New Study Shows Kids With Pet Dogs Are Less Anxious

[img_assist|nid=72522|title=New Study Shows Kids With Pet Dogs Are Less Anxious|desc=Kids & dogs|link=none|align=middle|width=500|height=375]A new study claims dogs are a benefit to children beyond being their best buds and partners in crime. It turns out kids who live in homes with a canine score far lower on clinical measures for anxiety.

The Weekly Buzz! Spiderman Namesakes, Fussy Cats, Sexy Mosquito Repellent, & More!

Meet the spiders named after the actors in Spiderman (ew!) and the cat who's been adopted by six ferrets (ahh). Learn why cats are fussy eaters and what you can do to improve your horse's health in 2016. Check out the sexy perfume that turns off mosquitoes and more...

Beware: Animals That Sleep With One Eye Open

Like almost all expressions, there's an origin for the sleeping-with-one-eye open saying. That's because certain animals and reptiles are known for doing it. Can you guess which ones?

Scientists Investigate Potential Life-Extending Drug For Dogs

There's an exciting new drug being experimented with that may have the potential to add years to your dog's life.

German Shepherd Becomes Model For Rare Color-Blindness Study

A German shepherd with vision loss may play a key role in finding a cure for human achromatopsia, a rare form of color blindness. Achromatopsia is an inherited disorder affecting roughly 1 in 33,000 people in the U.S.

The Weekly Buzz! Elephants May Hold Cancer Cure, Raccoon Thinks She's A Dog, & More

It's been a busy and buzzy week for news relating to pets and wildlife.  You've got to see the Russian robo-cockroach, the raccoon who think she's a dog, and the lost chicken who was found drinking out of a London game store toilet.  Also find out why what researchers have learned about elephants may lead to a cure for cancer.  See the sweetheart of a kitty who saved her master from committing suicide. There's more, of course; check it out!

Golden Retriever Lifetime Study May Hold Answers To Canine Cancer

More than 70 million dogs live in the U.S.  According to the Morris Animal Foundation, half of those dogs beyond the age of 10 will die of cancer. The Morris Animal Foundation wants to change that.