Mar
11
2019
If we want to save seabirds, banning plastic straws alone won’t cut it. We need to ban plastic balloons. A recent study of more than 1,700 dead seabirds showed that the deaths of more than 25% were linked to eating plastic....more
Mar
7
2019
This week: Pet-friendly hotels have vacancies, German family’s dog winds up on eBay to pay back taxes, and a sled-dog wannabe tackles the Iditarod—very briefly. ...more
Feb
28
2019
This week: One day soon, your dog could be tucking into a bowl of Kibbles ’n . . . Tusks? Plus, feeding a stray cat costs a Florida woman $48,000, and eating human food could cause premature aging in bears. ...more
Feb
27
2019
Usually, scientists discover cures for human health conditions by testing them on animals. This time, it’s the other way around. In a refreshing change of pace, a veterinary cardiologist and her colleagues have discovered a way to cure a rare but life-threatening heart arrhythmia in dogs by adapting a treatment pioneered in humans. ...more
Feb
21
2019
This week: Fear the Walking Deer, a cop cops narcotics from an Iowa hospital, and the FDA releases an update on its investigation into diet-linked heart disease in dogs. ...more
Feb
14
2019
This week: A man who goes to take a toke stumbles on a tiger, six veterinary schools band together in a consortium of learning, and guess which breed won the Westminster Dog Show . . . again? ...more
Feb
7
2019
This week: Researchers at the VA are off the hook, animal cruelty could become a federal offence, and a new app lets you swipe right to find your perfect (pet) match. ...more
Jan
31
2019
This week: Unhand that hedgehog! Plus, animal-free cosmetic testing closer to reality, and you might want to double check your dog’s cremains. ...more
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