It is with a heavy heart that I write this to you. Unfortunately, we will not be able to release our issue on Monday, June 23, 2014 to you like it was originally planned and scheduled. A production problem occurred yesterday with the issue templates that we usually work off of, and all of the information added throughout the quarter and stored on those working templates was lost. Therefore, it is too late now to go back and try to reconstruct all of the information in time for issue release. Also, since most, if not all, of our small production team is involved in other work or personal activities besides this e-newsletter, not enough time is able to be dedicated to finish the reconstruction on time by the 23rd.

But not to worry, we still have all of your submissions (if you happen to send to us or add in the appropriate areas on our Dovebook website) so that we can publish those in the next issue coming your way (for those dates, visit our e-newsletter website). As a result, this next issue, Issue #14, will not only cover April-May-June but also July-August-September 2014 and will be released on Tuesday, September 23 as a double: Issues #14-15. The good news about this is that you can still send us anything for publication (that you haven’t already) for this next double issue. If you already happen to submit something, you are welcome to submit something else and as many times as you would like.

Our most sincere apologies for the technical problem we are experiencing. These things can and do happen unexpectedly, and all we can do, like in this case, is let you know as soon as we are made aware of the problem. If you have any questions, comments, submissions, or would like to get in contact with our e-newsletter about anything else, please don’t hesitate to send us an e-mail (our address is included at the end of this post). You can also visit our e-newsletter at its website (that address is also included at the end of this post) and its page at for more information. Thank you for reading us and for your support! We appreciate it so much.


Assistant Editor
The Columbidae’s Cooer E-newsletter

Today is the last day we can accept your contributions for this issue. Please contact us with any questions, comments, or the like. We look forward to hearing from you!

Happy 6th Anniversary to paz-the-dove, the mascot of dovebook!  Contact us if you would like included in this issue your messages and/or pictures for Paz.

Don’t have content to submit about any of the holidays/events this quarter? We accept anything related to doves and/or pigeons. Contact us anyway!

Anything submitted after this Thursday’s deadline of June 19 will be published in the next E-newsletter issue, which is due out in September 2014.  The Columbidae’s Cooer is ultimately YOUR e-newsletter, so please contribute to it. Your imagination’s the limit!

WE ARE THE DOVE AND PIGEON SOCIAL NETWORK! Add your YouTube video to the above page and we might just feature your coo-tastic antics this issue.

Thank you to those that have already submitted for this issue and past issues! All are more than welcome to submit again and as many times as they wish. To those of you that haven’t yet submitted and would like to, please feel free! We always look forward to receiving new content and material finalized for publication, which is text as well as pictures.

Happy Birthday to Us! We turn three years old today. E-mail us your greetings and photos for this issue.

Remember that the deadline date is fast approaching and will be here before you know it; so please turn in your stuff to us as soon as possible in order to avoid any publishing delays.

We’ve been sharing ideas on what material you can submit for this issue. Do you have one of your own? Contact us on or before the June 19 deadline to get it published!

Have a dove- and/or pigeon-related item you’d like to present? Place your member/subscriber ads/advertisements in this issue for FREE! They can be about a product, a business, a group/club/organization/society/association, or anything else. Contact us with the ad details and any graphics (photos, ar
t, other images) you’d like to include with your ads.

Happy International Pigeon Day and Pigeon Appreciation Day! Do you or your doves and pigeons celebrate today? If so, this brings a great opportunity to submit a holiday story for publication this issue. Any other holidays that you celebrate/have celebrated or days that you observe/have observed with your birds this quarter? Tell us about them!

Contact us if you have any true stories about the pet doves and/or pet pigeons you keep that you would like to submit for publication this issue!

Submit your opinions or experiences on any subject related to doves and/or pigeons! eMail

We’d love to feature your dove- and/or pigeon-related photographs and/or other graphics! Specify whether you’d like them included within the pages of this issue, or as the newsletter’s cover.

Have a product for doves or pigeons that you would like to review? Submit it for our “Columbidae Care Resource and Supply Reviews” column!