Current Pet News

July 26, 2013 - Issue 424


Alfalfa: 3 Reasons to Avoid This Plant Protein in Your Pet’s Food

Alfalfa

July 26, 2013

It is part of many commercial dog and cat foods, even some high end ones... and contains 14 to 22 percent protein. But it doesn't contain all the amino acids, for starters. And there are more. But here's the caveat, so read on to find out when it's okay...

Big Cats Like Boxes, Too

Big Cats Like Boxes, Too

July 26, 2013

What is it with felines and empty boxes?

First-Ever Brain Surgery on a Bear

Champa

July 26, 2013

An Asiatic black bear named Champa living in Laos suffered from hydrocephalus. The disorder caused continual excruciating headaches, vision problems, and erratic behavior. Champa endured terrible suffering until a vet with specialized surgical skills came along...