Adopted Zoo Animals: Bumi and Athena

Meet Bumi, a Bornean Orangutan who resides at the Topeka Zoo and is one of Library staff’s adopted animals!  Bumi was born at the Zoo and will soon celebrate his first birthday on February 25. How much do you know about Bornean Orangutans? –Orangutans live in the tropical rainforest on the Southeast Asian Islands of Sumatra and Borneo. They are the […]

Make Food for Your Dog

We now know to beware of jerky treats for pets.  Thousands of illnesses and over 500 deaths (mostly canine) during a six-year period appear to be directly related to jerky treats, and the focus now is on those made in China.  While the FDA investigates, do your own research.  Check the websites of the companies responsible for the pet food, treats and chews you buy, read food labels, and call […]