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Veterinarian Karen Fine says we can learn a lot from pets : Shots - Health News : NPR

Karen Fine says "I feel like I learn from my patients all the time. ... They really have skills and senses that we don't." Her new memoir is The Other Family Doctor.

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Why Do Cats Like Boxes? | Daily Paws

Live with a cat and you discover the joy of watching them climb into boxes of all shapes and sizes. We examine the reasons why your cat loves boxes so much.

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Crows Perform Yet Another Skill Once Thought Distinctively Human - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

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The Hidden World of Cats: What Our Feline Friends Are Doing When We’re Not Looking

Most pet cats are free to roam, but where do they go and what do they get up to? We fitted six cats with GPS trackers and found out.

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Do Dogs Think About the Past?

People have a remarkable ability to remember and recall events from the past, even when those events didn’t hold any particular importance at the time they occurred. Recognizing what we ate yesterday for breakfast or remembering who we talked to the wee

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Why Does My Dog Follow Me Everywhere? 10 Reasons I Dog Snobs

It can be endearing or it can be annoying but why does my dog follow me everywhere? Find out 10 potential reasons why in my article

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Why Does My Dog Lick My Hands? 5 Reasons

When you adopt a puppy, you can expect to have your hands and face licked a lot. It’s just what they do, and it’s usually accompanied by lots of tail wagging, excitable yelping, and even

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Is Consciousness Everywhere?

Experience is in unexpected places, including in all animals, large and small, and perhaps even in brute matter itself.

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Experts say dogs may experience time differently than we do

Experts say that there is no single theory on how dogs experience time, or even if they understand the passing of time.

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What Our Feline Friends Really Think About Hugs, Happiness and Humans

They do what they want, all the time—and can teach us a lot about how to live in the present, be content and learn from our experience

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Want Better Rapport With Your Cat? Bat Your Eyes | Health News | US News

US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Track elected officials, research health conditions, and find news you can use in politics, business, health, and education.

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Pup In The Rye: Dogs Go Through 'Teenage Angst' Just Like Humans - Study Finds

Teenage angst is considered a rite of passage, at least among humans, but a new study finds that dogs tend to get pretty stand-offish during their "teenage" years as well.

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Dogs are Better at Communicating Emotions to Owners than Cats

A new study conducted in Denmark concludes that pet owners develop a special sensitivity to all dogs' and cats' whines, whimpers, barks, and meows.

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Cats rival dogs on many tests of social smarts. But is anyone brave enough to study them? | Science | AAAS

Social cognition researchers are finally probing the secrets of the feline mind—when the cats deign to cooperate

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Study: Dogs Experience Profound Personality Changes As They Age - Study Finds

It's probably no surprise to their owners, but dogs, much like people, have distinct personalities (canine-alities?) that shift and change over time, according to a new study.

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DNA recovered from snow helps scientists track elusive wildlife

Researchers are using environmental DNA to help monitor and measure populations of rare snow-dwelling species like Canadian lynx.

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Why Do Cats Meow at Humans? | Psychology Today

Have you ever seen your cat at meow at other cats? Probably not. But your cat meows at you, right? Sometimes non-stop? There's a reason for this.

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This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood | Science | Smithsonian

What clownfish stepfathers and Dad-of-the-Year foxes teach us about paternal neurochemistry in the animal kingdom

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Dogs Use 19 Referential Signals to Communicate With Humans

These are the gestures our pets use to tell us they want food, toys, and love.

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Dogs Understand Emotions Behind Human Facial Expressions, Get Stressed By Bad Moods - Study Finds

A new study finds that dogs can read the emotions tied to their owners' facial expressions, and a bad mood can cause their heart rates to spike.

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Dogs Use Various Gestures To Get What They Want From Us

New research shows the four requests most commonly used that result in dogs being satisfied are “Scratch me!”, “Give me food/drink”, “Open the door” and “Get my toy/bone.”

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Scientific Reasons Why Your Cat Acts So Weird

The internet loves cats. If the internet were Superman, cats would be the Sun. But even though cats are cute and fluffy (and always ready to start something),

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Research Indicates That Dogs Can Feel Love

Scientists discover that dogs, much like humans, experience feelings of love and affection.