How Your Pet May be Attracting Wildlife

Pets are an essential part of many people’s lives. They bring joy, safety, and companionship. Even small pets have the ability to bring people a sense of friendship and security. But – if you are experiencing and discovering wildlife or pests around your home or on your property, your pet may be the culprit. This … Read more

What Is The Closest Dog to a Wolf?

All dogs descended from wolves. In fact, wolf and dog DNA differ by a mere 0.2 percent. Genetically speaking, domestic dogs are much closer to wolves than even coyotes are. Wolf and coyote DNA differs by four percent. A study called CanMap was conducted by UCLA, Cornell University, and the National Institutes of Health. It … Read more

Why Pit Bulls Are Often Misunderstood

All dog breeds are developed for a specific purpose and have specific behavioral and physical characteristics. Pit Bulls today are the descendants of dogs that were bred for bull-baiting. The pit bull is the world’s most understood dog breed. The dogs were originally bred in England, Ireland, and Scotland in the 19th-century. The dogs were … Read more

5 Common Myths About Dog Poop

Dog poop isn’t a topic we like to dwell on, but if you’re a dog owner, poop is a fact of life you can’t ignore. The Census Bureau estimates there are 80 million dogs in the U.S., and most of them go to the bathroom outdoors. That results in more than 10-million tons of waste … Read more

Animals that Get Drunk or High in Nature

Millions of humans around the planet abuse alcohol and drugs, including opiates, marijuana, cocaine, and hallucinogens. It often seems like one of the unique, if troubling and disruptive, features of people, compared to wild animals; humans seek out intoxicating substances for fun while animals eat just for nutrition, whenever they’re hungry, or food is available. … Read more