Pets & Animals | Animals!

Miniature Horses Now Included on the List of Service Animals Airlines Must Allow to Fly | Mental Floss

Your next flight may include a mini horse riding in coach, thanks to new service animal guidelines released by the Department of Transportation.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Tardigrades that crash-landed on the moon may still be alive, but they’re not having fun | Popular Science

The moon is a barren place, but every so often humanity sends it some visitors. Most recently, the dusty rock received a rather large delegation of Earth’s toughest living critters.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Human-sized penguin discovered in Waipara

The fossilised bones of Crossvallia waiparensis were found by amateur palaeontologist Leigh Love at the Waipara Greensand fossil site in North Canterbury last year.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

'Like ... a horror movie': Camper saves family of 4 from savage wolf attack - SFGate

It was about half past midnight when Russ Fee woke up to the sound of frantic shouts coming from a campsite next to his in Canada's Banff National Park. From within his tent, he listened, quickly discerning that the voices belonged to a man and a woman. T

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Delaware Becomes First No-Kill State for Animal Shelters

Delaware is making history as the first and only no-kill animal shelter state in the country, according to Best Friends Animal Society, a non-profit animal welfare organization.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Animal friendships change with the weather in African savanna | Science | AAAS

Dry weather drives some herbivores apart, but rain and wildebeests can bring them back together

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Feds announce new guidelines for service and emotional support animals on planes - CNNPolitics

Airlines are prohibited from banning specific breeds of dogs on board flights as service or emotional support animals, the US Transportation Department said Thursday, amid controversy over safety and passengers abusing the policies for emotional support a

Pets & Animals | Animals!

You really shouldn’t declaw your cat. Do this instead. | Popular Science

Declawing a cat can lead to much bigger problems than scratched furniture. Read on.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

People Just Can't Get Enough Of This Adorably Unique-Looking Dog - The Dodo

"Some people think I used a permanent pen to draw his eyebrow or Photoshopped his face."

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Where the Sharks Are (and What to Do If You're Attacked): An Expert Q&A

The Discovery Channel’s annual “Shark Week” has been feeding America’s shark obsession since 1988. With shows spotlighting gruesome ...

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Therapy Ponies Are Bringing ‘Comfort and Joy’ to Dementia Patients | Mental Floss

The latest superstar emotional support animals are a herd of Shetland ponies visiting patients in Scotland.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Hilarious pics show deer sitting alongside cows, convinced it's one of them | Fox News

A wildlife photographer has captured remarkable pictures of a deer sitting in the British countryside alongside a herd of cows, convinced it is one of them.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Gators have taste for Florida Man, according to science

Gator bites have become more common as the gator population has boomed. A lot of the time, the gators aren't sure what they're biting and back off, study finds.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Traveling with your dog? Advice on how to do it from people who pulled it off

Recently, Erin Glock and her husband moved from upstate New York to Salt Lake City, Utah with their two golden retrievers, Sammy and Charlie. “That meant a 32-hour drive, and we were determined to drive about 10 hours a day,” she says. They decided…

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dog Neutering Has Health Risks for Certain Breeds - The Atlantic

A growing body of research has documented the health risks of getting certain breeds fixed early—so why aren’t shelters changing their policies?

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

12-Year-Old Is Making Bow Ties for Shelter Dogs In Order To Help Them Find Their Forever Homes

According to Beaux and Paws founder Darius Brown, it’s hard to resist adopting a shelter dog wearing a bow tie.

News | Animal Links

Stress Lessens from Just 10 Minutes of Time with Animals

Researchers from Washington State University have found objective, physiological evidence that just 10 minutes spent petting a cat or dog will lower stress levels.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Vet Issues Warning About Fly Bites On Dogs

A vet has warned dog owners over the dangers of fly bites which appear as large red blotches on the skin and what to do if you notice your dog has been bitten.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Shark attacks are more common in the Atlantic Ocean

Although incidents have been declining in recent years, news coverage remains high.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Little Blue Senior Dog Found Roaming The Streets All Alone - The Dodo

“We were mystified, but our vet helped us figure out the blue color (we think)"

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Free birds: Bald eagles stir U.S. patriotism as web-cam ...

USA-JULYFOURTH/ (PIX):Free birds: Bald eagles stir U.S. patriotism as web-cam stars

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

Why Are Octopuses So Smart? - The Atlantic

A new hypothesis suggests that their vaunted intelligence and short-lived, solitary nature are all linked to a fourth trait.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Inside horrors of Yulin dog festival where animals are boiled ALIVE to make stew - World News - Mirror Online

WARNING - DISTRESSING CONTENT: The defenceless dogs whimper and howl in terror before they are boiled and burned alive at the festival in China

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Treat Your Very Good Dog to An Adorable Hawaiian Shirt This Summer | Mental Floss

Expawlorer's whimsical Hawaiian shirt for dogs is made for summer playtime with your pup, who deserves an extra belly rub for staying on top of seasonal trends.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

This Smart Tag Is an Essential Fourth of July Accessory for Dogs Afraid of Fireworks | Mental Floss

In addition to keeping your dog calm during fireworks shows this Fourth of July, a smartphone-connected pet tag will help you keep track of them.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

50 of the 140 shih tzus seized from affluent California home now ready for adoption

Shih tzu dogs taken from a hoarding situation in Orange in Mar are available for adoption through OC Animal Care.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Why Do Dogs Look So Sad? - The Atlantic

Two specialized muscles give them a range of expression that wolves eyes’ lack.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

The 10 Most Dog-Friendly Workplaces in America

Dog owners are starting to get ecstatic with bring your dog to work day coming up on June 21. Having a pet at work can seem like another job to handle, but it is actually the quite opposite.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Shark attacks: After recent bites, your questions answered

Encounters with the big fish are rare, but can be deadly. Here's how to reduce your risk, and what you should keep in mind.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Raccoon dogs that terrorized English village recaptured | Fox News

A pair of raccoon dogs that terrorized a village in England has been recaptured, police say.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Cat Declawing Is Banned by New York State Lawmakers - The New York Times

The measure is for people who “think their furniture is more important than their cat,” a supporter said. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo would have to sign it.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Motion-Activated Camera Captures First Known Photo of Albino Giant Panda | Mental Floss

The albino panda bear was wandering a bamboo forest in China when it triggered a motion-sensitive camera set up by scientists.

News | Animal Links

Some interesting info on biodiversity and why it matters to humans

Biodiversity is all the different kinds of life you’ll find in one area -- the variety of animals, plants, fungi, and even microorganisms like bacteria that make up our natural world.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Grumpy Cat found quick success. Other celebrity pets might have it harder - CNN

Grumpy Cat has died, but she left quite a legacy. She's one of the first pets to make big money for its owner as a successful influencer.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Grumpy Cat, the internet's most famous cat, dead at 7 - CNN

Grumpy Cat, arguably the internet's most popular cat and one of its first viral memes, has died aged 7.

Pets & Animals | Animals

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

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Two black bears caught in intense fight in New Jersey yard

Two black bears were caught on video in a backyard brawl outside a New Jersey home last week.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

5 Ways You Can Support Your Local Animal Shelters | Mental Floss

Whether or not you're ready to commit to adding a new member to your family, there are plenty of ways to support shelters on National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Dogs can tune out noise, just like people at cocktail parties

This discovery is useful for handlers of working dogs, who often have to summon their canines in chaotic situations.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Missouri Now Has a Retirement Home for Senior Shelter Dogs | Mental Floss

Russell Clothier was tired of seeing old dogs being left behind at animal shelters. So he decided to open up a senior dog sanctuary.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Coyote Facts

The coyote is a medium-sized wild canine native to North America. These coyote facts include the animal's diet, behavior, and reproduction.

Books | Books

Watch: Rare Trio of Bald Eagles Raise Eaglets Together on the Mississippi River - Geek.com

They say it takes a village to raise a child — but in a nest along the Mississippi River, three bald eagles have decided that it takes a trio to raise newly hatched …

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Dog Runs Grueling Desert Ultramarathon Just For Fun

This is Cactus, a Moroccan runner who completed the grueling Marathon des Sables through the Sahara Desert earlier this week. He is talented and he is also a dog.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Record-Breaking 17-Foot Python Discovered in Florida Everglades | Breitbart

A team of invasive species researchers has discovered the largest python ever found in Florida's swampland — and her 73 eggs.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

No more 'kitten slaughterhouse': Government halts deadly cat experiments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it was ending the testing - which included feeding cats to other cats - effective immediately.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Inseparable Dog and Cat Best Friends Surrendered in the Same Carrier Now Have New Home Together

Shelter workers said Kitty the cat would yell anytime she was separated from Leila the dog

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Remarkable photo of bear surrounded by elk at New Mexico ranch goes viral | Fox News

A bizarre photo of a bear surrounded by elk has gone viral after it was posted to Facebook by a ranch in Cimarron, northern New Mexico.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Newly-discovered Starry Dwarf Frog is the size of a thumbnail

Scientists just found a new species of frog in India that's the sole member of a mysterious ancient lineage.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Cat found safe after going on a ride under hood of car | abc7.com

A cat is safe after going on a ride under the hood of a car. Kaleah Michelle tweeted a video along with a message saying "I was driving and heard a 'meow' and look what we found".

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Huge snake eats another snake that was attacking a rat: 'Crazy turn of events' | Fox News

A brawl between an eastern brown snake and a python over a juicy rat turned deadly last week — at least, for two parties involved.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Rescue bull looks so sad after he accidentally bursts his favorite toy ball

Tex the longhorn bull looked adorably dejected after he pushed his bright red yoga ball into a barbed wire fence and deflated it

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Petco Workers Find Senior Dogs Abandoned In Store Bathroom

“They were shaking and they wanted to be together.”

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

This Company Makes Cardboard Tanks to Help Your Cat Conquer the World

To conquer the world, cats need cutting-edge military technology. That's why Suck UK creates awesome cardboard gadgets.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Realistic Masks of Your Own Pet's Face

A Company Makes Enormous, Human-Head Size Replicas of Your Own Pet's Face

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

A Humpback Whale Was Just Found In The Middle Of The Amazon Rainforest And No One Knows How It Got There

The carcass of an 8-meter (26-foot) humpback whale was discovered last Friday in the mangrove forests of northern Brazil, according to a post by the Brazil

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

5 of History's Biggest Dogs

Some of the world's largest dogs have tipped the scales in excess of 300 pounds and stood taller than some NBA players.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Adorable Group Photos of Dogs Who Pack Walk Together Every Day in Saratoga Springs, New York

Saratoga Dog Walkers in upstate New York offers a wonderful opportunity for local dogs to walk as a pack together on a daily basis. This program offers

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

4 of the Most Common Dog Behaviors, Decoded

What’s up, Fido? Get the scoop behind four common dog behaviors to understand what your furry friend is trying to say to you.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

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.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Pixar Shortfilm Kitbull

Connection that sparks a friendship between two creatures a kitten and a pit bull

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

This Interactive Toy Plays With Your Dog When You're Busy Folding Laundry or Watching Your Favorite Show | Mental Floss

The Wickedbone is a smart, interactive dog toy that lets you be as hands-on or hands-off as you want. Here's how to get one on Amazon.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

He Never Expected a Lioness to Do This After He Picked Up Her Cub - graduatez.com

He Never Expected a Lioness to Do This After He Picked Up Her Cub - In this world, neither humans nor lions can survive in isolation. As the functional ecosystems continue to fade due to human activities, all the more these wild animals become reliant to

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

The rewilding movement is going from strength to strength - Conservation

TAPIRS ARE South America’s largest land mammals. They are one of six species Ignacio Jiménez and his team are trying to re-introduce to the Iberá project, a 7,500km{ 2} wetland reserve in north Argentina, run by Tompkins Conservation, an American char

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Dog Show Handlers

Here's how they know you should never put liver in your pantyhose—and why that Busy Bee scene in 'Best in Show' may not be so far-fetched.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

‘It Takes Just Five Minutes To Save A Cat’s Life’: How To Protect Feral Cats During The Dangerous Cold Spell

The dangerously-cold temperatures plaguing Chicago this week could be deadly for many outdoor creatures, including the estimated 200,000  feral cats that live in the Chicago area.

Family & Parenting | Kids

North Carolina boy ‘hung out with a bear’ while lost in woods

The 3-year-old North Carolina boy who was found safe after spending two days lost in the woods told his family that he “hung out with a bear” during the ordeal. Casey Hathaway’s a…

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Bill introduced to make animal cruelty a federal felony

WASHINGTON (WSET) — Two lawmakers have introduced a bill that would make animal cruelty and bestiality a felony nationwide. The Orlando Sentinel reportsthe Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Actwould target "crushing, burning, drowning, su

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Large, fluffy emotional support dog melts hearts on plane – and online

Now that's a good dog.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Hilarious moment man is reunited with his lost dog, who then returns with another pooch and a goat | Daily Mail Online

Kyle Krier's wife let out their black Labrador who disappeared. Kyle, from Kansas, went searching for 'Bo.' But when he found him, he wasn't alone. The pet made friends with another lab and a goat.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Deadly snake spotted devouring huge lizard on Australian beach | Fox News

It’s not what you expect to see on a walk along the beach. But visitors to a popular Western Australian beach made a terrifying discovery after coming across a hungry snake making a meal of a massive lizard.

Pets & Animals | Animals

World's loneliest snail dies, and a species goes extinct

One famous snail’s death highlights the plight faced by diverse Hawaiian snails, of which there were once hundreds of species.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Wounded tiger 'finds humans to ask for help' after being injured - Mirror Online

The 'alpha male predator' known as Tikhon appeared at a remote Russian border close to China and refused to leave despite warning shots being fired by guards

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

Kitten Hilariously Learns That the Floating Triangles Reflected in the Mirror Are Attached to Her Head

While sitting on her human's bed, a funny little Scottish straight kitten named Mimo spotted a couple of floating triangles reflected in the dresser

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

A Determined Bunny Tenaciously Digs at the Dirt in an Effort to Free a Kitten Trapped Behind a Wall

A determined little bunny who grew very concerned about a feline friend who was stuck behind a corrugated wall, tenaciously dug at the dirt and pushed it

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

WATCH: Bald Eagle Lands on Notre Dame Fan at the Cotton Bowl | Breitbart

In life and in sports, sometimes you're the pigeon and sometimes you're the statue. Or, as one unwitting Notre Dame fan found out, sometimes

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

12 of the strangest dog behaviors explained

Dogs often exhibit strange behavior like sniffing other dogs' butts, eating poop, getting "the zoomies," and more. Here's why.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Ford comes up with a prototype noise-cancelling kennel to shelter dogs from fireworks

Dogs have a much wider range of hearing than humans do and noises that don’t bother us can give them a very ruff time. Fireworks are especially tough on many pups and also hard on owners who have to calm their panicking pets. To potentially help them, F

Politics | PC Culture

PETA Strikes Again: Stop Using 'Anti-Animal Language'

On Tuesday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) issued a tweet calling for human beings to stop using “anti-animal language” and using “speciesism” in conversations. PETA demanded some changes to everyday language, including:

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

NC has seldom seen breed of squirrel that’s 2 feet tall | Charlotte Observer

The Carolina coast has a seldom seen breed of squirrel that is 2 feet tall and weighs as much as a chihuahua. A state camera trap program is capturing images of these fox squirrels in remote areas.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

After car hits Thai elephant, animal kills driver

BANGKOK (AP) — Police say a man was killed by a wild elephant after his speeding car hit the animal near a national park in northeastern Thailand. Police Lt. Col. Kemchat Paedkaew says the accident occurred at dusk Wednesday on a small road that has sig

Pets & Animals | Animals

Man Discovers A Family Of Mice Living In His Garden, Builds Them A Miniature Village

Recently, photographer Simon Dell stumbled upon a family of mice running around his garden. Instead of reaching for the traps, however, he took out his tools. Dell built the mice a miniature village and they repaid him by posing in front of his camera.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Leopard, hyena share a rare meal—before other cats cut in

A strategic truce and rare interactions between normally solitary creatures determine who will get the lion's share of the meal.

News | Animal Links

Tackling plastic pollution in the Galápagos | Stories | WWF

Around the world, humans produce an estimated 1.3 billion tons of plastic waste per year, a number that is set to increase to 2.2 billion by 2025. In countries such as Ecuador that have limited garbage collection services, some of this plastic waste inevi

News | Animal Links

#TurtleStrong Malibu Fire Relief

Susan Cain Tellem needs your help today! #TurtleStrong Malibu Fire Relief - Hello turtle friends from Susan and Marshall at American Tortoise Rescue. Our house and the turtle hospital in Malibu burned down Friday, November 10, during one of California’s

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

7 Facts About Ragdoll Cats

The Ragdoll cat can be described in three words: big, beautiful, and friendly.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

11 Ways To Make Your Dog Feel Less Alone When You’re At Work All Day

It's one thing to leave your dog home alone when you've got a quick errand to run. It's a whole other situation when you leave your fur kiddo home for the eight hours or so while you're at work. But it's a pretty common scenario. Most dog owners…

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Environmentalists: To Save The World, Dump Your Pets

According to a study out Monday on global climate change, your dog (or your cat) is probably killing the environment, and if you want to stem the tide of global warming, it's time to say "good-bye" to Fido and Fluffy.

Pets & Animals | Animals

'Gold-diggin' dog swindles free burgers from McDonald's

Princess can't seem to curb her craving for Big Macs and fries, so the dog has taken to sneaking out at night and walking herself to the parking lot of a local McDonald's in Oklahoma City to get her fix of free burgers.

Pets & Animals | Animals

The film debut of the Antarctica “headless chicken monster,” a rare sea cucumber — Quartz

Scientists accidentally discovered a deep-sea swimming cucumber in the waters off Australia during a marine conservation project.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

How 31 Alberta wolves changed the natural balance of Yellowstone National Park

An eco-experiment that started with 14 Alberta wolves being introduced to Yellowstone National Park has shown just how powerful the laws of nature really are.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

This Hilarious Optical Illusion for Birds Could Save Your Life

Birds and planes are a bad combination, but it’s not so easy to shoo our avian friends away from airport runways. Thankfully, scientists from France have stumbled upon an ingenious solution to the problem—an optical illusion that appears to scare the

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Let's Talk Dog Exercise — How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Every Day?

When it comes to dog exercise, how much exercise does a dog need every day based on breed and age? How do you exercise your dog if you’re short on time?

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Stray Dog Was So Matted No One Knew What Kind Of Dog He Was

He looks SO different now!

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Nepal's Tiger Population Nearly Doubles in Last Decade

Better protections, including an increased number of anti-poaching rangers, has allowed populations of tigers to grow quickly.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

S.African lion cubs conceived artificially in world first

Watching the two little lion cubs boisterously play with each other at a conservation centre outside of South Africa's capital Pretoria, it's hard to see anything out of the ordinary. "These are the first ever lion cubs to be born by means of artific

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Snow leopard 'poses for selfies,' goes viral | Fox News

A snow leopard, high up in the mountains of China, discovered several cameras used to photographs of their surroundings. The snow leopard did what anyone would do upon discovering a camera - take a selfie.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

5 Lessons That My Cats Taught Me

The best lessons in life can be learned by living with and observing cats. Cats are great companions but they don’t just provide comfort, cats can really teach us a lot about how we go about living our best lives.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

25 Shelter Dogs Who Made It Big

From four-legged movie stars to heroic rescue dogs, some of history's most amazing pooches were adopted from shelters.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Clever puppy escapes his house and then rings the doorbell to get back in

A puppy managed to escape his home, but then figured out how to ring the doorbell to get back inside.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

25 Benefits of Adopting a Rescue Dog

According to the ASPCA, 3.3 million dogs enter shelters each year in the United States. Although that number has gone down since 2011 (from 3.9 million) there are still millions of dogs waiting in shelters for a forever home. October is Adopt a Shelter Do

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Good Samaritan arrested after helping animals survive Florence

A woman was taken into custody after providing care to more than two dozen animals – 17 cats and 10 dogs – for owners who had to evacuate.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Wisconsin man naps with cats at animal sanctuary, goes viral | Fox News

A 75-year-old retired Spanish teacher in Green Bay, Wisconsin, made headlines this week after he was documented taking cat naps -- with actual cats.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Fox News - Breaking News Updates | Latest News Headlines | Photos & News Videos

Breaking News, Latest News and Current News from FOXNews.com. Breaking news and video. Latest Current News: U.S., World, Entertainment, Health, Business, Technology, Politics, Sports.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Hurricane Florence Heroes Rescue 6 Trapped Dogs from Rising Waters: 'They Would Have Drowned'

Rescue workers continue to help those in the Carolinas stranded after the devastating damages of Hurricane Florence, including six dogs who were found abandoned in a locked cage in Leland, North Carolina, as flood waters rose

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

How You Can Help Animals Affected by Hurricane Florence | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

The New Dog Sport: A Dog’s Nose Work Is Never Done | The Outline

Nose work is a new sport in which dogs seek out specific scents. It’s also an opportunity to let dogs do what they do best.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain | Smart News | Smithsonian

The neuron is not found within lab mice, possibly explaining why mouse studies often do not translate to human brains

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Texas woman shocked to find 'stubborn' hen sitting on massive snake in wild photo | Fox News

A hen in Hull, Texas was rather “clucky” when a massive snake decided to rest near the animal rather than make the chicken its next meal.

News | Animal Links

How do cats contribute to your health and well-being?

Cats are loved for their elegance, their calming purrs, and the sweetness of their cuddles, but do you know how they can actually improve your health?

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Nile or Asian monitor lizard scaring Davie FL families | Miami Herald

A six-foot Nile or Asian monitor lizard has eluded trappers from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Martin County Trappers in the Davie family neighborhood of Zachary and Maria Lieberman.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

No kidding! Goats prefer to interact with humans who look happy - The Irish News

A new study has found the first evidence that goats respond differently to happy and angry humans.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Farmers should 'smile' at their livestock to produce better meat

Farmers should try to look happy around their livestock to make sure the meat tastes better after slaughter, a new study suggests.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Pet Photographer Kaylee Greer Highlights Dogs in Shelters: Photos

Kaylee Greer, a pet photographer, is using her talent to highlight dogs in shelters — find out more

News | Animal Links

Dogs rush to help when owners cry, study suggests - CNN

Dogs will move faster to be with their owners, on average, if the owner is crying versus humming a tune, a small study finds.