Posted May 23, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

The internet is filled with charming videos of cats and dogs that appear to talk. It is always something simple like "no, no, no,no" or "I love you." But what if you heard something like speech from a type of animal that hadn't been tamed by man for thousands of years? Hoover, a rescued orphan harbor seal in Cundy's Harbor, Maine, learned to repeat words spoken by his human father.

Posted May 17, 2017 by Rebecca West

A new study has shown women recognize dog communications more readily than males. Are you surprised?

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 13, 2017 by Rebecca West

Each spring and summer sees an uptick in ticks and the spread of Lyme disease. A handy new map can help you determine your risk levels for the area of the country you live in. (See Map)

Posted May 8, 2017 by Rebecca West

Hysterical image of an adorable service dog in training donning science gear goes viral on Twitter

Posted May 3, 2017 by Rebecca West

The declawing of cats is a controversial procedure around the world. Here in the U.S. only a handful of cities have outlawed it. Now, New York is proposing a statewide ban.

Posted April 26, 2017 by Rebecca West

Another believe-it-or-not moment concerning pets has arrived, this one concerning a small dog in the U.K. that underwent a sex change operation. Find out why and how it turned out right here.

Posted April 18, 2017 by Creature Features

A new species of spider discovered in Baja California Sur has blood-red fangs, eight beady eyes and a legspan as wide as a baseball. Strike three, we're outta here!