Did you know that your dog can tell the difference between when you are speaking English and when you are speaking Spanish? It’s true. In fact, dogs can distinguish between different languages all together.
Do animals also have consciousness? A new theory describes consciousness as a state that is tied to complex cognitive operations that explains how animals have a sense of consciousness.
USDA annual reports that examine the gain and loss of colonies, including losses due to colony collapse disorder.
A new study has found that the average cat is likely harboring psychopathic tendencies.
New research has demonstrated that the majority of dogs are highly inbred. Unfortunately, the study findings indicate that inbreeding of dogs contributes to an increase in disease and health care costs throughout their lifespan.
Researchers have discovered that dogs are stressed when exposed to common household noises.
Pets are not the only ones that experience separation anxiety. A survey of a sample of new first-year college students leaving pets at home and found that 75% experienced some level of pet separation anxiety — with one in four reporting moderate to severe symptoms.
Researchers of a new study identify features of hyperactive and impulsive behavior and inattention (ADHD) in dogs
Wildlife death and illness reports: WHISPers, hosted by the USGS National Wildlife Health Center, is a repository for sharing basic information about historic and ongoing wildlife mortality (death) and/or morbidity (illness) events.
New scientific research demonstrates that gorillas are able to recognize familiar human voices based on their relationship with the speaker.
The results of an important new study help to explain why many intelligent birds–and perhaps other animals–struggle in captivity. More specifically, the results revealed that the smarter the bird, the more unique welfare needs it has in captivity.
Photographer captures an orangutan trying to help a human.