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A Performing Elephant Never Forgets | Only in New England

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Queenie came into my life in March 1953, when she was 9 months old and I was 8... Read More »

Do Dogs Grieve? | Mary’s Farm

Do Dogs Grieve? | Mary’s Farm

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Even when Mayday came limping toward her end the fall before last, Harriet gave me a clue to... Read More »

Dog Mountain | Home of the World’s Only Dog Chapel

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Dog Mountain, home of the world’s only dog chapel, is situated three miles from downtown St. Johnsbury,VT, just... Read More »

Everdeen | When My Father Calls

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Sometimes peanuts and patience can help a heart mend. My father keeps an aluminum can of peanuts on... Read More »

Hens in Residence | Temporary Housemates

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As long as I’ve had livestock, no matter how cozy, how dry and warm, how peaceful the atmosphere... Read More »

Hope Elephants | A Haven for Injured and Aging Elephants

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In Hope, Maine, a community rallies behind an improbably dream of providing a safe haven for injured and... Read More »

Identify Animal Tracks

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A dusting of snow reveals prints, a sign our woodland creatures are still active. Use this chart to... Read More »

Maine Coon Cats | Infographic

Maine Coon Cats | Infographic

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While Maine coon cats are not actually a cross between a raccoon and a domestic cat, it is... Read More »

Of Sick Dogs, Of Mad Dogs

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Here was my week: Monday When I got home in the afternoon, I found Mayday, my 13-year-old mini-schnauzer,... Read More »

Sheep Shearing on Big Nash Island | Jenny’s Day

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Sheep shearing and counting the lambs on an isolated Maine island honors both legendary matriarch Jenny Cirone and... Read More »

Slide Show: Baby Animals

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Spring means babies — animal babies, that is. Our user-submitted slide show features some of the cutest, fuzziest,... Read More »

The Boston Terrier | Up Close

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In the 1860s a cross between a White English Terrier (now extinct) and an English Bulldog resulted in... Read More »

The Hardest-Working Dog in New England

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Border collies–athletic, agile, extremely intelligent dogs–have been the herding dog of choice for sheep owners for more than... Read More »

The Rhode Island Red Chicken | Up Close

The Rhode Island Red Chicken | Up Close

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The Rhode Island Red breed began in Adamsville (a village of Little Compton), Rhode Island, in 1854, when... Read More »

Two Dogs, One Heart

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Mayday came home a week ago. Her fever was gone and she was basically ready to return to... Read More »

Winter at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

On a recent visit to the New Hampshire Lakes Region, I knew I wanted to spend some time... Read More »



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