Animals

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...
Suffering from allergies is bad enough, but being allergic to your dog is worse still. Dogs are our companions, playmates, and guardians, and sometimes they seem to care for us as much as we care for...
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...
The world is becoming more aware of the vulnerability of animals, mostly because of the excesses of humankind that lead to habitat degradation, pollution, overfishing, and of course, climate change....
Dogs are popular pets all across the United States. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 38% of households in 2017-2018 owned one or more dogs. (And these are the most popular...
Ever wonder how dogs first became domesticated? In 1959, Soviet geneticist Dmitry Belyaev wondered the same thing and began experimenting with domesticating foxes by selecting and breeding the most...
There are about 90 million dogs in U.S. households, with a multi-billion dollar industry to support them. Still, nearly a quarter of shelter dogs are euthanized each year. These numbers have been...
Dog owners will do anything to keep their furry, four-legged friend happy and healthy. Millennials spend over $1,200 per year on their pets, and most are willing to shell out thousands more to take...