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Dogs with Library Cards

By reading out loud to dogs and cats, even hard-to-reach children rapidly gain reading skills.

Lifesaving Acts

Practical approaches can help out injured and neglected animals in our community and save overhunted and endangered animals around the world.

When Your Pet Passes

Pets give us unstinting love, but their short life spans means they usually die ahead of us -- and then the grieving can be as deep as with a human.

Pet Anesthesia

By understanding how anesthesia techniques have advanced, we can ask better questions of vets and make better choices for our pets.

Pet Bed-Buddies

Having Fido or Kitty in our bed comforts many of us, but can sometimes cost a good night’s rest.

Playful Pet Gifts

Simple, inexpensive holiday gifts can easily delight a pet—especially if they mean spending more time with us.

New Cancer Test for Dogs

A simple new blood test allows cancer to be detected four to six months before a dog develops outward symptoms.

The Great Classroom Pet Debate

What are the best ways for students to learn about caring for other species?

Water Doggies

Beginners require a life jacket at first, but many dogs soon love to lunge into the water for balls, stand on paddleboards and even synchronize swim with their person.

Lustrous Pooch

Beyond pills and oils, choosing to feed a dog these whole foods gives a healthy shine to its skin and coat.
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