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Cat Body Slams Kid In The Snow

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28 Things Dogs Should Never Eat

We may treat our pets like they’re human, but that doesn’t mean they get to eat “people food.” A recent study found Xylitol, a chemical commonly included in gum and sugar-free peanut butter,was deadlier than chocolate to dogs. It made us wonder: what other common foods are dangerous for our pets? We spoke with two

Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence

Anthony Levandowski makes an unlikely prophet. Dressed Silicon Valley-casual in jeans and flanked by a PR rep rather than cloaked acolytes, the engineer known for self-driving cars—and triggering a notorious lawsuit—could be unveiling his latest startup instead of laying the foundations for a new religion. But he is doing just that. Artificial intelligence has already

Rooster Attacks Owner

This woman’s backyard is home to around 25 chickens and roosters who roam freely from time-to-time with the family’s other pets. However, when she started filming one cranky rooster, he reacted like an angry celebrity with the paparazzi and attacked her so she couldn’t film him anymore. Read more:

Clever Dog Knows The Secret To Getting More Treats

When you have lots of pets, it can be hard to keep track of them all during treat time, especially if they’re all the same breed. One clever dog has figured out how to use this to his advantage, sneaking extra treats while the boss is distracted. On ethical grounds, we cannot endorse this dog’s

Don’t Leave The Dog Home Alone With The Christmas Tree

When you leave the house, do you ever wonder what your pets are up to? You may think that they probably just eat and sleep, but Jeremy Carroll and his wife thought that their beagle, Suzy was up to something, They decided to catch her in the act by setting up a camera in the

Dogs Slide on Slippery Floor

After the floors were just waxed at work, the guy wanted to have some fun with the office pets, Charlie and Mabel. As the guy ran away from the dogs, the pups skidded on the waxy surface and missed the turn. They continued to slip on the slippery floor when they returned to the room.

New Program Lets Kids Practice Reading While Shy Shelter Dogs Learn to Socialize

An innovative program at the Missouri Humane Society is helping kids practice reading in front of a non-judgemental audience while shy shelter dogs learn to socialize with humans, increasing their chances for adoption. The Shelter Buddies Reading Program also helps reduce the anxiety of shelter pets while nurturing empathy amongst the participating children. To participate,

Woman Brings Dog To Furry Convention, Thinking It’s A Gathering For Pets

Cheryl Wassus of Monroe, Michigan, is a volunteer withPets for Vets, a nonprofit that matches therapy dogs with military veterans. When Wassus learned that Motor City Furry Conin Novi, Michigan, was raising money for the organization, she assumed it must be a pet-themed convention. Twitter/kenny wassus It was a reasonable mistake. For those unaware, furries

How the Science of Swarms Can Help Us Fight Cancer and Predict the Future

The first thing to hit Iain Couzin when he walked into the Oxford lab where he kept his locusts was the smell, like a stale barn full of old hay. The second, third, and fourth things to hit him were locusts. The insects frequently escaped their cages and careened into the faces of scientists and