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Photo: Cat in the style of Rene Magritte

Photo: Cat in the style of Rene Magritte

Sometimes life can imitate art.

News: Why Dogs Do Doo Doo the Way they Do

News: Why Dogs Do Doo Doo the Way they Do

Study shows that dogs tend to poop on a north-south axis. But when the earth’s magnetic field is out of whack, your dog might not know which way to turn.

Text from cat: Book review

Text from cat: Book review

 

By December 23, 2013 Read More →
News: Dogs recognize human faces in photos

News: Dogs recognize human faces in photos

New study shows that dogs recognize human faces just like we do. Maybe that’s why Jasper spends so much time on Facebook.

News: Dogs and dust bunnies are good for kids

News: Dogs and dust bunnies are good for kids

Early exposure to dust from homes with dogs that go outdoors may give kids protection against allergies and asthma.

Life with dogs and cats: from calm to chaos in .3 seconds

Life with dogs and cats: from calm to chaos in .3 seconds

A brief moment of calm in a household with 3 dogs and 4 cats. Until chaos in the form of Elsa Clair enters the picture.

Wag to the left, wag to the right

Wag to the left, wag to the right

A new study shows that the direction a dog is wagging its tail may actually have meaning.

Go Ahead, Pet Your Cat

Go Ahead, Pet Your Cat

The real story behind the “cats don’t like to be petted” study. Some cats do like it; you know who they are. Better yet, cats who don’t like to be touched do better in a multicat househousehold.

By October 10, 2013 Read More →
Book: Meet Flo & Wendell in William Wegman’s new children’s book

Book: Meet Flo & Wendell in William Wegman’s new children’s book

Way before there was Business Cat or Dogs Wearing Pantyhose, William Wegman was dressing up his Weimaraner dog, Man Ray, and taking artful photos of him. Now he has a new children’s book, “Flo and Wendell.”

By September 25, 2013 Read More →
Dogs are good for your heart, but we knew that

Dogs are good for your heart, but we knew that

Dogs are good for your heart; a new study by the American Heart Association concluded that having a dog may lower your risk of heart disease.

By August 12, 2013 Read More →