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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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Howling with Wolves at the International Wolf Center

  Howling with Wolves at the International Wolf Center     INTRODUCTION BY BRIAN ALAN BURHOE: Here, along the forested rocky coast of Atlantic Canada, we howl with coyotes. They yip, hoot and kind-of bark.  But not a real a-whooooo … Continue reading






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The Alpha Dog: Be Pack Leader Your Dog Wants

  The Alpha Dog: Be Pack Leader Your Dog Wants     We’ve got coyotes. And we’ve got a big German Shepherd. The coyotes come and go.  They follow the deer who love our old apple trees.  And the rabbits, … 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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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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Species Extinction: Extinct Animals & Endangered Species in UK

The number of species that have disappeared on Humankind’s Watch just keeps on growing.  The recent announcement in Canada that the Eskimo Curlew is now “officially” extinct is just the latest. And it saddens us.  Well, “sadden” doesn’t even begin … Continue reading






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WOLFBLOOD: Northwestern Fiction in the Jack London Tradition

  Dedicated to the Memory of my father, Albert Chester Burhoe, avid backwoodsman — rifleman in the Algonquin Regiment, Canadian Army in Holland — and wounded POW in Stalag XIB, Fallingbostel, Northern Germany — he served King and Country, asking … Continue reading






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Happy Birthday, Farley Mowat! Tribute to a Hero

  Farley Mowat   Tribute to a Hero   When Farley Mowat first announced that he had written his last book, I was mad at him. “How dare you, Farley?!” Not as mad as I was when Kurt Vonnegut made … Continue reading






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The Raven: Thief, Trickster & Black Thunderbolt

  Every Human culture has its tales of the Raven. Some, out of ignorance and inattention, fear it.  But those close to the natural world, those who love the Sacred Land, revere it.  The Raven is the most intelligent of … Continue reading






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