Earthfire Stories

Tag: Dogs
Jessica Hallstrom snuggling with a shelter dog

I remember almost all of them. Not all by name, but by other things—one pair of remarkably upright terrier ears, the way an enormous Great Dane tiptoed so timidly to...

White German Shepherd Dog in the snow

An odd movement just outside the office window caught the corner of my eye. What was that? I turned to look and saw a column of steam rising as if...

A brown daschund and gray cat snuggle together on a bed
Our Genetic Similarities to Wild Things

I was raised with cats. Growing up, there was always a family cat roaming the house, moving from lap to lap and bed to bed. Throughout adulthood, I’ve been catless...

White dog with black spots and black markings on his face

Odd things happen to all of us at some time or another. A few weeks ago, I woke up after a vivid dream about my dog, Abe. I was at...

White German Shepherd Dog laying in the middle of a cross-country ski single track

In my personal opinion, it is entirely unnecessary extra exercise to have to cross country ski in deep snow with an 81.4 pound white German shepherd attaching himself to the...

Seeds in various stages of germination
This week on the Seed Swap: endangered toads reintroduced to CO, how dogs developed "puppy dog eyes", and rats that play hide and seek....
Porcupine napping on a log

Moving days are stressful enough, but imagine if you were moved and no one told you what was happening. That would quickly turn a stressful day into a scary day....

Various species of wildlife gathered around a tree with a sign that says Team Meeting Today
Coming Together in Council

Attending a Council of All Beings* is a way for us humans to widen our awareness and appreciation for other forms of life by entering into their perspectives as best...

White german shepherd dog

I took Shota, my sensitive, gentle German Shepherd pup to Sun Valley, Idaho, for an examination by a specialist. He has had a limp for a couple of months now....

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