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Empowering Pets to Heal Themselves Through Self-Medication

May 29, 2016 | 18,129 Views

Zoopharmacognosy is the study of how animals self-medicate in the wild, and now you can learn to bring this natural healing power to your own pet.

Orphaned Chihuahua Mix Adopted by Mama Cat

May 29, 2016 | 5,666 Views

A cat with new kittens takes on a brand new puppy in need of a mom to nurse him.

What 56 Percent of Owners Do With Their Pets: Avoiding Tragic Mistakes

May 28, 2016 | 25,404 Views

This is obviously something that owners relish, and many pets do, too. How to enjoy yourself doing it without making it stressful for your pet, and...

The Swaddling of the Baby Sloths

May 28, 2016 | 4,767 Views

Twin babies Violet and Sebastian are orphan sloths who undergo special treatment.

Dogs Are Tops, but These Other Pets Are Super Anxiety-Busters, Too

May 27, 2016 | 16,387 Views

Pets are ideal for providing anxiety and stress relief and bolstering mental health in general. While most people think of dogs first, if one doesn't...

Toy Yorkie's Hilarious After-Bath Dance

May 27, 2016 | 8,932 Views

After every bath and haircut, this Toy Yorkie does his usual, hilarious two-legged crawl.

Dog Gazes Trigger Release of 'Love Hormone' Oxytocin

May 26, 2016 | 7,967 Views

Gazing into your dog's eyes makes you feel good for a reason. New research shows it triggers the release of oxytocin in both you and your pet,...

Cyclists Chased by an Ostrich

May 26, 2016 | 5,072 Views

Did these cyclists find being chased by an ostrich hilarious, or slightly terrifying?

What's Behind the Epidemic of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease?

May 25, 2016 | 21,375 Views

Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) injuries are all too common in dogs today, and despite what many people believe, it's rare that a CCL just suddenly...

Mastiff Pups Play Hide-and-Seek With Their Dad

May 25, 2016 | 7,886 Views

Three roly-poly, 3-week-old Neapolitan Mastiff puppies meet their droopy-faced dad.

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