“For me, no animal is shrouded in more mystery, no animal more elusive, and no animal more beautiful. For many years they remained the stuff of dreams and of farfetched stories told around the campfire at night. Nobody I knew had ever seen one in the wild and I never thought that I would either.
Military dogs have played a vital role in the United States Armed Forces since time immemorial. They are trained to fulfill extremely important tasks that have saved military and civilian lives. The service they provide to the country is invaluable, which is why they are deemed heroes in their own right. U.S. Army Veteran Joe Steenbeke served
The development of moral values in children starts in the home and continued in school, where the process of learning becomes more formal. One of the most important values instilled in children is empathy, which enables kids to identify with and understand the wants, needs, and feelings of those around them. Through his act of kindness,
Cats are sometimes standoffish. In fact, a lot of internet memes portray them as bossy pets! Felines give off a rather mysterious aura, which could be the reason why most people perceive them this way. But the cat in this story broke the mold and defied all stereotypes about their species. Jessica Parken and her
If you own a dog, you probably know that like us humans, they also dream in their sleep. We’ve all seen it happen – our sleeping dog suddenly lets out a woof and their legs begin to twitch. We surely get a laugh out of these situations and it makes us wonder: what could they be
Just like how a parent is to a child, pet owners will do and give everything for the happiness of the animals they treat as a family. For some owners, this includes providing all the needs of their pets. In the case of Brian, this involves installing a cat door for his pet’s convenience. Brian
Anxiety disorder is one of the most common mental health issues that our society faces today. In fact, roughly around 40 million Americans are suffering from different kinds of anxiety. But did you know that anxiety is not exclusive to humans? Even animals like dogs can be affected by anxiety too! At first glance, Joule
Since the beginning of time, dogs have made their mark in this world by being man’s best friend. And with their amazingly diverse breed, there sure is a dog perfect for every responsible pet owner. Like, Labradors and Golden Retrievers for those who love embarking on outdoor adventures, German Shepherds for our police authorities to
When a journalist went to an animal shelter to cover a story, he expected that it would just be an ordinary stint. He would leave with a few quotes, capture some photographs, and the day is considered done. But what he didn’t know was that this day would be extraordinary, for him and for one fellow
It is always easy to do the right thing when the whole world is watching. But the things that truly define us are what we do when no one is looking. The integrity and character of a woman in Turkey has been tested when her sweet and kind gesture caught on camera went viral online.
Aside from the overflowing joy and happiness, owning an animal comes with a string of health benefits as well. Recent studies show that being around an animal companion helps in reducing one’s stress levels, regulating blood pressure, preventing stroke, and even improving mental health. However, despite these tempting advantages, some people are still hesitant of
The old adage “elephants never forget…” became popular for a reason. And though the saying may sound like an exaggeration, the memory of an elephant turned out be to even better than humans. With their brain weighing an average of 5 kilograms, they have a lot of memory space for their remarkable experiences. In the wild,