVMA Annual Convention in Chicago Illinois.  Registration information can be found at

Dog Stories

If you would like to read stories about the intellectual accomplishments of dogs, these letters from owners to the British magazine Spectator are wonderful. Dogs that can trick other dogs, dogs that understand the Pythagorean theory, and dogs that know the value of money, etc. etc. are featured. Below is an example: Topsy had a favourite resting-place […]