There is a new trend in pets: thousands of people all over the world are swapping their hamsters and cats for praying mantises, stick insects and other types of bugs as pets.
Selective breeding has led to serious health problems among some breeds that veterinarians warn can cause these dogs a “lifetime of suffering”.
World Bee Day is celebrated every year on May 20th to raise awareness for the essential role bees and other pollinators play in our and the planet’s survival.
New research has revealed that bolder monkeys learn faster than shy ones, which was especially evident for members of some family groups.
Researchers have found that a suite of complementary tests can quantify changes in dogs suspected of suffering from cognitive decline.
New scientific research has revealed that in modern times a dog’s breed has relatively little correlation with an individual dog’s behavior.
One in five reptiles faces extinction in what scientists say would have a ‘devastating’ effect on humans and the planet. With 21% of reptile species (from lizards to snakes to geckos and turtles) currently facing extinction, such a loss could have disastrous impacts on ecosystems around the world.
A new study reveals that most cats do not stray far from home–especially if they have been spayed/neutered.
The results of a new scientific study demonstrate an impending insect apocalypse. Given the important role of insects in local ecosystems, pollination and food production, losing insects threatens human health and food security.
A new survey of North American veterinarians revealed cases of marijuana poisoning among pets are on the rise.
The results of a new study suggests that most U.S. dog owners are unaware of — and do not follow — guidelines on safe pet food and dish handling from the FDA. This presents health risks for both pets and humans.
A recent poll of U.S. adults who have or are about to head back to work (post-pandemic lock-down) revealed some surprising facts about family relationships.