Birds are far from stupid. So their lack of a neocortex has long baffled scientists. A new study may provide clues to help explain that mystery.
As Americans await a vaccine rollout in the US, most are wondering when they’ll get their shots. Veterinary healthcare workers are no exception.
Dogs just don’t listen. Or maybe more to the point, dogs can’t listen. Despite their excellent hearing, dogs don’t hear the subtle differences between words the way that humans do.
When people first started worrying about what species besides humans could catch COVID, ferrets weren’t top of mind for most—except for a group of scientists in Colorado working feverishly to save a species nobody was even sure was at risk: the black-footed ferret.
Ever wonder why some dogs have big heads and some dogs have little heads? Humans did that.
Anthropologists at Washington State University found that dogs’ relationships with women might have had a greater impact on the development of the dog-human bond than their relationships with men.
This week: A bigger, better dog genome, a Boston hospital uses buttons to help a cat heal, and dogs know when you’re watching them play.
New research indicates that commercially available dog food made with human-grade ingredients results in less fecal output than kibble-based dog food.
This week: Dogs teach machines to scent disease, unlicensed pet surgery caught on tape, and the fight to save the elusive fishing cat.
This week: Great apes vaccinated against COVID, the world’s oldest pet cemetery, and a new blindness gene is uncovered in a canine study.