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30

Sep

89cats:

nap by rampx on Flickr.

89cats:

nap by rampx on Flickr.

29

Sep

Do foods taste the same to animals as they do to us?The ability to taste certain flavors varies across the animal kingdom. Take a look at how our tongues compare to those of other species.

Do foods taste the same to animals as they do to us?
The ability to taste certain flavors varies across the animal kingdom. Take a look at how our tongues compare to those of other species.

Airport beagle returns passengers’ forgotten items (but only in this adorable video)Sure, it sounds too good to be true, but we wanted to believe. Besides, this video shows just how fun forgetting something on the plane ought to be.

Airport beagle returns passengers’ forgotten items (but only in this adorable video)
Sure, it sounds too good to be true, but we wanted to believe. Besides, this video shows just how fun forgetting something on the plane ought to be.

6 videos that give you a dog’s-eye view of lifeEver wondered how the world looks to your dog? We think we’ve captured the essence.

6 videos that give you a dog’s-eye view of life
Ever wondered how the world looks to your dog? We think we’ve captured the essence.

27

Sep

Check out some of our favorite dog photos from last year.

How many golden retrievers does it take to make you say ‘Awww’?
222 golden retrievers gather in Scotland for the Guisachan Gathering, which is held at the home of the man who bred the first golden retriever in 1868.

26

Sep

Mass dog vaccination could eliminate rabies globallyVaccinating 70 percent of dogs in an area is cost-effective to deal with rabies, and less expensive over the long term than providing vaccinations to bite victims.

Mass dog vaccination could eliminate rabies globally
Vaccinating 70 percent of dogs in an area is cost-effective to deal with rabies, and less expensive over the long term than providing vaccinations to bite victims.

24

Sep

Which is better: A dog or a cat?
We would never be so bold as to suggest an answer, but we have the scoop on which pet reigns supreme in various parts of the world. Think you know who wins the popularity contest? Take the quiz.

Which is better: A dog or a cat?

We would never be so bold as to suggest an answer, but we have the scoop on which pet reigns supreme in various parts of the world. Think you know who wins the popularity contest? Take the quiz.

The wacky adventures of Jimmy Choo the bull terrierThe internet is falling in love with a charismatic bull terrier named Jimmy Choo (yes, after the shoe brand) thanks to an ongoing series of comical canine portraits dreamed up and illustrated by his devoted human Rafael Mantesso.
See more photos.

The wacky adventures of Jimmy Choo the bull terrier
The internet is falling in love with a charismatic bull terrier named Jimmy Choo (yes, after the shoe brand) thanks to an ongoing series of comical canine portraits dreamed up and illustrated by his devoted human Rafael Mantesso.

See more photos.

23

Sep

Why your cat goes crazy for catnipHere’s what’s going on inside your cat’s brain when he gets a whiff of this common plant.

Why your cat goes crazy for catnip
Here’s what’s going on inside your cat’s brain when he gets a whiff of this common plant.