May 13, 2013:
Getting a massage is a lovely experience that brings the gifts of relaxation, tension reduction, and freedom from muscle pain. A good massage can make us feel wonderful. So wouldn’t it make our pets feel wonderful too?
May 11, 2013:
You might take a look at this photo and wonder - what is it? A fox on stilts? Some strange variety of hyena? You wouldn't be the only person confused by this creature's strange appearance. But this decidedly unique canid is actually a distant relative to the dog and wolf...
May 1, 2013:
He'll never call and cancel at the last minute. He'll never fail to show up for an early-morning jog. He is the most loyal and loving exercise companion you can have. It's not your spouse or your friend - it's your dog!
Apr 26, 2013:
Children are no strangers to standing up for homeless pets. They are known for slipping sandwich crusts to the homeless dog that dared to enter school grounds, somehow finding the time and patience to make friends with the cats everyone thought were feral and untamable, and begging endlessly to bring home a cat or a dog from the shelter. Now, children in Colorado are taking it to the next level.
Apr 10, 2013:
We all know that dogs have an amazing sense of smell. Their noses have been recruited to help humans find everything from contraband to cancer, not to mention the heroic search and rescue dogs that use their talents to save lives. But dogs may be more reliable sniff detectors than previously thought.
Apr 1, 2013:
The wolf is a beautiful creature, the closest modern relative to our pet dogs, and yet different at a visceral level. The dog has come into our homes and hearts, but the wolf remains a wonderfully wild animal.
Mar 26, 2013:
hen you think about the faithful Labrador Retriever, you might think about their sweet, goofy expressions and lolling tongues, or how perfect they are with children, with other adults, with pretty much anyone, really: the classic, intelligent, loyal, family dog. But did you know that the Lab is also the ultimate trouble-maker?
Mar 15, 2013:
Jan 25, 2013:
Conventional wisdom suggests that dog's age approximately seven years every calendar year, giving rise to the notion of the "dog year." How much merit is there to this pervasive rule of thumb?
Jan 25, 2013:
Traditionally a hunting dog accustomed to sniffing out waterfowl in the marshlands of Italy, the wooly Lagotto Romagnolo adopted new prey in the 19th century: truffles.
Jan 20, 2013:
13-year-old Kiki had been muzzled by his owners and left in an abandoned moving van along with two cats and two other dogs. Despite having his ability to bark suppressed by the muzzle, he remained determined to find a way to call for help.
Jan 15, 2013:
How does an ancient predator become a valuable friend?
Jan 11, 2013:
Narcolepsy, affecting an estimated 200,000 Americans, (though only 50,000 have actually been diagnosed) puts a damper on both the social and work lives of those hit by this condition. Now, (hu)man's best friend is coming to the rescue.
Jan 9, 2013:
A study in PLOS ONE magazine suggests that looking at adorable animal photos may increase your concentration and actually improve productivity.
Jan 8, 2013:
Diving into 2013 with a resolve to live better is an admirable endeavor that should include our furry friends. Here are our top ten resolutions for pets (and an important one for their owners.