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  1. Internal Clocks and the Human-Animal Bond

    Particularly in areas with temperate climates, November is a transition month. In the northern hemisphere summer has yielded to fall and signs of winter become more common. In the US, November also signals the arrival of that abomination known as the time change. It’s an abomination for two...

  2. Does "can" mean "should"?

    Two recen articles illustrate a disturbing trend in science: the use of domestic animals for genetic manipulation research and subtly or not-so-subtly marketing their results to the general public in one way or...

  3. The Ethology of the Bond

    In a a commentary I wrote for my website, I explored some basic concepts of ethology as they relate to human and animal behavior. Writing that  got me thinking about the ethology of the human-animal bond. I’m the first to admit that when I was younger, my views of...

  4. What's new with Dreamcatcher Nature Assisted Therapy?

    Dreamcatcher is located in Ardrossan Alberta Canada. We are a nature and animal assisted therapy program and we are home to a variety of once homeless, injured or ill animals. We partner with our animals to provide help for children and youth at risk, people with severe mental health issues and...