Slide Show: Woman’s Gift to Old and Ailing Dogs

Sher Polvinale gives comfort to canines in their twilight years.
Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post

The Washington Post website features a wonderful set of photos of Sher Polvinale and the many senior dogs that she cares for in her home: . . .

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Photo of the Day: Streamlined Steelhead

Written by: Alberto Rey

This unusual perspective on a steelhead is all about the spots.
Photo by Alberto Rey

I had a good friend come down from Vermont last weekend. He had turned me on to fly fishing a long time ago, and I took the day off from. . .

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Everything You Want to Know About Kokanee (Oncorhynchus nerka)

During the spawn, kokanees develop the classic sockeye hump, green head, and kype.

The landlocked version of the sockeye salmon, the kokanee (pronounced coke-a-nee) spends its entire life in fresh water. Instead of migrating to the ocean, adult kokanees inhabit large. . .

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Casting for Recovery: A Labor of Love

Nancy McNamara reveling in her fly fishing experience
Photo by Casting for Recovery

Each participant at every Casting for Recovery retreat has a story to tell. They are stories both happy and sad, but always there is triumph. The joy of mastering something new, accomplishing a task you thought was beyond you, connecting with people who know precisely what you are going through, having a few days to escape – relax – laugh – grow.

Nancy McNamara, pictured above, was one such participant. Look at the sheer joy on her face! Nancy attended a CfR retreat in the Houston area last April….

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Photos: Amazing Shots of Dogs Catching Treats

Photo by Christian Vieler via

Thinking of new ways to capture the personalities of dogs is a tough job, so it’s great when a photographer lands on a truly new idea. German lensman Christian Vieler realized that. . .

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