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February 28, 2018

Weekly News Roundup 2/23–3/1

This week, dog food recalls redux, celebrity pet cloning, and Black Panther not lucky for black cats

July 12, 2018

Weekly News Roundup 7/6–7/12

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!

May 31, 2018

Weekly News Roundup 5/25–5/31

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.

May 17, 2018

Weekly News Roundup 5/11–5/17

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.

November 12, 2018

She wants YOU to fetch dinner? Tell her to go feed herself

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.

February 16, 2018

Pet food recalled after traces of euthanasia drug found

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.

March 21, 2019

Hill’s Recall Expansion

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.

October 20, 2017

Landmark California law puts puppy mills on notice

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

January 10, 2019

Study: Female veterinarians more prone to suicide

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.

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