Care & Safety

PetMD Editorial
Dec 03,2018

Image via Facebook/Washington Postvia Marc Cooke A wild wolf considered to be a staple of Yellowstone National Park was killed by a hunter just outside of the park last week. The wolf, known as 926F (called Spitfire by many wolf advocates), was the daughter of the famous alpha female 832F, who… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Dec 03,2018

Image via iStock.com/BeeBuddy The cat-loving community of Las Vegas hit a huge milestone this past Sunday, Dec. 2. The Community Cat Coalition of Clark County, also known as C5, fixed their 35,000th feral cat. Keith Williams, president and director of C5, tells LasVegasNOW.com, “It’s an amazing… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 28,2018

Image via Facebook.com/Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth / CARE The Seongnam City Council closed Taepyeong, the largest dog slaughterhouse in South Korea, where hundreds of thousands of dogs were killed each year, according to Humane Society International. According to the press release from… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 27,2018

Image via iStock.com/skilpad Drug dogs who have been previously trained to detect narcotics, including marijuana, are now considered a liability, according to Fox News. Since marijuana has become legal in some places, a detection from these drug dogs may not be sufficient grounds for search by… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 26,2018

Image via Facebook/Homegrown A hospital dedicated to caring for geriatric, sick and injured elephants has opened in the Hindu holy town of Mathura in India last week—the first of its kind in the country. According to a Reuters report, the 12,000-square-foot facility is equipped with wireless… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 21,2018

Image via iStock.com/andresr There have been many stories of people using support and service animal laws to allow their non-service pets to have the same privileges, but this has not gone without consequence. From airport travel to bringing pets to grocery stores, the misrepresentation of pets as… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 21,2018

Image via Facebook/The Updater The Copsey family evacuated their home in Northern California to escape the deadly Camp Fire and returned two days later to find their home destroyed. They also found something they didn’t expect--their Border Collie, Ella, was guarding their neighbor’s home. “She was… Read More