Contributor(s):: Matt Wettengel, Tam Vo, Kait McKinney, Yue Wu
Pets are a staple of the American family, but their place in the lives of college students is a little hazy. Whether someone is walking a puppy down the street or someone is flaunting pictures of an adorable new chinchilla, pets are the ultimate source of entertainment. Aside from their...
| Contributor(s):: Winston J. Craig
Animals, the economy and your health
We’re all tied up in this together. That’s the message Dr. James Serpell wants us to understand. Dr. Serpell is the Marie A. Moore Professor of Humane Ethics and Animal Welfare and director of Penn Vet’s Center for the Interaction of Animals and Society. Dr. Serpell’s...
Birds as Pets
| Contributor(s):: Margaret Barry
Cat Behavior: Facts and Myths
| Contributor(s):: Kelly Stratton
Being aware of zoonotic diseases - those that can be passed from animal to owner - is the first step in staying healthy.
Dalluge leaves retirement to help solve growing pet overpopulation crisis
| Contributor(s):: Amelia Benner
In January, Dalluge became the first executive director of the Cincinnati-based United Coalition for Animals (UCAN), which encourages spay/neutering for dogs and cats in order to decrease pet overpopulation that results in 33,000 animals being euthanized, on average, in the Cincinnati area each...
Fleeing from fleas on your cat, dog, or you
| Contributor(s):: Robert G. Holmberg
Fleas are small, laterally flattened, wingless insects that suck blood from warm-blooded animals. There are about 2,500 species. Most are parasites of mammals; about 100 species feed on birds. In North America, 19 species bite humans.
Hond & liefde: De unieke band tussen baasje en beest
| Contributor(s):: Roos Vonk
Mens en hond zijn al zo lang samen dat ze elkaar veel beter aanvoelen dan anderesoorten. Hoogleraar psychologie Roos Vonk, die zelf de bank deelt met tweeviervoeters, over onze unieke ‘co-evolutie’.
Household Pets as Sentinels of Environmental Risks for Humans
| Contributor(s):: Helma Weeks
Humans & Companion Animals
Pet Trusts: Estate Planning for You and Your Pets
Putting a Plan in Place
The Center for the Interaction of Animals and Society
| Contributor(s):: Susan I. Finkelstein
Zen and the Art of Training Your Dog
| Contributor(s):: Kenny Lamberti
Ditch the rulebook and follow your instincts when teaching your dog