Posts in: pets

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Do animals have consciousness?

Do animals have consciousness?

The way scientists answer this animal consciousness question has a big effect not only on their research, but also your medicine cabinet

By | Posted March 6, 2015

How often should I take my pet to the vet?

How often should I take my pet to the vet?

The answer is at the heart of a multi-million dollar advertising campaign by the veterinary industry

By | Posted September 18, 2014

When elephants are aggressive but fish just bite

When elephants are aggressive but fish just bite

Scientists have a hard time agreeing on how to measure an animal’s personality

By | Posted December 5, 2013

Serial killer or scapegoat?

Serial killer or scapegoat?

Cat advocates and conservationists debate how many dead birds is too many

By | Posted January 20, 2013

Here's the thing with cats and dogs...

Here’s the thing with cats and dogs…

A few facts about your favorite furry friends

By | Posted April 6, 2012

Animal heaven

Animal heaven

A Manhattan vet cultivates a refuge for pets and pet-lovers

By | Posted February 16, 2012

Sleeping with pets will not kill you

Sleeping with pets will not kill you

Sensationalizing disease risk from our furry friends misses the point

By | Posted April 11, 2011

A Bit of the Jungle

A Bit of the Jungle

Parrots look like fun pets, but these intelligent animals are often more than people can handle

By | Posted October 26, 2010

Treating Pets, Caring for People

Treating Pets, Caring for People

Veterinary medicine isn’t just about Fido and Fifi anymore.

By | Posted September 16, 2009

Is it really true that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human mouth?

Is it really true that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human mouth?

– Asks Debbie from Medford, NJ

By | Posted April 21, 2008

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