Wait, Are Hot Dogs and Bologna the Same Thing?

Wait, Are Hot Dogs and Bologna the Same Thing?

Photo: Tiger Images (Shutterstock) Hot dogs and bologna share one key similarity: they’re both emulsified meat products. That means these culinary masterpieces have been created with meat and other ingredients that are ground into a fine paste before being cooked. This technique gives them their fine smooth consistency and that soft bite we’ve all come … Read more

A ‘World of Birds’ in the Bronx

A ‘World of Birds’ in the Bronx

On a recent visit to the Bronx Zoo’s “World of Birds” with Curator of Ornithology Chuck Cerbini, NY1 spotted some pied imperial pigeons inside one of the exhibits, which look a lot different than the pigeons — or rock doves, as they are known — that are typically seen in the five boroughs. Cerbini said … Read more

Cincinnati Zoo welcomes future Cat Ambassador Rozi

Cincinnati Zoo welcomes future Cat Ambassador Rozi

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Zoo is welcoming the newest member of its Cat Ambassador Program: Rozi the cheetah cub. The two-month-old cub is getting used to life in Cincinnati and will soon be available for people to see at the Cheetah Encounter thanks to the care of her trainers. What You Need To Know Rozi … Read more

The Difference Between a Guard Dog and a Watch Dog

The Difference Between a Guard Dog and a Watch Dog

Photo: pavlinas (Shutterstock) In addition to providing companionship, (some) dogs are also hard workers. For example, some breeds are excellent at herding sheep or cattle, while others use their heightened sense of smell to sniff out drugs or diseases. And many dogs—whether they’re trained to do so or not—act as furry, four-legged doorbells, alerting their … Read more

How to Perform CPR on a Dog

How to Perform CPR on a Dog

Photo: Javier Brosch (Shutterstock) Humans don’t deserve dogs. They’re beautifulthey’re loyaland they’re fun to have around. Life with a dog is great—which makes it all the more terrifying when something goes wrong. We hope your dog is healthy and happy for the duration of their life, but in the event of a medical emergency, you … Read more

Sale of dogs, cats and rabbits prohibited in Orange County

Sale of dogs, cats and rabbits prohibited in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The option of where someone can buy three types of common household pets is now significantly lessened within Orange County. Starting on Wednesday, an ordinance that prohibits the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits within the county limit went into effect after a judge declined to block its implementation. What You … Read more

Annapurna’s Stray Totally Understands What It Means To Be A Cat

Annapurna’s Stray Totally Understands What It Means To Be A Cat

Image: Annapurna / Kotaku If there’s a cat in your house, how does it typically walk around? With its tail pointed straight up, probably—y’know, like any normal cat. But the feline protagonist of Stray is a bit more modest: He primarily keeps his tail down, at least based on gameplay footage viewed during a hands-off … Read more

How much does a dog’s breed determine its behavior?

How much does a dog’s breed determine its behavior?

According to the American Kennel Club, poodles, German shepherds and French bulldogs were among the most popular dog breeds of 2021. People pay thousands of dollars for these prized pups to get a dog with the perfect demeanor. New research published in the journal, “Science,” found that breeds don’t determine a dog’s behavior or personality. … Read more

For the birds in Brooklyn

For the birds in Brooklyn

Artist Julie Peppito really went to town creating a super birdhouse that pays tribute to five American birds. “Some of them, their populations are in decline, and some of them are not, but I put them all together because if we don’t do something, they really all are in decline, and so are we,” Peppito … Read more