This Breed Tops the List for Intelligence, in Spite of These Quirky Disorders

border collie

September 22, 2017 | 18,507 Views

Much loved for their smart and active personalities, these canine Einsteins can inherit rather unique genetic disorders that owners must know about, including one strange disorder named just for them. If this breed is in your dog's mix, I encourage you to learn about these disorders sooner than later.

One Cool Cat!

One Cool Cat!

September 22, 2017 | 6,076 Views

It takes only nine seconds for this high-fiving cat to show how cool he is.

What Your Dog's Licks Really Mean

why dogs lick you

September 21, 2017 | 31,094 Views

Do you know what your dog is thinking when he runs up and plants you with a wet greeting? Is it love and fondness or something else? You'll be surprised to find out all the different reasons why your dog may enjoy licking you.

Gotcha the Cockatoo's Nighttime Ritual

Gotcha the Cockatoo’s Nighttime Ritual

September 21, 2017 | 5,420 Views

Gotcha drinks water from the kitchen faucet and appears to be 'chewing' it.

The Many Healing Capabilities of Therapy Dogs

therapy dog

September 21, 2017 | 2,440 Views

Canadian researchers carried out a series of studies highlighting the priceless benefits that therapy dogs offer to people in need, particularly those struggling with mental health problems or addiction. From children and youth to adults, spending time with dogs led to increased happiness, calm and much more.

The Hidden Causes of Behavioral Issues That Hardly Anyone Suspects

dog behavior

September 20, 2017 | 25,185 Views

As I read the story of badly behaved Stevie in one of my veterinary journals, I found myself growing more and more annoyed. Here, the vet was looking at everything other than what I saw as the elephant in the room, and the owners appeared to be doing everything right, as Stevie's aggression and anxiety only grew worse.

Dalmatian Puppies Having Fun in Their Ball Pit

Dalmatian Puppies Having Fun in Their Ball Pit

September 20, 2017 | 5,157 Views

A yard full of Dalmatian puppies has fun cutting capers in a colorful ball pit.

How to Help Make Your Home a No-Feuding Territory

why do cats fight

September 19, 2017 | 10,855 Views

Problems with feuding felines? Not only are fights distressing for them, they can be very upsetting to the humans sharing their home. Before you rehome one or more, try this step-by-step process to help foster a peaceful coexistence.

Giant Walking Stick: An Amazing Marvel of Nature

Giant Walking Stick: An Amazing Marvel of Nature

September 19, 2017 | 5,215 Views

A curiously novel marvel of nature, the walking stick insect lives up to its name!

All About Hedgehogs: Seven Facts About These Adorable Animals


September 19, 2017 | 5,500 Views

Hedgehogs are native to Asia, Africa and Europe, but in the US they're domesticated and often sold as pets. These intriguing insectivores have unique methods of self-defense and, if socialized from a young age, can even bond with their owners - but do hedgehogs really make good pets?

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