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Are You Avoiding This Pet-Bonding Experience?

May 5, 2016 | 9,626 Views

Many cat owners don't do this with their pet, but you may be surprised to find out it's something your cat enjoys and can benefit from as well. The...

Lonely? Pets Are Incredible “Social Lubricants”

May 5, 2016 | 2,143 Views

If you’re feeling socially isolated or wish you could meet new friends, enlist your pet for help. Pets act as conduits for getting to know people and...

Tiny Pup Wants to Play

May 5, 2016 | 5,453 Views

This tiny pup named “Ting-ki” is doing his best to appear ferocious. It’s not working!

This Common Heart Problem Can Affect Many Breeds

May 4, 2016 | 16,054 Views

Much to the surprise of this team of researchers, out of 95 healthy, young adult dogs, almost a quarter of them were found to have this heart problem...

Cockatiel Whistles to Dog Having Lunch

May 4, 2016 | 5,790 Views

A cockatiel whistles a song that never ends for a dog’s lunchtime entertainment.

Curious Pets May Perturb This Critter and Suffer Serious Consequences

May 3, 2016 | 25,368 Views

If you are healthy and got bit by one, you probably wouldn't die - but that's not the case for your pet. Watch out especially for the females of this...

Surprising Relatives of Horseshoe Crabs

May 3, 2016 | 3,213 Views

Horseshoe crabs have survived three mass extinctions, so many of their closest relatives are long extinct. There are, however, some relics among us...

Top 10 Newly Discovered Wildlife Species

May 3, 2016 | 4,187 Views

Humans have found only 15 percent of the species on earth. Here are 10 new ones.

This Is One of the Worst Reasons to Get a Dog

May 2, 2016 | 23,794 Views

It may seem like a totally logical reason to get one. And you'll find plenty of research to back it up. But when you see this "compelling reason,"...

Clever Hacks Fur Cat Owners

May 2, 2016 | 8,196 Views

Cat owners can use these hacks to make their cat's life - and theirs - even more fun.

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