Labs Set New AKC Popularity Record

Labrador retrievers set a new American Kennel Club (AKC) record for the breed with the most consecutive years ranked number one at 26 straight years. Following the Labrador are the German Shepherd 2nd, Golden Retriever 3rd, Bulldog 4th, Beagle 5th, French Bulldog 6th, Poodle 7th, Rottweiler 8th, Yorkshire Terrier 9th and the Boxer 10th. Interestingly, the […]

Dogs May Possess Human Type Memory

New research suggests that dogs may remember more than we thought. Any dog owner will tell you that dogs have an uncanny ability to remember things. Whether it be the sound of the garage door opening indicating it is potty-break and dinner time or the opening of the treat jar signaling treat time, dogs consistently […]

Cat Influenza

March marks the last official month of the 2017 flu season until October according to the CDC. Humans are not the only animals that can become sick with an influenza virus. Our feline companion animals apparently can as well. A recent outbreak of flu among thirteen cats at a Manhattan animal shelter has veterinary experts […]

9 Steps To Avoid Cockatoo Syndrome

Birds are amazing creatures that can make great pets. These animals are categorized as exotic pets and offer tremendous variety. Whereas 177 – 340 breeds of dogs and 43 – 73 breeds of cat are recognized in the world by various organizations, there is only one canine species and one feline species. There are more […]

Robo Scan For Horses

Veterinarians at the University of Pennsylvania’s veterinary school are studying a type of robotic computed tomography (CT) scan they hope can advance medical care for horses as well as humans. If successful, this technology could eliminate the need for people to lie still inside a claustrophobic tube. Robotic CT allows a horse to remain awake […]