The ASPCA recently announced that a telephone survey of more than 1,000 pet-owning households across the country has uncovered new data regarding how many pets have been lost, how many ultimately made it home, and how their guardians found them.
Think people are the only ones that get the blues? Think again. Cats often suffer from depression as a result of major changes in their routines, such as the death of a family member or companion animal, loneliness or a change in their environment.
PetSmart Charities has launched the “High-Five for My Pet Adoption” Video Contest. Share your story for a chance to win great prizes, including a donation made in your name to a 501(c)(3) animal welfare organization of your choice.
A dog could be a baby's best friend, according to a study in the medical journal Pediatrics. Infants living in households with dogs were healthier and had fewer ear infections than those without a dog, the study found.
Pet Tales: It's not the heat, it's the stupidityPittsburgh Post GazetteExtreme heat in the high 90s killed a local cat last week, and nearly killed two dogs, and those are just the cases I've heard about.
It's not unusual, according to pet experts, for some dogs to mourn the loss of a favorite person or animal housemate. Grief is one of the basic emotions dogs experience, just like people, said Dr. Sophia Yin.
Pet bloggers convene to share information, learn from expertsChicago TribuneSALT LAKE CITY, UT -- A convention of bloggers may seem odd enough, but check this out: Blog Paws, a gathering of bloggers who write about pets, was held June 21-23 in Salt...
There are lots of pet-related events in Pittsburgh this weekend. From a night-time dog walk to a family picnic, from free-roaming rabbits to dirty dogs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy while helping local animal shelters and rescue groups.
Follow Galaxy as he brings his unique understanding of cats to desperate families on the verge of giving up on their furry companions. My Cat from Hell airs on Saturdays at 8p.m. Eastern/Pacific on Animal Planet.
WANEBabies in dog-owning families may be healthier: studyChicago TribuneBased on those diaries and a year-end questionnaire, the researchers determined that 35 percent of the children spent the majority of their first year with a pet dog and 24...
July is Rabies Awareness Month! Understanding zoonotic diseases and feline vaccinations, especially for the rabies virus, is an essential part of being a good cat owner. Learn your risk and prevention measures for rabies virus!
Many people take their pets with them on summer vacation, but now traveling with your pet is getting more complicated. As of last month, Delta Air Lines is no longer carrying pets as cargo or checked baggage on any Boeing 767 flights.