Science: Both horses and dogs understand our facial expressions

We humans can be pretty good at bonding with animals. Horses and dogs in particular are two of the species we have formed the closest ties with — we work with them, we play with them, we live with them.

Why is that? Well, science shows us that dogs and horses, unlike many other species, […]

A tale of two statistics: Pet ownership by single people up, vet visits down

While the number of single people who own pets continues to climb, the number of pets being taken to the vet at least once a year is falling.

Although the former is great news, the latter is less so, say officials from the American Veterinary Medical Association, publishers of the U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographics […]