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January 4, 2019


The Power Of Cute

I've heard that owning a dog or cat can be a good way to deal with stress and ward off depression. Is that true?

December 28, 2018


Cats AND Dogs are Wild Animal Killers

While cats are the leading killers of small birds and small mammals, dogs do their fair share of damage.

December 21, 2018


I Yawn And My Dog Yawns

Contagious yawning has been scientifically measured in humans, adult chimpanzees, baboons, and dogs.

April 9, 2018


The United States Has A Pet Obesity Problem

More than fifty percent of pet dogs and almost sixty percent of pet cats are obese.

March 13, 2018


Your Dog Makes That Cute Face On Purpose

Scientists are studying dogs' social interactions with people.

January 3, 2018


Your Favorite Moments Of Science In 2017

We start 2018 by looking at what you loved in 2017.

November 27, 2017


A dog can't learn how to be a tidy drinker.

Why Are Dogs Such Messy Drinkers?

Dogs stay hydrated by plunging their tongue deep into water and curving it backwards into a sort of ladle shape.

October 10, 2017


A husky.

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


Rabbits have facial expressions.

Rabbits Can Grimace

Mammalian animals and humans express pain in similar ways.

April 10, 2017



Onions Are Toxic to Your Pets   

Raw onions contain sulfur compounds that are toxic to pets.

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