What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Bailey Mason (15) wonders why animal testing is still so common in modern times.
Melbourne Cup day is again upon us, and in between the drunks, we have those who look to stop it. However, I ask, where are they the rest of the year?
At the end of my relationship, the ownership of our dog became paramount. And as I’ve learned, fur or human baby, things fall apart quickly. Sorry, Bosco.
Spiders in this country get a terrible rap. However, we’ve wrangled the finest mind in the Queensland Museum, Robert Whyte, to explain why we should embrace them.
In my long life, I’ve learned more than a few lessons, so I thought I’d share. This week, it’s my foolishness around dangerous snakes.
Dog ownership is great. However, sharing a breed with history’s greatest monsters is another thing entirely. To prove it, we asked some dog owners.
Recently, scientific findings discovered that dogs are capable of manipulation, so in order to prove it, we asked our own resident good boy, Bingley.
The minds of science have a new theory in entertaining your dog while you aren’t at home. Make them a mix tape. Baha Men, anybody?
The brainiacs at Cambridge have discovered that kids form stronger bonds with their furry siblings than their human counterparts.
Sometimes the animals we bring into our lives are not for us. However, there are some who take advantage of the pets we give away to a “good home”.
Meet animal vet Sam Kovac, founder of Southern Cross Veterinary Clinic and passionate force driving Project HoPe to see pets of the homeless receive adequate care despite their owners’ financial disadvantage.
After a recent study supposedly proved that owning a cat was akin to living with an apathetic criminal, I thought I’d set the record straight.
No-one likes spiders, and thanks to the findings of science, we know they can hear what we’ve been saying about them… Ohhh.
Supporters of Mike Baird’s greyhound racing ban have slammed what they see as his backflip on important policy. From inside the greyhound racing industry, here’s what the reversal means.
The gifts one can buy for their pooch is insane. But what do those on the receiving end think? We asked a very good boy to explain it for us. #Exclusive
Choosing a new dog is beset by societal rules where doing the “right” thing is deemed most important, even if your dog is unsuited to you.
Three perfect reasons to keep chickens, courtesy of The Home Grown Country Life.
Every year, thousands of people travel to Africa in order to capture big game…and apply a Valencia filter afterwards. Does this make iPhone-wielding safari goers the new breed of hunters?
Doggie ownership is a grand thing, but coming into an existing ownership as a step-dad is another.
We greyhound trainers who look after their dogs are the rule, not the exception. This ban has done nothing more than victimise us.
Mike Baird’s ban on greyhound racing will be divisive, but after I met Bernie, a victim of the industry, my mind was made up.