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Dogs and Cats in the Home: Happiness for All?

'Dogs and Cats in the Home: Happiness for All?' was a Finalist in the inaugural ScienceSeeker Awards * in the category Best Post About Peer-reviewed Research (winners and finalists listed here ). Congrats to all those recognized and many thanks to the.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamMay 19th, 2013

PetMatch: Battersea Dogs criticises "pet replacement" app - BBC News

BBC NewsPetMatch: Battersea Dogs criticises 'pet replacement' appBBC NewsBattersea Dogs and Cats Home has warned that an app allowing people to find a new pet based entirely on looks risks reducing animals to disposable items. PetMatch runs image-.....»»

Category: topSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2014

Best use of Photoshop yet may find abandoned dogs a new home

Often a synonym of evil manipulation—from Iran faking missiles to Vogue faking women bodies—Photoshop's powers can also be used to help the weak and bring happiness to the world. Take Budapest-based photographer Sarolta Bán, who has decided to tu.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 7th, 2014

Homeless Animals Feel the #Love at SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas — A homeless poodle named Tater-Tot found love and a future at SXSW 2014 Tater-Tot, along with thousands of other cats and dogs in need, have a new home and a chance at compassion, thanks to events and social campaigns that raise aware.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 15th, 2014

This company shows how the Internet of everything will make a difference to your dogs and cats

The Internet of everything is all the rage now in the tech scene — especially after Google pumped in a hefty $3.2 billion to acquire smart home device maker Nest,... Keep reading → The Internet of everything is all the rage now in the tech sce.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsJan 24th, 2014

Petnet SmartFeeder – Feed your Pet from Anywhere

Fido may be pretty good at hanging out at home, waiting for you to get back, but is he excited to have to wait for dinner? Is he eating too much? Let’s face it, over half the cats and dogs in the U.S. are overweight, and that fact leads to numerous .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2014

Petnet SmartFeeder – Feed your Pet from Anywhere

Fido may be pretty good at hanging out at home, waiting for you to get back, but is he excited to have to wait for dinner? Is he eating too much? Let’s face it, over half the cats and dogs in the U.S. are overweight, and that fact leads to numerous .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2014

Finally, a Plant That Won"t Die on You

Product Name: Air Plant TerrariumPrice: $25Who would like this?: Lovers of plants and clean, minimal design; anyone who sits at a desk or wants to brighten up their home/office Dogs are too much responsibility. You're allergic to cats. You have a hamster,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2013

App for home (and pet) surveillance

Dropcam cameras are used to catch burglars, monitor cats and dogs and live-stream county fairs. The small, basic surveillance devices hook up to a wireless network and live stream video to phones and tablets, acting as an extra pair of eyes for the smartp.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 10th, 2013

An app for home (and pet) surveillance

Dropcam cameras are used to catch burglars, monitor cats and dogs and live-stream county fairs. The small, basic surveillance devices hook up to a wireless network and live stream video to phones and tablets, acting as an extra pair of eyes for the smartp.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 10th, 2013

Simplicity of a dog’s life challenged by research showing canines can be pessimists, too

Dogs: forever wagging their tails with glee, running around chasing their own appendages and panting with seemingly endless happiness, their pared-down way of life is fulfilled by the simplest of pleasures......»»

Category: topSource:  independentRelated NewsSep 29th, 2014

Adorable Photos Of Dogs Help Animal Rescue Group Recover After Devastating Fire

These selfies that are helping an animal rescue organization are anything but selfish. On Thursday, Manchester Dogs' Home -- an organization in Manchester, England, that rescues and cares for thousands of dogs each year -- caught on fire, according to BB.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated NewsSep 15th, 2014

Big Cats Eating Dogs, Leopard Poop Reveals

The predators seem to prefer eating domestic dogs in areas where cows, goats and other farm animals are plentiful......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsSep 14th, 2014

Watch Dogs Seems To Be On Track For Nintendo Wii U

After Ubisoft revealed that their major AAA titles did not sell on Nintendo’s consoles, many believed that the Watch Dogs might not see the release on Wii U. However, a user of the home console has managed to take a screenshot of the Uplay applicati.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated NewsSep 5th, 2014

Are Microchip Implants in Your Future?

Microchip implants like the ones pet owners use to track their dogs and cats could become commonplace in humans in the next decade......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2014

PawTrack Is A GPS Tracker Just For Cats

 With so many GPS pet trackers out there, is there room for yet more? The pet products industry is estimated to be worth $58.5 billion and there are more than 170 million pet dogs and cats in the U.S. alone, and as long as pets keep getting lost, com.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 26th, 2014

Ernest Hemingway"s Other Legacy: A Colony Of Adorable, Six-Toed Cats

The macho writer was a huge cat lover. Now, photographer Henry Hargreaves captures the polydactyl gene-carrying felines of Hemingway Home.Writer Ernest Hemingway is best remembered for his macho antics--the hunting, the fishing, the heavy drinking--but he.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsAug 12th, 2014

Pets riding robot vacuums

Cats and dogs, for reasons unknown to mere humans, love hitching rides on the backs of robot vacuums. We have had the LG Hom-Bot roaming around our house for a couple of weeks now and our red tabby cat, Luther, loves picking fights with it. He will climb......»»

Category: tabletsSource:  pocket-lintRelated NewsAug 8th, 2014

How Big Data Helps Us Cope With Climate Change

It may not be raining cats and dogs, but the weather certainly hasn't been tame or consistent lately. And, yes, everybody's talking about it. This last winter was the coldest in the Midwest and the record warmest in California ... which is now in the thro.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 6th, 2014

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Outed by Amazon

We might get to experience Wei Shen's story on Microsoft and Sony's newest home consoles, if a recent retailing listing is correct. Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition is headed to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, according to a new retailer listing. Amazo.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 6th, 2014

Why We Yawn (And Why It Really Is Contagious)

Babies, dogs, cats, birds, mice, rats and even snakes yawn, and some of us were even doing it in the womb. Although for thousands of years the reason has remained elusive, recent scholarship may have uncovered the truth as to why we yawn.Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsAug 5th, 2014