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New App Promises to Help You Hook Up With Your Perfect Pet-Match


Looking for love online has never been easier. With advancements in technology, getting hooked up with your perfect match is as simple as swiping a finger on your smartphone or tablet. READ MORE

Oct 28, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Dying Man's Condition Improves After Seeing His Beloved Dog


Every pet lover knows and understands the bond between a dog and his human. It is an incredibly special connection that heals all wounds and lifts all spirits. READ MORE

Oct 16, 2014 / 1 comments

 

Your Dog is Super Jealous of Other Dogs, Study Finds


WASHINGTON, (AFP) - Dogs show jealousy when their owners spend time with what appears to be another dog, suggesting that the emotion may have survivalist roots, US researchers said Wednesday. READ MORE

Jul 25, 2014 / 0 comments

 

'Bee-harming' Pesticides Also Hit Bird Populations


PARIS, (AFP) - Already suspected of killing bees, so-called "neonic" pesticides also affect bird populations, possibly by eliminating the insects they feed upon, a Dutch study said on Wednesday. READ MORE

Jul 22, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Study to Document Benefits of Therapy Dogs for Pediatric Cancer Patients


On May 8, researchers, families, and country-music star and animal advocate Naomi Judd testified in front of Congress about the benefits that therapy dogs have on kids diagnosed with cancer. READ MORE

May 09, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Endangered Hamster May Get Second Chance in France


STRASBOURG, France, May 06, 2014 (AFP) - Authorities in the French region of Alsace have launched an action plan to save a hamster facing extinction, more than two years after Europe's top cour READ MORE

May 06, 2014 / 0 comments

 

U.K. Pet Owner Wins Cloned Dog in Contest


Some contest winners yelp with delight for getting gift cards or small appliances. READ MORE

Apr 14, 2014 / 13 comments

 

Wildlife Still Suffers Four Years After BP Oil Spill


WASHINGTON, April 08, 2014 (AFP) - Birds, fish, dolphins and turtles are still struggling in the Gulf of Mexico, four years after the worst oil spill in US history, a leading wildlife group said Tuesday. READ MORE

Apr 08, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Two-Legged Dog's Day at the Beach Video Inspires All, Goes Viral


The inspirational viral video of a 2-legged Boxer’s first trip to the beach is further proof that you can’t keep a good dog down. READ MORE

Apr 03, 2014 / 4 comments

 

What Cats and Dogs Can See that Humans Can’t: You Won’t Believe it!


Have you ever felt that your cat or dog can see something you don’t? Well, you may be right, according to a new study.   READ MORE

Feb 25, 2014 / 12 comments

 

WATCH: Boy with Rare Muscle Disorder and 3-Legged Dog Become Besties


Owen Howkins, 8, has a rare muscle disorder and was afraid to ever leave his house. That was until he met a 3-legged dog named Haatchi. READ MORE

Feb 20, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Cat Infects Colorado Man with Bubonic Plague


After accidentally being bit by his cat, Paul Gaylord is lucky to be alive. His cat had infected Gaylord with the plague. READ MORE

Feb 03, 2014 / 1 comments

 

Ibises' Flight Precision Stuns Researchers


PARIS, Jan 15, 2014 (AFP) - Ibises flying in a V formation synchronise the flapping of their wings with a degree of precision previously thought impossible, astounded researchers said Wednesday. READ MORE

Jan 16, 2014 / 0 comments

 

First Taiwan-Born Panda Makes Public Debut


This week, the first giant panda cub born in Taiwan made her much-anticipated public debut, entertaining thousands of excited fans who flocked to her enclosure.   READ MORE

Jan 07, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Ancient Bones Offer Peek At History Of Cats In China


WASHINGTON - Five-thousand-year-old cat bones found in a Chinese farming village have raised new questions about man's complex rapport with domestic felines through history, said a study out Monday. READ MORE

Dec 20, 2013 / 0 comments

 

Researchers Train Dogs to Sniff Out Early Signs of Ovarian Cancer


Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's Working Dog Center have started training three dogs to use their extraordinary sense of smell to sniff out the signature compound that indicates the presence of ovarian cancer. READ MORE

Oct 14, 2013 / 0 comments

 

Missing Lynx: Climate Change to Wipe out Rarest Cat


PARIS, France - Within 50 years, climate change will probably wipe out the world's most endangered feline, the Iberian lynx, even if the world meets its target for curbing carbon emissions, biologists said on Sunday. READ MORE

Jul 22, 2013 / 0 comments

 

Rare Proof of Life for Elusive Australian Parrot


SYDNEY - An intrepid Australian bird-spotter has captured the best evidence in a century of a live "night parrot", a rare creature that ranks among the world's most enigmatic avian specie READ MORE

Jul 15, 2013 / 0 comments

 

U.S. says will Retire most Research Chimps


WASHINGTON - The U.S. government confirmed last week it will send most of its 360 research chimpanzees into retirement but will keep a small colony of about 50 for possible future studies on vaccines and behavior. READ MORE

Jul 03, 2013 / 0 comments

 

On the Hoof: Ancient DNA Reveals Story of the Horse


PARIS - Scientists last Wednesday said they had unravelled the DNA of a horse that lived some 700,000 years ago, a record-breaking feat in the young field of palaeo-genomics. READ MORE

Jul 02, 2013 / 0 comments

 
 
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