Posted September 25, 2016 by Ron Callari

Giving human characteristics to animals is a perception referred to as “anthropomorphism.” This is the process of giving attribution of human traits, emotions, and intentions to non-human entities and is considered to be an innate tendency of man’s human psychology.

Posted September 22, 2016 by Rebecca West

Is it really possible that all that snuggling and cuddling with your new kitten could have possible health consequences for you and your family? According to the CDC . . .

Posted September 21, 2016 by Rebecca West

If your dog had the choice between a warm, friendly pat on the head and encouraging words of praise or a sausage, which would he or she choose? Find out how 13 out of 15 dogs scored on that question.

Posted September 19, 2016 by Creature Features

A newly discovered snake from Madagascar has been dubbed Madagascarophis lolo, which roughly translates to “Ghostly Cat-Eyed Snake from Madagascar”.

Posted September 10, 2016 by Ron Callari

Getting Fido or Socks 'high' might sound like something out of the 60’s, when the Hippie generation was allowing their dogs and cats to inhale what they were exhaling. Second-hand smoke back then was a way of life, and it’s hard to determine now with all of the new knowledge we have regarding marijuana’s medicinal benefits, if it did them any good, or if they just became part of a drug culture’s collateral damage.

Posted September 7, 2016 by Creature Features

Mosquitoes don't bite chickens and are put off by their smell, which is good news for humans hoping to avoid being infected with malaria.

Posted September 6, 2016 by Creature Features

A Japanese real estate listing company and students from Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology “unshellfishly” teamed up to help homeless hermit crabs find roomy new digs in artificial, biodegradable shells.

Posted August 31, 2016 by Rebecca West

If you've ever wondered whether your dog really understands you beyond the basics, scientists say yes.