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Why do people look like their pets? It’s in the eyes.A recent study finds that people can pair pet owners with their dogs simply by looking at photos of their eyes, but scientists aren’t sure how we’re able to do this.

Why do people look like their pets? It’s in the eyes.
A recent study finds that people can pair pet owners with their dogs simply by looking at photos of their eyes, but scientists aren’t sure how we’re able to do this.

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Aug

8 videos that prove we’re not the only ones who snoreFrom dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.

8 videos that prove we’re not the only ones who snore
From dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.

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Aug

The Internet knows where your cat livesA Florida State University professor has taken cat pictures shared on social media and plotted them on a global map. Is your cat on the map?

The Internet knows where your cat lives
A Florida State University professor has taken cat pictures shared on social media and plotted them on a global map. Is your cat on the map?

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Aug

What’s the deal with cats and windows?
Cats possess many odd quirks and habits, but one of their most endearing qualities is their love of windows. It seems like once they find a good window perch, they won’t leave for hours. Here’s why.

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In honor of National Dog Day, here are 12 lifesaving tricks to teach your dog.
Does your pooch come when you call? Having an obedient pooch isn’t about tricks; it’s about knowing how he’ll respond in an emergency situation or when he’s near a busy street.

Lauren Bacall leaves thousands to beloved dogThe actress left $10,000 of her $26 million estate to her Papillon, Sophie.

Lauren Bacall leaves thousands to beloved dog
The actress left $10,000 of her $26 million estate to her Papillon, Sophie.

Is rat poison killing wildlife and pets in New York’s Central Park?6 conservation groups are fighting to rid New York of harmful poisons originally deployed to control rats.

Is rat poison killing wildlife and pets in New York’s Central Park?
6 conservation groups are fighting to rid New York of harmful poisons originally deployed to control rats.

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Aug

How to train your cat to walk on a leashFrom selecting the right equipment to getting your cat comfortable in a harness, here’s everything you need to know about walking your feline friend.

How to train your cat to walk on a leash
From selecting the right equipment to getting your cat comfortable in a harness, here’s everything you need to know about walking your feline friend.

Why do dogs tilt their heads when we speak?From trying to hear us better to seeing our faces more clearly, there are several theories about what’s behind this adorable canine gesture.

Why do dogs tilt their heads when we speak?
From trying to hear us better to seeing our faces more clearly, there are several theories about what’s behind this adorable canine gesture.