World Spay Day is observed on the last Tuesday in February every year. TIt’s a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed–as well as neutering their male pets–to keep the pet population under control.
When a couple gets divorced, it isn’t unusual for the parents to get joint custody of the children, including visitation rights; the same applies to pet dogs and cats.
Domestic violence doesn’t just harm humans — family pets are also impacted; fortunately more abuse shelters for victims of this awful situation are accepting 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.
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.
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.
If properly used and secured a quality crash tested pet carrier really does make a difference for your cat in an accident. The difference between life and death in some cases.
More animals enter shelters on July 5th than any other day of the year; here’s what you can do so your cats stay safe and don’t become a sad statistic.
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.
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.
The first week in May is “Be Kind to Animals Week,” a time of reflection and action in the name of animals across the country and around the world.
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.
What the kittens needed was a mom, and they found one in the most unlikely candidate: a dog.
Although there are still more pets than available homes, shelters and rescues are lowering the number through spay/neuter programs and various adoption events.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The organization helps first responders not only to save animals in distress but also to handle them safely and effectively if needed.
Will you be dressing your cat up for Halloween?
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.