History

Evolution Speeding Up From The Days Of Land-Dwelling Whales

As many of us learned in our high school biology classes of yesteryear, the evolution of animals can take thousands of years, or more. Yes, you might say it moves at a snail's pace. The process is of course different for each species as the speed differs from organism to organism.

Santa's Helpers? The Reindeer Police

Many Sami (or Laplander) people of Norway still make their living by engaging in reindeer herding and husbandry. Naturally this means that issues are bound to arise. So if you are having a problem with your reindeer who ya gonna call? No, not Reindeer Busters, but you will be phoning the Reindeer Police. And that's no joke.

Author of 'How To Speak Cat' Gives Surprising Insight Into Feline Personalities

Recently, noted veterinarian Dr. Gary Weitzman, head of the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA, wrote a book entitled How to Speak Cat. In it he gives feline fanciers some insight into their pet's behavior.

PetsLady's Pick: Cute Pearl Harbor Kitten Of The Day

This cute kitten is here to remind you that 74 years ago today the Japanese attacked the American Naval Base at Pearl Harbor.

2015, Watershed Year for Animal Rights

 According to many animal advocates, this year had the highest impact for animals, ever. And animal advocacy has had a long history from the early teachings of Buddha and nonviolence to Saint Francis’ doctrines of kindness to all living creatures to current times where the United States alone now counts more than 20,00 animal protection groups.


World's Oldest Tracked Bird Lays Egg At 64 Years Of Age

A Laysan albatross that was ringed for tracking back in 1956 and now believed to be 64 years old is not only still alive but was spotted at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge with a mate tending to their egg.

Purina's 2015 National Dog Show Winners

The 14th Annual Purina National Dog Show took place on Thanksgiving, and we have all the info on who won what right here in 2015.