In [northern] states with strict spay and neuter laws, there are fewer puppies and unclaimed animals in general, so the demand for animals is higher.
The latest in the continuing saga of scientific research into the origin of dogs: They invented themselves.
Pets appear to be growing in popularity with Iranians who consider them family, despite disapproval from conservative religious figures.
Cat ownership is on the rise in Japan while dog ownership is in decline. They are roughly equal right now with cats expected to move into the top spot soon.
If you didn’t receive the Russian Orthodox cat cuddling priest calendar you were hoping for at Christmas, maybe you can buy this one. (Thanks Karen.)
Why does a team of volunteers in OR help frogs cross the road? Because they can. (Thanks Valerie.)
Rat training ability: Excellent. Building tiny equipment to train rats on ability: Very excellent. (Thanks Valerie.)