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Humans Can Communicate With Cats by Blinking, Scientists Say

A study on cat-human interactions has confirmed that cat owners can communicate with their pet cats by blinking. Scientists observed cat-human interactions and were able to confirm that this act of blinking slowly makes humans more approachable by cats while cats...

The Rescue Dog That Creates Art

A one-eared rescue dog named Van Gogh is creating art with his tongue at a Connecticut rescue, as reported by CNN on Wednesday. Van Gogh can certainly do many tricks like many other dogs, but he is getting a lot...

World Animal Day: Like Us, the Ancient Greeks Loved Their Dogs

Ancient Greeks had a great love and respect for their dogs, cherishing them as companions, protectors, and hunters.

New Study Finds Dogs can Detect Stress in Humans

Dogs can detect the physiological processes associated with an acute psychological stress response, which produces changes in human breath and sweat, with an accuracy of 93.75 percent. The new study was conducted by Clara Wilson and colleagues of Queen’s University...

The Tragic Story of Greece’s Loutraki Landfill Dogs

Loutraki is the site of a devastating scene, a place that houses more than a hundred landfill dogs who are living in deplorable conditions.

Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets

Animals were an important part of life in antiquity, and Ancient Greeks loved their pets. Ancient sources tell us that they kept a wide variety of animals at home, ranging from dogs to snakes. Paintings, writings, and sculptures from ancient...

Ancient Greeks’ Love for Their Dogs

Ancient Greeks had a great love and respect for their dogs, cherishing them as companions, protectors, and hunters, as evidenced by several dog tombstones discovered over the centuries. The most well-known story about the relationship between ancient Greeks and their...

Cancer Has a Smell — and Technology May Soon Be Able to Sniff It Out

Throughout our homes, we have electronics that can hear and see us, but we don't yet have technology that can smell. However, even this may be changing. And what if we could detect cancer by smelling it? The science...

Dogs Can Tell Difference Between Familiar and Unfamiliar Languages

Dogs are smarter than you think; according to recent research, dogs can distinguish between languages they are familiar with and those they've never heard before. Researchers scanned the brains of 18 dogs with an MRI machine while the canines heard...

South Koreans Urged to Stop Eating Dog Meat

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has spoken out against the practice of eating dog meat. The President is even considering banning the dish entirely. Eating dog meat has been a part of the country's culinary tradition for many generations, and...