Dogs really help people stay fit, new study shows

As if dogs weren’t precious enough, they also help with our fitness — new research shows that dog owners are 400% more likely to meet recommended physical activity guidelines.

Why do pets like pats?

I mean… ’cause they’re awesome.

New upcycling process for PET could finally nudge us into cleaning the seas

I do like cleaner seas.

Veterinary community releases tips and tricks on how to properly feed your cat

If you own a cat, this is the paper for you.

That ridiculous voice we use to talk to dogs? They actually love it

How to talk to puppers 101.

Russian geneticist breeds the first domesticated foxes and I want one

Man’s best Russian friend.

Why it’s illegal to own one guinea pig in Switzerland

At first, it sounds like one of the silliest laws ever: in Switzerland, you’re not allowed to own just one guinea pig or parrot. The reason for this is that they’re social species, and they are considered victims of abuse if they aren’t able to regularly interact with others of their species. If you’re an animal person, you’ll love Switzerland.