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2016 Election: Which Candidate is the Most Animal-Friendly?


The 2016 election has become one of the most heated and divisive primaries in American history.   READ MORE

Jul 26, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Planning for Your Pet’s Care, Should the Worst Happen


As pet owners we have all had, or currently have, that “once in a lifetime pet”; that special pet we will always remember as part of our family and as READ MORE

Jul 25, 2016 / 0 comments

 

New Database Allows Veterinarians and Pet Parents Alike to Search Clinical Studies


Whether you're a veterinarian or a pet parent (or both), being up-to-date on clinical studies can be an invaluable resource in ensuring the health and general well-being of animals in your READ MORE

Jul 22, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Rescue Shelter Uses Pokémon GO To Promote Exercise and Adoption For Dogs


In response to the gaming phenomenon known as Pokémon GO READ MORE

Jul 18, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Hearing Dogs Can Benefit from Learning Sign Language, Too


There are many special things about the relationship between humans and dogs, but being by their side as they develop from puppy into senior dog is an especially m READ MORE

Jul 18, 2016 / 1 comments

 

Pokémon GO and Your Pets: Is It Safe To Play With Your Dog?


Unless you've been living under a rock with limited wi-fi, then you're probably fully aware that Pokémon GO is all the rage. READ MORE

Jul 15, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Animal Abuse Case: Dog Ingests Methamphetamine


A dog named Jack Sparrow is lucky to be alive after ingesting methamphetamine. READ MORE

Jul 14, 2016 / 0 comments

 

How An Orlando Organization Helped People and Their Pets in a Time of Tragedy


On the morning of June 12, 2016, 49 people lost their lives in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., in what turned out to be the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. READ MORE

Jul 13, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Puppy Missing Two Front Legs Gets a Helpful 'Wheelie' Vest To Move Around


When a tiny stray puppy was brought to the Aurora Animal Shelter in Aurora, Colo., she was immediately e READ MORE

Jul 11, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Shocking Case: Pet Parent Nearly Dies From Dog Licks


While we want to smother our pets with affection (and vice versa), sometimes this love can come with a dange READ MORE

Jul 05, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Changing Your Mind About Cancer Treatment for Your Pet


During nearly every consultation, there comes a time where pet owners must make the decision whether to pursue chemotherapy or not. READ MORE

Jul 04, 2016 / 2 comments

 

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. Recalls Four Lots Of Frozen Rad Cat Raw Diet


Radagast Pet Food, Inc., based in Portland, Oregon, is voluntarily recalling four lots of frozen Rad Cat Raw Diet products, sold in 8oz., 16oz., and 24oz. READ MORE

Jun 27, 2016 / 2 comments

 

Why Your Vet Visit Costs So Much


It’s a never-ending refrain, “Why does veterinary care cost so much?”   READ MORE

Jun 27, 2016 / 26 comments

 

Company Crafts Cat Wine, But Is It Safe?


Cabernet, merlot, and chianti can now be cat-bernet, meow-lot, and kitty-anti.    READ MORE

Jun 21, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Why Dogs Lick and When to Worry


Dogs lick themselves, that’s a fact of life, but when does it get to be an issue? You may catch your pooch bathing daily to keep clean. This is an innate behavior in the animal kingdom. READ MORE

Jun 20, 2016 / 1 comments

 

Dog Ingests Gorilla Glue and Undergoes Emergency Surgery


Let this serve as a warning to any pet parent (or parent in general, really) that has Gorilla Glue in their households: keep it far away from anyone or anything that could get to it.  READ MORE

Jun 16, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Behind the Amazing Photo of the Injured Owl Hugging Her Rescuer


Hoo wants a hug? For GiGi the owl, that answer was simple: she wanted to show her gratitude to one of the workers at READ MORE

Jun 15, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Extremely Rare Snake Species is Discovered in the Bahamas


For most of us the idea of a perfect trip to the Bahamas means sipping drinks and sitting by a pool, but for biologist R. Graham Reynolds, Ph.D. READ MORE

Jun 14, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Puppy Rescued By Buddhist Monks Is Up and Moving Thanks to Their Care and a Donated Wheelchair


During a time when the world seems like a scary place, the story of Tashi the dog serves as a reminder that there is love, compassion, and generosity of spirit all over the world.  READ MORE

Jun 13, 2016 / 0 comments

 
 
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