Introducing C3: 7 Breed Groups of Dogs

Introducing C3: 7 Breed Groups of Dogs

Announcing the first Canines, Carnivores, & Conservation: 7 BREED GROUPS.   There are 7 BREED GROUPS of dogs in the world? Over the next few weeks, I’ll be writing about a few unique qualities and characteristics of each. Join our Canines, Carnivores,...
WERC’s holiday gratitude and focus

WERC’s holiday gratitude and focus

For wolves, the family is everything. Family helps ensure the pups learn the right skills, takes down large prey for everyone to eat, and keeps everyone working together. We hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving celebrating in whatever way you could this year. This marks...
Meet P2W Instructor Curt Moothart

Meet P2W Instructor Curt Moothart

Meet Curt Moothart! He’s one of our classroom instructors! Check out his story: Curt was born and raised in Decorah, Iowa – a small town known for its Norwegian heritage, hiking trails, Dunning’s Spring Park and Water, and the world-famous Decorah eagles! Raised...
What does the Endangered Species Act do?

What does the Endangered Species Act do?

What do red wolves, tigers, sea otters, and black-footed ferrets have in common?  They’re all protected by the Endangered Species Act. What does the ESA do?  The ESA was passed in 1973 and has been one of the most comprehensive conservation laws ever put in place by...
How do wolves help their prey by hunting them?

How do wolves help their prey by hunting them?

Wolves are opportunistic hunters. They go for the easier kill. They’ll take their time and follow a herd of deer or elk until they can pick out whichever animal is the weakest link in the group. They may follow the group for miles before striking. Once they do strike,...