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You Can Tell A Cows’ Emootions By Checking The Temperature Of Their Nose, Animal Welfare Group Says

Normally when my nose is cold it means I need to bundle up more. But okay, cows. You do you.<p>A recent study performed by World Animal Protection at …

Mouse gene could help produce TB-resistant cattle, study shows

Scientists have created the first tuberculosis-resistant cattle using genetic engineering techniques. The advance could pave the way for genetically modified farm animals that would be automatically protected against disease, reducing the need for culls of infected herds and the blanket use of …

Cows break into woman’s home and poo everywhere as she showers

<b>Naughty, naughty cows broke into a woman’s home and pooed everywhere as she showered.</b><p>Pat Costen, from Guernsey, came downstairs to find the two …

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Prized cattle attacked in northwest Alabama; police say culprits could be jealous competitors

In this picture you can see where someone sliced a cow’s ear to remove an electronic ID tag used in competitions. (Carter Watkins / WHNT News …

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Alternative weaning dates for fall-calving cows

With high priced supplements, and concern about summer pasture prospects, April weaning of fall-calving cows may be worth a close look in …

'Angry' cows escaping trip to the slaughterhouse close Trans-Canada Highway

Two cows escaped from their trailer en route to the slaughterhouse Tuesday afternoon, blocking traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway in Saanich, B.C., …

HAPPYCOW, A Big Spinning Brush That Cows Rub Up Against to Clean Themselves

The HAPPYCOW is a big spinning hourglass-shaped brush created by German farming equipment company Kerbl that cows rub up against in order to the …

The Farm Where Old Pigs Go to Be Massaged Until They Die

Not all farm animals that have already lived their productive years have to head straight for the slaughterhouse—some go to peaceful retirement homes to live out their golden years.<p><i>This article originally appeared on MUNCHIES in March 2015.</i><p>For most farm animals, the future is already decided before …

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Holy cow! Recent bovine news you may have missed

From separate ministries and ministers to Aadhar-type unique identity numbers to mug shots and photo IDs for cows.<p>India's founding fathers were …

Buying a pet rabbit? The Bunny Bunch rescuers want you to know a few things first

Floppy ears, fluffy fur, wiggly nose, cotton tail.<p>Rabbits can be irresistible, especially to children pleading for one around Easter. But Caroline …

Lion at Las Vegas area zoo is the proud mom of six

It's sextuplets! Pebbels, a lion at a Las Vegas-area zoo, has delivered six cubs, a rarity, and visitors could get a peek at the new arrivals as early as this weekend.<p>Keith Evans, owner of Lion Habitat Ranch in suburban Henderson, Nev., made the delightful discovery Wednesday when he went to clean …

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17 Dos and Don'ts of Running With Your Dog

Your dog may be the ultimate exercise partner. Think about it: dogs are always eager to spend more time with you, they have plenty of excess energy …

8 Ways Your Pet Can Help Relieve Your Stress

Thinkstock<p>One study showed that pet owners had better self-esteem and tended to be less lonely and less fearful than people without pets.<p>Sometimes …

Rescued Fennec Fox Reunites With Its Best Friend – A Cat

Unusual animal friendships are always adorable, and this friendship between Rupert, a rescued wild fennec fox, and William, a big black cat at the …

Alley Cat Allies Offers $7,500 Reward in Bedford, TX Animal Cruelty Investigation

April 3, 2015<p>Bobbi, recovering from surgery.<p><i>UPDATE: April 24, 2015 – The Bedford, Texas Police Department has closed the case due to no leads. Alley</i> …

Beautiful Photos of Dogs Loving Their Baby Animal Friends

studied English and has a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a focus on animal behavior, neuropsychology, and psychotherapy. She shares two pit …

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6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

‘Alien-Like Creature’ From Viral Video Has Been Found And Captured

In January, on a Malaysian palm oil plantation, workers came across a strange creature they were calling “alien-like.” The creature, hairless and in …

In This Zoo Of The Future, All The Animals Are Genetically Modified Mutants

In designer Kathryn Fleming’s imaginary zoo of the future, a massive-horned “superbivore” has been engineered to combine the traits of four animals, …