Austin Zoo: An In-City Animal Shelter

The Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary is located in the countryside on the outskirts of the city of Austin, Texas, and is an ideal place among the things to do for children in Austin. The zoo has more than 300 animals and more than 100 separate species. The Austin Zoo is a non-profit organization dedicated

Pet Land Hermit Crabs as a pet

The land hermit crab as a pet is one of the most adored pets in many homes. Although you may not be able to snuggle up with it like your dog or cat or go for a walk together, you will have years of pleasurable enjoyment. This crab is a wonderful choice for households with

The stunning art of Robert Williams

At first glance, the violent and sarcastic universe created by one of the great pointers of independent art and American art in general, Robert Williams, can surprise, excite or disgust the viewer, but when studied more closely, the deeper meaning is discovered. Youth Williams, born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 2, 1943, grew up

A day trip with my dogs to the Pygmy Pines of New Jersey

New Jersey is rich in hidden wonders. Historic, cultural, and natural treasures are tucked away from traffic along the turnpike or parkway. I take the local roads. I let myself lose. It may be on numbered roads, but they don’t show up on my Triple A map. Today would be a trip to roads that

Dog goggles and sunscreen for year-round pet protection

There are many dogs whose eyes are particularly sensitive to sunlight. To comfort himself against bright light, your dog may squint, whimper, or even paw at his face. Some people consider canine sunglasses to be a cute fashion statement, but they are so much more than that. A pair of UV-blocking dog goggles can help

14 AWG Bare Copper Ground Wire – Uninsulated Solid Strand

A ground wire is typically a bare copper uninsulated wire that will ground the application being powered. Romex® cable is common for sending household power from the electrical box to the various outlets and larger appliances throughout your home. The ground wire is just one of the wires within the Romex® cable that will be

Understanding a dog show

Thousands if not millions of people tune in to watch the big televised dog shows, but what they see is just the tip of the iceberg, the Group and Best in Show competitions. These are certainly exciting competitions, as the best dogs of each breed compete for the highest honor at a dog show. However,

Coping with the loss of a pet rat

For many rat owners, losing one of their furry best friends is a very emotional and painful experience. Often friends and family may not understand the extent of your grievance over the loss of a ‘rat’. What they don’t understand is that you had a deep connection with your friend on a soul level and