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.
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.