Is It Okay to Kiss Your Pet? The Risk of Animal-Borne Diseases Is Small, but Real

A woman kissing her dog.

Our relationship with pets has changed drastically in recent decades. Pet ownership is at an all-time high, with a recent survey finding 69 percent of Australian households have at least one pet. (Image: RebeccasPictures via Pixabay)

Street Vet: Helping the Los Angeles Homeless Population’s Pets

'The Street Vet' with a homeless person's pet dog.

Kwane Stewart is known as “The Street Vet.” He makes rounds in Los Angeles' Skid Row and provides free care to homeless people's beloved pets. (Image: via San Diego Human Society)

Is Keeping Chickens on a Balcony Possible?

Closeup of a white hen with an outdoor background.

More and more people are interested in having chickens as pets and you can now see people keeping chicken coops on the roofs, balconies, or even patios of their homes or apartments. (Image: Santos06 via Dreamstime)

Lost Dog Found Herding Sheep on Idaho Farm

Loyalty: Dog Walks 2 Miles Every Day to Visit His Owner’s Grave

A sad-faced dog.

A dog in Italy found his dead owner's grave and visits it regularly. (Image: via Piqsels)

How to Be an Awesome Pet Foster Parent

A sad-looking dog under a table.

Pet foster parents provide temporary shelter for homeless animals until a permanent home can be found for them. (Image: via Pixabay)

Veterinarians Make List of Top 5 Pet Gifts

A pug wrapped up in a blanket.

Veterinarians compiled a list of the top five gifts to improve pet health this holiday season. (Image: via Pixabay)

Meet China’s Pet Detective

A man smoking a pipe.

Pet detectives offer help for pet owners to find their lost pets. (Image: Sammy-Sander via Pixabay)

5 Ways to Protect Your Dog From Poisonous Insects

A Eurasier puppy.

Eurasier puppy. (Image: via Max Pixel)

China: More Than a Billion People, but Soon the World’s Loneliest Place

A crowded street in China.

China is home to more than a billion people, but many experts feel that China will soon become the loneliest place in the world. (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)