Pet science

Does your cat love you? Can dogs talk to you? How does your pet improve mental health? Using scientific research, Inverse reports on the big questions that we have about our furry (or not) friends.

Pet Science

Can Dogs Get Heat Stroke? A Veterinarian Reveals the Breeds Most At Risk

ByElana Spivack

Paying attention to how you feel will help you understand how your dog feels.

Pet Science

Should You Feed Your Dog Vegetables? An Animal Nutritionist Reveals the Ultimate Pet Food Hack

ByElana Spivack

Keep treats within 5 to 10 percent of your dog’s daily calories.

Pet Science

What Colors Can Dogs See? An Animal Eye Doctor Debunks A Pervasive Myth About Dog Vision

ByElana Spivack

Your dog can lead a perfectly happy life without seeing reds and greens.

Pet science

This Ingenious Trick Could Help Your Solitary Cat Adapt to a New Pet

ByElana Spivack

Take things slow.

Pet Science

Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers? A Veterinarian Reveals the Forgotten Reason

ByElana Spivack

Whiskers are extremely specialized hairs.

Science

What Magicians Can Tell Us About Animal Intelligence

ByBetsy Mason and Knowable Magazine

By performing tricks for birds, monkeys and other creatures, researchers hope to learn how they perceive and think about their world

Pet Science

Should You Feed Your Dog A Raw Meat Diet? Veterinarians Explain the Forgotten Risks

ByElana Spivack

Is a raw meat diet any better for dogs than kibble?

Pet Science

The Unexpected Reason Cats Meow At Humans

ByElana Spivack

Cats can and do hiss, yowl, and chirp with other cats, leaving the meows for only a special few — for very good reason.

Health

What The Science Really Says About CBD For Pets

ByKnowable Magazine and Ula Chrobak

Scientists have hope that cannabidiol can help canines suffering from arthritis, allergies and anxiety.

Pet Science

Can Dogs Really Get Seasonal Allergies? These Bizarre Behaviors Could Be A Sign

ByElana Spivack

There are ways to distinguish allergies from infections — in humans, and in dogs.