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Is Beneful Dog Food Dangerous? U.S. Senators Want FDA to Investigate


Two U.S. senators are urging the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to open an investigation into the allegations that Nestle Purina PetCare Company’s Beneful dry kibble dog food contains toxins that may have killed thousands of dogs. READ MORE

Mar 13, 2015 / 2 comments

 

Irish Setter Dies After Alleged Poisoning at Crufts Dog Show


The co-owners of an award-winning show dog are devastated after their beloved canine was allegedly poisoned at one of Britain’s most prestigious competitions.   READ MORE

Mar 09, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Study Finds That Cats Pay More Attention to Us Than We Realize


By Samantha Drake   Cats, long stereotyped as aloof and highly independent creatures compared to dogs, may be getting a bad rap.   READ MORE

Feb 23, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Loyal Schnauzer Runs Away to Be With Sick Owner in Hospital


It has been a rough year for Dale "Bucko" Franck and his wife Nancy. According to Iowa READ MORE

Feb 16, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Research Finds Dogs Can Read Human Emotions Through Facial Expressions


Have you ever wondered if your dog understands what you’re thinking when you give him a specific look? READ MORE

Feb 16, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Dry Dog Food Recalled


Tuffy's Pet Foods, a Minnesota-based pet food manufacturer, has announced a voluntary recall of limited lots of Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food due to potential contamination with Salmonella bacteria. READ MORE

Feb 13, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Grill-Phoria Recalls Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats


Colorado based Grill-Phoria LLC is recalling 200 3.5 oz bags of Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats for Dogs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.  READ MORE

Feb 06, 2015 / 0 comments

 

'Three Tons' of Cats Rescued from the Butcher's Block in Vietnam, But Fate Still Uncertain (Updated)


Hanoi, Vietnam - Thousands of live cats destined "for consumption" have been seized in Hanoi after being smuggled from China, police said Thursday, but their fate still hangs in the balan READ MORE

Jan 30, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Animals Are Not Furniture, Rules French Parliament


Paris - France's parliament officially recognised animals as "living, sentient beings" rather than "furniture" on Wednesday.   READ MORE

Jan 30, 2015 / 0 comments

 

'Zombie Cat' Claws Its Way Out of Grave After Being Buried Alive


One pet cat in Tampa, Fla., might be suited for a role on “The Walking Dead” after making a miraculous recovery that rivals the resurrection of Lazarus.    READ MORE

Jan 28, 2015 / 0 comments

 

J.J. Fuds Issues Recall of Chicken Tender Chunks


Indiana based pet food manufacturer J.J. Fuds announced the recall of a select lot of J.J. READ MORE

Jan 23, 2015 / 0 comments

 

New York Set to Vote on Bill to Ban Cat Declaws


New York Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal wants you to know that even if your cat scratches the furniture or digs into you with her claws, deciding to remove those claws is an inhumane practice and sh READ MORE

Jan 22, 2015 / 1 comments

 

Oma’s Pride Recalls Purr Complete Feline Poultry Meal


Oma’s Pride, a Connecticut-based pet food manufacturer, is recalling Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.   READ MORE

Jan 18, 2015 / 0 comments

 

'In Dog We Trust' Rug Put on Auction in Florida


Miami - The rug at a Florida sheriff's department might have been better suited for an animal shelter.   READ MORE

Jan 16, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Therapy Dogs Help Prisoners to Cope and Learn New Skills


BOLLATE, Italy - With a bark of excitement, Titti, Tato, and Carmela scamper down the corridors of the Bollate prison near Milan and are enveloped by prisoners who shower them with treats, pats and READ MORE

Jan 13, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Children Who Live with Reptiles at Increased Risk for Disease


PARIS, France - Owning exotic reptiles such as snakes, chameleons, iguanas, and geckos could place infants at risk of salmonella infection, according to a British study.   READ MORE

Jan 12, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Dogs Rescued from Meat Farm Begin New Lives in U.S.


ALEXANDRIA, VA, U.S. - A dozen dogs originally destined for dinner tables in South Korea arrived in the Washington area earlier this month to be adopted as pets.   READ MORE

Jan 12, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Jump Your Bones Recalls Select Kangaroo Bites and Roo Bites Pet Treats


Jump Your Bones, a Florida-based pet treat company, has voluntarily recalled its Kangaroo Bites and Roo Bites brand treats because of potential Salmonella contamination. READ MORE

Jan 05, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Barkworthies Issues Nationwide Recall of Dog Chews


Richmond, Va., based Barkworthies announced the recall of select lots of Barkworthies Chicken Vittles dog chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. READ MORE

Dec 29, 2014 / 0 comments

 
 
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