Posted November 20, 2017 by Rebecca West

A sweet canine with a super sniffer just got certified to ferret out crop pests for agricultural purposes, and she's doing a bang up job. (VIDEO)

Posted November 19, 2017 by Rebecca West

According to a recent study of more than 3.4 million people, dog ownership can extend your life, especially if you're single.

Posted November 16, 2017 by Creature Features

Félicette, the first cat to rocket into space, will be honored with a dedicated bronze statue in Paris thanks to a Kickstarter campaign that reached its funding target with mere hours to spare.

Posted November 6, 2017 by Ron Callari

We laugh and cry for a multitude of reasons, whether it takes a minimal amount of emotion or a lot of thought. The range is vast for humor. It goes at one end of the spectrum from the most benign action of making a silly face  — to the other extreme where jokes include linguistic puns and/or brain-teasers, which might involve satire or what some call the ‘thinking man’s humor.’

Posted October 27, 2017 by Rebecca West

For the benefit of animals kept in displays, science is now directing us to adopt a manner of less invasive (aka obnoxious) behavior the next time we're at the zoo. 

Posted October 26, 2017 by Rebecca West

It's been suggested that people that have an affinity for pets also have a greater concern for the environment than non-pet lovers. Why? Evolution and genetic makeup. Thank your ancestors.

Posted October 21, 2017 by Rebecca West

How much do you know about dogs and the way they function? Check out these eight interesting dog facts to learn more about your four-legged friend.

Posted October 18, 2017 by Ron Callari

Self-awareness in animals is different according to species and mirrors. Orangutans, Chimpanzees, Dolphins, Elephants and Magpies are considered self-aware because they pass the ‘mirror test.’  They have what is considered a sense of “me-ness.” Since dogs don’t seem to recognize themselves, the scientific community up till have felt they lack self-awareness. But is that the case, or might they recognize themselves if another sense was used to determine this psychological make-up?