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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 / 1 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 / 0 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

 

Dying Man's Condition Improves After Seeing His Beloved Dog


Every pet lover knows and understands the bond between a dog and his human. It is an incredibly special connection that heals all wounds and lifts all spirits. READ MORE

Oct 16, 2014 / 1 comments

 

German Hunters Angered by Proposed Ban on Shooting Cats


BERLIN, Oct 09, 2014 (AFP) - German hunters are up in arms over a proposed law that would prohibit them from shooting cats, a practice they say helps save birds and rodents.   READ MORE

Oct 16, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Lion Cub Abandoned by Parents, Taken in by Sheepdog Mom


WOJCIECHOW, Poland, Oct 09, 2014 (AFP) - A lion cub who was abandoned at birth by his parents has been cuddling up to a shaggy-haired sheepdog and mother-of-five at a private zoo in Poland. READ MORE

Oct 15, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Texas Ebola Patient's Dog will be Spared, Say U.S. Officials


WASHINGTON - The pet dog of a Texas healthcare worker who was infected with Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient will not be killed, US officials said Monday. READ MORE

Oct 14, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Dog of Spain Ebola Victim to be Put Down, Triggering Campaign


MADRID - Health authorities on Tuesday ordered the death of the dog owned by a Spanish health worker infected with Ebola in Madrid, triggering a campaign to save him by her husband and animal rights activists. READ MORE

Oct 08, 2014 / 1 comments

 

KONG Announces Limited Recall of Jumbo Aussie Sticks


Jakk’s Pacific, Inc. and KONG have voluntarily recalled two lots of dog treats from PetSmart stores due to non-toxic mold growth.   READ MORE

Oct 01, 2014 / 1 comments

 

Bravo! Recalls Select Turkey and Chicken Pet Foods for Dogs and Cats


Bravo! is recalling select lots of Bravo! Turkey and Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.   READ MORE

Sep 29, 2014 / 0 comments

 

Scandal in Poland as Charges Dismissed for Donkeys Caught Having Public Sex


WARSAW – A pair of amorous Polish donkeys have recovered their right to make love in public after a local official sought to keep them apart.   READ MORE

Sep 26, 2014 / 0 comments

 

2 Dog Names that Shocked French Mayor to the Core


PARIS - A mayor in eastern France has refused to sign a license for two dogs named "Itler" and "Iva" who he claims are owned by an official from France's far-right National Front. READ MORE

Sep 11, 2014 / 1 comments

 

Update: Mars Petcare Recalls 22 Bags of Pedigree Dog Food


UPDATE: Mars Petcare has announced an expansion of the voluntary recall. The recall still affects 22 bags shipped to Dollar General across four U.S. states, but it now is being expanded to 55-pound bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products sold... READ MORE

Aug 28, 2014 / 1 comments

 

Can a Monkey Copyright a Selfie?


LONDON, (AFP) - The Wikimedia Foundation insisted Thursday it would not remove from its website a "selfie" taken by a mischievous monkey, despite claims from the British photographer whose camera was used that it breached his copyright. READ MORE

Aug 08, 2014 / 0 comments

 

PETA Posts $15,000 Reward for Info Leading to Arrest of 'Squirrel Kicker'


WASHINGTON, AFP) - Animal rights group PETA posted a $15,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to the arrest of a shirtless man seen kicking a squirrel off the edge of the Grand Canyon. READ MORE

Aug 08, 2014 / 1 comments

 
 
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