Low-income Americans are having a hard enough time feeding themselves. Feeding their pets is an even bigger challenge. Some 42 million Americans received benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) last year.
This week: Veterinarians treat bees, a dog who lost her limbs helps human amputees, and rat-catching cats are a contradiction in terms.
This week: a loophole keeps a dog out the Kansas governor’s race, a lion poacher gets poached by lions, and contaminated dog food sparks salmonella fears
This week: A surprising new survey reveals the type of pet who makes kids happiest, service dogs who wash out of basic training are available to good homes, and the Paris Aquarium offers a toilet-free alternative to getting rid of unwanted goldfish.
This week: Cats! Two dead cats spark a cat food recall, a cat gets under a model’s skin—literally, and a cat owner adopts a kidney donor (it’s good to have a spare)
This week: rescue dogs on the catwalk, dog mats go upscale, and the Flintstones got it wrong about Dino
This week: Dogs get banned, a rescue backfires, and your pet wants to know if there’s anything good on Netflix.
This week: a Staffordshire terrier peers reviews papers, Colorado pays the tab for large animal vet students, and who gets the dog in a divorce?
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: Congress introduces animal welfare bills, April the giraffe gives birth, researchers look at veterinarians' mental health, and the University of Missouri seeks dogs for clinical trials.
The opioid shortage is both a manufacturing issue and a manufactured one. The manufacturing part can be traced back to production issues at a Pfizer Inc. plant in Kansas and residual damage from last year’s Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, a major pharmaceutical manufacturing center. The manufactured part can be traced back to the US Drug Enforcement Agency.