Survey on how Americans feel about their dogs vs their partners.
As the world’s bee populations continue to decline, Holland is taking steps to give these pollinators new ecosystems.
In order to feature shelter animals in the favorable light they need and deserve, Adobe Lightroom sponsored the Picture Me Adopted! campaign in which professional photographers caught the best sides of these adorable potential companions.
The results of a recent study indicate that in Golden Retrievers the spay/neuter procedure is linked with an increased risk for obesity, and the timing of when the spay/neuter procedure is performed is linked with non-traumatic orthopedic injuries.
Researchers have accessed data on more than 19 million cats and have learned that most cats continue to put on weight as they age.
The way many researchers have measured, perceived and interpreted how capable apes are has been biased and the conclusions are all wrong, argue some scientists. Leading scientists in the field of ape cognition have conducted a study that reveals apes’ abilities have been unfairly measured, throwing into doubt the assumed belief that human infants are superior to adult chimpanzees.
There is now another reason to strengthen the human-animal bond: A new scientific study has demonstrated that in addition to potential psychological benefits, petting dogs and cats also has stress-relieving physiological benefits. The study results demonstrated that just 10 minutes of interacting with cats and dogs can produce a significant reduction in cortisol, a major stress hormone.
New research provides compelling evidence suggesting that insects experience chronic pain that lasts long after an initial injury has healed.
According to a new scientific study it appears that goats can distinguish emotional changes in the calls of other goats–even subtle changes.
Stunning photographs reveal the secret life of the field mouse.
Large numbers of sharks and other marine life are being strangled by plastic causing pain, suffering and death. In addition to plastic fishing gear, marine life are becoming entangled in strapping bands used in packaging, polythene bags and rubber tires.
As a result of the ongoing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into a possible link between heart disease in dogs and “grain-free” dog food often including “legumes such as peas and lentils,” the FDA has listed 16 pet food brands that have been named most frequently in its investigation.