Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Pets

When dogs stare at each other it's usually with aggressive intent, but a dog's willingness to gaze at people and receive their gaze in return signals social attachment or, dare we say it, friendship or love. The willingness to make eye contact, so importa
HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) - Nine helpless ducklings trapped in a storm drain have been rescued after central New Jersey officials flushed them out.
WHEN IT comes to canines, Dr. Alexandra Horowitz does more than just whisper. The Barnard College professor, who has a doctorate in cognitive science from the University of California, San Diego, is a renowned animal behaviorist and New York Times best-selling author with a Fido-centric focus.
NEW YORK (AP) - A second coyote has been captured in New York - this time in Queens.
Q: My dog has itchy skin from allergies, and our veterinarian has recommended a medicated shampoo. Can you tell me the best way to apply it so it will be most effective?
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Marvin, a 2-to-4-year-old poodle mix at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. Marvin, who's in foster care, is energetic and eager to learn. Marvin is a bit shy at first, but he is loving. He is friendly with other dogs, knows some commands and is potty-trained.
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