Doggone Advent Calendar!

My dog ate my advent calendar, even whilst wearing the cone of shame! He looks very pleased with himself. Grrr. Of course, chocolate can be bad for dogs because it contains theobromine (a stimulant in the same family as caffeine).  If a dog has too much theobromine for its body weight then it won’t be able to…

Don’t mess with porcupines!

Just because porcupines sound pretty cute, doesn’t mean they don’t pack a punch! A North American porcupine can have up to 30,000 quills and these spiky things will get stuck in your skin because they detach easily from the porcupine. Added to that, they have overlapping scales or barbs at the tip so they are…