Ahhh, the Hammerhead. One of the most easily recognizable creatures in the sea. Take one look at this amazing fish and you’ll know exactly how it got its name. But, just calling him a Hammerhead is like calling your new Lambo a car. Stick around and find out why.Read more
Sharks – One of the most popular Animal topics. They fascinate you. They scare you. But, despite our overwhelming interest in them, there are many myths and misconceptions that surround these amazing creatures. It’s time to set the record straight on some of the more prevalent myths.Read more
Statistically, it is incredibly rare for any species of shark to attack people, but when they do the results can be so horrific as to fuel our imagination of monsters. Sharks strike fear into our hearts, but at the same time, these ancient fish fascinate us at a primordial level. Many more people are bitten by other people than by sharks, still, sharks are hardly cuddly friends. And while the probability of you being attacked by a shark is low, you probably don’t want to meet one of these guys in the ocean.Read more
This week on Animal Facts, we’re getting in on the Shark Week feeding frenzy. We’re hungry for some shark action. We’re watching and we know you are too. [Dun dun dun dun dun dun]
The Great White Shark, likely the most feared creature on the face of the Planet. He’s literally a cold-blooded killer. But is he just an opportunistic hungry fish, or is there a motive in his killing sprees? Does this most menacing predator of the sea have something in common with the most terrifying of human predators?Read more
If you’re on YouTube looking at cat videos chances are good that you are a crazy cat parent. Oh, what are we saying? It’s common knowledge that the Internet exists primarily for cat videos. But just in case you’re not quite sure, here’s a little test. If any five of these describe you, we are positive that you are cray cray for kitty cats. But that’s ok with us, we’re crazy too.Read more
Well, you did click on this article, so right off we can say almost without a doubt that the answer to the question is yes. But if you’re still unsure, here’s a test to tell whether you’re a crazy dog parent. If any 5 of these describe yourself, then the answer is definitely yes. But that’s ok because your dog is awesome and deserves all the love and affection and spoiling that you give him. And we love you because that means you’re going to stick around to watch more videos. No judgment here.Read more
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 10 American adults has diabetes. The CDC estimates that If trends continue, that figure is expected to double or triple by 2050.
Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to a myriad of serious complications. It can cause damage to small and large blood vessels and organs. This can often lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, nerve damage, and eye disease, among other often serious complications.
Our best friend, the dog, has always maintained a special intuition into the needs of his people with some recent studies suggesting that the dog played a key role in modern humans becoming the sole human species beating out other hominids, such as the Neanderthals. This virtuous circle of cooperation saw humans and their canine friends get stronger, together, over time. A topic we look forward to covering in a future video.
The days of requiring our friend to help us hunt are long gone, but he still retains his close bond with us. A bond, that when properly harnessed, can help us battle a crippling disease. Let’s find out how these Diabetic Service Dogs, often called Diabetic Alert Dogs, are assisting as we fight a growing foe.Read more
An estimated 3.6 million people over the age of 15 in the US use a wheelchair to assist with mobility and an additional 11.6 million use a device such as walkers, crutches, and canes to get around, according to DisabledWorld.com.
Our friend, the dog, has always been with us to help tend to our needs and he has certainly been of great assistance in his role as a Service Dog. In this role, the Mobility Assistance Dog increases the independence of a person who uses a wheelchair, has trouble standing, or walking. Let’s check out what he’s doing and which breeds are excelling at it.Read more
While many of us equate Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with military service, according to the US National Institute of Health, at any given time 24.4 million people or approximately 8% of the US population have PTSD. To put that into perspective, that’s equal to the entire population of Texas. And, it can develop at any age, including childhood. Our canine companions are not new to helping us with our needs and have once again stepped up, helping us to cope with the feelings of fear and lack of control brought on by PTSD.Read more
According to the World Health Organization, there are an estimated 39 million people that are blind worldwide. Of that, an estimated 1.5 million children under the age of 15 are irreversibly blind. Throughout human history, when man had a need, there’s been a dog there to offer a solution. In many cases, guide dogs offer a life changing experience for the sightless among us.Read more