Animals

In Zoo News: Chimp Thinks Like Human
In Zoo News: Chimp Thinks Like Human

Santino, a feisty male chimpanzee at the Furuvik Zoo in Sweden, is known for throwing rocks at… >>

Pet Obesity: Is Yours at Risk?
Pet Obesity: Is Yours at Risk?

Studies show nearly half of our dogs and cats are overweight or obese, but these healthy habits… >>

Bear Attack: The Story of Seven Boys and One Grizzly
Bear Attack: The Story of Seven Boys and One Grizzly

Seven high school students were near the end of their month-long survival course in the Alaskan… >>

13 Things Ticks Won’t Tell You
13 Things Ticks Won’t Tell You

With Lyme disease and other tick-spread illnesses predicted to spike this year, protect yourself… >>

6 Secrets for a Well-Behaved Pet
6 Secrets for a Well-Behaved Pet

Is your pet's bad behavior driving you crazy? Here's how to fix six common problems. >>

50 Things Your Veterinarian Won't Tell You
50 Things Your Veterinarian Won’t Tell You

We asked veterinarians and vet technicians to reveal pet vet tips and cautionary tales, which can… >>

How to Decode Your Cat's Behavior
How to Decode Your Cat’s Behavior

Solve your cat problems with this guide to understanding what your cat is "saying" and what to do… >>

What Do You Give Your Pet on Valentine's Day?
What Do You Give Your Pet on Valentine’s Day?

Our Facebook fans share the ways they show the love to Fido and Fluffy. >>

Chubby: A Dog Long Gone
Chubby: A Dog Long Gone

Calvin Trillin recalls an embarrassingly happy childhood (and a long-gone dog) in this entry from… >>

The Year's Most Miraculous Happy Endings
The Year’s Most Miraculous Happy Endings

This season, warm your heart with our stories of amazing resilience and miraculous recoveries. >>

A Hanukkah Story
A Hanukkah Story

How a cat's chance encounter with a lit menorah brought one family new meaning to the holiday. >>

Dog People vs. Cat People: The Surprising Differences
Dog People vs. Cat People: The Surprising Differences

Hunch.com crossed responses to lifestyle surveys by so-called dog and cat people. Take a look at… >>

Molly the Miracle Donkey
Molly the Miracle Donkey

It looked like Molly the donkey might have seen her last Christmas after a tornado leveled her… >>

Mason the Miracle Dog
Mason the Miracle Dog

After a devastating tornado, this lost little dog's family came back to collect some belongings… >>

Give Your Indoor Cat the Gift of the Great Outdoors
Give Your Indoor Cat the Gift of the Great Outdoors

Even though Buttercup is an indoor cat, she can still get a taste of the outdoor life. Here are a… >>

7 Ways to Dress Up Your Dog This Halloween
7 Ways to Dress Up Your Dog This Halloween

Here are 7 Halloween costume ideas for your pet this year. >>

If Your House Were On Fire, What Would You Take?
If Your House Were On Fire, What Would You Take?

The answer to this question provides an interesting study of prize possessions. >>

Amazing Life Stories: Man's Best Friend Edition
Amazing Life Stories: Man’s Best Friend Edition

Make a long story short for your chance to be published in Reader’s Digest and win $25,000. Here… >>

8 Ways to Practice Proper Etiquette in Dog Parks
8 Ways to Practice Proper Etiquette in Dog Parks

Want to take Fido to dog parks to run free with other four-legged friends? Avoid a dog park fiasco… >>

How to Teach a Cat a Handshake
How to Teach a Cat a Handshake

You might think it's as easy as getting a dog to use a litter box, but you really need only… >>