Monday, May 20, 2013

The Big Bad Wolf


I think the wolf gets a bad rap
in all those kiddie stories.

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Naiche

I met the friendliest of wolves
this weekend ...

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Kotori

and received lots of Wolf Love.

Takoda, Mocha and Kotori

It seems that people 
who live in small homes 
and have small children
 sometimes think it would be a good idea 
to also get a large wolf. 

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Takoda, Naiche and Mocha

As sweet as these animals may be -
there is a need for some common sense
before adding one to the family.

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Kotori

The animals here are rescues
from such homes.

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Takoda

Now they are lovingly cared for
at the Howling Woods Farm
in Jackson, New Jersey.

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Some are available for adoption
for those who meet the requirements.

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The farm is not open to the public,
but if you call them you can arrange a weekend visit.

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Chante'

And before you BUY any pet,
remember that breeders sell animals to make money.
Many are not really concerned about
the animals once you pay for them.
Additionally, breeding stock is often kept in horrendous conditions.

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Sierra

That is why we only adopt our pets.
Despite the rumors...
You CAN adopt puppies.
Adoptables are not always problem animals.
You can find pure breeds.

So check out
petfinder.com 
for your next pet.

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Samson

Click here to make a contribution
to help support these wolves.
I can attest to the quality of care they receive.

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24 comments:

  1. They sure are beautiful! They look docile here.

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  2. Oh so beautiful! Wonderful shots of wolves that I love ~ thanks ^_^

    Thanks for visiting ^_^

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  3. Beautiful shots, Rebecca. I love the one of you petting the wolves :)

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  4. My future daughter-in-law has family who has wolves as pets (2 of them). I haven't "met" them in person yet. I have to admit...it kinda scares me. But they truly are gorgeous creatures and you've captured them beautifully.

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    1. We were told, they need at least another large dog with them since they are pack minded.

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  5. Beautiful creatures! I agree, adoption is the only way to go. It's how I got my beasts :)

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  6. What beautiful animals. Wolf hybrids have become a problem in Oregon. People think it's going to be cool to own a wolf, but these guys are not just dogs. They grow to be huge and need an insane amount of exercise and a ton of room. They're escape artists who howl in the night, and are not safe around kids. Rescue groups can't handle them & there is not enough room in the wolf rescue properties to meet the demand. I can't believe it's legal to breed them, but it is. Thank heavens for places like this farm that take on the responsibility as much as possible.

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  7. They are really beautiful animals! How nice to be so up close and personal with them... Many canines, including the more domesticated ones don't belong in families with small children. People really need to think their decisions through before adding any pet into their home and that way less animals end up turned in to Animal Control Centers across our country. A pet is for life.

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  8. They are stunningly beautiful animals.
    What an important post.

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  9. These pictures are BEAUTIFUL! Such exquisite eyes. We have seen a few wolves here in Wisconsin in the past few years. I cannot imagine adopting one, but both of our dogs are adopted and very much loved.

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  10. I agree about adopting. You can adopt almost anything. Beautiful photos, beautiful animals!

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  11. You captured these majestic creatures beautifully. My daughter has always had a special love for wolves, not to own, but to enjoy in the wild. I will have to show her your post.

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  12. What a great story with happy endings! I never thought of having one for a pet, of sorts. They are beautiful animals.

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  13. They are beautiful, but they are not pets!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  14. Wow - they are beautiful - and I had no idea people actually adopted wolves as pets. I guess they do get a bad rap. These are really beautiful captures!

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  15. Wow! That's amazing. What a great experience for you. I love all the pictures. Such beautiful creatures.

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  16. The bad looks good :) Awesome shots!

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  17. We are not allowed to adopt wolves were I live up North.

    We have a tourist sight and someone in the winter let out the pack. Well they went lose and two were

    shot by who knows who. I think one of the wolve was the mother in the pack.

    They got in the two as they never left the area.

    I know at night in the winter I used to hear them howl at night.

    They are beautiful!

    Bad scene at the Wolve place in Haliburton.

    I guess if you write in your browser Wolve Place Haliburton ontario. You may get feed back.

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  18. Here is the address.

    http://www.haliburtonforest.com/activities/wolves

    Not seeing about the tragedy.

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  19. There is an update . On the side bar . Very faint but you can read it. The sighting in Feb 18th I think.

    Wolve pack release.

    There is 3,4,5 and then update.

    Seeing your a wolve lover this may be of interest to you. I have been twice to the wolve center as I live up North all year round as we are retired.

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