domestication

Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made The Best Pet?

Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made The Best Pet?

With de-extinction hovering on the edge of being a thing, it is worth asking at least one question. That question is not “why?” or “is this a good idea?” If it can be done, it will be, and that’s that. No, the question is: which formerly extinct animals should we…

Why Purebred Dogs Are Sick, Miserable And Ugly

Why Purebred Dogs Are Sick, Miserable And Ugly

This week, the Westminster Kennel Club is hosting its popular annual dog show, where canines of all shapes and sizes get to strut their stuff in front of discerning judges. Seems like harmless fun, but many purebred dogs are, or soon will be, in poor physical health – the result…