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14 Major Dog Behavior Myths Dispelled

Although dog training has become more of a science than a craft in recent years, some persistent myths still mislead us when reading canine behavior. Don't let a myth harm…

Death in Yellowstone: How a Killer Grizzly was Captured

A grizzly was ambling along the Yellowstone River on a clear day in late September 2011, when she lifted her nose up and smelled something familiar in the air. She…

Jubilant Dog Welcoming Soldier Dad Home Goes Viral (Video)

The unconditional love of a pet stands out as being some of the most affectionate love there is. A video of a soldier being greeted by his dog is going…

Pet Food Alert: Chicken jerky treats killing dogs

Stumped by mysterious illnesses in at least 600 dogs in the U.S., federal health officials have turned to consumers for help investigating problems possibly tied to chicken jerky pet treats…

Shark Feeding Frenzy Captured off Australia Coast (video)

Beaches off Perth, Australia, were closed Monday because of the sighting by a helicopter crew of a massive shark feeding frenzy.…

The Green-Banded Broodsac – Leucochloridium paradoxum

The Green-Banded Broodsac is name that is equally horrifying and mysterious. The fact that they were given the descriptive title of 'green-banded' suggests that we live in a world…

Southern Drought Causes Rise in Equine Pigeon Fever

The continuing drought in the southern parts of the United States seems to have increased the incidence of a disease in horses called pigeon fever. This is not too surprising…

The Porbeagle Shark

The Porbeagle (Lamna nasus) appears to be, at first glance, the very stereotype of the shark. Its streamlined body and strong jaw give it away as a fast and…

The song of Archobollus musicus

Within a sparsely populated coniferous forest, night is quickly approaching. As twilight pushes on and the sun slowly disappears from the horizon, the nocturnal singers of the forest begin…

Whales give dolphins a lift

Humpback whales migrate to Hawaiian waters each winter to nurse and mate, but they sometimes interact with other species and the accompanying video features the first recorded examples of the…

Save Idaho’s Wolves from Aerial Gunning

In northern Idaho, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is getting ready to gun down wolves from the air, ostensibly to boost elk numbers. The shooting, which the state requested, could…

Critter Talk: It is never okay to bite a person in play

I took my dog to the dog park a few days ago, where he found a kindred spirit to play with. Apollo likes nothing more than to wrestle and "fight"…

A rescued dog and his dying boy

As nearly anyone who has adopted a dog or cat from a shelter can attest, there’s something special about a rescued pet; it’s as if the animal senses he’s been…

Critter Talk: Inspiration in Action

Just down the road from me in Loveland, CO resides the headquarters for Heska Corporation. Heska makes diagnostic tests and other such things for the veterinary market, but that’s not…