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Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

For its health and yours, keep the cat indoors

At least one running argument among cat lovers is now over: Whiskers, Lucy and Tigger are definitely better off staying indoors, scientists reported Wednesday. Pet cats allowed outdoors, in fact, are nearly three times as likely to become infected with p

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Cats Recognize Their Own Names—Even If They Choose to Ignore Them - 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.

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 | Cat & Dog Resources

Family Uses Special Sling For Needy Senior Siamese Cat With Arthritis - The Dodo

"He follows my mum around the house miaowing till she strokes him so she thought this would help."

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Sometimes Dogs are Best Left Home | Whole Dog Journal

I knew that with so many people coming to see the flowers, bringing a dog would be no fun for the dog nor me.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Fish Oil For Dogs: Safe Or Not?

Fish oil for dogs - is it a good idea to feed it as a supplement? Fish oil has DHA, EPA, and Omega-3s... but is it safe for your dog to eat?

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Dog owners are much happier than cat owners, survey finds - Portland Press Herald

Pet owners and non-pet owners are equally happy (or unhappy) but among pet owners, there is a big difference.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Tea Tree Oil Diffusers Are Toxic to Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

Although exposure to any essential oil is generally most concentrated when it directly contacts skin, tea tree oil diffusers and liquid potpourri present specific health concerns to dogs. These items release essential oils like tea tree continually into t

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Pet Dangers That Aren’t Food: Essential Oils, Houseplants, and More

You know the foods that are harmful to your pet. But what about the dangers around your house? From plants to essential oils, here are some pet dangers that aren’t food.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

I Was Threatened With Eviction — But This All-Natural Solution Saved Me -

Aggression. Digestive issues. Destruction. And barking—so much barking. That’s what I was facing on a daily basis, every time I’d leave my beautiful dog alone. I was worried and stressed—I didn’t know what to do anymore. Between angry neighbors,

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

News | Animal Links

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.

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".

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

OurCrowd to set up Israel pet health tech hub with Australian partner

Innovation lab will aim at growing field of digital health technologies for pets, a global market worth billions

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

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs: Is It Always Cancer? | Whole Dog Journal

Mast cell tumors (MCTs) are one of the most frequent skin cancers seen in dogs. For mast cell tumors, there are several predisposed breeds including Boxers, American Staffordshire terriers, and pit bulls.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Diseases Your Pets Can Pass to You Shown in Pictures

You may not be able to catch a cold from Fido, but you can catch some nasty stuff. Learn what illnesses your pets can share and their treatment options.

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 | Animals & Pets

Puppy Brings Smiles to Patients at South Charleston Dentist Office

February is Pediatric Dentistry month and a local dentist office has a unique way of keeping it's tiny patients calm and comfortable.  

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 | 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 | Dogs & Other Animals

Iran said to ban dog walking in Tehran

Canines also barred from riding in cars; police chief reportedly warns defiant dog owners will be 'dealt with severely'

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 | Cat & Dog Resources

25 Interesting Facts About Cats You May Not Have Known

Aside from fish, cats are the most popular pet of choice in American households today. Approximately 94 million cats in the United States are the proud owners of humans, and we wouldn't have it any

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Reduce Your Dog's Cancer Risks

Veterinary oncologists say that cancers in humans and in dogs are incredibly similar, in terms of growth and prognosis. That s good news for both species, as research of human or canine cancer may yield insight about and new treatments for this deadly dis

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

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

Now that's a good dog.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The 10 Most Important Things to Teach A Puppy | Whole Dog Journal

The primary puppy socialization window is alarmingly small: from three to four weeks, to about 13 to 14 weeks.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How Much Training Does Your Dog Really Need?

Teaching a dog new behaviors can be lots of fun, and there are tons of people and dogs who thoroughly enjoy daily training and engaging in various canine sports or activities. However, it s equally important to give yourself permission to take the pressur

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 | Cat & Dog Resources

Paw Preference And Behavior Problems | The Bark

Paw and hand preferences are of great interest in behavior and psychology because they are an indication that one side of the brain is more active than another. A preference for using the right side of the body (hand or paw) is associated with a more acti

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

TSA Opts For Dogs With Floppy Ears | The Bark

If you’ve ever felt as though the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at the airport don’t care at all about how you feel while being screened, you are not alone, but you might be wrong. The evidence for that assertion is that the TSA

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

9 Brands of Dog Food Recalled Due to Potentially Toxic Levels of Vitamin D

The FDA is alerting pet owners about recalls of several dry dog foods after receiving complaints that dogs eating the food experienced vitamin D toxicity.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dog Accessories 2019: Best Dog Gear of the Year | Whole Dog Journal

Here are five pages of top-quality dog accessories for 2019 that you and your dog will truly enjoy.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Bloating in Dogs Treatable with Gastropexy | Whole Dog Journal

Symptoms of bloat, which is incredibly painful for the dog, include pacing and restlessness; a distended abdomen; turning to look at or bite at the flank area; rapid, shallow breathing; retching without actually vomiting up any food, and excessive droolin

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 | Cat & Dog Resources

New Research: Does Neutering Help With Aggression?

It's long been accepted that neutering will help improve behavior. But what does does research show? Does Neutering Help With Aggression?

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dogs & the Law: End of Year Review | The Bark

Every year, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) uses compliance with more than 90 policy ideas to rank states on their humane treatment of animals; as a metric, the organization looks at successfully enacted legislation. The trend, overall, is

News | Animal Links

People with depression, all treatment failed, until they adopted a pet

By Christian Jarrett. The companionship and responsibilities involved in looking after a pet may help combat depression.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs: Holistic Treatment Options

Congestive heart failure in dogs: what is this serious condition, how is it treated and is there any way to prevent it? Here's what you need to know.

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.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dog Etiquette: Turning Your Dog Into a Gracious Guest | The Bark

Shortly after we were married, my husband and I spent the holidays with my in-laws, and we brought our young dog, Bugsy. He was social; had an excellent stay; came when called; had no history of food thievery; and would not lift his leg indoors, even on a

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

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How To Train Your Pet To Get Their Teeth Brushed

If you’re one of the few pet owners whose cat or dog doesn’t easily sit through a full toothbrushing session without complaint, here’s some help. Some pets will buck, roll, and squirm away the first couple times you try and brush their teeth. But it

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dog Limping: Possible Causes and Treatments

When your dog is limping it s time to consult with a veterinarian. They may have you rest your dog and monitor at home for 24-48 hours depending on the severity of the problem. If the limp doesn t improve or worsens, they will likely have you come in for

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The Scooting Dog Decoded | Whole Dog Journal

Why is your dog dragging his butt across the carpet? Not just annoying to watch, this behavior is usually indicative of infected or impacted anal sacs.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Pets Improve Your Health in Pictures

Are you as happy as your dog or cat? WebMD's slideshow covers pet habits that could teach us a lesson in becoming happier and healthier.

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 | Cat & Dog Resources

How to Play "Search Me!" | Whole Dog Journal

The search me! game uses lots of energy and can tire out your very active dog, and offers very practical applications as well. Start with treats, since most dogs will happily look for food.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Arizona Animal Sanctuary Needs Volunteers to Cuddle Rescued Wolfdog Puppies

A dog sanctuary and rehabilitation center near Clarkdale, Arizona, has been flooded with phone calls and emails ever since it asked for volunteers to come cuddle their rescued wolfdog puppies. Nonprofit organization Pets Return Home recently saved more than two dozen pups—plus two pregnant moms—from being euthanized in Northern California

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

CBD & Dogs: A Primer | The Bark

Brought to you by Innovet Pet Products For both people and animals, medicine tends to trend high-tech. One of the most promising new veterinary drug therapies, however, incorporates ingredients derived from cannabis, a plant that’s been in use by humans

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Study Reveals Surprising Reason Behind Feline Obesity

A stunning 1 in 5 cat owners, when surveyed, didn't know this about feeding their pet; further, 1 in 4 owners admit their pet has food-related medical problems.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

New FDA Warning About Flea And Tick Medications

The FDA has issued a warning about flea and tick medications - finally! So, what are they saying, and which drugs are listed as dangerous?

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

When Is an Eye Issue More Than Just a Nuisance?

Veterinarians categorize eye infections as urgent; know when an eye condition needs expert help, and when it's okay to wait and watch.

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 | Cat & Dog Resources

What is Chondroitin and How Can It Help My Dog?

Degenerative joint disease can make your pet feel achy. But can you prevent it? We explain everything you need to know about chondroitin and how it can help your dog.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Should Your Dog Sleep on the Bed with You?

Trainers who adamantly oppose dogs on the bed often also buy into all the dominance stuff that s been pretty much discredited by behavioral scientists.

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 | Pets & Animals

Man Adopts 45 Dogs And Sets Them Free On His Four Acres Of Land

It’s great that dog shelters exist, but a dog’s experience in one can still be pretty bad. They live in

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 | Cat & Dog Resources

How to Make A Dog Throw Up | Whole Dog Journal

If the hydrogen peroxide works its magic, your dog should vomit within two to five minutes of receiving the first dose. If he doesn t vomit within five minutes, it s okay to re-dose. Then stop. If your dog does not vomit within 10 minutes, you should be o

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.

News | Animal Links

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.

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.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Yes - You Can Manage Dog Eye Problems Naturally!

Dog eye problems can be scary - but knowing the anatomy and the cause of the issues can help you manage them at home, naturally.

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 | Cat & Dog Resources

10 Tips To Help Your Senior Cat

Senior cats do not express pain the way people do. They suffer everything in silence and need help from their human owners.

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.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Please Don’t Panic About the “Grain-Free Thing”

Please note that the FDA s headline did not say anything about grain-free diets causing heart problems though almost all the blog posts and articles in other publications have been saying exactly that.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How to Calm Down a Dog: 5 Simple & Effective Tips

Each dog can react differently to calming methods. Discover how to calm down a dog and try some of these strategies out on your pet.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The Top 5 Signs of a Stressed Dog

Want to spot signs of stress in dogs? We’ve compiled a list of 5 common signs of canine stress. Read on to discover the signs & learn how to calm your pup down.

News | Animal Links

Survey: Pet Owners Happier, Wealthier, More Fit Than Non-Owners - Study Finds

If you think pets are the pits, you may not be living to your potential. A new survey finds that people who own pets are happier, earn more money, and exercise more frequently than those who don't.

News | Animal Links

Historic Cat Photos on International Cat Day - The Atlantic

Fashions and technologies may change over time, but cats never go out of style.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The Lassie Effect: Study Looks at Empathy in Dogs | The Bark

Dogs are thought to be very aware of people’s emotions, but if a pup’s owner was really upset, would he actually go out of his way to offer help and comfort? Some not only will, a new study found, they’ll overcome obstacles to do it.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Disney will permanently allow dogs in some resorts, theme park blogger reports - Orlando Sentinel

Last year, Disney announced it planned to charge $50 to $75 a night to cover cleaning fees and allow visitors to bring their dogs.

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

Very good dog finishes Australian half marathon, earns medal, gets taken to dog jail

Don’t worry, he’ll get adopted if his owners don’t claim him.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

4 Hazards of Foxtails for Pets

At first glance foxtails, referred to in some regions as cheat grass, seem innocent enough. But beyond that innocent exterior lurks a menace that can easily wreak havoc on your dog or cat’s health. Dogs that come into contact with foxtails stand a good

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dog Conjunctivitis: Can Dogs Get Pink Eye?

Conjunctivitis, commonly known as “pink eye,” can be a real pain in the eye. A dog’s eye, however, is different from a human’s eye because the conjunctiva is usually less visible, so the telltale sign of redness in the eye can be missed even if yo

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean | Popular Science

It may seem like sort of a silly thing to ponder, born out of owners’ love for their pets and the human-animal bond between them. But determining a pet’s “real” age is actually important because it helps veterinarians like me recommend life-stage

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

6 Reasons Pets Are Good Therapy for Mental Health | The Mighty

A woman living with bipolar disorder describes six reasons why pets are fantastic therapy for mental health.

News | Animal Links

Liquid Cats That Take Shape of Their Containers

Once you realize all cats are actually liquid, you'll never see world the same way as before.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Man Senses Someone Watching Him — And Finds The Cutest Spies - The Dodo

“A lot of times I don’t even realize they’re there. I just turn around and there’s a snout sticking out from under the fence.”

Entertainment | The Hometown

The Dog-Friendly Guide To LA

Photo: @StevieNicksThePit We love dogs of all shapes and sizes and we love LA so what's better than a guide of the best places to bring our four-legged friends? Nothing, really! That's why we've collected a list of some of the best places t

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

These Dogs’ Before And After Haircuts Will Make Your Day - artFido

Pet photographer Grace Chon took to the Internet to share an absolutely adorable series titled, “HAIRY,” and you’d better be glad she did. The photos showcase the cutest dogs before and after a haircut. So, need I say more? Or are you about to burst

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

A Guide to Dog Behaviors and What They Mean

Have you ever wanted a doggie translator? A dog’s actions speak a thousand words, and this guide will teach you about dog behaviors and what they mean.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Senior Dogs Abandoned At Shelter Being Too 'Loud' And 'Smelly' - The Dodo

They were both so confused — but now they're getting the best second chance ❤️️

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

"Can I Bring My Dog?" The Most Dog-Friendly Stores Across America

Shopping with a friend can be a blast. But are dogs allowed in stores? We looked from coast to coast to roundup the most dog friendly stores in America.

News | Animal Links

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.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Why Many Pets Need Special Food Later in Life

The pet food industry claims that the dietary needs of dogs and cats are more complex than ever, but are they really?

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dog Deaths Now Linked to This Pentobarbital Tainted Food

Many pets have died from eating food contaminated with pentobarbital in recent years, and the problem appears to be continuing with this recent recall.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dogs can't kiss and make up because they've lost 'pack mentality'

The team from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna studied how dogs and wolves reconcile with others of the same species following a disagreement.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Your Dog Feels No Shame

You've seen those guilty countenance of dogs in response to bad behavior, but is the dog actually fessing up a no-no, or is something else going on here?

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

New Studies Show Humans Love Dogs More Than Other Humans

If a dog and human needed your help and you could only pick one, which would you choose?

News | Animal Links

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.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

5 Ways to Calm Your Dog During Fireworks - The Dogington Post

For parents of dogs that fear loud, unknown noises, a booming crack or the startling burst of fireworks in the distance can mean hours of heartache and helplessness trying to comfort our terrified four-legged family member.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Congratulations? Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, Wins the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

Zsa Zsa got a manicure and wore a sparkly pink collar but it was her droopy tongue and protruding teeth that charmed the judges.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Quickly Tell Which Bone or Chew Is Dangerous for Your Dog

Make sure you consider what type of these 3 'chewers' your dog is - because the wrong bone for the wrong dog can lead to all sorts of safety concerns.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The Effective Pain Treatment Your Vet May Not Want to Talk About

Studies show it's useful for managing pain due to arthritis, and pet owners are even reporting success with anxiety, behavior issues and seizure disorders.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

17 Dogs Who Should Be Utterly Ashamed By Their Behavior

Did a tornado or my dog go through this house?

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Do You Know How to Get a Dog to Lie Still for Tests?

Here's the incredible story of how these gifted scientists gained the trust of study animals to accomplish what seems to be the impossible.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Mast Cell Tumors Can Be Deadly, Mimics Many Skin Problems

Both dogs and cats can get a malignant mast cell tumor inside or outside on their bodies; depending on its location and timing, it can be deadly.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Dogs Help Toddler Escape Her Room So She Can Give Them Snacks

Colby and Bleu transformed the tiny human into their very own partner in crime.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Do Dogs Really Prefer Baby Talk? You Might Be Surprised.

"Who's a good boy?" Scientists investigated whether our pets like the exaggerated tone that many of us use with our canines.

News | Animal Links

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.”

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Valley of the Ragdolls

They’re floppy, relaxed, and they come when you call them. Is the Ragdoll a genetic miracle, or just one very cool cat?

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

The Legacy of Chesty: How a Bulldog Became the United States Marine Corps Mascot

Meet Chesty XV, the newest Bulldog mascot of the United States Marine Corps. He already has the first of his many duties figured out: boosting morale.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Diseases You Can Get From Your Pets

You may not be able to catch a cold from Fido, but you can get some other nasty stuff. Find out more about diseases your pets can share with you and how to protect yourself.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dogs | Mental Floss

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

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Psychological Benefits of Owning a Dog - Self Improvement

There are many reasons that dogs are one of the most popular pets. But most people don’t know that there are psychological benefits of owning a dog. Read the article to find out all the emotional benefits they provide for us.