Cats in the Crosshairs: How to Confront the Problem of Feral Felines
Conservationists can never perfectly manage an ecosystem, but this is a problem that's creating an obvious ecological imbalance and should—and can—be addressed.
Your Neighbor's Chickens Are Grosser Than You Think
Backyard chickens may be dirtier than you think.
All of Those Cat Photos on the Internet Are Actually Doing Some Good
A study looks at how Petfinder profiles influence adoption rates.
Pets Help Us to Build Communities One Friend at a Time
Even indoor pets help us get to know other people, according to new research in four cities across the U.S. and Australia.
Can We Blame Obesity on Mom and Dad? Consult the Dog
New research looks at intriguing parallels between human parenting styles and styles of pet ownership.
The Beethoven Effect: Movies Drive Our Preference for Different Dog Breeds
Recent research compared American Kennel Club registrations with the release date of 100 movies that have prominent dog characters.
How Did Pets and Farm Animals Get So Cute and Friendly?
Reductions in certain stem cells that account for requisite levels of fear and stress also code for cute morphologies.
The Tragedy of America's Dog: The Vilification of the Pit Bull
A brief history of the vilification of the pit bull.
A Tale of 2 Dog Shows: Inside the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
What America’s most prestigious dog show tells us about our relationship with our canine companions.