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.
A new study has demonstrated that when it comes to being willing to explore more efficient options to solving a problem, monkeys exhibit more cognitive flexibility than humans.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to eliminate the use of all mammalian testing of pesticides by the year 2035.
Researchers identify 131 genetic variants associated with breed differences in dog behavior.
Pigs have been recorded using tools for the first time. The pigs used the tools to prepare nests for the arrival of piglets due in six months.
The results of two new scientific studies have demonstrated that dog ownership can help humans live longer, healthier lives. In fact, the data suggest that having a dog can lower your risk of death from heart attack and stroke. From companionship, to responsibility, to exercise from walking and playing with a dog, researchers say there are many benefits to health from dog ownership.
Researchers found that dog owners are often inaccurate when measuring out kibble using a scoop, putting the dogs at risk of under-nourishment or weight gain.
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 disturbing new scientific study has reported that there are nearly 3 billion fewer wild birds in the air than in 1970.
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.
New study shows that bacteria are responsible for how cats signal other animals.
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.