A Portrait of the Earth! Planet Earth is home to the millions of species of life, according to science. Animals are found on land, in rivers, lakes, and oceans, as well as in the air. Let’s get to know them better!

3 Steps to Preventing Zika Virus Infection during Trips Abroad

By |2020-03-21T20:15:56+03:00July 17th, 2016|Categories: Animals, Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Travel|Tags: , , , , |

These tips will help you to prevent Zika virus infection, which began to spread to all the warm countries. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has recently issued a warning to pregnant women traveling to about 30 countries where there is a high risk of infection by the Zika Virus. This is because Zika virus has been directly linked with the birth of babies having microcephaly. Zika virus can also cause flu-like symptoms in an infected person. Zika is prevalent in warm weather countries in the

Get Rid of Spiders at Home with These 5 Natural Ways

By |2019-06-26T19:35:36+03:00July 10th, 2016|Categories: Animals, Life Hacks, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

Do you want to get rid of spiders? Well, you are not the only one! The fear of spiders is what is known as arachnophobia and as you guessed, it is common for most people. Of course, some of the bugs are sometimes harmless but this may not convince you enough to relax. Naturally, you look for ways to eliminate spiders and other insects around you and the market is flooded with products that can be used to get rid of them. Now, the other

These Before and After Photos of Adopted Dogs Show What It Means to Adopt a Pet

By |2019-06-16T13:20:38+03:00June 20th, 2016|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

These photos of adopted dogs will make see how transformative can be the love and care of humans to animals. Adopting a pet is one of the most humane things a person can do. Let's change the word pet in the following sentence with the word human and measure how humane animal adoption really is. 'In the United States, 2,7 million humans in shelters are being euthanized annually due to overcrowding.' This sounds like some totalitarian nightmare, doesn't it? Try to imagine what the situation

Dog’s Heart Rate Syncs up with Their Owner’s, Study Finds

By |2019-08-11T23:43:39+03:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , , |

 Your dog's heart rate decreases and your pet feels less anxious when being close to you. The same happens to you! It’s no secret that the dog is man’s best friend and there can be no bond stronger than that of canine and owner. New studies have actually confirmed that there may be a biological reason for this deep connection that we hadn’t previously realized. Unsurprisingly, when greeted by our dogs, our stress levels diminish, our blood pressure drops and our heart rate slows down.

This Man Has Adopted 8 Dogs, 2 Cats, Ducks, Chickens and a Pig to Save Least Adoptable Animals

By |2020-01-26T22:18:00+03:00April 19th, 2016|Categories: Animals, Inspirational|Tags: , , , |

A job in accounting may seem like a big commitment to most, but for Colorado accountant Steve Greig, adopting 8 dogs, 2 cats, ducks, chickens, and a pig makes his job seem like a doddle. Following the death of his red miniature pinscher, Wolfgang four years ago, he decided to adopt the oldest and least adoptable dog in the local shelter. Greig consequently returned home with Eeyore, a 12-year-old Chihuahua with bad knees and a heart murmur. The Colorado resident told Mashable his recent addition

This Story about the Incredible Bond between a Pit Bull and a Little Girl Will Touch Your Heart

By |2020-03-02T20:54:43+03:00April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Animals, Inspirational|Tags: , , , , |

Whether you love dogs, hate them, or if you are not sure about them, you have to read this story about the friendship between a little girl and a pit bull. There's no better story to reaffirm the power of the bond between a dog and a person. A couple met and got married, and when they combined the family into one house they also combined their dogs. Her dog was a pit bull/Labrador cross named Zack. Initially, Zack hated his new Dad, and so

Who Loves Us More: Cats or Dogs? Scientists Now Have a Definite Answer

By |2019-12-22T16:39:00+03:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , |

There has been a debate amongst pet owners stretching back centuries – the debate asks one simple question: cats or dogs. It has divided people and a lot of owners claim to be either a dog person or cat person, and never the two shall mix. Although humans either love cats or dogs, neuroscientists have now discovered which species actually loves us more. This finding was recently discussed in-depth on the BBC2 show ‘Cats v. Dogs’ hosted by animal lovers and displaying findings from neuroscientists

Striking Photos of Aging Dogs Show Their Transformation from Playful Pups to Wise Old Friends

By |2019-06-16T23:42:35+03:00February 5th, 2016|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , |

Did you know that "man's best friends" have been living with human beings for about 15,000 years? Not surprisingly, in certain cases, the dog has the role of a social partner in a person's life. As a result, a unique relationship that is based on companionship and affection is created. More importantly, there's no doubt that the bond created between pups and their owners is extremely strong. According to scientists, it can be even stronger than the bond between a parent and his children. Austrian