A new federal lawsuit argues that pet owners have been blocked from buying affordable flea-and-tick medicines for their pets due to a scheme by big drug companies to choke out more affordable, generic competition.
Elephant’s Self-Taught Trick Amazes Researchers
An elephant at a German zoo has become the subject of a scientific study because of her special skill.
Lizards stress-eat from noisy US Army flyovers
Lizards exposed to noise pollution from low-flying fighter jets have resorted to stress-eating.
Lawsuit Seeks to Save Critically Endangered Vaquita Dolphin
A lawsuit has just been filed in U.S. federal court in order to pressure the U.S. government to sanction Mexico for failing to protect the critically endangered vaquita
Animal Photos of the Year: 2022
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Elon Musk Company Investigated for Animal Welfare Violations
Elon Musk’s medical device company Neuralink, is under federal investigation for potential animal-welfare violations amid internal staff complaints that its animal testing is being rushed, causing needless suffering and death.
Pets Get Smarter with Age: Survey
A new survey of 2,000 dog and cat owners looked at the experiences of having younger and senior pets.
Alarming Manatee Deaths Prompt Calls for Endangered Status
The deaths of almost 2,000 manatees in Florida’s coastal and inland waterways over the last two years has provoked an alliance of environmental groups to demand an urgent reclassification of the species to officially endangered.
Octopuses Full-On Fight with Neighbors: Caught on Tape
Scientists have for the first time caught on film mud slinging and fighting between octopuses that live near one another.
Pet Food Contaminated with Toxic PFAS Chemicals from Packaging
The family pet is likely being exposed to toxic PFAS “forever” chemicals every day from the packaging used for pet food.
Lion Stays by Wife’s Side Until the End
A testament of true love in the animal kingdom.
Cats Recognize when Owners are Speaking to Them: Study
Cats can recognize when their owners are speaking directly to them, and they give off definitive behavioral signs when that happens.