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The History of Great Danes

The History of Great Danes

The Great Dane hails from Germany and is a massive, yet graceful, dog breed1. Over 400 years ago, German nobles bred them to help hunt and guard estates2. These nobles used them for big game hunting, like taking down bears and wild boars, impressing with their...
Do dogs sweat?

Do dogs sweat?

The Sweating Myth: Do Dogs Really Sweat? When we think about sweat, we often picture a hot summer day, with beads of perspiration rolling down our skin. But have you ever asked yourself, “do dogs sweat?” Indeed, dogs do sweat, but not in the way that you...
Why Cats Knead, According to Science

Why Cats Knead, According to Science

Photo from 5second / Getty Images. Why cats are kneading Most cat behavior is heartwarming and deeply confusing . Perhaps the most obvious example is something there’s no scientific name for — we can only call it “kneading dough” or “making the biscuits.” Kitty owners...