Chesapeake Search Dogs give a whole new meaning to the term, “Go Fetch!”
The volunteer hides behind a tree a few hundred yards from where Niko, a 4-month old German shepherd puppy, is playing with his owner, Dennis Ciesla. On Ciesla's "Find!" command, Niko bounds up the...
How Dr. Mike Cranfield—with the help of a few fellow Baltimoreans—is helping to save the mountain gorillas of Africa.
If you're trying to find the answer to the age-old question, "What does an 800-pound gorilla eat?" you should probably ask Dr. Mike Cranfield, director of Animal Health, Research and Conservation...
How one horse cast the spotlight on the little-known world of equine medicine.
As Baltimore prepares to host the 132nd Preakness Stakes this month, memories of last year's blighted race—and its roller coaster of emotions—linger. There was the hopeful anticipation of a nation...
Horse ownership for the rest of us: swollen ankles, mounting losses, and the occasional visit to the winner’s circle.
Out in the field, Full Return romps and nickers with a half dozen other mares, all of them, like her, pregnant and scheduled to foal this spring.
“Doesn’t she look great?” Dave asks me.
“Uh, yeah,” I...