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

The Truth About Hypoallergenic Pets

ByElana Spivack

These popular pets aren’t guaranteed to be allergy-friendly.

Pet Science

Does Your Dog Know What a Baby Is? A Canine Expert Has a Surprising Answer

ByElana Spivack

Turns out your dog may not know a baby from a chew toy (yikes).

Pet Science

The Ideal Dog Name, According to Science, Is Not What You Think

ByElana Spivack

Your dog can learn the name Leia, or pretty much anything else.

Pet Science

This “Strange Thing” That Every Cat Has Under Its Belly Still Baffles Scientists

ByElana Spivack

It’s just a dramatic word for “floppy tum.”

Pet Science

This Common Household Cleaner Puts Puppies at Risk, a Veterinary Toxicologist Says

ByElana Spivack

Many cleaning products contain chemicals that, in large enough amounts, can be toxic to animals.

Pet Science

Should You Take Your Cat For a Walk? Shockingly, Yes

ByElana Spivack

But take baby steps.

Science

Are Orange Cats Dumb? An Animal Expert Debunks the Viral TikTok Claim

ByThe Conversation, Julia Henning and Susan Hazel

It’s possible to breed is more important when it comes to cat personality.

Pet Science

Why Do Cats Hate Water? The Aversion Has A Simple Answer

ByElana Spivack

Though water-averse, cats do know how to swim.

Science

Should I Give My Cat A Bath? A Veterinarian Explains Why Cats Can Skip Them

ByElana Spivack

The average healthy pet cat, indoor or outdoor, won’t need a bath.

Pet Science

A Puppy Kindergarten Teacher Reveals the Foolproof Method to Teach Your Pet Its Name

ByElana Spivack

Your pet knows its name, but not in the same way you know yours.