Monday, August 30, 2010

Animal News Worth Writing About: Dog Helps Train Lion Cubs

The cubs at this Colorado animal sanctuary in Keenesberg are being brought along by a half-a-dozen dogs.

They love playing and every tussle with the dogs is a part of a learning process in order for them to survive in captivity, where the male lions would not allow them now.

"Just playing by themselves would be like having a child that was raised in a closet and never seeing the outside world. So, all these things make a big difference to these guys in getting them developed and getting them ready to go to the lion pride," sanctuary director Pat Craig told NBC's

See the video at

-USA Today

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Notable Author, Barb Techel, Contributes to The Animal Anthology Project

Barb Techel, author of the bestselling children's book, "Frankie, the Walk n' Roll Dog" has contributed a fabulous piece to The Animal Anthology Project.

Barb Techel's book won the "National Best Book of 2008" from USA Book News, as well as other prestigious prizes. You can visit the blog for her daschund at

Her book "tells the true, inspirational story about Frankie, a dachshund, whose life started out like any other dog walking on all four paws until a spinal injury leaves her paralyzed. Frankie is custom-fitted for a wheelchair and learns to keep on rolling. Her zest for life will have you cheering and she will give you hope that all things are possible. "

Thanks so much for your contribution to our anthology's cause, Barb!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Animal Anthology Project Ad in Poets & Writers

Check out our latest call for submissions in the prestigious "Poets & Writer's magazine".

"Call for Manuscripts: Anthologies
THE ANIMAL Anthologies Project is now accepting quality nonfiction and fiction reflecting the connection between humans and animals. Writing should be original and between 300 and 3,500 words. This is your chance to get published. E-mail submissions to or visit our Web site at "

Check out the latest Sept/Oct issue today for the best in writing advice.