Compulsory microchipping has the potential to improve the identification and reunification of missing and stolen pets, but this potential can only be met if the current system is fixed.
Renting can be more restrictive than you might think.
Wildfire smoke can damage animals' respiratory tract and lead to breathing problems and even death.
A new study analyzes the language in nearly 680,000 pet adoption ads.
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.
Whether you're a human, a dog or even a horse – how you handle pain will depend on how emotionally stable and guarded you are.
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.
What can we learn about cats from their faces?
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.'
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.
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.
Halloween is yet another holiday that has become a mere ritual of America's very conspicuous consumption.
If artificial intelligence can amaze us with its prowess, there are many areas where it falls flat when compared to human and animal intelligence.
Pet theft can devastate families and cause animals significant distress – the law needs to change.
A dive into the archives shows that pets developed a special place in Victorians' hearts.
The way of life primates have evolved to live cannot be replicated in a human home.
Governments must think about older people's relationships with pets when they're planning both aging-in-place strategies and disaster management.
Have a cat who just loves to scratch? Declawing is a major surgery that comes with serious long-term side effects – and it might not solve the problem anyway.
Cats and humans have different ways of communicating and sometimes that can lead to problems.