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Help Make Your Pet Hostile Toward Fleas and Ticks

July 2, 2016 | 4,380 Views

Some animals just seem to attract parasites when the season comes, and there's a good reason why. How to help your pet fold away the "welcome" sign...

2 Kookaburras Lock Beaks Over Lunch

July 2, 2016 | 800 Views

One piece of meat and two kookaburras lock beaks on it at the same time.

7 Life-Saving Steps That Every Pet Owner Needs to Know

July 1, 2016 | 22,681 Views

Please don't wait until an emergency happens to start thinking about what you would do. Seconds can determine whether your pet lives or dies. Know...

Pug Puppies Follow Crawling Toddler

July 1, 2016 | 5,797 Views

No matter where this pajama-clad toddler crawls, four tiny pug puppies follow.

One of Your Dog's Most Awesome and Striking Natural Talents

June 30, 2016 | 20,571 Views

They definitely far surpass us in this department. By leaps and bounds and 10,000 times. Though at first glance the function appears the same, their...

Humans’ Love Affair With Dogs Dates Back to Prehistoric Times

June 30, 2016 | 3,726 Views

Evidence from ancient burial grounds suggests dogs were valued members of the community even in prehistoric times. Adored for their companionship and...

Home Video of Baby Koala, Growing Up

June 30, 2016 | 3,990 Views

A cute, orphaned koala is raised in a couple’s home at an Australian wildlife park.

Both Dogs and People Score a 'Win' When You Do This

June 29, 2016 | 19,709 Views

Some 350 diseases affect both dogs and people, with similarities in the pathways and genes causing those diseases. The more we understand about both...

Pooped Pup Falls Asleep Sitting Up

June 29, 2016 | 6,528 Views

His glazed eyes drooping, this drowsy dog does his best to appear alert and dignified.

A Third of Cats Have This by Age 6, but You Likely Don't Know

June 28, 2016 | 26,749 Views

In the wild, predators are more likely to target weak or injured animals, so cats are programmed by nature to avoid appearing frail or unhealthy. So...

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