Animals

A Heartwarming Salute to Soldiers and Their Hero Dogs
A Heartwarming Salute to Soldiers and Their Hero Dogs

On battlefields across the globe, servicemen and women rely on their dogs for safety, comfort, and… >>

9 Unusually Detailed Animal Habitats
9 Unusually Detailed Animal Habitats

See how birds, oysters, snails, caterpillars, moths, and more rely on their inventive natures to… >>

Crazy Ants Could Destroy the Entire Gulf Coast
Crazy Ants Could Destroy the Entire Gulf Coast

They’re coming by the billions—strange, creepy creatures that appear to be impossible to kill… >>

This Man Invented Cat Memes in 1906
This Man Invented Cat Memes in 1906

Photographer Harry Whittier Frees (1879-1953) dressed up live cats, dogs, and piglets in tiny… >>

What It's Like to Punch a Shark
What It’s Like to Punch a Shark

A few things went through my mind. The first was, Wow, that’s a very large shark. Second, It’s… >>

Watch: 5 Bionic Dogs Get a New Leash on Life
Watch: 5 Bionic Dogs Get a New Leash on Life

After suffering cruelty and loss, these canines got good care and new homes. >>

6 Amazing Animal Videos That Prove Heroes Are Everywhere
6 Amazing Animal Videos That Prove Heroes Are Everywhere

A round of a-paws for these selfless beasts, please. >>

Meet the Prisoner With a Gift for Healing Dogs
Meet the Prisoner With a Gift for Healing Dogs

Sixty dogs changed one man's life as much as he changed theirs. >>

How to Train a Cat to Do 5 Life-Changing Things
How to Train a Cat to Do 5 Life-Changing Things

Yes! You can train a cat to come on command, use a toilet, and more—and it's all much easier than… >>

Photos: Loyal Dogs Guarding Historic Southern Homes
Photos: Loyal Dogs Guarding Historic Southern Homes

There was a time when every significant life event in the South occurred on the porch. Now, these… >>

7 Cats With Better Jobs Than You
7 Cats With Better Jobs Than You

A brief look at the myriad meowfices held by felines throughout history. >>

Sorry: Dolphins Aren't Smiling
Sorry: Dolphins Aren’t Smiling

A dolphin's "smile" is actually an illusion. So is our belief that these animals can heal. >>

5 Fun Facts About Pandas
5 Fun Facts About Pandas

Because who doesn't want to know more about the most adorable animals on the planet? >>

13 Dog Facts You Didn't Know
13 Dog Facts You Didn’t Know

Find out why your dog acts the way he does. >>

Funny: 5 Animals with Odd Jobs
Funny: 5 Animals with Odd Jobs

From lawn-mowing to land mine detection, animals across the world are joining the work force. >>

The Stranger Who Changed My Life: The Horse Whisperer
The Stranger Who Changed My Life: The Horse Whisperer

The road was wet, our dad had been drinking—and we crashed, flipping our horse trailer. Then a… >>

The 12 Cats of Christmas: Sing Along!
The 12 Cats of Christmas: Sing Along!

An updated carol, so you and your feline can haz all the holiday cheer. >>

5 of the Most Epic Animal Migrations
5 of the Most Epic Animal Migrations

By land, air, and sea these animals that migrate travel hundreds or even thousands of miles for… >>

Oh, Cute! When Kittens Play Competitive Football
Oh, Cute! When Kittens Play Competitive Football

Move over, Super Bowl: Fierce little fuzzballs are ready to take the field in the first Kitten Bowl. >>

Meet a Very Special Courthouse Dog
Meet a Very Special Courthouse Dog

Rosie was a "failed" service dog who finally found her calling in the courtroom. >>