Fresh Water Fish Compatibility for a Happy Tank

Friend or Foe? Fresh Water Fish Compatibility is crucial for a happy aquarium.

Fresh Water Fish Compatibility for a Happy Tank Let’s face it: We don’t get along with every other person on the planet. It’s impossible—we’re all too different. We have our likes and dislikes, our personalities and tolerance levels. That friend-or-foe dynamic is in place in the natural world, too—even if it’s a natural world that … Read more Fresh Water Fish Compatibility for a Happy Tank

Hatching Stick Insect VIDEO : Hatching Lord Howe Island Stick

Hatching Stick Insect Video : The Lord Howe Island Stick Insect

Lord Howe Island Stick Insect The Lord Howe Island stick insect or tree lobster  (Dryococelus australis, is a commonly known species of stick insect which lives on the Lord Howe Island Group. By 1920, it was believed to be extinct, but was rediscovered in 2001. It has been called “the rarest insect in the world”, and … Read more Hatching Stick Insect VIDEO : Hatching Lord Howe Island Stick

2 Cancer Sniffing Dogs That Saved Their Owners

2 Cancer Sniffing Dogs That Saved Their Owners

Cancer Sniffing Dogs That Saved Their Owners On a recent episode of the popular medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, a patient was admitted whose otherwise docile dog had bitten her armpit. It turns out the dog responded negatively to another person who had cancer. Low and behold, the woman had a form of lymphoma, and it … Read more 2 Cancer Sniffing Dogs That Saved Their Owners

Paw-Ternity Leave, Wishful Thinking, or Possibility?

Paw-Ternity Leave, Wishful Thinking, or Possibility?

Paw-Ternity Leave, Hopeful Wish or Possible Reality? For most, pets are a part of our family. For some, their pets are the only family they have. When we decide to adopt a new pet into our family, should we expect our employer to provide us with similar time off benefits for our new pets as … Read more Paw-Ternity Leave, Wishful Thinking, or Possibility?

History of Selective Breeding in Dogs, Dog Breed Infographic

History of Selective Breeding in Dogs

History of Selective Breeding in Dogs Most, if not all, breeds of household dogs that exist today are due to selective breeding in dogs. The original bloodline is that of the gray wolf, some 18,800 – 32,100 years ago and may have since died out. However, as purebred dogs are becoming increasingly inbred, problems are arising … Read more History of Selective Breeding in Dogs, Dog Breed Infographic