The Animal Rescue League (ARL) of Boston plans to try to keep a roof over the heads of the Boston area’s animals, offering anyone now facing eviction due to Covid-related income loss the chance to temporarily put their furry friends up in a foster home.
The results of a new study revealed that sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against human psychological stress during lock-down.
According to new research the death of a family pet can trigger a sense of grief in children that is profound and prolonged, and can potentially lead to subsequent mental health issues.
Do dogs manipulate humans to get what they want? The science is in and the answer is: Yes, dogs do exaggerate their facial expressions to get what they want from us.
Researchers have found that dogs adapt their communicative strategies to their environment and that owner behavior influences communicative effort and success.
Is your dog like Lassie? If you were trapped on thin ice would your dog rescue you? Would he or she even want to? The results of a new study offer some insight into the answers.
Thankfully, the virus lock-down has not meant that animals needing homes are blocked from being placed with new loving families.
A scientific study has demonstrated that cats recognize their names when called–even when they choose to ignore it.
A new study has demonstrated that like humans, dogs also experience a form of teenage rebellion, becoming less obedient when going through puberty. During this period dogs are less likely to follow their caretakers’ instructions, though they will listen and follow what a stranger tells them to do.
A new survey study has revealed that some cats appear to experience separation anxiety when their human family members are away.
Rather than going bonkers from the COVID-19 lock down, one London-based couple stuck inside for the foreseeable future designed and built a tiny art museum for their pet gerbils, Pandoro & Tiramisù.
Dogs and Divorce: How do judges determine which person gets custody over the dog? One scientist says: Do not let the dog choose.