A kindergartner’s simple question turned into a three-year lesson in state government function for an entire school. The goal: select a state dog for Alaska by following the democratic process from idea to sponsorship to bill and, finally, to a vote in the Senate.
Spaying and neutering are considered part of being a responsible pet owner today, but that wasn’t always true. We’ve made positive strides in the last few decades. In honor of Spay & Neuter Awareness Month, learn more about the history of this important practice.
Humans get plenty of holidays, but there are plenty of festivals and celebrations that honor our furry friends, too. Here are some of our favorites.
A twenty-something man approached 240 randomly selected women to ask for their numbers. Half the time, he was alone. The other half, he was accompanied by a dog.
“People are always amazed that we can do the same thing in animals. But if you think about it, people are just another species. And so all those tools that are used on humans, we can use on animals.”