This week, dog food recalls redux, celebrity pet cloning, and Black Panther not lucky for black cats
This week: It’s high noon in Texas for two rival veterinary schools; if you bought your pet on a payment plan, you better check the fine print; and the world’s smallest living dog gets cloned—a lot!
This week: A dog flu outbreak in New York City, the world’s longest cat-proof fence, and helpful hints on turning your pet into a money-making Instagram star.
This week: Iowa man shot by dog in a senseless wag-by shooting, a Chinese family that wanted a dog brings home a bear by mistake, and animal researchers at UC Berkeley mess up big time—again.
This week: black cats take bad selfies, service dog scammers face the music, and new laws protect people that help pets
Seriously—she needs to forage. Especially if she’s overweight. That’s the consensus of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), and they explain why in a new statement, “Feline Feeding Programs: Addressing Behavioral Needs to Improve Feline Health and Wellbeing,” published last month in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
The Gravy Train stops here. So do the Kibbles ’n Bits, Ol’ Roy, and Skippy. Big Heart Pet Brands announced on Thursday that it’s recalling 27 shipments of wet canned dog food marketed under those names following news reports that trace amounts of pentobarbital were found in some cans of Gravy Train.
This press release just in from Hill's Pet Nutrition: It is with sincere regret that I write to inform you that Hill’s is expanding the voluntarily recall of canned dog food products relating to the January 31st recall. As a company, and as pet parents, we always put our pets’ health and wellness first and pride ourselves on developing the best nutrition to meet their needs.
California became the first state to ban the sale of commercially bred puppies in pet stores when Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 485 on October 13. With any luck, the new law will help put puppy mills out of business nationwide. A.B. 485, also known as the Pet Rescue and Adoption Act, requires pet store owners who sell dogs for retail
The numbers are grim. According to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), female veterinarians are 3.5 times more likely to die by suicide than members of the general population. And while female veterinarians account for two-thirds of US veterinarians, their suicide rate is more than twice that for male veterinarians.