Arizona Daily Sun - Pets

Is it a bird or a bunny? This optical illusion of an animal is confusing the internet

A video of a black animal getting a nice scratch is spreading quickly around the internet as people take sides in yet another great debate. Read more

Here’s how to walk your cat on a leash (and why it’s worth the struggle)

The thought of getting most cats to do any trick they don’t spontaneously think of on their own is laughable to most owners, but walking your cat on a leash could be worth the struggle of training your cat. Outdoor walks can help your cat maintain a healthy weight, provide mental stimulation (think: bird!), and build confidence. Here’s how to make the experience fun for both of you. Read more

Pet of the Week: Jack

Jack is a two year old male orange tabby. It is obvious by his questioning tail that he is seeking a new home where he can be a loved membe… Read more

Pet of the Week: Remy

Meet Remy, a two-year-old Pointer/German Shepherd who is a sweet boy and loves to snuggle. Even though Remy is a very gentle and mellow fel… Read more

London Zoo: Beavers aren't the only architects in the animal kingdom

Both Charles Townes and Jack Kilby, in discussing the Nobel Prizes in Physics they received for work related to the laser and the integrate… Read more

Ask the Vet: Take your pets' eye problems seriously

Q: My dog was just diagnosed with cataracts. I know that cataracts are a possibility as animals get older but she isn’t very old, so I’m wo… Read more

Pets of the Week: Tangerine and Marlow

Meet Tangerine (L) and Marlow (R) – one and a half year old brothers who are being offered as a special “Two for One” deal right now at Pet… Read more

These dog breeds have never won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show

These delightful dogs have won our hearts, but not the popular sporting event. Read more

It's National Dog Day! Here are America's most popular breeds.

Here are photos of the top 25 most popular dog breeds in the U.S. in 2018 (and the rarest), according to the American Kennel Club's 2019 ra… Read more

Meet every World's Ugliest Dog Contest winner since 2002

Just a little something to get you in the mood for National Dog Day on Monday. Read more

Keeping monkeys as pets is extraordinarily cruel – a ban is long overdue

The way of life primates have evolved to live cannot be replicated in a human home. Read more

Aging with pets isn't just a sentimental concern, but a matter of health and wellness

Governments must think about older people's relationships with pets when they're planning both aging-in-place strategies and disaster management. Read more

Curious Kids: How are cats declawed, and is it painful?

Have a cat who just loves to scratch? Declawing is a major surgery that comes with serious long-term side effects – and it might not solve the problem anyway. Read more

How to stroke a cat, according to science

Cats and humans have different ways of communicating and sometimes that can lead to problems. Read more

Explainer: what is leptospirosis and how can it harm us and our pets?

Leptospirosis is spread by rats and other rodents, potentially killing dogs and humans. But we can protect ourselves and our pets. Read more