Author Archives: Robyn Larson McCarthy

10 Reasons Senior Dogs Make the Best Road-Trip Companions

Between the clown hounds (Brontë the yellow lab and her foster friend of mixed lineage) and the more senior fox terriers, including the famous Chaucer, we strike a daily balance between chaos and quiet around the headquarters of Canterbury Tails … Continue reading

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From Caterpillar to Chrysalis: Marvin Begins His Transformation

At last report, Marvin the monarch caterpillar was devouring milkweed at such a remarkable pace, we were sure he was about to move to the next step: hanging in a “j” shape from the highest point in his enclosure, the … Continue reading

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Meet Marvin, Our Soon-to-Be Monarch Butterfly

I was padding towards the stairs following the scent of coffee brewing when I heard it. A discrete scratching sound, ever so slight but consistent, determined even. A bug struggling against the window screen? I paused at the bathroom door, … Continue reading

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