Posted May 23, 2017 by Ron Callari

Since animals don’t talk, it’s a bit of a stretch to accuse them of uttering falsehoods. Yet, it seems deception is not exclusive to just homo sapiens. Whether its predators fooling their prey or certain species of birds tricking others into to raising their brood [a phenomenon called kleptoparasitism], the art of deceit runs rampant throughout the animal kingdom.

Posted May 21, 2017 by Ron Callari

When 17th Century René Descartes first penned: “I think therefore I am,” he voiced a now-accepted belief, which distinguishes animals from other life forms. His philosophy underscored the connection between the brain and the body. But is ‘thought’ the only trait that determines this distinction? What about the senses? Isn’t our sentient nature to ‘feel things’ also what what separates us from, say . . . the plant world?

Posted May 17, 2017 by Ron Callari

When was the last time your dog turned the tables on you? When was the last time you were going through a rough patch and a lick of a tongue or a wag of the tail changed your mood from somber to gleeful? When it comes to making things more zen-fully mindful, our furry-four-legged-friends are sometimes the best medicine.

Posted May 16, 2017 by Lady Bee

Looking for the best pet locator for your dog or cat?  Pet location trackers can have a range of capabilities or just a few; they range in price too, but you can probably find a good tracker to meet your budget.  Of the many systems available, here are the top 5+ pet tracking systems that we recommend.

Posted May 8, 2017 by Lady Bug

Need a great life vest for your dog? It's time to start thinking ahead about water safety. So, what's the best dog life jacket currently on the market? While one vest seems to be a best seller, we've included six others that are just as good when it comes to customer satisfaction and user reviews.

Posted May 5, 2017 by Ron Callari

In the volatile, vitriolic political climate we live in these days, the catchphrase ‘wag the dog’ probably resonates as much today [if not more] as it did when the iconic black comedy film . . .

Posted April 30, 2017 by Ron Callari

Growing up, rabbits often became our pets at Easter time. However, many of us learned over the years there’s a concern pertaining to the pet ownership of these fluffy creatures, since they are also one of the most abandoned pets in the U.S..

Posted April 27, 2017 by Ron Callari

Human moles [of the espionage kind] are sometimes referred to as ‘rats’ due to their devious behavior of being underhanded and duplicitous. But what is the biological origin of ‘moles' and should we be on guard to thwart these creatures and their pernicious behavior in the wild?