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Author: Wendy Campbell

QUICK BITES:  The job description is clear: candidates must be friendly, able to navigate wobbly surfaces, and devoted to toys. Can’t make the cut? Kirsten Fulk’s got a place for you. ...

QUICK BITES: Why would anyone use a Super Soaker to flush the stomach of a 12-foot-long wild crocodile? Dr. Maria Tellez, aka the "Croc Doc," enlightens us....

QUICK BITES: Professional animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich shares her experience helping orphaned orangutans in Indonesia, while improv comedians relate their own experiences training animals. Who’s telling the truth?...

QUICK BITES: Don’t let those big black eyes fool you…these cigar-shaped marine mammals can be feisty! CIMWI animal care coordinator Jennifer Levine shares some tricks of the rescue trade....

QUICK BITES: Even big cats need baby steps to take their medicine. Globe-trotting animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich uses food to make routine health care a comfortable experience. ...

QUICK BITES: It's a dinosaur with a "killing claw." This muscular, red-eyed bird is as tall as you are and you'd better not threaten its family. ...

QUICK BITES: Riley the yellow Labrador retriever is ready for his search and rescue certification test, but handler Eric Gray might need to "bone up" on his studies....