Ron Callari

Ron Callari

Journalist specializing in social media, marketing, digital media, editorials, politics, small business pets/animals and humor.

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Therapy Dogs Add ‘Tutoring Children’ To Their Resumes

Therapy Dogs International recently launched their ‘Tail Wagging’ Tutor’ program that enlists dogs as tutors to help children learn to read.

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As Govt Seeks To Diminish Human Healthcare, Workplaces Add ...

It’s stunning to think with today’s heated political debates directed at potentially dismantling healthcare, there are a number of outstanding companies in the U.S. who are not only taking care of their employees’ benefits, but also those of their pets.

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When ‘Wag The Dog’ Is Not A Distraction

In the volatile, vitriolic political climate we live in these days, the catchphrase ‘wag the dog’ probably resonates as much today [if not more] as it did when the iconic black comedy film of the same name was released in 1997.

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Revenge Of The Arachnid: When Spiders Rule The World?

Like something out of the B movie, Tarantula — this week some new scientific evidence laid claim that spiders could overtake the planet — if they wanted to. All it would take is for them to band together.

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Executive Order To Deport Giant Panda Bao Bao?

With all of President Trump's disruption and unprecedented activity, might our pandas come under threat of deportation?

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Dreams Of A Bucking Bull Anthropomorphized In Children’s Book

BOOK REVIEW: Except for The Story of Ferdinand written back in 1936, there are not too many children’s books that feature a bucking bull as a lead character. So Debbie Felkins Tamez’ first book should appeal to a lot children and young adults who are either captivated by or aspire to a life associated with cowboys and bull riding

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The Trump Bird That Doesn’t Tweet

While this Asian Trump bears a striking resemblance to the leader of the free world, the jury is still out whether or not this bird tweets . . . or squawks, mimics and/or chirps for that matter.

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Mixed Emotions Over Death Of Tilikum, SeaWorld’s Orca Whale

Are we glad he’s gone, no longer able to wreak havoc on anyone else? Or do we feel his maltreatment over the years and his subsequent mental health issues made him more of a victim than a predator?

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Man’s Best Friend In The White House

Every single presidency [both Democrats and Republicans] since Theodore Roosevelt’s administration (1901–09) has had a dog in the White House.

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Comfort Animals Take To The Not So Friendly Skies

Comfort animals are a sub-category of service animals that assist their masters with disabilities.

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Million Dollar Vietnam Rhino & Elephant Ivory Up In Smoke

Estimated at $7 million dollars on the black market, horns and tusks were seized and set on fire. . .

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Are Zoos & Animal Captivity Outdated Paradigms?

Experts are now weighing in on this issue regarding what else can be done for not only captive animals, but those on the endangered species list as well.

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Are Alien Ants Behind The USA’s Political Campaigns Or Is It Us?

With this political season surmounting an all-time high on the absurdity meter, might there be something afoot that’s causing this black comedy of irrationality to be played out right before our non-believing eyes?

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Elephant Owner For A Day Documents Experience On Rabadaba Social App

Uncovering stories about animals and pets, which melds the physical and virtual worlds. They are the stories that look at the animal kingdom through the prism of social media . . .

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Refugee Dogs Saved From South Korean Dinner Tables, Second ...

Refugee Dogs Saved From South Korean Dinner Tables,...