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.
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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.
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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.
New research suggests feral cats can probably outsmart dingoes.
Cats have lived around dogs for tens of thousands of years. So using dingoes to control feral cats will not protect our wildlife.
An easy target under current laws.
Pet theft can devastate families and cause animals significant distress – the law needs to change.
And how companies can let dogs in without scaring off any humans.
Male (left) and female Heterodoxus spiniger from Borneo.
Natural History Museum, London
Reconsidering an old ecological conundrum comes up with a new perspective on migration, contact and trade in the Australia and Asia-Pacific region.
Clara, keen as ever for some well-deserved attention.
It can be tough to train a dog – but mainly because humans are even more prone to distraction and inconsistency than our canine companions. Wearable technology might help us be a bit more consistent.
When a game of fetch can harm: leptospirosis can be transmitted to dogs (and humans) from stagnant water contaminated with rat urine.
Leptospirosis is spread by rats and other rodents, potentially killing dogs and humans. But we can protect ourselves and our pets.
Dingo puppers. A small levy on dog costs could help create more ethical management of dingoes.
A small surcharge on dog food could massively improve conservation for Australia's native dingos and wild dogs.
Dog attacks are often complicated, with many factors.
Humans and dogs have lived together for thousands of years, but we may be forgetting how to co-exist peacefully.
Dogs often react with great fear to July 4th celebrations. Border collies such as this dog are especially sensitive to loud noises.
Millions of Americans love the fireworks on July 4, but millions of dogs will tremble in fear. A vet explains the causes and solutions to this doggie dilemma.
What a good boy.
Having different coloured eyes is quite unusual, but it happens in many species throughout the animal kingdom.
Parents want their children to be kind to animals, but a hug looks very different to a frightened dog.
Don’t worry the puppy.
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We know that failing to provide basic care like food and shelter is cruel, but we often overlook how disregarding the mental lives of our pets can also negatively impact their welfare.
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If you're having a bad month, your dog probably is too.