A case of ‘bunny’ love

Bud and Sweetie love to visit the Easter Bunny at The Shops at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel.Their proud owner is Vicky McShane, of Wesley Chapel. … [Read more...]

Two by two

A couple of sandhill cranes visited the Treasure Lake neighborhood, in Land O’ Lakes. These birds are usually very friendly, according to Betsy Crisp, who snapped the photo. … [Read more...]

Caught in the act

Sarah Shannon, of Land O’ Lakes, caught her three pets being nice to each other, taking an afternoon nap together. Snoozing are Sundae, a 3-year-old English bulldog; 1-year-old Kenny and 4-year-old Kingsley. … [Read more...]

Goldfinch brilliance

Lillian Cucuzza, of Land O’ Lakes, has had male and female goldfinches hanging around her feeder, and said the birds are finally turning their beautiful yellow colors. The male goldfinch is bright yellow with a black cap on his head. Note: the background on the photo is not edited out, but is due to the aperture on the camera Cucuzza used. … [Read more...]

Simon likes to snuggle

Simon, who speaks with a British accent, is 7 years old and is the best little Yorkie. He is not a barker unless someone is at the door or if you mention the word ‘mail.’ Simon enjoys watching the birds come to the bird feeder, and his favorite treat is baby carrots. Simon’s proud parents are Beth and Ray Ross, of Land O’ Lakes. … [Read more...]

The circle of life

Betsy Crisp saw this vulture standing proudly over his discovery in front of the emergency gates to Magnolia Point in Land O’ Lakes. Crisp suspects the soft shell turtle was probably hit by a car. … [Read more...]

‘Strut Your Mutt’ Fashion Show wows residents

The Beach House at Wiregrass Ranch, 30070 State Road 56 in Wesley Chapel, hosted its inaugural ‘Strut Your Mutt’ Doggie Fashion show on March 16. All breeds were welcome to take part and free refreshments were offered after the show. Vendors sold goods and the event benefited the Alzheimer’s Association.     … [Read more...]

Theo is very outgoing

Theo is a 1-year-old domestic short hair whose fur may be as black as night, but has been a bright light in his parents' lives since they rescued him in April. Theo always has something to say. After a long day of basking in the sunlight, playing with his feather stick and chasing the vacuum, Theo likes to wind down by napping on his favorite pair of blue jeans. Theo’s proud fur parents are Josh … [Read more...]

Mid-day snack

Cheryl Fernandez snapped this pileated woodpecker eating termites, in the vicinity of Hanna Road and Sunset Lane in Lutz. … [Read more...]

Duke is a rescue

Duke is a 3-year-old mastiff pit mix. He loves his new home with Nadia and Harold Green, of Lutz. … [Read more...]