Prairie Dog Lover's Burrow

Outreach * Rescue * Advocacy

 

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Recommended Links

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click on Jesse James above


Friends of Prairie Dogs
 
Click on a link below to support an organization that saves prairie dogs!

 
 

 
Informational Pages
 
 

 
 
Prairie dogs build elaborate underground networks of tunnels.
 
 
Next Time You See A Prairie Dog, Ask About The Wife And Kids.
 
 
A pair of Montana ranchers is showing that cowherds can exist in harmony with these native animals.
 
 
 Prairie Home Companions
Neighborly prairie dog clearings provide prime real estate for mountain plovers,
but many dog towns are now ghost towns.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Relocators
 
 
 
 
 
 The Humane Society of the United States
 
 
For the benefit of treasured wildlife, the Prairie Dog Coalition is dedicated
to the protection of imperiled prairie dogs and restoration of their ecosystems. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Relocation.  Advocacy.  Education.
Compassionate and humane relocation of prairie dogs in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 
 

 
 
Recommended Hay
and Supplemental Foods
 
 
Grass
(untreated, unfertilized)
 
orchard
wheat
timothy
bermuda
oat
 
 
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Hay
(best to purchase horse hay if feeding local hay)
 
timothy
oat
bermuda
brome
orchard
  
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Supplemental Food
(mixture)
 
Oxbow timothy pellets
Healthy Handfuls [Oxbow]
Quaker Old Fashioned oats or raw oats
sunflower seeds in a shell (unsalted)
dandelions or dandelion greens
 pumpkin seeds (unsalted)
 
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Treats
 
peeled slice of red delicious apple
carrot
green bean
fresh (not dried) corn on the cob
small peeled slice of sweet potato
snow pea
 
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Researchers
 
 
 
John L. Hoogland Professor, Ph.D. 1977, University of Michigan
Dedicated to black-tailed prairie dog research for four decades.
E-mail:  John
 
 
 
Con Slobodchikoff - Professor, Ph.D., Northern Arizona University
Dedicated to research with Gunnison's species for twenty-five years.
E-mail: Con
 
 
 
 
Jennifer Verdolin, Ph.D., Northern Arizona University
Specialized in research of Gunnison's species
 
 


 

Recommended Reading
 
 
 
 
 (Learning The Language of Animals)
Con Slobodchikoff, PhD
 
 
 
Prairie Dogs
(Communication and Community in an Animal Society)
Con Slobodchikoff, Bianca Perla & Jennifer Verdolin
 
 
 
 
Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog
(Saving North America's Western Grasslands)
      John L. Hoogland 
 
 
 
 
Prairie Dog Empire
(A Saga of the Shortgrass Prairie)
Paul Johnsgard
 
 
 
 
The Black-Tailed Prairie Dog: Social Life of a Burrowing Mammal
(Wildlife Behavior and Ecology)
      John L. Hoogland 
 
 
 
 
The Prairie Dog: Sentinel of the Plains
Russell A. Graves
 
 
 
 

The World of the Prairie Dog 
David F. Costello
 
 
 
 

Prairie Dogs
Sharon L. Vanderlip
 
 
 
 
 
Prairie Dogs: A Wildlife Handbook
Kim Long
 
 
 
 
 
Peeking Prairie Dogs
Christine Zuchora-Walske
 
 
 
 
Scorched Earth, Alien Wonders
Delilah Jean Williams 
 

 
 
International Prairie Dog Websites
 
 
 

 

www.chien-de-prairie.com

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
Wildlife Links