Goats detect slight emotional changes in other goats' calls

Goats detect slight emotional changes in other goats' calls

But a new study finds that goats recognize slight emotional changes in other goats’ calls and respond both behaviorally and physiologically, which indicates the listener’s feelings shift, too. Researchers think that by understanding how goats responding to other goats' calls they can uncover the social lives of the creatures.

Understanding separation anxiety

Understanding separation anxiety

Over pampering by pet parents such as letting the pup follow them everywhere, all the time in the house – even in the bathroom. The Reason Doctors No Longer Prescribe Diabetes Meds (Watch).

Couple prank their friends with adorable gender reveal for their new puppy

Couple prank their friends with adorable gender reveal for their new puppy

(Picture: Claire McPhilomy/Fortitude Press)In the series of photographs, by Claire McPhilomy, the couple first share the news that their family is ‘expanding’. (Picture: Claire McPhilomy/Fortitude Press)‘I am so grateful that a few people ending up thinking it was as funny as we did.

Kim Joy’s orange and stem ginger cat-themed mini-cakes

Kim Joy’s orange and stem ginger cat-themed mini-cakes

Prep time: 10 min for cake, 15-20 min for candied orange, 10 min for buttercream, 5 min for icing, plus assembly/decorating time. Add the self-raising flour, milk and orange zest, and mix slowly until evenly combined.

Hero Pilot Makes Emergency Landing to Save a Dog From Freezing

Hero Pilot Makes Emergency Landing to Save a Dog From Freezing

An Air Canada pilot is being hailed as a hero after his plane, traveling from Tel Aviv to Toronto, experienced a heating system malfunction in the plane’s cargo hold. The pilot diverted the plane to Frankfurt, Germany where Simba was placed on a new flight.

I might be blind but don’t treat me like I am invisible

I might be blind but don’t treat me like I am invisible

A security guard confronted us and said the centre had a no dog policy and asked that we leave immediately (Photo: Laura Radford)Working guide dogs have been around for decades in Britain, but misunderstanding of the support they give to blind and partially-sighted people still lurks.

Flying dogs will make your day infinitely better

Flying dogs will make your day infinitely better

This one is definitely our favourite (Picture: ABillionClicks/ BNPS) Prince the Boston Terrier is about to make a perfect landing (Picture: ABillionClicks/ BNPS) Holly the Staffie takes a leap of faith (Picture: ABillionClicks/ BNPS) Dexter the flying pug feels his ears flap in the breeze (Picture: ABillionClicks/ BNPS) He laid down logs in a clearing of the woods and got someone to hold the animals at one end of the pathway.

Puppy Bowl XV: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

Puppy Bowl XV: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

Courtesy of Victoria Schade I spend game days standing on the left edge of the field, watching the puppy action to make sure everyone is having a good time. Courtesy of Victoria Schade The Puppy Bowl shoot is busy all week, even when there’s a break in the official action on the field.

New leash on life? Staying slim keeps pooches happy, healthy

New leash on life? Staying slim keeps pooches happy, healthy

She said the findings support longstanding evidence that dogs and cats carrying extra weight "have significant health risks and that their quality of life can be negatively impacted." Reviewing the study with her colleague Dr Sarah Dodd, a doctoral student at Ontario Veterinary College, Abood noted that the pet food industry in North America defines a "complete and balanced" pet diet as containing all the nutrients required and in the correct ratios.

Watch this cute video of a bulldog puppy pushing his baby sister in a trolley

Watch this cute video of a bulldog puppy pushing his baby sister in a trolley

Belle, who turns one later this month, decided to take over from owner April Adie, 23, by standing on her hind legs and pushing her tiny puppy sister in the black case.

These cute puppies are some of Britain’s rarest dogs

These cute puppies are some of Britain’s rarest dogs

The Dandie Dinmont terrier has become a forgotten breed over the last 40 years, with owners preferring designer dogs like cockerpoos, labradoodles and French bulldog.

Dog killed during fox hunt after it was chased across a motorway

Dog killed during fox hunt after it was chased across a motorway

Hunt saboteurs shared the images on social media (Picture: Beds & Bucks Hunt Sabs)‘The hound was killed outright, the car driver was not injured and we thank her for her sympathy and understanding after this most unfortunate accident.

Understanding High Blood Pressure in Dogs and Cats

Understanding High Blood Pressure in Dogs and Cats

More cardiologists, along with better informed pet owners, has resulted in a greater diagnosis of heart disease in dogs and cats. And a common precursor to heart disease in pets is the presence of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.

Sometimes a dog can be better for a patient than hospital

Sometimes a dog can be better for a patient than hospital

Except, in that moment, it is clear that while the medical questions have merit, the most important thing for this patient at this time is to cast them all aside and create a common understanding to make her feel less lonely in her experience.

Spaying Your Dog: Dog Spay Surgery from Start to Finish

Spaying Your Dog: Dog Spay Surgery from Start to Finish

However, with the advent of modern pain medications and a better understanding of pain control in dogs, most pups experience only minimal discomfort after surgery when all post-surgical recommendations are followed. The risks associated with spaying a dog include pain, infection, dehiscence (opening) of the surgical site and excessive bleeding.

A Crappy Trip: Service Dog Answers Call of Nature, Forces Emergency Landing

A Crappy Trip: Service Dog Answers Call of Nature, Forces Emergency Landing

Consider the case of Philadelphia-bound US Airways Flight 598, which made an unexpected stop in Kansas City a few hours after its departure from Los Angeles. “About an hour into the flight, I started smelling this terrible smell,” passenger Steven McCall told Inside Edition’s Diane McInerney.

Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

A breed standard was drafted, and under its new name, which means curly-coated lapdog, the Bichon Frise was admitted to the register of the French Kennel Club. Standing 12 inches or less at the shoulder, the Bichon makes an ideal city companion.

Dog Neuter Surgery, From Start to Finish

Dog Neuter Surgery, From Start to Finish

However, with the advent of modern pain medications and a better understanding of pain control in dogs, most pups experience only minimal discomfort after surgery when all post-surgical recommendations are followed.

Dog hilariously photobombs couple's wedding photo

Dog hilariously photobombs couple's wedding photo

Boone stole the show at Angie Blumberg and Jayce Conway's July 28 wedding ceremony at the Rainbow Ranch Lodge in Big Sky, Montana. Angie Blumberg and Jayce Conway, both 30, married in Big Sky, Montana, on July 28 with their Labrador retriever, Boone, standing dutifully by their sides.

Michael Gove’s puppy-farm ban shows he gets the politics of pets | Anne Perkins

Michael Gove’s puppy-farm ban shows he gets the politics of pets | Anne Perkins

Maybe he has realised that the understanding of the relative place of human and other animal life is undergoing a transformation that is of a quite different order to the boom in small-animal vets and the rise and rise of shops selling stuff for pets.

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