Funny videos of cats afraid of cucumbers are going viral. But there’s a reason why these green fruits frighten cats—and why you shouldn’t try it with yours.
To inquire about my pet’s mortality is akin to approaching someone sitting on a bench with their granny and saying, “What’s the lifespan of this old gal?”
Is your aloof, fickle feline just being a cat? Or is there something more going on? Here’s how to tell.
Your local dog park plays host to Beagles, Yorkshire Terriers and Golden Retrievers, but have you ever encountered a Berger Picard, Icelandic Sheepdog, or Cane Corso? Meet 10 unique dog breeds from across the globe.
Dogs are way smarter than we give them credit for.
We asked veterinarians to explain why all calico cats are born female, and received some fascinating insight into feline genetics. Here’s the answer to the calico question, along with some helpful hints on predicting the colourations of your cat’s next litter!
While dogs can’t tell you exactly what they’re feeling, they can still show behaviours similar to human depression. If your vet has ruled out other health conditions, you might have a case of doggie depression on your hands.
Think your pup’s wagging tail means he’s happy to see you? Maybe. Or maybe he’s just not into you. Here is how dog behaviourists decipher what a dog’s tail indicates.
Think your cat is purring because she’s happy to see you? Not always! Cats are the queens of mixed messages—here’s how to understand your fickle feline.
Google is good at a lot of things. Diagnosing your pet isn’t one of them.
No, they won’t slam doors or yell at you, but there are definite indicators that your pooch is angry with you. Read on to find out what they are.
When it comes to intelligence, dogs are at the head of the class.
Reading a pup’s body language requires experience and expert guidance. Zazie Todd, a dog trainer and founder of the blog Companion Animal Psychology, weighs in on how to decode Fido’s behaviour.
No, it’s not your imagination.
Many cancer symptoms in cats are subtle and can be caused by another condition, but if you notice any of the following, it’s a good idea to talk to your vet.
The air feels heavy and humid. The sky grows dark. By the time you hear the first crash of thunder, you realize that not only is your afternoon golf game cancelled, but your dog is freaking out. Again. What gives? We found out—and the reasons might surprise you.
They say there’s no such thing as a stupid question, but we couldn’t help but wonder, “Did poodles ever exist in the wild?” Our dog breed expert reveal the secret history of this popular dog breed.
Several breeds are known for barking, and unless you aim to purchase a watchdog, you may want to take this into consideration when you select a dog. Sometimes, you simply need to correctly diagnose the problem, and then teach your dog to stop the behaviour.
Despite their size, these gentle giants are generally loyal, well-tempered and good-natured creatures. If you are considering a large dog, here are several dog breeds consistently found in top “biggest dogs” lists, measured by weight, height and length.
From the adorable to the hilarious, these canine costumes are sure to wow your Halloween party guests…or is it bow-wow them?