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October 10, 2017

 

A dog.

Raising Wolves

Wolf pups raised by humans do bond with their caretakers, although the bond is different than it is with dogs.

May 25, 2017

 

A close-up image of a brown rabbit. The rabbit is in the center of the frame, looking slightly to the right. It is brown with a visible shiny black eye. Behind it is is light red and gray brick walk.

Rabbits Can Grimace

Mammalian animals and humans express pain in similar ways.

April 10, 2017

 

sliced onion

Onions Are Toxic to Your Pets   

Raw onions contain sulfur compounds that are toxic to pets.

November 7, 2016

 

A pug looks into the camera. Its mouth is open and its tongue is visible.

In Dog Eyes

While dogs can't see colors as well as most people do, they see five times better at night.

October 31, 2016

 

Two Great Pyrenees dogs touch noses.

The Empathetic Abilities of Dogs

Scientists are studying whether or not dogs are empathetic.

June 2, 2016

 

pair of dogs

Dogs Recognize Their Own Species

In a lab study, dogs learned how to match other canines by species.

December 25, 2014

 

dog fetches newspaper

Here, Boy!

Dogs have been genetically encoded to understand human behavior.

August 12, 2014

 

Up-close shot of dog snout

Your Dog Likes Your Smell

Your dog "nose" you by smell, and your dog's favorite thing to smell is, of course, your scent.

October 11, 2013

 

service dog posing for the camera

How Did Dogs Become “Man’s Best Friend?”

We've all heard the phrase "dog is man's best friend." But how did dogs get to be so friendly with humans?

August 27, 2013

 

black cat close up with green eyes

Killer Cats: Cats Kill Up To 3.7 Billion Birds Each Year

As a cat owner and cat lover I can't help but be a little defensive. And I wonder: don't other pets kills wild animals, too?

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