Tanaka is a large silver and black timberwolf. Gentle, shy, and affectionate, he’s the opposite of his more confident sister, Kenai. He responds eagerly to rubs with fresh peppermint leaves and oils. Years ago, he was rushed to a veterinary clinic for emergency surgery. They were nervous about working on a wolf, but he won them over with his sweetness after a touch-and-go operation and was dubbed a “true gentleman” wolf.
We are excited to have Animal Enrichment Specialist Steve Hill on site working with all of our sanctuary residents, but we’re not as excited as the animals. Steve traveled here from England and immediately began immersing himself in his work. He spouted ideas within minutes and started early with a