The special needs of three-legged dogs and cats

tripawds

August 24, 2019

Ever wonder about or feel sorry for pets who are missing a limb? Surprisingly, most of them aren't bothered in the least by their missing leg. But they do have special dietary, exercise and supplement needs to care for their joints and maintain their comfort.

Girl hears of horses dying in drought, and helps

Girl hears of horses dying in drought, and helps

August 24, 2019

A drought in Australia threatened wild horses, but one girl did what she could to help.

The newest technology for locating a lost pet

pet microchip

August 23, 2019

Losing a pet is an owner's worst nightmare and nearly 1 in 6 owners report it has happened to them, even though many swore it couldn't happen. To increase your chances of recovering your lost pet, be in the know about the newest pet ID that can track your pet.

Rescue kitten not quite ready to make friends

Rescue kitten not quite ready to make friends

August 23, 2019

This fuzzy pup chases the new kitten all around to touch noses, but she needs a minute.

Judging your adopted dog's age is tricky but crucial

how to determine a dog's age

August 22, 2019

If you started loving your dog sometime after puppyhood, some of the simplest hints of age are in the past. Yet knowing your dog's age is crucial so you can better assess age-related health issues. Here are the most telling clues you can use in combination to figure it out.

Puppy teaches family to focus on the good stuff

Puppy teaches family to focus on the good stuff

August 22, 2019

Found in a duffel bag in the woods, a puppy with no feet found herself claimed quickly.

How dogs are leading conservation fighters

conservation detection dogs

August 22, 2019

Dogs' sniffing and tracking abilities are furthering conservation efforts around the globe. From tracking scat to monitor endangered species to sniffing out contraband and poachers, dogs are providing invaluable benefits to the environment while preventing wildlife crimes.

Why breathing problems aren't always due to a flat face

dog breathing problems

August 21, 2019

Scientists have discovered a new gene mutation that suggests breathing difficulties in certain brachycephalic breeds may be due to more than just the structure of their muzzles and skulls. And certain breeds with longer skulls can have the same breathing problems.

Tiny lorikeet found in Australian woman's ceiling

Tiny lorikeet found in Australian woman's ceiling

August 21, 2019

On the first floor of a three-story house, a woman heard 'peeping' noises in her ceiling.

Which of these outdated kitty myths do you still believe?

cat myths

August 20, 2019

Cats often get a bad rap from people who believe they're mysterious, unknowable, slightly dangerous little creatures, which is likely why there are so many silly myths that persist about them. These five old wives' tales persist despite repeated efforts and science that debunk them.

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