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Understanding Feral Cats and Urban Relocation Programs

Feral cats are some of the most misunderstood animals, particularly in urban landscapes. READ MORE

Oct 26, 2016 / 0 comments


Norovirus Update – Can the Virus be Passed from Dog to Human?

Norovirus—the word alone might be enough to make you a little nauseous. READ MORE

Oct 24, 2016 / 0 comments


Veterinarian Who Killed a Cat With Bow and Arrow is Suspended For One Year

In April 2015, Texas-based veterinarian Kristen Lindsey shocked and horrified pet parents and animal lovers everywhere when she posted a photo on Facebook of herself holding a dead cat th READ MORE

Oct 19, 2016 / 0 comments


Screwworms Outbreak in Florida: What Pet Parents Need to Know

After a nearly 50-year absence, flesh-eating screwworms have returned to Florida, making for a dangerous, potentially fatal environment for animals and humans.       READ MORE

Oct 17, 2016 / 1 comments


Alternatives to Declawing Your Cat

Declawing is a misnomer. Yes, a correctly performed declaw surgery does remove a cat’s claws, but it doesn’t stop there. READ MORE

Oct 17, 2016 / 0 comments


Why You Should Always Thank Your Vet Tech

What is a veterinary technician? The easiest and most understandable explanation is a registered nurse for animals. READ MORE

Oct 17, 2016 / 0 comments


New Tests Will Be Underway For a Serious Disease That Impacts Shar-Peis

Shar-Pei Autoinflammatory Disease, or SPAID, is a serious, heritable syndrome that affects the canine breed.   READ MORE

Oct 14, 2016 / 0 comments


Mars Recalls Select Cesar Classics Wet Dog Food Due to Production Issue

Mars Petcare US is voluntarily recalling select quantities of Cesar Classics Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food due to a potential choking risk from white plastic pieces.   READ MORE

Oct 10, 2016 / 0 comments


Is it the Veterinarian’s Responsibility to Provide Affordable Health Care?

I worked in an emergency hospital for several years, and while you might think the stress of dealing with critically ill and injured pets would be the worst part, it wasn’t—not by a lon READ MORE

Oct 10, 2016 / 8 comments


Abandoned Dog Has Painful 3.5 Pound Tumor Removed From Neck

What was called one of the worst cases of neglect ever seen by Arizona Humane Society has now become a story of care, recovery, and hope. READ MORE

Oct 04, 2016 / 0 comments


New York Passes Law That Allows Cremated Pets To Be Buried With Owners

For pet lovers in New York state who want to take their beloved, deceased dog or cat with them to the great beyond, a new law has passed that will allow this to ha READ MORE

Sep 28, 2016 / 0 comments


Lost Dalmatian Finds His Way to a Fire Station

On September 20, the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue in Tampla, Fla. posted a Facebook thread that began, "A puppy walks in to a fire station..."    READ MORE

Sep 27, 2016 / 0 comments


Why Dogs Should NOT Eat ‘People Food’

“Love hurts,” or, in the case of feeding your dog “table food,” love can kill, slowly. READ MORE

Sep 26, 2016 / 4 comments


New Findings on Cat-Scratch Disease Every Pet Parent Should Know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a study regarding cat-scratch disease (CSD) in the United States. READ MORE

Sep 21, 2016 / 0 comments


Cat Injured in Boston Tunnel Rescued by State Trooper

Thanks to an act of compassion and heroism, a once-stray cat will get a second chance at life.    READ MORE

Sep 20, 2016 / 0 comments


Low Cost Vet Care Options You Should Know

The first time I moved out and had an apartment by myself—no roommate, no financial assistance from parents—I talked to my friends about adopting a cat. READ MORE

Sep 19, 2016 / 1 comments


Coconut the Kitten, From Abandoned to Rescued and Thriving

Earlier this month, Megan Sorbara was out with her dog Bitsy and her boyfriend to get ice cream when she got the call that would forever change the lives of three kittens.  READ MORE

Sep 16, 2016 / 3 comments


Addiction Foods Recalls Select Canned Dog Food Products

Addiction Foods, a Seattle, WA-based pet food company, is voluntarily recalling select quantities of their canned dog food entrées due to possible quality standard issues. READ MORE

Sep 14, 2016 / 0 comments