Animals

Americans love dogs, there’s no doubt about that. It’s estimated that the dog population in the United States is almost 80 million, and that 44% of households have a dog. We typically get dogs...
When we think of deadly animals, the first image that might come to mind is of a lion, blood dripping from its mouth and a mangled animal beneath him. The truth, though, is that as horrific as deaths...
Finding the right dog to bring into an apartment or other type of small space — while still being a respectful neighbor — can sometimes feel difficult. Apartment size, owner’s age, and...
Just about every pet parent spoils their dog one way or another. Most pets probably deserve the excess affection for the endless amounts of love they give their owners. But there are some breeds who...
Invasive species are an expensive problem in the United States. Recent estimates show the devastation wrought by invasive species to crops, forests, wildlife, and homes costs the U.S. economy well...
Dogs are the most popular pets in America. Almost 50 million households have at least one, according to the most recent data from the American Veterinary Medical Association. There are many reasons...
Americans love their pets. Almost 60% of U.S. households owned at least one pet at the end of 2016. According to some reports, even more Americans adopted pets after the COVID-19 pandemic struck...
Dogs are Americans’ favorite pets: Almost 50 million American households have one or more. Of course dog owners want to keep their best friends happy and healthy, and that sometimes means a visit...
Some dogs have an instinct to protect their home and the people who take care of them — and these qualities make them excellent guard dogs. But that does not mean these dogs tend to be vicious...
Dogs are often referred to as man’s best friend. When it comes to kids, we can probably add “teacher” to that phrase. Dogs can teach children responsibility, kindness, and teamwork — all...
More than a quarter of American households have feline pets — adding up to over 58 million cats in all. Here are the states with the most cats as pets. Cats are notoriously good at hiding their...
Americans love dogs, there’s no doubt about that. It’s estimated that the dog population in the United States is almost 80 million, and that 44% of households have a dog. We typically get dogs...
Americans love dogs, there’s no doubt about that. It’s estimated that the dog population in the United States is almost 80 million, and that 44% of households have a dog. We typically get dogs...
In the United States, pet ownership rates are highest in the heartland and in mountain states.
Dogs are Americans’ favorite pets: Almost 50 million American households have one or more. Of course dog owners want to keep their best friends happy and healthy, and that sometimes means a visit...