In this video American actor Sam Elliott tells how the grizzly bear is an iconic symbol of the American West. For grizzlies […]

Bart the Bear 2 – A True Wildlife Ambassador

March 31, 2014  |  by VG Editor

Inspired to act on behalf of Bart’s wild relatives, in 1990 Doug and Lynne Seus launched The Vital Ground Foundation. The Seuses […]

Wrestling a Grizzly Bear in My Garden

March 26, 2014  |  by VG Editor

Bear trainer Doug Seus is a man who thinks nothing of play wrestling a grizzly bear – or posing with his head […]

Photos of Elk Flats Neighbors Project

December 26, 2013  |  by VG Editor

The Vital Ground Foundation teamed up with six landowners in northwest Montana’s Swan Valley to help conserve more than 300 acres of […]

Film industry animal trainer and Vital Ground founder Doug Seus trains grizzly bear Honey Bump. This special video was shot by Vital […]

Bear Party! Video Shows Super Busy Rub Tree

August 6, 2013  |  by VG Editor

FROM the Alberta Parks YouTube Channel: “Ever wonder what bears do when we’re not looking? These images were captured with a remote […]

In May 2007, Ed Wolff, DVM, of Condon, Montana, captured this courting grizzly pair on video in Cooney Basin, just upslope from […]

Doug Seus and Little Bart

June 21, 2013  |  by VG Editor

Vital Ground founder and animal trainer Doug Seus interacts with his grizzly bear Little Bart and discusses Product your tested goopy Dr […]

Doug Seus and Bart the Bear

June 4, 2013  |  by VG Editor

Enjoy this newly re-discovered video of animal trainer Doug Seus and the original Bart the Bear during an exhibition in the early […]

Join Vital Ground and friends on our October 2013 Wild Bear Adventure to Knight Inlet, British Columbia, Canada. View bears and marine […]

The Legacy of Bart the Bear

March 9, 2013  |  by VG Editor

Bart the Bear was born in a zoo in 1977 and adopted by Doug and Lynne Seus and trained to be in […]

Grizzly Cam

February 5, 2013  |  by webadmin

Check out the latest video of Doug Seus working out with Bart the Bear while wearing Because already: Coat point only. […]

Mike Myers and Bart the Bear at the Oscars

January 6, 2013  |  by VG Editor

Mike Myers, Bart the Bear, and trainer Doug Seus introduces the category for Sound Effects Editing at the 70th Academy Awards. Bart […]