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Zoos and aquariums have seen a dramatic shift—to the benefit of wildlife
Here are some of the animal welfare and conservation standards they have to follow.
How to turn your garden into a tortoise sanctuary
Encourage these slow visitors to stay a while.
We don’t know what a happy chicken looks like, and that’s a big problem
Figuring out how they play could help us raise them more ethically.
How your dog could go vegan and still stay healthy
Though we think of them as carnivores, dogs' nutritional needs can be met in other ways.
These synthetic canine cadavers help vets save real dogs
They're even better than the real thing in some ways.
How a pair of wildlife rescuers ended up with a chubby pet squirrel named Thumbelina
And why you should probably leave most baby squirrels alone.
Inside America’s largest collection of stuffed endangered animals
A warehouse in Denver became a repository of contraband to raise awareness against illegal poaching.
A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean
Understanding your pet's real age can be vital to keeping them healthy.
Cage-free chickens keep winding up with broken bones, and scientists are looking for a solution
Million dollar birdie