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Tragedy at Zoo Knoxville: 33 Reptiles Unexpectedly Die


In what can only be described as a truly harrowing scene, a team of herpetologists at Zoo Knoxville in Tennessee came into work March 22 to discover that 33 of their reptiles had died overnight.&nb READ MORE

Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Study Finds That Cats Actually Love Interacting With Humans


"There is a popular stereotype of the unsocial or aloof cat."    READ MORE

Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Tax Breaks and Pets: One Vet's Perspective


Pet expenses are generally not tax deductible. READ MORE

Mar 28, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Which Personality Does Your Cat Have?


Stereotypes about cats and their personalities abound—calicos are feisty, orange tabbies are laid back. READ MORE

Mar 27, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Dogs on Deployment: Helping Military Members Keep Their Pets


When Alisa and Shawn Johnson received simultaneous military orders in 2011, the San Diego-based couple realized they would need to make special arrangements for their beloved Australian shepherd, J READ MORE

Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Abandoned Senior Cat With Severe Matting Has Incredible Transformation


At 13-years-old, Buttercup the cat should have been cuddled up at home enjoying his senior years. READ MORE

Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Just What Exactly Is That Giant Chicken That Has the Internet Clucking?


The Internet is no stranger to making animals into bona fide stars (looking at you, Grumpy Cat). But more recently, Twitter rallied behind a creature that downright mystified thousands: a gian READ MORE

Mar 21, 2017 / 0 comments

 

EuroCan Manufacturing Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Pig Ears


EuroCan Manufacturing, an Ontario, Canada-based manufacturer of dog treats, is voluntarily recalling one lot of its individually shrink-wrapped pig ears due to potential salmonella contamination. READ MORE

Mar 21, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Blue Buffalo Recalls One Lot of Wet Food for Adult Dogs


Blue Buffalo, a Connecticut-based pet food manufacturer, has voluntarily recalled one production lot of wet food for adult dogs, due to potentially elevated levels of naturally-occurring beef thyro READ MORE

Mar 20, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Behind the Scenes: What Your Pet's Overnight Vet Visit Is Like


So your beloved pet needs to spend the night at the animal hospital. Who will it be harder on? You or your pet? Depending on the type of hospital you are admitting your fur baby to, READ MORE

Mar 20, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Kitten Found Paralyzed in Storm Drain Now Up and Walking


At just 2 months old, a black and white kitten named Talleyrand was in a life-or-death situation: the young, abandoned feline had fallen down a storm drain. READ MORE

Mar 20, 2017 / 0 comments

 

WellPet Voluntarily Recalls Beef Topper Canned Dog Food


Tewksbury, Massachusetts-based WellPet, the parent company that produces Wellness pet food and treats, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of one canned dog food product that has the potentia READ MORE

Mar 17, 2017 / 0 comments

 

New York City Shelter Dog Survives Snow Storm After Getting Lost


We're all familiar with the old adage of cats having nine lives, but the story of a resilient dog named Pandy may give us reason to believe that canines can have the same kind of luck. READ MORE

Mar 16, 2017 / 0 comments

 

In the Trenches: True Tales from an Emergency Room Vet


Boing… Boing… Boing… The white fluffy football bounces from hill to hill with bristly whiskers and that fluffy, cotton tail of course. Where is it going to go next? READ MORE

Mar 14, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Nervous Dog? Your Behavior Might Be the Cause


What makes a dog nervous? Some dogs are very anxious and nervous to begin with, while others are nervous due to their owners being stressed and anxious themselves. READ MORE

Mar 13, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Blind Dog Missing for a Week in the Woods Is Saved by Firefighter


In this current climate, it often feels like good news is getting harder to come by. READ MORE

Mar 09, 2017 / 0 comments

 

The Science Behind Your Cat's Scratchy Tongue


Anyone who has ever received a loving lick from a cat knows quite well that scratchy, sandpaper feeling. READ MORE

Mar 08, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Cat With Malformed Legs Finally Gets the Loving Home He Deserves


When a loving 10-month-old cat named Ivan was repeatedly passed up for adoption during his time at the MSPCA-Angell in Boston, the staff at the shelter knew it was time to give the special needs kitty the spotlight he so deserved.  READ MORE

Mar 07, 2017 / 0 comments

 

New Study Shows Cats are as Smart as Their Owners Already Knew


No one with a cat would ever doubt that their cat remembers who feeds them, when they get fed and where the food is served. READ MORE

Feb 28, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Why it Pays to be a Cat Lady: Studies Show Female Cat Owners Benefit the Most from Having a Pet


By definition, a “cat lady” is a single woman who owns many pet cats. READ MORE

Feb 28, 2017 / 0 comments

 
 
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