Grabbed from link Filed under: Dogs craigallyn, Flickr From chihuahuas to bulldogs to giant Great Danes, dogs come in a dizzying assortment of shapes and sizes. That makes them all too perfect for scientists who study how genes work. In a recent essay in the scientific journal PLoS Biology, researchers from the National Human Genome […]

Pigs Pinch the Noms

March 30th, 2010

Grabbed from link In a reader? Click here. Porky and Porcine wiggle their curly tails and win control of the noms. To view the entire post click the word "link" next to the title. Follow me on Twitter at for more pet topics and pet tweets. Related Blogs HOW TO do “COON-tails” for that “fucking SCENE HAIR”!!! | […]

Grabbed from link Filed under: Pets News Taylor Bentel winning her award. Photo: Kristen Seymour When you live in a home with ten pets like Taylor Bentel, you know all about the varying personalities animals can have. The third grader from Fort Pierce, Fla., took those observations and added in a big dash of humor […]

Grabbed from link Filed under: Celebrity Pets, Animal Nutrition, Pet Adoption Kristen Seymour Rachael Ray has become a heavy hitter in the pet industry. Not only does she have her own line of dog food, Nutrish (from which all proceeds benefit animals in need), but she uses her celebrity status to promote animal advocacy, and […]

Top 6 Easter Dangers

March 29th, 2010

Grabbed from link Easter is a time of celebration and rebirth, but it can be deadly to your pet (who, unfortunately, is not equipped for rebirth). Here are the top 5 Easter/Spring dangers of which you should be aware: Easter Lilies All members of the lily family are lethal to cats. Consider safe alternatives like […]

Grabbed from link Filed under: Small Pets aussiegall,Flickr Yes, baby bunnies are the cutest thing ever. Pet stores, feed stores and even some garden-supply shops are filled with rabbits just waiting to land in an Easter basket. But things don’t always work out so well, once the rabbits come home. According to some estimates, 90 […]