Author Archives: Brian Alan Burhoe

About Brian Alan Burhoe

A Graduate of the Holland College Culinary Course, Brian Alan Burhoe has cooked in Atlantic Coast restaurants and institutional kitchens for over 30 years. He is a member of the Canadian Culinary Federation. Brian's articles reflect his interests in food service, Canadian history, imaginative literature, wildlife writing, animal rights, wilderness preservation and our best friends -- our dogs. See his CIVILIZED BEARS!

Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: New Wimpy Kid Book by Jeff Kinney

  The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter — Jeff Kinney’s Wild Trip Through Making the Film “Written and illustrated with original cartoons by Jeff Kinney with exclusive set photos from the upcoming 20th Century Fox film.”   I’ve … Continue reading






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Military War Dogs: Celebrating National K9 Veterans Day

  National K9 Veterans Day Honours America’s Military Dogs     American Humane Celebrating the Holiday by Opening Nominations for Annual American Humane Lois Pope LIFE K-9 Medal of Courage Awards   “Freedom is never more than one generation away … Continue reading






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HEROIC DOGS: First Paw Of Courage Awards for Working Canines

  The American Kennel Club Announces First Set Of 2017 AKC Paw Of Courage Awards     We love our heroic dogs. As a young Boomer, I never missed Lassie and Rin-Tin-Tin — always to our rescue. And real life … Continue reading






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WHAT HO Best of Wodehouse, Jeeves, Blandings & Uncle Fred

  WHAT HO!  Celebrating The Very Best of P G Wodehouse & My New Friends on Goodreads   One Hundred Years Ago: In 1917, Methuen & Co of London published THE MAN WITH TWO LEFT FEET, a collection of short … Continue reading






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Listen To The Young Voices on World Wildlife Day

  It’s World Wildlife Day and the IFAW Urges Us To “Listen to the Young Voices!”     This is true: those of us who love animals and care for them have been doing so since childhood. It does seem … Continue reading






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Capturing Russian Beluga Whales – Born To Be Free

“BORN TO BE FREE: Shocking New Film Reveals Reality of Cruel Trade in Russian Beluga Whales!”     Have you ever looked a wild whale in the eye? Come to Nova Scotia. Where the most awe-filling wildlife adventure is Whale … Continue reading






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National Wildlife Refuge Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Zoo

Colorado Sanctuary — Nation’s Oldest Wildlife Refuge — Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Abandoned Argentinian Zoo     “Don’t fence me in!” Sad, isn’t it?  You’re a grown-up bear, lovin’ the scents of open grass on the free breezes … Continue reading






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PAN by Knut Hamsun – Under a Strange Sky

  From the Author of GROWTH OF THE SOIL…     PAN, A Northern Novel by Knut Hamsun   “I have gone to the forest.”  The Northland is a world unto itself.  And I grew up in the Northwoods of … Continue reading






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World Wildlife Conservation Day – It Began With Teddy Roosevelt

  World Wildlife Conservation Day — It Began With Teddy Roosevelt!     “Here is your country! Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s … Continue reading






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Canada’s National Bird: Grey Jay, Whiskey Jack – Loon?

  Canada’s National Bird: Grey Jay, Whiskey Jack – Loon?   You’ve probably read the reports: “When news broke that Canadian Geographic had picked the diminutive Grey Jay, also called the Whisky Jack, as its nomination for Canada’s official National … Continue reading






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