animal-human relationships


In defence of dogs

I watch The Dog Whisperer, and while I enjoy it I’m often put off by Milan’s insistence that the dog wants to be the dominate on [...]

Julie of the wolves

Received free from NetGalley Written in 1972 this is the story of Miyax, whose English name is Julie, and her attempt to run away to San Fra [...]

The man who lives with wolves

I first heard of Shaun Ellis when I watched the Natural Geographic documentary on him and his theories about how playing rec [...]


The emotional lives of animals

By Marc Bekoff Many animals display their feelings openly, publicly, for anyone to see. [...]

A lion called Christian

In 2008 the following youtube clip became one of those "internet phenomenons". If you haven't seen it click play now.

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Marley & me

I've had this book on my shelves for years now. It was on sale for half-price when I bought it; that's the only reason I own it in hardback. [...]

A good dog

We've been on a bit of an "animal-human relationship" kick at work lately. I chose this one at random one afternoon. It is the second book t [...]

A puppy called Aero

This is not my usual sort of book. But I guess one of the perks of working in a public library means that you can grab something on impul [...]

Moving Pictures

Hidalgo

Frank Hopkins sets out to the Middle East to compete in a long distance race, 3,000 miles across the desert. Racing against the finest Arabi [...]
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