Animals

How long can a creature on Earth live? Animals living on the land, in the air, and in water can, under the right circumstances, live for many decades or even centuries. The oldest-documented...
Every dog owner has their own reasons for getting a pet, whether it is companionship, protection, or simply to have a furry friend to walk with. Each different breed comes with perks and challenges,...
As people shelter in place around the world to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, reports have surfaced about animals appearing in areas where they are not usually seen. Sea lions are sunning...
Regardless of how strong or weak the economy is, Americans will always spend money on their pets. The American Pet Products Association estimates that in 2019 Americans spent $75.4 billion on items...
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...
The dog is clearly man’s best friend, at least according to 85 million American families who have a furry, four-legged friend. It’s by far the most popular kind of pet in America. There are many...
The distinctive profiles of polar bears are easily recognized by children and adults all over the world, and yet they live farther from population centers than almost any other creature. They inhabit...
Dogs may be our best friend, but cats are vying for the title as well. There are more cats owned in the United States than dogs — 94.2 million vs. 89.7 million, respectively. For cats, like any...
America loves dogs. More than 85 million families have chosen to take care of a four-legged furry friend. A lot goes into the decision of what dog to adopt. The perfect canine companion depends on...
Every year, the American Kennel Club, the country’s purebred dog registry, considers new breeds to add to its index. It’s a rigorous vetting process as the AKC has stringent eligibility...
Each year since 1907, thousands of dogs (and their owners) have gathered in New York City for the chance to strut their stuff and earn the title of best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog...
About half of all American households have a pet, according to a 2017 U.S. Census Bureau study. Every owner wants to give their pet the best quality of life they can, but the reality is that some...