Category Archives: Captivity

17 Wolfdogs Killed at “Sanctuary”

The animals at Wolfsong Ranch, a wolfdog sanctuary, have been the victims of neglect, betrayed by the very people who claimed to be their last resort for protection. Located in Lone City, Ohio, Wolfsong is a private, non-profit organization “dedicated … Continue reading

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Part Wild reader shares her experiences

I was given your book the other day & started reading it last night. I finished it in the early morning, reading it all in one sitting. I sat staring at your book, lost in all that you had shared … Continue reading

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Belyaev’s foxes–a few more thoughts

Why I went to Siberia: I was writing my book Part Wild, my personal story about raising a wolfdog, an animal both dog and wolf, who turned out to have a very “wolfy” brain.  No matter how much I enriched … Continue reading

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Paying the Price for Captivity Stress

People aren’t the only ones to pay a high price for their animals’ captivity stress… By frustrating an animal’s urges–inhibiting its natural drives to disperse, hunt, and mate–physical confinement in the form of a pen or even a leash can … Continue reading

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