Pets Information


Pets Information

Lyme Disease in Dogs


It is hard to get an early diagnosis of lyme disease in animals including your own dog. The first sign of lyme disease in humans is a rash, well; animals do not develop this rash.

How To Stop Your Cat Spraying


The cat backs up to the door, lifts the tail and releases a fine spray of urine. Yes, your cat is spraying.

Adopting A Dog


You know what it's like. You see a cute curly haired puppy in the pet store, with big brown eyes begging for your attention.

Canine Mastitis


Canine mastitis is a breast infection in brood bitches, usually occuring a few weeks after whelping. It is not that common, but you should be aware of it.

Cleft Palate In Dogs


Sometimes puppies are born that can't suckle properly, and it's almost alway's because they have a cleft palate. A cleft palate can be a complete division up the middle of the palate, or roof of the mouth, or it can just be a small hole in the palate.

The Top Ten Reasons You Can - And Should - Hold an Equine Educational Event


Boarding, Breeding, Training & Showing Stables:1. You need to fill stalls.

Fat and Obese Dogs Live Shorter Lives


Obesity is one of the most important health concerns facing dogs. If you love your dog, you should do something about it.

Do They Really Need a Dog Bed?


When Lucky was starting to show signs of aging, we were concerned about her comfort. She would have a hard time getting up in the morning.

Toys are GOOD for your dog


Did you know that dog toys are actually good for your dog, and not just an indulgence on the part of the owner?There are all kinds of uses for different types of toys.First, starting as puppies, toys give your dog a distraction from other would-be toys like your couch or your favorite pair of shoes.

The Artful Dog Shopper


I am a dog lover by nature. I have just always loved the little four legged fur balls.

A Dog Name is Something To Be Chosen Carefully


How important is a dog name? Well let's think about this.How often do you call your dog? Who will hear your dog's name? Will you be writing to anyone about this dog?Now that you think about the times you'll use the name, maybe you should put some thought into what that dog name is.

5 Things to Know about Animal Rescue Groups


Over the past decade, breed rescue groups have become a major force in dog adoptions. These rescue groups limit their effort to a particular breed of dog including purebreds.

5 Common Grooming Mistakes Made by Dog Owners


1. Clipping the quick when cutting nails.

5 Common Grooming Mistakes Made by Professionals


1. Using tranquilizers.

But My Pet Will Never Run Away (or Why We Need Licenses)


The city I live in just increased its fees for dog and cat licenses. It's now $30 a year for unneutered/unsprayed pets and $20 a year for sprayed/neutered pets.

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Fun with family pets  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Old Poway Park was the setting Saturday for the annual Pets in the Park festival, featuring fun things for pets and their owners to do. Among the more popular.


Just can't get enough: Pet spending reaches (another) all-time high  dvm360

New numbers on pet expenditures show growth almost across the board, with Americans spending $72.56 billion in 2018.


These Southland pets need new homes  Chicago Tribune

Area shelters should send photos, pet descriptions, and address and contact information to Paul Eisenberg at peisenberg@tribpub.com with “Pets of the Week” ...


Pets of the week for March 26, 2019  Duluth News Tribune

Max is a 2-year-old brown tabby cat who is available for adoption through Animal Allies in Duluth. Max is a shy little guy who would love a patient and quiet ...


Homeless people with pets: CA looking at adding $5 million to help  KERO 23ABC News

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — California is considering adding funding that would help homeless people who have pets. The bill cleared a senate committee on ...


Can Pets Get High Off Secondhand Cannabis Smoke?  Leafly

Dogs have far more cannabinoid receptors than humans and pets in general usually weigh much less than us, so intoxication can happen with even very small ...


Experts issue warnings for people, pets as tick season nears  WMUR Manchester

As the weather warms, experts are warning Granite Staters to be on the lookout for ticks.


Amarillo's PETS to Host 'Fur Ball'  The Amarillo Pioneer

One local group will host an event in April raising money for an affordable spay and neuter clinic in Amarillo. Preventing Euthanasia Through Sterilization, ...


East Bay pets of the week for March 29  East Bay Times

Hi, I'm Ohio, a gentle boy that enjoys nothing more than having a side to lean on and a lap to snuggle in. I was adopted from Berkeley Humane years ago, but ...


Local non-profits remind people to spay, neuter pets before summer  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Spring has arrived, and now that it's getting warmer, a local non-profit wants to remind people to spay or neuter their pets to help control the pet population.


Social media reunites families with their pets after flooding in Nebraska  Hawaii News Now

Officials at shelters didn't know where all the found pets belong, so they decided to use social media to try and reach their owners.


FDA warns people are harming pets to get painkillers  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

The FDA has issued a warning to veterinarians nationwide to look out for people who are trying to get drugs by harming pets. In a 2016 survey, 13% of ...


Humane society uses facial recognition for lost pets  Kokomo Perspective

The Kokomo Humane Society now has one more way for pet owners to find their pets should they go missing.


Local vet warns of rise in tick-borne diseases, heartworm in pets  WMBF

With the warmer weather comes the pesky insects, and that means keeping a close eye on your furry friends when it comes to parasite prevention.


DHEC will partner with Aiken vets to give pets low-cost rabies vaccinations  Aiken Standard

Veternarians across the state – including Aiken County – will be partnering with the Department of Health and Environmental Control this spring to provide ...


PHOTOS: This week’s adorable, adoptable KHS pets  WAVE 3

Each week, the Kentucky Humane Society is sharing photos of its adorable cats and dogs available for adoption.


Ohio's official pet? Any pet you adopt from a shelter  Cincinnati.com

"This designation will help raise public awareness for shelter animals and the many shelters throughout Ohio which are full of wonderful, family-ready pets."


Keep the bugs off your pets this spring with help from the Michigan Humane Society  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

You might be getting ready for Spring, and so are your pets. The Michigan Humane Society has ways to protect your pets from bugs this season.


Sonya, 'The Pet Psychic'  Cottage Grove Sentinel

What are your pets thinking? Wouldn't it be nice to find someone who could read their minds? I did! Meet world famous pet psychic Sonya Fitzpatrick.


Pet Store Surveillance Catches Man Allegedly Putting Python In Pants  Radio.com

The I Love My Pets store in small-town Rockwood, Mich., issued a plea on social media for the safe return of their beloved ball python after the snake ...


Animal Cares: Confine Your Pet For Safety | Pets  Caledonian Record

Containing one's dog is a responsibility of pet ownership. Leash laws have been enacted to prevent nuisance behavior and to protect pets from loss and injury.


8 ways to use your Amazon Prime membership to spoil your pets  Business Insider

We use Amazon Prime for ourselves all of the time, why not maximize its perks so your dog, cat, or other furry friend can benefit from it as well?


Don’t Bury Your Pet in the Backyard for This One Reason  Inverse

Companion animals are part of our families, but inevitably, the time comes for us to say goodbye to them due to old age or disease. Many pet lovers opt to bury ...


Pet Oxygen Masks on Emergency Vehicles  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- An animal hospital in Lackawanna County is helping first responders save the lives of pets while on the scene of fires.


Free adoption event kicks off Monday for select pets at PACC  KVOA Tucson News

TUCSON – Looking to add a new furry friend to your family? This April, Pima County Care Center will be waiving the adoption fees on select animals at the ...


Download From PSFK: Engaging Millennial Pet Owners  PSFK

As Millennials have become the largest pet-owning demographic, they have brought their outsized expectations for convenience and *service* to the category.


Petco Welcomes All Leashed Pets, Including Texas Man's Steer  NPR

Vincent Browning took his Ankole-Watusi steer — an animal with enormous horns that commonly weighs more than 1000 pounds — to Petco. Considered gentle ...


We love our pets to the tune of $72.56 billion a year — and growing  The Mercury News

The annual report on pet expenditures for 2018 reflects a $3 billion increase from 2017, and projections are that we'll spend even more this year on pet food, ...


Pet Licensing Proposal Emerges In Fort Smith To Combat Dog Overpopulation  KFSM 5Newsonline

FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A new pet licensing proposal has been crafted in hopes it will give Fort Smith residents an incentive to spay or neuter their pets to help ...


NJ pets in need: March 25, 2019  NJ.com

Dogs and cats throughout New Jersey await adoption.


Pets and owners - you can learn a lot about one by studying the other  The Conversation AU

Pets can be influenced by the personality traits of their owners, something veterinarians could use to help them diagnoise any pet problems.


Shelter Animals Named Ohio's Official State Pet And It's Purrfect  HuffPost

Here's something sure to get tails wagging: Pets from shelters have been named Ohio's official state pet. Senate Bill 86, which went into effect last week, ...


2 pets dead after North Long Beach house fire • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

Firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze in a North Long Beach home this morning and while no residents were hurt, they did find two dead pets inside, Long ...


Adoptable pets of the week: Lady, Tangerine, Misty, Tiny  The State Journal-Register

Here are this week's Animal Protective League pets of the week. For more information on these and other animals available for adoption, visit ...


Protect your pets from hungry Hawks this Spring  WVNS-TV

During the Spring, young birds of prey are leaving the nest in search of for food. To a hawk, your small dog or cat looks a lot like dinner. Pets under 12 pounds ...


Pets 4 Vets dodge-ball tournament to raise funds for a worthy cause  WABI

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Austin Cashman and Luke Guibord of the Maine School of Business Corps were guests during our TV5 Morning News on Tuesday.


Carthage approves vaping ban, pet ordinance  Longview News-Journal

Carthage has banned e-cigarettes in certain buildings and amended rules on smoking and pets in city parks.


Florida neighborhood besieged by thousands of poisonous toads ‘covering every square inch’  The Washington Post

Thousands of poisonous toads have flooded a South Florida neighborhood, raising fears about the dangers they pose to pets and children, according to local ...


When pets go missing in Worcester County, owners find help via social media  Worcester Telegram

The snail's pace of hammering a handmade poster about a lost dog to a utility pole has been replaced by a more efficient way to request help: putting out a plea ...


DBCHS Pets of the week, March 27 - The Advocate-Messenger  Danville Advocate

Whiskers is a handsome 1-and-a-half-year-old gray and white tabby. He's a big boy that weighs about 12 pounds and he has cute mustache and goatee ...


Easter Bunny coming to CherryVale Mall for photos with kids, pets  MyStateline.com

The Easter Bunny is on his way to CherryVale Mall and will be taking photos with kids and pets starting March 30th.


New art studio specializes in portraits for families, pets, graduates  Community Impact Newspaper

Kim Ortiz Portrait Art is scheduled to open April 1. The boutique studio specializes in heirloom mixed media painted portraits of families, pets, and high school ...


Pet store owner charged with abuse agrees to pay $40,000 to Humane Society  Rapid City Journal

The owner of a Rapid City pet store raided last fall after being accused of animal abuse must pay $40000 to the Humane Society of the Black Hills and ...


Take a peeko at Meeko and 4 other adoptable pets in Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Meeko, a 1-year-old, petite, tan and white Chihuahua, is available for adoption at the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society. He was transferred to San Gabriel ...


Families reunite with pets after flooding, thanks to social media  1011now

There are several Facebook pages filled with stories of lost pets being found, one, in particular, was started by Sabrina Birge, a Nebraska native living in ...


Knowing the Right Time to Say Goodbye to a Pet  The New York Times

End-of-life decisions for animals are difficult. A veterinarian has developed a scale to help clear up the confusion.


What to do with the remains of a beloved pet  Mother Nature Network

Whether it's a sudden occurrence or the result of a long health battle, losing a pet is never easy. While there are ways to deal with the emotional side of the loss, ...


Huge African Watusi strolls into Petco, testing 'all leashed pets are welcome' policy  KCRA Sacramento

Texas couple Vincent and Shelly Browning decided to take a 2,000-pound risk and test a Petco policy welcoming all pets. The Brownings brought their ...


Is It Time? Making End of Life Decisions for Pets  New York Times

To help pet owners make decisions about end of life care, a veterinarian developed a decision tool based on seven indicators.


Ohio names shelter pets the official state pet to raise awareness about animal adoption  News 5 Cleveland

Ohio officially named shelter pets as the state pet on Wednesday, according to the Humane Society of the United States.


Neighbors rush to save people, pets inside burning homes in North Myrtle Beach  WMBF

Multiple fire agencies were called to fight three structure fires Monday afternoon in North Myrtle Beach.


Fit with Foxy: Campaign teaches pet health, hopes to help dog find home  BlueRidgeNow.com

A social media fitness campaign is helping one local dog spread awareness about pet health and find her forever home. Blue Ridge Humane Society launched ...


Texas man, giant longhorn steer test Petco 'leashed pets' policy  WLS-TV

Everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes the pets.


Ohio makes 'shelter pets' the official state pet  WCPO

Ohio officially named "shelter pets" the state pet on Wednesday, according to the Humane Society of the United States.


Getting Your Pets Ready for Severe Weather  WTHITV.com

It's important to have a plan in place so you stay safe and that plan should also include steps to keep the pets protected.


Dogs and Cats Rid Pet Food of Artificial Ingredients in Anomaly’s First Work for Petco  Adweek

Dogs and cats are leading the initiative to strip pet food of artificial ingredients in Anomaly's first work for Petco (where the healthy pets go). The minute-long ...


Pet blood banks important tool for veterinarians  WDTN.com

Almost everyone has heard of a blood drive. People line up to give blood that can help save someone else's life. But have you ever heard of a blood donation for ...


FDA to pet owners: Do not feed pups certain Darwin’s Natural Pet Products raw dog food  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday cautioned pet owners not to feed their pets three specific lots of Darwin's Natural Pet Products raw dog food.


Social media reunites families with their pets  KTRE

Officials at shelters didn't know where all the found pets belong, so they decided to use social media to try and reach their owners.


‘What will you do for all of the beloved pets we’ve lost?’ dog owners ask Topeka firm  Kansas City Star

To some customers, it felt like a betrayal when Topeka-based Hill's Pet Nutrition issued the first of now two recalls for dog food contaminated with alarmingly high ...


Free microchip initiative aims to reunite more lost pets with owners  KATV

Currently, Little Rock city ordinance requires all cats and pit bulls to be microchipped. “When you get a microchip there's lots of benefits,” says Little Rock Animal ...


When pets become family: Turkish teacher speaks of life after adopting Spak the Van cat  Daily Sabah

Spak the Van cat might be a certified-beauty and a registered trademark of Turkey, but it is so much more than that to its owner Burcu Utkaner Kaval. The Turkish ...


Woman arrested after 96-year-old father, pets found in home infested with hundreds of rats  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OJAI, Calif. -- An Ojai woman was arrested after authorities discovered her 96-year-old father and several pets in her supposed care were found living in horrific ...


Tampa International Airport enforces its no-pet policy starting today  WTSP.com

Tampa International Airport's no-pet policy has been in place for decades, but airport officials say it is often ignored.


How to make your pet happy and healthy (hint, just listen)  National Geographic

A veterinarian compiles two decades of knowledge into a new guide that demystifies the biggest questions about our animal companions.


Man and pets escape from house during fire  FOX 44 - KWKT

WACO, Texas - A man and his pets are safe after a structure fire. The Waco Fire Department received a call of a fire at 6416 Tierra Drive around 6:16 p.m. on ...


There's a Concerning Trend of Pet Owners Wanting to Turn Their Carnivore Animals Vegan  ScienceAlert

Cats and dogs may be carnivores, but that hasn't stopped a surprising number of pet owners from wistfully wishing they could switch their furry friends to a ...


Stop Burying Your Pets in the Backyard  Lifehacker

I buried my first and only pet when I was 7. His name was Hopper and he was a rabbit. He lived a short life before ending up buried in my backyard. I learned this ...


Pets, livestock among victims of Midwest flooding  Reuters

The floods that have devastated large swaths of Nebraska and Iowa since late last week left house pets homeless, inflicted an unknown toll on livestock and led ...


Early morning structure fire kills two pets  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Nobody was hurt in the fire, according to Winthrop Deputy Fire Chief Mark Arsenault, but the two-and-a-half-story wood frame home at 193 Boot Cove Lane was ...


National News DNA kits for pets: Which is the best?  ABC15 Arizona

Human DNA test kits are all the buzz right now, but the newest trend is DNA tests for your pet. But can you trust the results? Meet Potato. He was rescued by his ...


Florida bill would ban dog owners from abandoning pets outside in hurricanes  NBC News

A new bill in the Florida Senate seeks to criminally charge owners who leave their dogs tied up outside during manmade and natural disasters.


Ideas | Linda Rodriguez McRobbie: Should we keep our problem dogs and cats even if they make us miserable?  The Boston Globe

Are we obligated to keep our pets even when they make us miserable?


Family pets are being hurt so addicts can get opioids from veterinarians  WSET

ARLINGTON, Va. (ABC7) — The latest victims in the growing opioid epidemic are family pets being hurt, on purpose, so addicts can get their hands on opiates.


Have you tried to help your pet lose weight? You aren't alone as most cats and dogs in the US are overweight  USA TODAY

In 2018, 18.9 percent of dogs and 33.8 percent of cats were obese, according to the survey by the Association of Pet Obesity Prevention.


Carthage approves pet ordinance, vaping ban at city parks  panolawatchman.com

Carthage has banned e-cigarettes in certain buildings and amended rules on smoking and pets in city parks.


Two pets rescued from Newport News house fire  WAVY-TV

Two pets were rescued from a house Sunday morning.


Show us who really runs your office  Albuquerque Business First

We want to see who really runs your office. Albuquerque Business First is seeking photos of readers' pets at the workplace for an upcoming fun photo ...


These adorable pets need new homes!  WCVB Boston

Have room in your home and heart for one (or two!) of these deserving pets? They're all waiting to meet you at Buddy Dog Humane Society! 


Volunteers continue to rescue pets from Camp Fire rubble  KCRA Sacramento

It's been five months since the Camp Fire raged through Butte County. And as the rebuilding begins, the humanitarian efforts continue.


Cold Noses: Adoptable Pets of the Week  The Florida Times-Union

Cold Noses, the Times-Union's weekly pet column, features pets available for adoption at area government-run shelters. For more, go to Jacksonville.com and ...


Man brings massive steer into Petco to test 'all leashed pets are welcome' policy  KWTX

Oliver Browning and Shelly Lumpkin put the policy to the test this week when they brought Oliver, an African Watusi steer, into a Petco about 20 miles northeast ...


Animal lover opens Durand pet supply store | Local Business  Argus Press

DURAND — Opening a pet store was a natural move for Amanda Wilson, who has worked in many pet stores over the years and keeps many pets herself.


Bill would punish owners who leave pets during hurricanes  ABC15 Arizona

A new bill proposed in Florida would punish pet owners who tie up their pets or leave them behind during a natural or manmade disaster.


Pets with Potential: Meet Juniper and Aspen  WCAX

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Christina Guessferd went to the Humane Society of Chittenden County to meet this week's Pets with Potential -- a couple of ...


Vegan dogs and cats? Study finds some pet owners are feeding their animals plant-based diets  Fox News

Some pet owners who are vegan are feeding their dogs and cats plant-based diets as well, while others are interested in doing so, a recent study found.


Meet Marvin: Adoptable pet of the week  WRGB

Marvin A41076353Hello I'm Marvin. I'm 4 years old and I'm a personal assistant. You're working on the computer? Let me press the keys. Reading the paper?


Many pet owners keen to have vegan pets  Science Daily

A surprising number of pet owners, particularly those who are vegan, are interested in feeding their pets a plant-based diet, according to new University of ...


St. Francis Pet Care is in need of more volunteer vets  mycbs4.com

St. Francis Pet Care one of the only animal clinics across the nation serves animals in the homeless community for free. "The people they aren't doing it for the ...


PetIQ CEO: Educating families to close the health care gap for pets  CNBC

PetIQ CEO Cord Christensen tells Jim Cramer that 50 percent of pets in America do not have health care and explains what his company is doing to close the ...


Apartment fire displaces family of 4, pets in Parma  WKYC.com

Crews knocked down the flames in about 15 minutes.


Pet-friendly hotels roll out the red carpet for your favorite traveling companion  CNN

These 12 pet-friendly hotels do much more than tolerate your favorite traveling companions. They do their best to make your pets feels loved, welcomed and ...


Kaiser Family Foundation showcases staff pets on Twitter  ModernHealthcare.com

The furry friends behind the researchers and journalists at the Kaiser Family Foundation and Kaiser Health News are the stars of Twitter accounts @KFFDogs ...


Why you shouldn't bury your pet in the backyard  Phys.Org

Companion animals are part of our families, but inevitably the time comes for us to say goodbye to them due to old age or disease.


Cat lover is behind a change in his city's pet ordinance. Now he can get that third feline.  Salt Lake Tribune

West Valley City residents will have the opportunity to own up to four cats or dogs thanks in part to the determination of one cat lover. Last November, Jim Vesock ...


Couple abandons pets outside Mohawk Humane Society before operating hours  WNYT

MENANDS- The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society is issuing a plea: don't leave animals abandoned outside of the shelter!


Meet the Honda pets—and details on Chloe's meet-and-greet • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

No trade-ins allowed at the Helfpul Honda pet and adoption event. Details on Chloe's meet-and-greet included.


Family finds lost pet with help of News 3's Pet of the Week segment  KBTX

A BCS couple is reunited with their beloved cat after seeing him on a KBTX social media account while in Amsterdam.


Cooking fire in Austin home displaces 9 people and 3 pets  KXAN.com

Austin Fire says the cause was unattended cooking.


Sophie is the new All 4 Pets spokesdog!  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Sophie Schwartz, a two year-old English Springer Spaniel, is the latest pet chosen to star in an All 4 Pets promo on WDIV-Local 4. Sophie's mom Janice says ...


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