This week’s Animal Update is on how you can’t judge a dog’s breed simply by its appearance. This could be important in some health-related decisions for your pet.
Diabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It’s becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.
End of life decisions can be costly and also very emotional for pet guardians.
Researchers have begun to pinpoint the evolution of dogs from wolves by using genetic sequencing.
Each year, we talk about kitten season – when shelters become full of orphaned or otherwise surrendered cats.
It’s not uncommon for people to think of some pets as expert mimics – birds, for instance. But according to a recently published report, there is evidence to suggest other pets do it, too.
After the recent Connecticut school shooting, a team of dogs was sent to comfort the grieving, driving home the point that therapy dogs can greatly benefit those in emotional distress.
A judge recently ruled that pet “foster parents” can tax deduct expenses such as food and medicine.
Strange but true, dogs’ scenting abilities can help humans with medical needs.
With animals, we don’t necessarily know what they’re thinking. Still, we see compulsive behavior by our four-legged friends.