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Famous Bears in Fact & Fiction – From Gentle Ben to Brutus Bear

  Famous Bears in Fact & Fiction     “GRIZZLY BEARS ARE THE TRUE MONARCHS OF THE WILDERNESS.” Jane Goodall Quote As I said in my posting “Bears in Literature” — bears have appeared in our folk tales since we … Continue reading






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Are Wolfdogs Legal? Wolfdog Facts & Fiction

  Are Wolfdogs Legal? Wolfdog Facts & Fiction     As I wrote in my popular article DOG INTELLIGENCE – THE TOP 10 MOST INTELLIGENT DOG BREEDS, cross-bred husky/wolf hybrids were once common in the Canadian Northcountry. My short story … Continue reading






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Best Dog Houses – From Top Celebrity To Backyard Dog House Plans

  MY BEST BACKYARD DOG HOUSE by Brian Alan Burhoe     All but one of our dogs have lived indoors, just going out for fun, walks and exercise.  But we’ve still, over the years, built dog houses out back … Continue reading






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Cats Quotes – Loving & Funny Cat Quotes For Feline Fanciers

  Cats Quotes: Loving & Funny Cat Quotes     “BOOKS.  CATS.  LIFE IS GOOD.” – Edward Gorey They dance madly around the house, still thinking they’re kittens.  And then curl up on a couch or window sill to find sunshine … Continue reading






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Wolf Whelps & Lead Dogs: Tribute to George Marsh, Wilderness Writer

Wolf Whelps & Lead Dogs: Tribute to Wilderness Writer George Marsh   I must have been age nine when the kindly older couple next door gave me a copy of George Marsh’s THE WHELPS OF THE WOLF. We had been … Continue reading






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The Old Canoe – A Classic Canadian Song by George Marsh

  The Old Canoe     The canoe is a characteristic and iconic Canadian cultural symbol. Our inland waterways were our first highways: we travelled by boat and canoe in summer, often by snowshoe or even dogsled over frozen rivers … Continue reading






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OUT OF MY FATHER’S SHAVING BOX: Dad’s War, Algonquin Regiment & Liberation of Holland

  Out of My Father’s Shaving Box     Dad’s War, Algonquin Regiment & the Liberation of Holland   “This is yours now, Brian. He wanted you to have it.” And my mother handed me an old wooden shaving kit … Continue reading






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The Great Pulp Fiction Mounties: From Corporal Cameron to Sergeant Preston

  The Great Pulp Fiction Mounties     “We want men, and we want men like you. You could enlist as a constable and there is always opportunity to advance.” “It’s a great service!” exclaimed Cameron. “I’d like to join.” … Continue reading






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Dog Intelligence: Most Intelligent Dog Breed

  Dog Intelligence – The Top 10 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds – Is Yours On the Most Intelligent Dogs List?     1. “Left for the wolves.” In the early spring of 1902, Constable Richard Morris, of the North-West Mounted … Continue reading






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Edgar Rice Burroughs: A Tribute to Tarzan’s Creator, A Personal Hero

  EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS: A Tribute to Tarzan’s Creator     Most of my boyhood heroes were writers. As I’ve said before, my first literary hero was Sir Charles G D Roberts. Almost forgotten today, Canadian Roberts was once as … Continue reading






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