Commotion in the distance catches Charlie Russell’s eye and he squints into the sun to make out the shapes of three brown bears. They are heading towards him-fast. Snow explodes around them every time their massive paws hit the ground. But Russell stays put. When they get a metre or so from him, the towering animals slow down to a stroll. The leading bear holds her face very close to Russell’s. She nuzzles his nose with her own and Russell breaks into a smile. “Hey, little bear,” he says.
Sweat so they slumberShannon-Y/ShutterstockMost cats and some dogs are happy to sleep all day, but puppies and some energetic breeds (such as border collies and huskies) were born to run. Help your pooch burn off nervous energy with a 30- to 60-minute walk before you leave. These are secrets that your pet won't tell you. Chat them upVanoa2/ShutterstockWhile you’re at work, you can supervise your furry friend via an indoor security camera. You can also video chat over Skype (seriously!)
Brian Mendieta awoke in the middle of the night to a strange glow out his bedroom window. He ran outside in nothing but his boxers, despite a cold weather warning. The barn he built himself was engulfed in flames.