Not all Manx cats are without tails. By: Sandra Potere 1. Key Characteristics Weight: Males are 10–12 pounds; females are 8–10 pounds Life Expectancy: 8–14 years The Manx is a medium-sized, rounded cat known for having hind legs that are longer than their front legs. The double coat can be two different lengths: The shorter-coated cat is
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Paws of War helps both shelter dogs and military veterans. Photos: Paws of War After serving 2 years in the U.S. Army in Kosovo, Russell Keyzer came home a changed man. Like hundreds of thousands of soldiers, he struggled to adjust, but as time went on, he got worse instead of better. At first, waves
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Science is here to hit you with a harsh truth: your dog probably isn’t as intelligent as you think he is. According to Phys.org, researchers at the University of Exeter and Canterbury Christ Church University recently compared the intelligence of canines to other species that are considered social hunters — bears, wolves, hyenas, etc. The researchers,
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Meet Penny! The one-eyed golden retriever from Sliver Spring, Maryland, triumphed over more than 10,000 other adorable dogs to win PEOPLE’s World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest Presented by Pedigree. Penny’s prize includes a one-year supply of dog food from Pedigree, a $1,000 donation to Kyra’s Rescue in Washington D.C. — the organization that saved Penny —
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Cloud Nine Rescue Flights help animals in the wake of disasters. Photos by: ASPCA Last year, 8 days before Christmas, Ted DuPuis, founder and pilot of Cloud Nine Rescue Flights, made his fifth and final trip from St. Croix, U.S.V.I., in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, transporting orphaned cats and dogs from the ASPCA’s emergency
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Check out that beard! By: skeeze Bearded dragons are commonly kept pet lizards, but their behavior can be more colorful than expected. Bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) exhibit several behaviors in communication with others of their species, as well as people and perceived enemies. Most of their behaviors are meant to convey messages of dominance, interest
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Shelters can come up with some pretty fun events to get pets adopted., like doggy kissing booths. By: pixabay These days, it seems there is a growing push to rescue pets rather than buy purebred animals. Personally, I’m a big supporter of the “adopt, don’t shop,” movement, so I love hearing adoption stories and ways
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Clefford’s differences were on the outside. When Will Stoltenberg first saw the Staffordshire terrier/Chihuahua mix at Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Animals (MSPCA) Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston while volunteering, he felt drawn to the dog. “I couldn’t help going to visit him every time I went to check on the dogs,” Stoltenberg
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Manny the Frenchie warms more than 1 million hearts everyday on his popular Instagram page, but that isn’t enough for this do-gooder dog. The black-and-white pup recently stopped by Advocate Children’s Heart Institute’s 31st Annual Pediatric Cardiology Picnic in Oak Lawn, Illinois, to spread smiles. The event occurred on Sept. 28, World Heart Day. Each year,
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Pink and her family have been hit with another hardship. Just one month after revealing her 21-month-old son, Jameson Moon, had contracted the highly contagious hand, foot and mouth disease, the singer posted on Instagram on Sunday that her dog of 16 years recently died. “Goodbye Kiss Frangelica ‘Nanni’ Moore Hart. 2002-2018. Rest in sunshine
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Where will your cat go if you were to die suddenly? By: tamba09 My sister-in-law just inherited 2 cats, Star and Tiger. They belonged to her aunt, who died after a brief and brutal battle with pancreatic cancer. Selene, my son Zeke’s Siamese, came to him in a similar fashion. A friend’s elderly relative died,
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These grain-free black bean dog cookies won Banjo over. Photos by: Allison Gray/Petful While looking for grain-free dog treat recipes, I spotted this one that calls for black beans. I’ve never tried giving Banjo biscuits with beans and happened to have a spare can of black beans in the pantry, so I thought I’d give
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