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Posted on December 12, 2012

There's not much out there commercially in terms of Christmas decorations for aquariums, but no matter. With a little ingenuity, you can still make your fish tank festive. Here are some ideas.

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Posted on December 10, 2012

It's an upside down world where fish capture and eat birds, but some European catfish have been spied doing just this.

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Posted on December 9, 2012

If you love taking your dog or cat everywhere, or if you hate having to carry your dog or cat everywhere, you might need a pet stroller. Here are a couple of nice options.

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Posted on December 8, 2012

The Pet Care Trust is a nonprofit organization with the following stated goal: "to help promote public understanding regarding the value of and right to enjoy companion animals." To that end, they are offering grants for teachers to bring animals

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Posted on December 6, 2012

Puppies and kitties and fishies, oh my! If you just can't get enough of real live pets, how about some virtual interaction? These downloadable games offer hours of fun for pet lovers.

 

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Posted on December 4, 2012

Miniature horses are becoming popular as pets and can also be trained as service animals to help the disabled, but one little equine in Wisconsin has a very special job.

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Posted on December 1, 2012

Millions of dogs and cats suffer from anxiety, and millions of dog and cat owners suffer right along with them because they are stressed out by their pets' anxious behaviors.

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Posted on November 29, 2012

You know what a purr means and what a hiss signifies, but cats seem to use meows as all-purpose communications. How can you interpret these ubiquitous feline sounds? The key to translation lies in reading behavioral clues.

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Posted on November 27, 2012

The time for feasting is upon us, but for your pet, all the world should not be a holiday buffet.

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Posted on November 25, 2012

The average American adult uses 12 prescription drugs per year, and it's no secret that the chemicals in those medications make their way into our waterways. What effects do they have on aquatic organisms?

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Posted on November 23, 2012

Puppies don't always act the way you want them to, and for that matter, neither do people.

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Posted on November 19, 2012

I like cute butts (and I cannot lie.) When it comes to adorable animals, big eyes and floppy ears go a long way, but wagging tails are also part of the charm. The animal kingdom abounds with cute booties, but which bottom comes out on top?

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Posted on November 17, 2012

Most folks are used to having turkeys as, ahem, "guests" at Thanksgiving, but looking beyond the dinner table, can these birds make good pets? Turkey fans say they're smart and friendly, in addition to being majestic to look at.

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Posted on November 15, 2012

A proposal submitted jointly by the United States and New Zealand to the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources earlier this month has failed to pass.

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Posted on November 13, 2012

Does your dog eat like a horse? Does he just wolf down his kibble?

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Posted on November 10, 2012

Goldfish are very popular pets. Some of their popularity stems from the fact that they are relatively easy to keep and very cheap to acquire. Not so many years ago, the goldfish was a prize frequently given away at state and county fairs.

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Posted on November 4, 2012

With the election this week, presidents -- past, present and future -- are on Americans' minds. Some pet owners with aptly named animal companions think of their favorite president every day, but which presidential pet name gets the most votes?

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Posted on November 3, 2012

The New York Aquarium at Coney Island was amongst the many businesses threatened when Hurricane Sandy caused ocean waters to surge last week.

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Posted on November 1, 2012

As an avid hunter and a committed conservationist, Theodore Roosevelt's relationship to animals was complicated.

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Posted on October 29, 2012

This Wednesday is Halloween, an exciting time for humans. A little fear is part of the fun for us, but our pets may feel differently. Read on for a few tips on keeping Rover and Mittens safe and happy this Halloween.

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Posted on October 24, 2012

When you look at your dog, do you see yourself? If you think your pooch's personality mirrors your own, you're not alone. Pet owners have long reported that they share character traits with their animal companions.

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Posted on October 22, 2012

Video game mega-company Nintendo has just released a highly anticipated new game, but not without controversy.

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Posted on October 21, 2012

Pumpkins are delicious and nutritious -- for people and for pets. Read on to learn three good reasons to supplement your dog or cat's diet with this quintessential fall food.