Susan Nicol

Susan Nicol

Sue owns three rescues: Sherman, an Olde English Bulldogge cross Boerboel, Maddison, an Africanis, and Boris, an American Staffordshire Terrier. Having owned horses, dogs, cats, and even an African grey parrot over the years, Sue is a passionate advocate for animal rights and welfare, having experienced firsthand the trauma some of her rescues had been exposed to.
As a freelance journalist and content writer for over 20 years, her goal has been to craft informative articles on responsible pet ownership and care, both in print and online. When not behind her computer, Sue can be found taking long walks on the beach with her dogs or hanging out in the garden
with them.

January 6, 2023 Wild Earth Advocate Organizational 

The Deadly Effects of Animal Deforestation and Why its a Major Cause of Concern

Do you know that every second somewhere in the world, a forest roughly the size of a football field is cut down? That is almost two acres of forest that no longer exists. And more alarming is that research by the Center for International Forestry Research shows that undisturbed rain forests will completely disappear in […]

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January 5, 2023 Dogs 

Marijuana for Dogs – Is it Toxic for Your Pup?

Disclaimer: The information provided in our articles is for educational purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for professional veterinary advice. It is essential to consult with a veterinarian before starting any CBD products for your dog’s health and well-being. Marijuana has long been used by humans as herbal medicine and for recreational […]

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December 30, 2022 Cat litter Cats 

Best Cat Litter Scoops for Getting the Job Done Conveniently & Efficiently!

Our feline friends are finicky creatures at the best of times, and when it comes to their litter boxes, it’s certainly no different. You can have the top-rated litter box, but if it’s not kept clean regularly, your cat will soon let you know. Unfortunately, the task of pooper scooper falls on you as pet […]

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December 30, 2022 Dogs 

Distemper in Dogs – Usual Causes & Prevention Tips

Nothing is more heartbreaking or distressing than watching your dog cry in pain as the effects of canine distemper course through its body. Having traveled this road twice with two rescue pups, I know this highly contagious virus is not to be trifled with. And yet, despite the best veterinary care for both pups, only […]

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December 28, 2022 Dogs 

Dog Vomiting – When Should You Be Concerned?

It’s not uncommon for our furry friends to throw up every now and again. In fact, it is almost a given, especially if they are renowned counter surfers or trash can specialists. And don’t rule out other animal feces. Dogs are renowned nibblers of poop. But sometimes, your dog vomiting can signify something more serious. […]

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December 23, 2022 Cats Cat litter 

Best Natural Cat Litter for Happier Kitties & Healthier Lifestyle!

Cats are notorious for being discerning when it comes to their toilet habits. And they are not averse to letting you know if they are unhappy with what’s in their litter box. Historically clay litter was the only option for our feline friends to absorb urine and bury their waste. But fortunately, over time, people […]

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December 22, 2022 Dogs 

How Old to Neuter a Dog? Determining the Best Age to Spay or Neuter Your Pup!

Every day, more than 70 000 puppies and kittens are born in the US alone. Yet, sadly, more than 6.3 million animals are surrendered to shelters nationwide annually by pet owners, of which 3.1 million are dogs. These statistics point to a pet overpopulation that is out of control, with many of these animals ending up […]

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December 22, 2022 Advocate Animal Abuse Animal Laws 

Animal Cruelty Laws – Protecting Animals from Abuse, Torture, and Killing

Every 60 seconds, an animal is suffering abuse at the hands of humans, with more than 10 million animals dying in the US alone each year. These staggering figures point to a world fast losing its moral compass as intentional cruelty and neglect are inflicted on animals across all species. Yet despite anti-cruelty laws existing […]

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December 21, 2022 Dogs 

Reasons for Dog Whining and How to Stop It?

Dogs whine for a reason. Like barking or growling, it’s their way of vocalizing their pain, stress, excitement, desires, or anything else. But if you constantly give in to a dog whining for attention, you are simply reinforcing this method of attention-seeking behavior which often gets worse over time. In fact, it’s not just barking […]

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December 21, 2022 Dogs 

Surrendering a Dog – Making an Informed Decision for Your Best Friend!

Giving up a dog is never an easy choice to make. Whether it’s changed circumstances, behavior issues, or even the arrival of a new baby, parting way with a pet can be especially difficult and fraught with emotional distress for you and it. Dogs are able to perceive and feel things, which means they can […]

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