Prairie Dog Lover's Burrow

Outreach * Rescue * Advocacy


"Got to get you into my life"

Recommended Links


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.

 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
(untreated, unfertilized)
(best to purchase horse hay if feeding local hay)
Supplemental Food
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)
peeled slice of red delicious apple
green bean
fresh (not dried) corn on the cob
small peeled slice of sweet potato
snow pea

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




Wildlife Links