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Apr 2, 2014 09:23 AM ET
Pets like ferrets and hedgehogs have been banned in certain states for decades. Why are they illegal to own, and why can't we own exotic pets like monkeys and lions? Trace explains how certain wild animals are cute, but would make terrible pets.
Mar 20, 2014 01:51 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The scent of a familiar human -- even that person's stinky sweat -- lingers happily in the minds of dogs. Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2014 01:29 PM ET
It's widely debated whether a dog's level of aggression toward strangers is due to its breed, or the way its owner raises it. Anthony gets to the bottom of this question and finds the reasons why certain dogs can be so aggressive.
Mar 6, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Discovery News
The Crufts dog show kicked off Thursday. See some of well-groomed pooches from the best known and largest show of its kind in the world.
Feb 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
From an apartment complex in North Carolina to the entire city of Naples, Italy, officials are using new doggy DNA forensics to nab owners who don't scoop their dog's poop.
Feb 20, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
It's no wonder that dogs understand us so well. We have a lot in common, even in terms of how our brains work, a study finds. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Psychedelic stripes, colors and patterns on flowers, birds and bugs are just some of the things that cats can see that humans cannot.
Feb 18, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Funky-furred calico cats are pointing the way to a cure for human obesity that doesn't involve dieting. Continue reading →
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