Dog owners spent close to 300 minutes each week walking with their dogs, about 200 more minutes of walking than people without dogs. Dog owners are about four times more likely than other people to meet today’s physical activity guidelines, according to a large-scale new study of dogs and exercise.
The comforting padding of feet across the otherwise silent house, the welcoming nudge of wet nose on arm and the soothing sense of unconditional love can make lives tainted by mental health more bearable. Formerly love-deprived Nell, my rescue spaniel, loves her cuddles, and she “asks” for them on a
Whether you own your own horse or just enjoy visiting them in pastures or stables near your home, it can be a rewarding experience to hand feed a horse. If you follow safety procedures and offer the horse the proper food or treat when hand-feeding, you and the horse can
It’s no secret that some dogs can detect illness in humans. However, researchers are still figuring out how dogs might help with cancer diagnosis since studies are mixed. Then, there are dogs like Sierra who are naturals at detecting cancer. Sierra is a Siberian Husky who sniffed out the disease
Have you ever heard a dog bark and wonder what it means? Or have you gotten near a dog and had it start to growl or whimper? These sounds can convey important meaning and the better you can get at discerning them, the better you’ll understand your four-legged companion. Dogs
CHICAGO — Four pups of a critically endangered species of wolf have been born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. The zoo says in a news release that the two male and two female red wolf pups were born April 13 — the first new litter of red wolf pups
A lucky dog received the gift of walking again – with the help of 3D-printed legs. The adorable husky, Derby, was born with no front paws and small, deformed front legs. His mobility was severely limited until Tara Anderson, a project manager at 3D design and printing company 3D Systems, took him in as
Referencing hit HBO show Game of Thrones the Parks and Wildlife post added: “The three-eyed snake warns The Dry is coming!” Game of Thrones features a mystical three-eyed raven, personified by a character called Bran Stark, whose house motto is “Winter Is Coming.” Unlike southern Australia, which freezes over Winter, Australia’s
A wildlife photographer has captured the beautiful moment penguins held hands during a romantic seaside waddle. Alex Macipe watched the king penguins as they returned from a rough day at sea, in the waters off Volunteer Point, the Falkland Islands, where they had been fishing to feed their young chick.
Marvel fans across the world are captivated this week as the last installment of the acclaimed Avengers series premiered in theaters on Friday. As fans saw the end of a pop culture era come to a close, many were feeling pretty emotional — so what’s the best way to fix that?
The necropsy of a baby dolphin found stranded on a Florida beach revealed that the mammal had eaten a stomach-full of trash, including heaps of plastic, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation said Saturday. The rough-toothed dolphin was emaciated after washing shore April 23 at Fort Myers Beach off the
(Reuters) – A rare Sumatran tiger attacked a woman working at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas on Saturday in an incident witnessed by several visitors, an official said. The zoo keeper was alert and awake when she was rushed to a hospital, where she was listed in stable condition, City
The common green iguana (Iguana iguana) is a naturally herbivorous lizard that may be kept as a pet. Typically, it is the only type of iguana you can keep as a pet in the United States and other countries, so check your local laws before deciding to buy an iguana.Keeping
Despite their aloof nature, cats are actually perfectly capable of recognising their names when called, according to a new study. While many owners are doubtless already sure their beloved pets understand them, there has never been much evidence to back this up. Dogs on the other hand, as well as
As a dolphin trainer, you will be responsible for keeping captive dolphins healthy, stimulated, and active. You will need to feed the dolphins, keep their tanks clean, and train them to entertain a crowd. Though captive dolphins can be used as a form of public entertainment, they can also be
A critically endangered crocodile died from stress allegedly caused by pounding music from a party beside her enclosure. Devastated bosses at Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology near Chennai, India, had asked tourists to turn the volume down, it’s alleged. They were concerned the “vibrations from the bass