It’s hard to say which one’s hairier: the man or the dog. But we do know which one’s got more germs in his fur. That’s thanks to a recent study by European researchers that only distantly had anything to do with beards and everything to do with dogs and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners.
Talk about a loaded question. But that’s exactly what Lendedu, an online marketplace for student loan refinancing, decided to ask pet owners in a recent survey.They ran two separate polls. First, they asked people who only owned a dog this question: How much would you be willing to spend to save your dog from a life-threatening illness or disease?
Some people love their dogs. The Nepalese worship theirs. At least, they do during Diwali. Diwali, known as Tihar in Nepal, is the Hindu festival of lights.
Dani McVety, DVM, writes that humans can rationalize pain and the anxiety of negative emotions that accompany the anticipation of it. Animals cannot rationalize, she says.
Scott Driever, DVM, owner of AAHA-accredited Animal Hospital Highway 6, moved his family into his practice after the Colony Lakes neighborhood was ordered to evacuate within 24 hours.
After seeing a dog drown in a previous flood, Roman Forest (Texas) Police Department Chief Stephen Carlisle has warned pet owners: "I promise you that I will hold anyone accountable that unlawfully restrains their dog in extreme weather conditions."
Looking at pictures of puppies and bunnies could give you a more positive impression of your spouse.
Who says all great films need to speak to the human condition? This year, the first annual New York Cat Film Festival will debut on November 5. Right alongside it will be the NY Dog Film Festival, celebrating its third year.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition has named its Assistance Dog of the Year for 2017. Scout, a five-year-old golden retriever from Texas, acts a companion dog for Duncan, a 17-year-old boy with cerebral palsy.
Cats were leaving their mark in the ancient world. Researchers from Network Archaeology recently found a 2,000-year-old roof tile with a cat print preserved on it.