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Veterinarians have a name for when a dog gets the call of the wild, often after a bath, and suddenly starts tearing through the house with an untamed glint in its eye.
A new report shows the benefits of using food puzzles with indoor cats. Here's how to make your own.
What's it going be, Fido: kibbles or kudos? A new study tackled the question.
Only seven cases of Guinea worm have occurred in humans so far in 2016. But hundreds of cases have appeared in dogs. What does this mean for guinea worm eradication?
Dogs suffering from the condition known as "limber tail" experience pain as their normally waggable appendages go limp.
Think you're an ace swimmer? These canines might be even better.
It's rare that we discover new species in captivity. But that's exactly what happened to this butterflyfish.
Pet stores provide scientific, anatomical names for dog chews, so why resort to euphemisms like "pizzle" and "bully stick"? Dogs have no shame — but we humans do.
Regardless of what a dog's breed actually is, if it's labeled a "pit bull," its chances of adoption drop. Pity the poor pit pup.
You love Fluffy better than anyone else in the world. But sometimes you need to leave her at home.
Counting the number of housecats around the world is about as difficult as, well, herding cats. In fact, estimates of global cat population vary... by millions.
Declining pet sales are affecting the pet store industry, as more pet lovers turn to pet adoption and rescue.
Stumped? Try this one: What does a honeybee have in common with a slice of toast?
If you live with a pooch, you know that dogs are insightful, intuitive creatures. But you may not realize just how insightful they can be.
Dogs may be humankind's best friend, but they're not always that reliable. Sure, they can detect hidden objects at the bottom of a lake, but they also tend to mistake their tails for prey. So can we really trust them to predict the weather?
All dogs, regardless of breed or age, are susceptible to the flu. What do you need to know before you drop your pup off at doggie day care?
Imagine your dog sending you a text alerting you that he needs to go out. Sound like science fiction? It may be closer to reality than you think.
Your cat may gaze longingly at your bowl of cereal each morning, but here's why it's not really OK for cats to drink milk.
Black cats were associated witches in the Middle Ages but even today, black shelter cats have a harder time getting adopted. Why are black cats considered bad luck?
What's up doc? Besides spawning a famous catchphrase, Bugs Bunny may also be behind the well-known bunny-carrot connection! Do rabbits really love carrots?
The old rule of thumb of seven dog years per human year typically makes dogs seem older than they really are. No fear, there's a formula to estimate your dog's age the right way!
Thanks to your pet greyhound's superior speed, trying to keep up with them on a run would be an exercise in futility. Surprisingly, these dogs are lazier than you think!
When it comes to dogs, age really is just a number. If you've got the patience, you surely can teach an old dog some new tricks.
While cats can pose a potential danger to a sleeping baby, most of the risk is due to accidental suffocation not from cats stealing babies' breath.
It can be hard for cat-lovers to resist feeding local strays, but these feral creatures may spread dangerous diseases, including rabies.