The average Australian feral cat kills 225 reptiles a year, which adds up to 596 million in total, according to a new estimate. Pet cats, meanwhile, kill a further 53 million.
Puppies and kittens are born without teeth, but by around two months of age they have a full set of baby teeth.
How to prepare pets for the arrival of a new human in the home.
Effective conservation of migratory songbirds requires an understanding of how populations are connected between seasons. The challenge is being able to track individuals throughout the entire year.
Most Americans identify as animal lovers and support either full or partial legal rights for animals.
Pets give us a lot of joy ... and sometimes a few diseases.
More cats and dogs are being stolen than ever before – here's what you need to know.
The good news is there's a vaccine to prevent feline parvovirus.
Pets have become a major part of our lives, with many millennials opting for a dog or cat instead of children. What should employers do to accommodate pet owners?
It's the season to be jolly – but don't share that jollity with your pets. Alcohol, whether in a wine glass, egg-nog or a boozy pudding, is seriously bad for our animal friends.
More than half of dogs and cats around the globe are overweight. Are well-intentioned owners to blame?
Star Wars: The Last Jedi leaves many questions about the saga in a galaxy far, far away unanswered. Fortunately, biology may offer a insights on the Force, midi-chlorians, clones, and Rey's lineage.
A parasite found in coyotes, wolves and foxes is now spreading to dogs and their owners as its range expands across Canada.
Ig Nobels reward research that first makes you laugh and then makes you think. Investigating the internet meme of fluid felines fits the bill – and adds to the physics field of rheology.
For the first time, researchers have estimated the toll taken by feral and pet cats on Australia's bird life - and the numbers are high enough to push several species towards extinction.
Dogs, rats, cats, cows, chickens and mice have also changed the world.
When humans are happy, they may smile, or laugh, or dance - but what do animals do? Melissa, age 12, wants to know how she can tell if her cat is happy and likes you.
The animal kingdom is full of lefties and righties, although rarely is the ratio skewed as much as it is in humans. If you're wondering about your own pet, you can find out with a simple experiment.
A longer life for humans and pets means more challenges for doctors and vets.
Scientists are beginning to link animal facial expressions to emotions, making it possible for us to understand how they feel.