Pet owners and veterinary offices alike are feeling the impacts of a staffing shortage nationwide.
"My cat must think I’m so dumb considering how often I sing to him about the fact that he is a cat."
Brandon Mulvaney knew he wanted to adopt Huntley the kitten after pulling the small stray cat out of an underground pipe in Saginaw, Michigan, this August
- The Telegraph
A farmer has been jailed after more than 200 animals were freed from vile conditions in what has been described as the “UK’s biggest rescue mission”.
Studying native dog breeds can tell you a lot about a nation’s history. For instance, many of the Russian dog breeds on our list have been around for thousands of years, evolving to happily withstand sub-zero...
- Daily Paws
All this hero dog needs is a cape.
Authorities in North Texas rescued a small kitten stranded on the shoulder of Interstate 20 on Friday, October 16, bringing the feline to a local animal shelter.Footage shared by the Forth Worth Police Department shows several officers, and an official in an animal control uniform, approach the frightened kitten, which had backed itself away over a grating along the busy highway. An officer manages to grab the cat before the animal control officer soothes the animal and places it into a ventilated container.The department said the kitten was taken to Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, located in Fort Worth. Credit: Fort Worth Police Department via Storyful
- Daily Paws
When given a choice between a flippy-floppy snoring human and a sweet snuggly furball, we’re surprised it’s not 4 out of 4 people, frankly.
Keep your pet healthy and happy with their very own recipe.
- The Conversation
Emotional support animals can endanger the public and make life harder for people like me who rely on service dogs
The U.S. currently has no system to differentiate real service dogs from pets. Cheryl Paz/Shutterstock.comIn 2017, Marlin Jackson boarded a cross-country flight. When he got to his row, another passenger was already in the middle seat with an emotional support dog in his lap. According to Mr. Jackson’s attorney, “The approximately 50-pound dog growled at Mr. Jackson soon after he took his seat…and continued as Mr. Jackson attempted to buckle his seatbelt. The growling increased and the dog lunge
"I'm wrestling with the sense of loss and also in denial of are they really gone,” said Jerry Douthett's widow Rosee
- Motley Fool
For companies providing homeowners insurance, premiums are tied to risks. Dogs are the same. While a breed of dog generally considered low-risk may not impact the price of homeowners insurance, some breeds will.
The Foothills Animal Shelter is offering 50% off adoption fees this weekend.
- The Guardian
Pet-friendly offices and insurance for animal companions could be the trending post-pandemic employment perks More people say they’ll miss their pets when they go back to the office than say the same about their spouses and kids. Photograph: mixetto/Getty Images We’re in the midst of a severe labor shortage and a reluctance among many people to return to the office. So how can small businesses attract workers? Maybe we should be considering dogs and cats? It’s no secret that pet ownership soared
- CBS News
Scientists have discovered traits like hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention in some dogs.
- WXII - Greensboro/Winston-Salem Videos
Winston-Salem firefighters rescue dog from burning home
- KSHB - Kansas City Scripps
KC Pet Project takes in more than 450 pets over 10-day span
- Good Housekeeping
A sanitizing dryer that also removes pet hair and odors from wet – and dry – fabrics is a game-changer for pet parents.
- KERO - Bakersfield Scripps
This week's Pet of the Week is Stella.