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Symba the 'Fat Cat': From Viral Sensation to Adopted Pet with Weight Loss Goals


Weighing in at 35 pounds, a 6-year-old cat named Symba stunned the staff of the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) in Washingt READ MORE

Jun 19, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Office Cats: Japanese Company 'Hires' Kitties as Stress Relievers


Pet-friendly offices are becoming more prevalent all over the world. READ MORE

Jun 16, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Loving Pets Recalls Air-Puffed Dog Treats


Loving Pets, a Cranbury, New Jersey-based manufacturer of pet treats, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of dog treats due to potential salmonella contamination.   READ MORE

Jun 16, 2017 / 0 comments

 

A Preventable Accident: Cat Tragically Dies in Washing Machine


In a tragic piece of pet news, a 3-year-old accidentally killed her family's cat after placing it in a front-load washing machine,  READ MORE

Jun 13, 2017 / 0 comments

 

United Pet Group Recalls Rawhide Dog Chew Products


United Pet Group, a Virginia-based manufacturer of pet supplies, is voluntarily recalling multiple packages of rawhide dog chew products due to possible chemical contamination.   READ MORE

Jun 12, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Chinese City Implements One-Dog Policy and Bans 40 Breeds


Pet parents in the coastal Chinese city of Qingdao are upset about a new regulation that limits residents to one dog per household and also bans certain breeds, includ READ MORE

Jun 09, 2017 / 0 comments

 

New Strategy Protects Police Dogs from Opioid Overdoses


The Massachusetts State Police has joined a growing number of forces carrying naloxone for their K-9 partners, READ MORE

Jun 07, 2017 / 0 comments

 

The TSA Canine Adoption Program Has Taken Off


While being a TSA dog is a noble and important job, some canines are simply not up for the task and fail to meet the training requirements for government work.   READ MORE

Jun 06, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Why Losing a Dog Can Be Harder Than Losing a Relative


I was 20 years old when I got my first dog. Of course, there were family dogs growing up, but this was my dog. READ MORE

Jun 05, 2017 / 0 comments

 

More Than 12 Cases of Dog Flu Confirmed in Florida


The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed more than one dozen cases of the H3N2 canine influenza virus, also known as dog flu. READ MORE

May 31, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Blue the Therapy Pig Brings Joy and Comfort to Senior Citizens


From emotional support ducks on airplanes to READ MORE

May 31, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Puppy Freed From Car Tire After Getting Head Stuck


Puppies are inherently curious creatures, and sometimes their desire to explore and get into everything can get them into trouble.    READ MORE

May 25, 2017 / 0 comments

 

70 Cats Removed From 'Deplorable' Conditions in New York Home


Animal control officers from the Putnam County SPCA discovered 61 living cats and nine deceased cats inside a home in Kent, New York. READ MORE

May 23, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Omar the Maine Coon Could Be the World's Longest Cat


At about 3 feet 11 inches, Omar the Maine Coon is poised to be the longest cat in the world.    READ MORE

May 22, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Crowdfunding Your Pet's Care


Modern veterinary care is expensive. Owners are demanding, and veterinarians are increasingly able to provide a higher standard of care than they used to, and costs have risen as a result. READ MORE

May 22, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Is It Normal to Talk to Pets?


I talk to my dog. I also talk to all the other dogs at the dog park. READ MORE

May 18, 2017 / 0 comments

 

China to Ban Sale of Dog Meat at Controversial Yulin Festival


In a huge win for animal rights activists, the sale of dog meat will be banned at the controversial Yulin Festival in China this year.   READ MORE

May 18, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Dogs in Colorado Test Positive for Rabies After Skunk Attack


Two dogs in northeastern Colorado have tested positive for rabies after run-ins with rabid skunks. READ MORE

May 16, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Firefighters Rescue Dog From 6-Foot Sinkhole


After accidentally falling into a 6-foot deep sinkhole, a dog named Siri found himself in a dramatic, 90-minute rescue effort from the local firefighter departments of both Anne Arun READ MORE

May 15, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Racing Greyhounds Test Positive For Cocaine, Trainer's License Revoked


The news shocked the racing community and animal advocates alike: Veteran greyhound trainer Malcolm McAllister had his license revoked on April 24 after five of his dogs tested positive for co READ MORE

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

 
 
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