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Dogs on Deployment: Helping Military Members Keep Their Pets

When Alisa and Shawn Johnson received simultaneous military orders in 2011, the San Diego-based couple realized they would need to make special arrangements for their beloved Australian shepherd, J READ MORE

Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments


Abandoned Senior Cat With Severe Matting Has Incredible Transformation

At 13-years-old, Buttercup the cat should have been cuddled up at home enjoying his senior years. READ MORE

Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments


Just What Exactly Is That Giant Chicken That Has the Internet Clucking?

The Internet is no stranger to making animals into bona fide stars (looking at you, Grumpy Cat). But more recently, Twitter rallied behind a creature that downright mystified thousands: a gian READ MORE

Mar 21, 2017 / 0 comments


EuroCan Manufacturing Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Pig Ears

EuroCan Manufacturing, an Ontario, Canada-based manufacturer of dog treats, is voluntarily recalling one lot of its individually shrink-wrapped pig ears due to potential salmonella contamination. READ MORE

Mar 21, 2017 / 0 comments


Blue Buffalo Recalls One Lot of Wet Food for Adult Dogs

Blue Buffalo, a Connecticut-based pet food manufacturer, has voluntarily recalled one production lot of wet food for adult dogs, due to potentially elevated levels of naturally-occurring beef thyro READ MORE

Mar 20, 2017 / 0 comments


Behind the Scenes: What Your Pet's Overnight Vet Visit Is Like

So your beloved pet needs to spend the night at the animal hospital. Who will it be harder on? You or your pet? Depending on the type of hospital you are admitting your fur baby to, READ MORE

Mar 20, 2017 / 0 comments


Kitten Found Paralyzed in Storm Drain Now Up and Walking

At just 2 months old, a black and white kitten named Talleyrand was in a life-or-death situation: the young, abandoned feline had fallen down a storm drain. READ MORE

Mar 20, 2017 / 0 comments


WellPet Voluntarily Recalls Beef Topper Canned Dog Food

Tewksbury, Massachusetts-based WellPet, the parent company that produces Wellness pet food and treats, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of one canned dog food product that has the potentia READ MORE

Mar 17, 2017 / 0 comments


New York City Shelter Dog Survives Snow Storm After Getting Lost

We're all familiar with the old adage of cats having nine lives, but the story of a resilient dog named Pandy may give us reason to believe that canines can have the same kind of luck. READ MORE

Mar 16, 2017 / 0 comments


In the Trenches: True Tales from an Emergency Room Vet

Boing… Boing… Boing… The white fluffy football bounces from hill to hill with bristly whiskers and that fluffy, cotton tail of course. Where is it going to go next? READ MORE

Mar 14, 2017 / 0 comments


Nervous Dog? Your Behavior Might Be the Cause

What makes a dog nervous? Some dogs are very anxious and nervous to begin with, while others are nervous due to their owners being stressed and anxious themselves. READ MORE

Mar 13, 2017 / 0 comments


Blind Dog Missing for a Week in the Woods Is Saved by Firefighter

In this current climate, it often feels like good news is getting harder to come by. READ MORE

Mar 09, 2017 / 0 comments


The Science Behind Your Cat's Scratchy Tongue

Anyone who has ever received a loving lick from a cat knows quite well that scratchy, sandpaper feeling. READ MORE

Mar 08, 2017 / 0 comments


Cat With Malformed Legs Finally Gets the Loving Home He Deserves

When a loving 10-month-old cat named Ivan was repeatedly passed up for adoption during his time at the MSPCA-Angell in Boston, the staff at the shelter knew it was time to give the special needs kitty the spotlight he so deserved.  READ MORE

Mar 07, 2017 / 0 comments


New Study Shows Cats are as Smart as Their Owners Already Knew

No one with a cat would ever doubt that their cat remembers who feeds them, when they get fed and where the food is served. READ MORE

Feb 28, 2017 / 0 comments


Why it Pays to be a Cat Lady: Studies Show Female Cat Owners Benefit the Most from Having a Pet

By definition, a “cat lady” is a single woman who owns many pet cats. READ MORE

Feb 28, 2017 / 0 comments


Leptospirosis Cases Occur in New York and Phoenix: What You Need to Know

  Pet parents in both New York City and Phoenix are on high alert due to the confirmed cases of Leptospirosis in both major metropolitan areas.    READ MORE

Feb 24, 2017 / 1 comments


Why Are Cats Obsessed with Laser Pointers?

We’ve all done it … flashed a laser pointer across the floor (and up the wall and onto the ceiling) to see at what lengths our cats will go to catch that little dot of light. READ MORE

Feb 20, 2017 / 0 comments


Woman Claims Airline's Neglect is Responsible for Dog's Death

Imagine the excitement of reuniting with your beloved dog after being separated by 2,000 miles, only to be greeted by an unrecognizable canine. READ MORE

Feb 15, 2017 / 1 comments


Puppy With Metal Rod in Head Miraclously Expected to Make Full Recovery

On Friday, February 3, a puppy was brought to University Veterinary Specialists in McMurray, Pennsylvania in READ MORE

Feb 15, 2017 / 0 comments