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Bunny's Blog: Petcare Strategies to Help Keep Your Family Healthy

Bunny's Blog: Petcare Strategies to Help Keep Your Family Healthy | Pet News | Scoop.it

As a veterinarian, Dr. Marty Becker of VetStreet.com offers advice on how to keep pets and people healthy. His motto is “Keep the pet, lose the risk.”

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Is trap-neuter-return best approach for stray cats? - Allentown Morning Call

Is trap-neuter-return best approach for stray cats? - Allentown Morning Call | Pet News | Scoop.it
Is trap-neuter-return best approach for stray cats?Allentown Morning CallTrap-neuter-return involves capturing stray cats, then sterilizing and vaccinating them and treating them for fleas and whatever other problems they may have.
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Feline Friday: 10 People Foods for Cats

Feline Friday: 10 People Foods for Cats | Pet News | Scoop.it
My cat Seren(dipity) never met a meal she didn’t like—including my own. Once she even decided to taste the hot mustard dip from my plate. Have you ever seen a cat LEVITATE?! Kitty foaming at the mo...
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The Cat Coach | Is it ever OK to use laser pointers when playing with cats?

The Cat Coach | Is it ever OK to use laser pointers when playing with cats? | Pet News | Scoop.it
Although I don't think that laser pointers should be used when playing with cats, there are exceptions.
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Bunny's Blog: The Science of How Dogs Shake to Get Dry

Bunny's Blog: The Science of How Dogs Shake to Get Dry | Pet News | Scoop.it

As dog-owners know all too well, when their canine companions take a dip in a pond this is swiftly followed by a twisting shake-down that involves an ecstasy of flopping ears and flapping jowls. 

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Bunny's Blog: PetSmart Helps Create Pet-Friendly Emergency Shelter

Bunny's Blog: PetSmart Helps Create Pet-Friendly Emergency Shelter | Pet News | Scoop.it

Family Promise of Greater Phoenix has joined forces with Phoenix-based PetSmart Inc. to create the area’s first emergency shelter that also accommodates a family's pet.

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Bunny's Blog: Dogfighting Rescue Coalition Assists with Rehabilitation and Rehoming of Rescued Dogs

Bunny's Blog: Dogfighting Rescue Coalition Assists with Rehabilitation and Rehoming of Rescued Dogs | Pet News | Scoop.it

The Dogfight Rescue Coalition (DRC) is a national network of animal shelters and rescue groups dedicated to giving every dog rescued from dogfighting operations a chance at a new life. After a dogfighting bust, DRC members take in the abused canine victims, work with them, and ultimately place them into loving homes.

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Bunny's Blog: Love and the Single Pet Parent

Bunny's Blog: Love and the Single Pet Parent | Pet News | Scoop.it

Being a single pet owner isn’t always a walk in the park — there’s no one to share early morning toilet trips or stressful vet appointments. But Rover and his needs can cramp your style when it comes to romance, too.

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Bunny's Blog: Study Reveals Reasons for Not Owning a Pet

Bunny's Blog: Study Reveals Reasons for Not Owning a Pet | Pet News | Scoop.it

American Humane Association's Animal Welfare Research Institute recently released the results of the first phase of a three-part study to better understand pet ownership and retention and discover the most effective strategies to ensure animals find their forever homes.

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20 Common Mistakes of New Cat Owners

20 Common Mistakes of New Cat Owners | Pet News | Scoop.it
Cats are sweet and kittens are cuter, but are you really prepared for feline ownership? Read our list of 20 mistakes of new cat owners.
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Bunny's Blog: Master Magician Creates iCat Magic

Bunny's Blog: Master Magician Creates iCat Magic | Pet News | Scoop.it

See what happens when a master magician plays a few magic tricks on two seven-month-old Maine Coon cats. The elegant prestidigitation is courtesy Simon Pierro, an ace magician who does all kinds of tricks, but lately has concentrated on spectacular illusions with the iPad.

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Bunny's Blog: The Miraculous Rescue of Jar Kitty

Bunny's Blog: The Miraculous Rescue of Jar Kitty | Pet News | Scoop.it

Janine Quinn feeds a group of feral cats that live in her trailer park near Greensburg, PA. On July 15, Janine spotted one of the cats with a peanut butter jar stuck on her head. Janine tried to catch the cat, but it got away.

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Pet treat investigation expands beyond chicken jerky - VIN News Service

Pet treat investigation expands beyond chicken jerky - VIN News Service | Pet News | Scoop.it
Pet treat investigation expands beyond chicken jerkyVIN News ServiceOn a webpage featuring questions and answers about its ongoing pet jerky investigation, the U.S.
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Bunny's Blog: Black Cat Appreciation Day

Bunny's Blog: Black Cat Appreciation Day | Pet News | Scoop.it

I couldn't let Black Cat Appreciation Day go by without a shout out to my own personal house panther - KC!

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How expensive is owning a pet? [Infographic]

How expensive is owning a pet? [Infographic] | Pet News | Scoop.it
It's hard to say no to a cuddly creature, but before you bring one home, you should know what normal costs might be. This infographic helps put the numbers in perspective.
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Bunny's Blog: Connecticut Girl Allowed to Keep Pet Rabbit

Bunny's Blog: Connecticut Girl Allowed to Keep Pet Rabbit | Pet News | Scoop.it

The national drama over a little girl and her pet rabbit is hopping toward a happy ending.

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Animals in need inspire huge turnout of help

Animals in need inspire huge turnout of help | Pet News | Scoop.it
Volunteers practically overwhelmed the Ellensburg Rodeo Grounds to help rescue livestock.
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In Miami-Dade, pit bulls remain illegal - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

In Miami-Dade, pit bulls remain illegal - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com | Pet News | Scoop.it
Repeal advocates say they’re disappointed, but won’t give up their fight to end the ban.
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Bunny's Blog: Bikers on a Mission to Help Dogs

Bunny's Blog: Bikers on a Mission to Help Dogs | Pet News | Scoop.it

To an abused or neglected animal in the Philly region, Wolf and Cujo are saviors. To everyone else, particularly anyone responsible for an animal's misery, they look like outlaw bikers.

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Bunny's Blog: Schoep the Dog Becomes Internet Sensation

Bunny's Blog: Schoep the Dog Becomes Internet Sensation | Pet News | Scoop.it

It says something about the joyous frenzy that has arisen around John Unger and his dog, Schoep, this week that Unger and photographer Hannah Stonehouse Hudson have had to bring in a public relations agent.

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Bunny's Blog: Cat Immersion Project Eases Teen’s Loneliness

Bunny's Blog: Cat Immersion Project Eases Teen’s Loneliness | Pet News | Scoop.it

Thousands of people rallied around a teenaged girl, who was confined to her hospital room with graft-versus-host disease, to make her feel a bit less lonely. The cat-loving teenager missed her cat Merry immensely, so Seattle Children's Hospital created a "Cat Immersion" experience to lift her spirits during post-transplant treatment.

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Bunny's Blog: Here We Go Again: Cats and Birds

Bunny's Blog: Here We Go Again: Cats and Birds | Pet News | Scoop.it

“KittyCam Reveals High Levels of Wildlife Being Killed by Outdoor Cats,” declares a media release that was issued earlier this week by the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and The Wildlife Society (TWS).

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Bunny's Blog: AVMA Study Indicates Slight Decrease in Pet Ownership

Bunny's Blog: AVMA Study Indicates Slight Decrease in Pet Ownership | Pet News | Scoop.it

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) released early results from a long-awaited study of pet ownership and veterinary spending during its annual convention August 3-7 in San Diego, Calif.

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Bunny's Blog: Help Natural Balance Feed Animals in Need

Bunny's Blog: Help Natural Balance Feed Animals in Need | Pet News | Scoop.it

Natural Balance Pet Foods is teaming up with Angels in Fur Dog Rescue to donate one pound of food for each new “like” on the Natural Balance Facebook page. The campaign will run from July 30 to August 31 and donate up to 5,000 pounds of food to this very special group.

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