Animals

Pet ownership continued to climb in the United States even during the pandemic, according to the National Pet Owners Survey, conducted by the American Pet Products Association. The 2021-2022 edition...
Pet ownership is at a record level, according to this year’s National Pet Owners Survey, conducted by the American Pet Products Association – and dogs are the most popular pets of all. The...
Scientists say that theoretically a human might one day be able to run as fast as 40 miles per hour, but according to the New York Times, as of last year, the fastest human speed ever recorded was...
Pet ownership is at a record level, according to this year’s National Pet Owners Survey, conducted by the American Pet Products Association. Undoubtedly, dogs are among the most popular family...
Pet ownership continued to climb in the United States even during the pandemic, according to the National Pet Owners Survey, conducted by the American Pet Products Association. The 2021-2022 edition...
The lifespan of Americans has increased considerably over the last century. Lifespan at birth in 1920 was 53 years. That figure jumped to 79 years in 2020. Some people live much longer than that. The...
Having a dog brings many rewards, one of the most important being companionship. A dog can serve as a guardian and an exercise companion, and perform tasks as varied as locating lost things and...
Dogs are America’s most popular pets, and almost 50 million households have one or more. They are great companions and can be playmates, hard workers, herders, and guardians. But some kinds of...
This year Easter falls on April 17. The exact origins of the Easter bunny are a mystery but bunnies are a symbol of Easter. In fiction, rabbits are often portrayed as playful, cunning tricksters...
The “age of dinosaurs,” officially known as the Mesozoic Era, lasted from 252 to 66 million years ago. Scientists believe that period ended when an asteroid hit Earth. This spread...
Dogs are often described in one phrase — man’s best friend. Canines have been humans’ loyal companions for centuries. Today, about 85 million American households own a pet, and more than 63...
Bubonic plague, avian flu, Ebola, and yellow fever are just a few of the many deadly zoonotic diseases – those caused by pathogens that can spread between animals and humans – that have...
Americans love their pets. Some 56.8% of U.S. households have at least one pet, and many have more than one. Unfortunately, not all pet owners give their animals the love and safety they deserve....
According to a recent study by the American Pet Products Association, 69 million American households have a dog, and ownership of pets of all kinds has gone up during the pandemic. Meanwhile, many...
Americans love dogs. The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that over 48 million American households have one, and many have more than one. Having a dog can be expensive. The cost of dog...