For puppies, looking at objects is the next best thing to touching them, and they can learn about their environment through short excursions to see traffic, pedestrians and other dogs.
For dogs, grooming can mean dousing in water, restraint, manipulation of the body, and touching of taboo areas by unfamiliar people.
Researchers expected to find koalas killed by the fires. But they were heartbroken to find those that died afterwards from starvation, thirst or injury.
Can your canine give you coronavirus?
The Canadian TV show ‘Hudson & Rex’ features actor John Reardon playing Det. Charlie Hudson and German shepherd Diesel vom Burgimwald as Rex.
A closer look at Canada’s hit TV show, 'Hudson & Rex', invites us to think differently about animals’ minds, work and contributions to our shared communities.
A patriotic pooch.
A dog psychologist looks at the presidential candidates' relationships with dogs.
The U.S. currently has no system to differentiate real service dogs from pets.
Trained service dogs are fundamentally different from emotional support animals – and certification could make sure the public understands the difference.
Our evolutionary need to protect cute things is why we fall for the Pooch Perfect doggy make-overs.
Dogs dying on flights in hot weather might be the canary in the coal mine on climate change. Pet owners should consider how climate change will change our relationship with our pets.
Taking a walk in a puppy's paws can help us understand humankind's best friend.
A man holds a sign with an image of Negro Matapacos, in Santiago, Chile.
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Negro Matapacos became famous in Chile in 2011 for joining student protests. His image has now popped up around the world.
Australians mostly want dogs that are affectionate, obedient and safe around families.
Beloved family pets have all the qualities we need in the next generation of puppies, so maybe you shouldn't rush to desex them all right away.
President Donald Trump talks with reporters during a visit with U.S. Army dog Conan.
AP Photo/ Evan Vucci
Trump's recent comments echo a troubled history of the use of dogs against people of color, as well as pejorative depictions of people of color as animals.
Your lovable dog has a value of about $10,000, researchers suggest.
Dogs' lives have monetary value, and several researchers recently measured it. Their method shows how research and funding decisions can be made. Just don't tell Bowser he's worth only $10,000.
Your pup may be older than you think. Another reason to let sleeping dogs lie.
Cats can be happy in apartments, but the space needs features that enable their natural desire to climb, jump, hide and scratch.
Animals don't just need enough space to live – they need the right kind of space, too. An animal welfare lawyer defends our pets' 'right of place.'
Residents evacuate themselves and their animals to a park in Old Bar, NSW, Saturday, November 9, 2019.
AAP Image/Darren Pateman
During an emergency it's vital you know what your animals need, where you can take them and what your local rules are. Fortunately, there are plans in place and guidelines to help.
A dog thought to be Conan, the working military dog that played a role in the capture of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is displayed on a monitor at a Pentagon news conference on Oct. 30, 2019. U.S. President Donald Trump lauded the dog despite frequently using the word ‘dog’ to attack his foes.
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The rapturous stories of the heroism and sacrifice of specially trained military and police dogs should not obfuscate the history of their ugly deployment against racialized peoples.
Who’s a good doggie? New dog owners benefit from cuddles, meeting other dog owners and more physical exercise.
Cuddles and slobbery kisses, meeting other dog owners in the park and a general lift in mood all likely help new dog owners feel less lonely, our new study suggests.
Cat or Mac, which one is the smartest?
If artificial intelligence can amaze us with its prowess, there are many areas where it falls flat when compared to human and animal intelligence.