The hyena is truly a strange creature. While a member of the cat family, it shares the looks and many behavioral traits of canines. Its four species are very different – spotted hyenas kill what they eat while striped hyenas are primarily scavengers. Then there’s that laugh, which sounds so human and maniacal that it’s... Read more »
Retailer backs futurologist’s claim that devices conversing in canine will be available in, ruffly speaking, a decade Imagine talking to a tiger, chatting to a cheetah, as Dr Doolittle once sang – what a neat achievement that would be. Show More Summary
Possible Cryptid Canine Encounter in Niagara Falls, OntarioI recently received the following account:This occurred during Christmas break of 2012. My friends and I were out for a late night cruise catching up after being away at college. Show More Summary
A teeny-tiny snowball white kitten was left a bit disconcerted when her efforts to encourage her canine sibling to play went unnoticed. Despite the repeated batting of his nose, the really tolerant but drowsy dog made it perfectly clear that he would much rather take a nap than play. Iben the Kitten Attempts to Get...
The life cycle of a Teen Wolf is a sad and depressing thing: by the time you’ve finally balanced the pressures of human and canine puberty, figured out which cute girl/secret monster hunter you want to take to prom, and survived every kind of slash fiction pairing imaginable, it’s already time for you to be put out to pasture. Show More Summary
(Oregon State University) Researchers have identified a genetic difference in domesticated dogs and wolves that could explain the canines' contrasting social interaction with humans.
A dog chasing its tail may be a sign of a direr issue. Like humans, dogs can suffer from a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder, called canine compulsive disorder. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
A California professor facing termination over a run-in with pro-Donald Trump student demonstrators has been reinstated after arbitration, though the school maintains he acted improperly. Professor Eric Canin was reinstated … Click to Continue »
Dogs are generally considered Man's Best Friend. For good reason: they are as loyal as it gets when it comes to their human owners. But the following photos, video and explanation describes a situation in which one canine in particular is loyal to a deer it had never met before... Show More Summary
We love taking a break at the beach during summer, but our dogs might love it even more—whether rolling in dead fish or playing some hydro-fetch, the canines can’t get enough. Lovers of beaches and dogs should be aware, then: On Thursday, July 20, PAWS Chicago invites you and Rover over to Castaways...
Embark Veterinary, which provides a dog DNA test that screens for breed identification, traits, ancestry, and genetic disease risk, today announced funding of $4.5 million. Founder Collective led the round, with participation from SV Angel, Anne Wojcicki, and Bill Maris’ new Section 32 fund, among others. The Boston-based startup claims to test for more than […]
Our exclusive first trailer for 'Alpha' shows 'X-Men' star Kodi Smit-McPhee befriending an Ice Age canine.
In this exclusive trailer reveal for the prehistoric adventure 'Alpha,' Kodi Smit-McPhee is an Ice Age teen who builds an unlikely friendship with a wolf.
I recently addressed common age-related changes in dogs. Thinking about such changes begs the question, what can we do enhance the longevity of our canine companions. Here is a list of my top seven recommendations all of which... Read More
Fossil incisors, canines, premolars and molars help pin down where we came from, but as Evolution's Bite shows, reading them is a tricky business
A dog owner in Scotland got a shock when, while helping her dog give birth, one of the puppies came out bright green. Not ripe yet? Was the pooch’s mama seeing an Irish setter? An alien dog? Has anyone spotted Marvin the Martian’s best friend K-9 in the neighborhood? “It was all hands on deck... Read more »
Move over, Cat Video Festival!
A video that shows a San Diego police canine aggressively biting and shaking a man in handcuffs while he was face down on the ground Sunday has gained attention on social media.
This photo was posted on few Facebook groups recently. Dogman...or domestic canine? Alien Conversation?Fayetteville, AR - 2017-06-16: I was driving down the road, I came to a stop sign near a few power cables. I heard a slight humming noise. Show More Summary
Jam City and Peanuts Worldwide launched Snoopy Pop, a bubble shooter game with the Peanuts characters and Snoopy alter-egos from the classic comic by Charles M. Schulz. The game is part of Jam City’s ongoing bet that big brands such as Peanuts and Futurama will help it generate sustainable, long-lasting hits that fans come back to over and […]