Animal Jobs

Method Canine Actor Uggie’s Next Role Is Heaven Bound

Who doesn’t remember Lassie, Toto and Rin Tin Tin? Now, right up there with those celebrated dog actors of the past is Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier who starred in the Oscar-winning film, The Artist. After battling prostate cancer for some time, he was quietly put to sleep on August 7th at the age of 13.

Could Chimps Become ‘Top Chefs’?

‘Top Chef’ is one of the longest running American reality show. Since it first aired in 2006, it has spawned a slew of very popular epicureans from Carla Hal (now on The Chew) to Michael and Bryan Voltaggio (two brothers who actually competed against each other.) So with all this new-found love for the culinary arts, could man’s evolutionary cousins -- the chimpanzees -- ever rise to the status of 'chef' and actually prepare a nice home-cooked meal?

Therapy Animals Get Their Own Day Of Recognition, May 18, 2015

Other the years, ‘therapy animals’ have been trained to comfort and heal hospital patients, cancer victims, returning war veterans (many with PTSD symptoms) and the elderly. For those unfamiliar, animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is a type of therapy that involves animals as a form of treatment.

GoPro Has Added GoFetch Functionality For Dogs & Their Masters

For those who are fascinated by the types of use one can obtain with a GoPro camera, you can now add working with man’s best friend to the list. The Fetch dog harness is the latest accessory to showcase your dog-on-the-go, whether he’s playing ‘go fetch,’ hunting, exploring or even swimming!

Monkeys Used To Cure Polio In 1900s, Now Polio Used To Cure Cancer In 2015

Who could have imagined that a dreadful epidemic could actually be instrumental in potentially curing another disease, equally as heinous. Yet over the course of the last 100 years, medical science has seemingly found a connection between two disparate diseases that is as startling as it is miraculous. . . and it all started with a group of test monkeys.

This Big Piggy Went To The Market! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

What do you do if you're a Chinese farmer and you need transportation.  Well, with no horse available, you turn to your giant porcine pal.

This Is One Talented Sheepdog! The Saint Patrick's Animal Video Of The Day!!!

It takes a certain type of sheepdog to wrangle the flock on Saint Patrick's Day.  Watch as this canine companion works his magic on a special type of sheep...