Are cats smarter? Or are dogs? When scientists counted the brain cells in these animals, there was a clear winner. But the latest research on animal intelligence challenges all of the old-school notions of what it means to be smart.
By Rashmi Shivni
Americans still love Labrador retrievers, but the nation's flirtation with French bulldogs has reached new heights.
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, Adele is a specially trained cardiac alert dog, who would jump into action whenever her owner’s blood pressure dropped.
By PBS NewsHour
A recent study has raised concerns about the health risks of these raw meat based diet products as possible sources of some bacterial and parasitic diseases.
By Jacqueline Boyd, The Conversation
By Malcolm Brabant
A new scientific study from researchers in Sweden says having a dog can extend your life. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant explains more from Uppsala, a city near Stockholm in Sweden.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, four-legged waveriders take part in a unique surf competition. Special correspondent Laura Klivans of KQED reports, with video by Serginho Roosblad.
It was 100 years ago today that the United States officially entered World War I, when Congress voted to declare war on Germany on April 6, 1917.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
The Postal Service released figures Thursday as part of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which begins Sunday.
By Nsikan Akpan
Human perceptions may harm a dog's outcome if it is mislabeled as a pit bull at an animal shelter, according to a new study from Arizona State University.
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