This inherent physical anomaly called polydactyly is pretty prevalent among cats. The result of extra toes was actually believed to be a positive thing, making them better hunters...
This Kind of Scent Training Has Become a Sport for Dogs
A new sport has been developing among K9 trainers referred to as "nose work." The activity resembles the work done in search and rescue teams and involves the dog seeking out various..
How The Hummingbird Survives Freezing Cold Nights
The Andes mountain range of Peru is home to the hummingbird. The region is rich in wildflowers and low in predators. There is one threat, however, and that is the cold. The night-time..
Actor Dennis Quaid Supports a Shelter By Adopting a Cat Named After Him
Dennis Quaid has just about anything he could want, well, at least now he does. After learning that the Lynchburg Humane Society had a feline named after him, he did what any respectable..
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About The Equestrian Sport of Dressage
The Olympic sport "Dressage", literally translated from the French term meaning "training" is a highly-skilled exhibitionist style riding. The sport is considered to be an art..
Cats May Recognize Their Own Names According to Science
If you ever thought your cat didn't know it's own name, you're officially wrong. According to a report from the publication Scientific Report, cats are able to distinguish their..
Does Your Dog Need a Calcium Supplement?
Us humans are no strangers to multivitamins. Calcium is definitely on the list of important supplements that we take. It's known to promote and maintain bone strength as well as..
These Are The 5 Smartest Animals On The Planet
Yes, humans are pretty smart, but we're not the only intelligent creatures out there. Research shows that animals are far smarter than most people think. Primates use tools like..
Skijoring is The Perfect Sport For You and Your Dog
It's the perfect snow day, and all you want to do is grab your skis and glide through the smooth blanket of fluffy snow. Wouldn't be great if you could bring along your dog? Now..
Mysterious Singing Dogs Reappears From Supposed Extinction After 50 Years
New Guinea singing dogs are known for their unique wails once populated the island. With only around 200 in zoos and sanctuaries around the world, these dogs were thought to be..