USDA annual reports that examine the gain and loss of colonies, including losses due to colony collapse disorder.
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.
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.
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.
A group of researchers developed a new comprehensive questionnaire for studying feline personality and behavior and found that cats have seven basic personality or behavioral traits.
A new study by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) highlights research linking certain dog foods to canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)*, a severe heart disease.
An animal health technology company has developed an app that uses the phone’s camera to tell whether a feline is feeling pain.
A video of Marineland’s last surviving orca, Kiska, is renewing calls online for the marine mammal to be freed. The video, shared on social media by former Marineland employee and whistleblower Phil Demers, shows the orca moving slowly at the surface of the water and faintly moaning
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.