Animals & Pets

Zookeeper Movie Review

by Rick Grant Kevin James knows his niche as a low-ball comedy actor who specializes in physical humor and cheap laughs. In most of his films, James presses the limits of physical comedy to become boring and unfunny. However, in this unabashedly Dr. Doolittle inspired movie, surrounded by talking animals, James seems to be perfectly cast as the “poor soul”–a loveable buffoon who really cares about the zoo’s confined animals. And as the audience finds out, the animals care about James’ character Griffin, who goes out of his way to make the animals life more comfortable and happy. Animal lovers …

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dog ownership 101

by Anna Rabhan Kids are home from school for the summer, spending more time playing at friends’ houses – friends who have dogs. Families are taking vacation time and those backyard barbecues might be more fun with a dog to play fetch with. Summer could be the best – or worst – time to get a dog. People may have more free time during the summer to devote to getting a new pet settled in. On the other hand, they may be lulled into thinking they have more time than they will come fall. In a study by the National …

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