January 14th is National Dress Up Your Pet Day
Created by a pet lifestyle expert and celebrated every January 14 since 2009, pet owners are encouraged to dress their pets up in safe and cute costumes today.
What Does “No Kill” Mean?
Although there are still more pets than available homes, shelters and rescues are lowering the number through spay/neuter programs and various adoption events.
Having Cats May Cut Risk Of Heart Disease
“Several studies showed that pets decreased the body’s reaction to stress, with a decrease in heart rate, blood pressure and adrenaline-like hormone release when a pet is present as opposed to when a pet is not present,” Dr. Levine explains.
Top 5 Thanksgiving Tips For Cats And Cat Lovers
Five important tips all cat owners should keep in mind this Thanksgiving holiday, including how to keep them away from human food and dealing with visitors and strangers.
Blind Dog And “Seeing Eye” Cat
Terfel’s outlook on life changed drastically the day that his owner, Judy Godfrey-Brown of Holyhead, North Wales, took in a small stray cat.
Children Of Military Families Benefit From Pets
A study by a Tufts University researcher reveals that children in military families are better at coping with stress if there is a pet dog or cat in the household.
Fireworks Can Be Dangerous For Pets – 4th Of July Safety
Comforting your pets when fireworks begin is essential: They can easily get stressed out by the strange, unknown noises, and, in turn, make other pets uneasy.
Dog Rescues, Then Adopts Orphaned Kitten
The dog likely pulled the kitten from the ravine and tried to carry the kitten to safety, but when the embankment proved too steep for the dog to manage she was unwilling to leave the tiny cat behind.
E-Cigarettes Are Toxic To Pets
Although the benefits of e-cigarettes for humans are still in question, according to the Pet Poison Helpline, nicotine poisoning of pet dogs and cats is on the rise.
Survey Reveals That Doctors Prescribe Pets For What Ails You
A survey by the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Foundation reveals surprising results after they asked a series of questions to human physicians about pets.
Medical Procedure Creates A Cat-Dog?
An orange tabby cat named Buttercup was lethargic and suffering from a low red blood cell count; fortunately, a veterinarian in South Keys, Florida, knew of a potential cure.
Kitten Takes 25-mile Ride Inside Minivan’s Front Bumper
The owner of a Dodge minivan in Banning, Calif., awoke to find the front of his vehicle was damaged and one of the tires punctured.
First Responders Train To Save Pets
The organization helps first responders not only to save animals in distress but also to handle them safely and effectively if needed.
Mama Cat Nurses Pit Bull Pup [VIDEO]
A cat with four newborns to feed made room for an unfortunate Pit Bull puppy, who had been rejected by his mother, by feeding the pup and taking him for her own.
20 Million Pet Owners Expected To Spend $350 Million On Their Pets This Halloween
Will you be dressing your cat up for Halloween?
Shelters See Highest Number of Intakes on July 5
More animals enter shelters on July 5th than any other day of the year; here's what you can do so your pets stay safe and don't become a sad statistic.
Today is World Spay Day
With overpopulated shelters and rescues, World Spay Day brings awareness to the problem, encouraging pet owners to spay and neuter their pet dogs and cats.
Give them shelter
Give Me Shelter, a documentary film about animal abuse, puppy mills, and other advocacy issues, will finally be released on home-video formats on February 24.
Adopt an animal-friendly menu and be rewarded with a grant
Should vegan-only menus be mandated at nonprofit shelters and rescues? See how one animal sanctuary is offering an incentive for them provide vegetarian meals.
The Tooth Fairy helps homeless dogs and cats
Did you know dental disease is the most common problem that affects dogs and cats? Professional animal dentists have donated their time to help pets in need at Best Friends.