Posts Tagged ‘wildlife’

Tennessee’s state reptile is the Eastern Box Turtle- LEARN MORE!


Our native Tennessee’s Eastern Box Turtles are considered a threatened species. They have amazing homing devices, can close their shell completely and are meant to live long lives. Learn more about them and how you can help!

HSUS 2013 Humane State Rankings

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Tennessee ranks 24 (40%) in the Humane Society’s Humane State Ranking based on a “comprehensive report rating all 50 states and D.C. on a wide range of animal protection laws” “dealing with animal cruelty and fighting, pets, wildlife, equines, animals in research, and farm animals.” Read the Full Report: A few Highlights: Tennessee Legislation […]

Walden’s Puddle “Fall Call of the Wild”


Walden’s Puddle set to host their Second Annual “Fall Call of the Wild” Middle Tennessee is fortunate to have a “professionally-staffed wildlife rehabilitation and education facility in Middle Tennessee” called  Walden’s Puddle. Walden’s Puddle “provides care and treatment to sick, injured and orphaned Native Tennessee Wildlife.” They don’t “charge for services and receive no federal […]

Opossums are animals too

Let me just premise this by saying I have the most wonderful thoughtful husband in the world. He is amazing with our kids and loves animals. One morning as he was headed off to work, the kids and I walked him to his car. Looking off into the yard I saw something unusually big on […]