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J.J. Fuds Issues Recall of Chicken Tender Chunks


Indiana based pet food manufacturer J.J. Fuds announced the recall of a select lot of J.J. READ MORE

Jan 23, 2015 / 0 comments

 

New York Set to Vote on Bill to Ban Cat Declaws


New York Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal wants you to know that even if your cat scratches the furniture or digs into you with her claws, deciding to remove those claws is an inhumane practice and sh READ MORE

Jan 22, 2015 / 1 comments

 

Virbac U.S. Recalls SOLOXINE Thyroid Supplement for Dogs


Virbac U.S. is conducting a voluntary recall on four lots of SOLOXINE (levothyroxine sodium) Thyroid Supplement due to low potency.   READ MORE

Jan 20, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Oma’s Pride Recalls Purr Complete Feline Poultry Meal


Oma’s Pride, a Connecticut-based pet food manufacturer, is recalling Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.   READ MORE

Jan 18, 2015 / 0 comments

 

'In Dog We Trust' Rug Put on Auction in Florida


Miami - The rug at a Florida sheriff's department might have been better suited for an animal shelter.   READ MORE

Jan 16, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Therapy Dogs Help Prisoners to Cope and Learn New Skills


BOLLATE, Italy - With a bark of excitement, Titti, Tato, and Carmela scamper down the corridors of the Bollate prison near Milan and are enveloped by prisoners who shower them with treats, pats and READ MORE

Jan 13, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Children Who Live with Reptiles at Increased Risk for Disease


PARIS, France - Owning exotic reptiles such as snakes, chameleons, iguanas, and geckos could place infants at risk of salmonella infection, according to a British study.   READ MORE

Jan 12, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Dogs Rescued from Meat Farm Begin New Lives in U.S.


ALEXANDRIA, VA, U.S. - A dozen dogs originally destined for dinner tables in South Korea arrived in the Washington area earlier this month to be adopted as pets.   READ MORE

Jan 12, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Jump Your Bones Recalls Select Kangaroo Bites and Roo Bites Pet Treats


Jump Your Bones, a Florida-based pet treat company, has voluntarily recalled its Kangaroo Bites and Roo Bites brand treats because of potential Salmonella contamination. READ MORE

Jan 05, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Barkworthies Issues Nationwide Recall of Dog Chews


Richmond, Va., based Barkworthies announced the recall of select lots of Barkworthies Chicken Vittles dog chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. READ MORE

Dec 29, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Dog Found Paralyzed on Thai Beach Given New Life in Canada


When Canadian model Meagan Penman was traveling in Thailand this summer, she didn’t expect to go home with a dog. READ MORE

Dec 05, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Tarantula Spiders Poised to Become the Next Trendy Pet


MANAGUA - His corn and bean fields ravaged by drought, Nicaraguan farmer Leonel Sanchez Hernandez grudgingly found a new harvest: tarantulas.   READ MORE

Dec 03, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Natura Issues Voluntary Limited Recall of Dry Cat and Dry Ferret Food due to Vitamin Insufficiency


Natura Pet Products initiated a limited voluntary recall of dry cat and dry ferret food due to a formulation error that left these products with insufficient levels of vitamins and minerals. READ MORE

Nov 25, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Dogs Dumped in Countryside Traced to Former Pet Shop Worker


TOKYO - Japanese police have arrested a former pet shop worker for allegedly abandoning 80 dogs, dead and alive, in the countryside, officials and reports said Wednesday.   READ MORE

Nov 21, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Group's Fight to Keep Gay Bull Alive Succeeds - Bull to be Given Sanctuary


DUBLIN - An Irish bull destined for the slaughterhouse because he appears to be gay has been saved following a campaign supported by the co-creator of "The Simpsons," animal rights activi READ MORE

Nov 21, 2014 / 2 comments

 

Iranian Officials Cracking Down on Dog Ownership with Fines and Lashings


TEHRAN - Dog lovers in Iran could face up to 74 lashes under plans by hardline lawmakers that would ban keeping the pets at home or walking them in public.   READ MORE

Nov 17, 2014 / 2 comments

 

Not a Tiger, But Wild Cat Still Roaming Outskirts of Paris


PARIS - French officials on Friday scaled down a frantic hunt for a mysterious big cat prowling on the outskirts of Paris after scotching earlier fears it was a tiger.   READ MORE

Nov 17, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Fondness For Treats May Have Helped Cats Become Pets


Washington - A mild manner and a fondness for fatty treats like fish or meat scraps may have helped cats evolve into the tame yet independent-minded pets they are today, researchers said Monday. READ MORE

Nov 14, 2014 / 1 comments

 

New App Promises to Help You Hook Up With Your Perfect Pet-Match


Looking for love online has never been easier. With advancements in technology, getting hooked up with your perfect match is as simple as swiping a finger on your smartphone or tablet. READ MORE

Oct 28, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Spanish Town Deploys Dog-Poo Police


MADRID, Oct 16, 2014 (AFP) - A Spanish town is deploying citizen street patrols and actors dressed as detectives to combat an invasion of dog droppings.   READ MORE

Oct 17, 2014 / 0 comments

 
 
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