Petolog

Petolog

Reading through the posts on this website on my 41st day of self-imposed quarantine, I realize I don’t want to feature stories of outrage and injustice and animal cruelty, certainly not right now. This worldwide crisis wakes me up to see things in a new light. I...
Silence of the Quarantine

Silence of the Quarantine

Keeping QuietPablo Neruda Now we will count to twelveand we will all keep stillfor once on the face of the earth,let’s not speak in any language;let’s stop for a second,and not move our arms so much. It would be an exotic momentwithout rush, without...
Trapped – Douglas Balmain

Trapped – Douglas Balmain

Trapped -Douglas Balmain To be trapped in a mind that views the trapping of animals as a point of pride— as a way of life to be revered, romanticized, and protected… I wanted my next line to read: Is a reality I cannot imagine. But I can imagine it. I’ve been...
Golden Retriever Dies in Body-Crushing Trap

Golden Retriever Dies in Body-Crushing Trap

November 7, 2013  Email  I recently lost my beautiful Golden Retriever to a full body animal trap that was set next to the Walker River bank. I was walking with my dog along the same route as I have for the last two years when her life tragically ended when...
Dice Trapped Five Feet From Road

Dice Trapped Five Feet From Road

Letter January 2013 To whom it may concern, On July 24, 2004, my husband Rob, myself and our daughter Jade went for a hike on the terraces at Ward Mountain.  We drove to the terraces via the Lion Springs road and did not see any postings for government trapping;...