New research reveals that an elephant’s personality may play an important role in how well that elephant can solve novel problems.
For decades, manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, pesticides and other commercial chemicals have tested their products on rodents or other vertebrate animals to comply with government safety testing regulations. This long-standing practice is now slowly starting to change.
According to the results of a new scientific study “pretty” parrots are at increased risk for being snatched up for Indonesia’s illegal wildlife trade.
Leading flea-control products have been found to be infested with toxic PFAS ‘forever chemicals’.
Pets are now seemingly addicted to their commercially processed pet food. The stories are everywhere. And it is not just our imagination…
A new study has revealed that toxic chemicals PBDE, PFAS and PCBs are in the bodies of killer whales.
Bushbabies are cute as a button and some people keep them as pets, which has put these little creatures at risk from the underground pet trade industry.
Researchers have recently discovered that toxic PFAS chemical (Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) that the NSW government has recently partially banned … More
According to the results of a new study, the relationship a dog has with its owner is related to its stress level. The results also suggest that the link between stress and the owner’s personality traits differs between dog breeds.
FIREPAW’s Companion Animal Renter’s Program [CARP] was recently referred to readers by a Washington Post op-ed written by award-winning journalist S.E. Smith. It was a piece about the reported spike in post-pandemic pet dumping in which, rather than pointing fingers at the pet-owners, the author offers more expansive, socio-cultural contextual factors as explanations for pet abandonment in the U.S. Read on for Resources for Tenants and Landlords…Rental Housing and Pets…
Marine scientists are calling on the EU to adopt a comprehensive plan to protect dolphins and porpoises from fisheries bycatch … More
A cancer patient contemplates the value and suffering of laboratory animals used for medical and scientific research … “The 75,000 … More