Rebecca O'Connor

www.rebeccakoconnor.com

Rebecca K. O'Connor is a freelance writer, a falconer, a professional animal trainer and has written and edited books on a variety of topics including natural disasters, life after death, endangered animals, endangered habitats and pet care.

What Would the Dr. Do? Handle an Emergency like Dr. Pol

This week on The Incredible Dr. Pol, the doctor finds himself facing some odd challenges. Even when you’ve been a veterinarian for decades, there will still be situations you haven’t encountered before. Veterinary medicine is never boring. The one thing that you can definitely count on, however, is that there will be emergencies. Emergencies are…

Seven Reasons We Wish Dr. Pol Could Be Our Family Physician

This week on the Incredible Dr. Pol: My Fair Piggy, the doctor has got his schedule and his hands full. Nothing seems to slow the Doc down though or keep him from getting the job done.  Don’t you wish that he was your doctor too? No? Consider these seven reasons why Dr. Pol should may…

Five Incredible Advances in Veterinary Medicine Since 1985

In this week’s episode of The Incredible Dr. Pol: Back to the Suture, the doctor is having some trouble getting his DeLorean up to snuff for local car show. The stainless steel DeLorean, made famous by the film Back to the Future, is one of his favorites, but Doc doesn’t have a flux capacitor lying…

Seven Ways to Be More (Incredible) Like Dr. Pol

The Incredible Dr. Pol is back for another brand-new season. He’ll be fielding farm calls and caring for pets of all kinds with that classic Dr. Pol flair that fans have come to know and love. Whether he’s keeping his cool reinserting a prolapse, comforting a client, tackling a wily swine, or clowning around, we…

No Ordinary Treehouse on Building Wild

This week on Building Wild, the Cabin Kings had five days to build the ultimate treehouse cabin in Vermont. Building a lofty two-story cabin is just part of the challenge. John Perrone, Jr. wants a cabin that will not only be the perfect place for his upcoming bachelor party, but will also work for his…

Flying High on Building Wild: Hilltop Hangar

This week on Building Wild, Mike and Wendy Steindl offer The Cabin Kings yet another interesting challenge in cabin building. Mike is a professional pilot and with the help of some of his flying buddies he’s determined to build an aviation-themed cabin, complete with a “control tower.” Driving out to the site with the bones…

Rocking the Cabin on Building Wild: Marble Getaway

This week on Building Wild, The Cabin Kings face a particularly heavy challenge, building their first marble cabin. In Dorset, Vermont, once one of the largest producers of marble, the team is working with Danielle Epstein to give her a unique space. Danielle owns a marble quarry that was abandoned 100 years ago, but still…

Spanning a River and Enjoying the View on Building Wild: Waterfall Cabin

This week on Building Wild, the Cabin Kings were faced with one their toughest builds yet on top of a remote mountain with a million dollar view.  Managing steep terrain and a site that includes straddling a ravine, there is no question that they are looking at a challenge. Owners Jamie and April Meracle have…

Constructing a Tailgating Paradise on Building Wild

This week on the season premiere of Building Wild: Tailgating Paradise, Paulie and Tuffy are in Searsburg, Vermont working on a cabin for Sean Winters, a passionate Jets fan. The property is 580 acres with 17 miles of groomed trails for four-wheelers and snowmobiles. Winters imagines having the perfect place to enjoy away games with…

Animal Dentistry on Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet

Wild animals that are in captivity can have many of the same dental conditions as people. On this week’s episode of Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet: Moose on the Loose, Dr. Oakley finds herself with her hands in a few animals’ mouths. Animals can have orthodontic abnormalities, fractured teeth, and even painful cavities just like us.…