Dogs and Divorce: How do judges determine which person gets custody over the dog? One scientist says: Do not let the dog choose.
We know that like us, rats are intelligent, kind and empathic and sometimes experience regret, have an active memory life, laugh and play games, plan ahead, engage in bartering and trading, are super helpful, and are great at tasks, using tools and learning. So why, when we have scientific evidence of all of these attributes, do we treat rats so inhumanely–in the scientific lab, as well as the outer world?
Scientists in a new study have confirmed that like humans, gorillas are territorial in their behavior.
Interesting scientific study findings about birds.
The U.S. Transportation Department has announced plans to tighten rules around service animals on airplanes. The biggest change: only dogs could qualify as service animals allowed on-board.
Progress in Finland. Step up, U.S.
Cat facial expressions are notoriously difficult to read for many people–and a new study has scientifically demonstrated this fact. Researchers recruited more than 6,300 people from 85 countries and the results indicate that only 13 percent of participants accurately identified cat facial expressions.
Dogs in south Brazil took their loyalty to the next level when they followed their pack leader—a homeless man—all the way to hospital.
Every Sunday the church welcomes not only its parishioners but stray dogs, too. Father João Paulo Araujo Gomes is at the helm of this heartwarming act; he invites pups from off the streets to be part of weekend Mass in hopes that attendees will want to take them home.
Cats have a reputation among many people as being unable (or unwilling) to form close bonds with their human family members and caretakers. A new study has just debunked those myths.
A new study revealed that the prevalence of heavy or obese dogs occurs more than twice as much among overweight or obese owners than among owners who are slim or of a normal weight.
A new study reveals that the companionship of a pet after the loss of a spouse can help reduce feelings of depression and loneliness in older adults.