Current Pet News

December 26, 2017 - Issue 1840


This Can Emotionally Scar Your Pet for Life — Please Avoid at All Costs

de-toeing of cats

December 26, 2017

It's hotly debated, yet it's cruel and inhumane, as it's linked to a lifetime of debilitating pain - forever pain your pet can never shut down. And it's linked to emotional changes like biting and hostility. If you'd never dream of doing this to yourself, please spare your poor pet.

Cockatiel Responds How He Wants

Cockatiel Responds How He Wants

December 26, 2017

When this adorable cockatoo hears 'good bird,' he responds with something different.

Humans Recognize Emotions in Different Animal Calls

animal communication

December 26, 2017

Would you be able to identify a stressed-out alligator or an excited pig simply by listening to his vocalizations? New research suggests the answer is yes, and the ability to recognize emotions in different animal calls may even be hard-wired in all of us. Humans have a seemingly inherent ability to translate the emotional state of our fellow Earth creatures.