Current Pet News

December 31, 2015 - Issue 1114


Cats Are Primary Hosts for This Parasite... But These 3 Culprits Are More Likely

toxoplasmosis

December 31, 2015

Cats get an unfair bad rap for this parasite. But in the U.S., these 3 exposures are far more likely to be the culprit, and cat ownership isn't even a common route of infection. Here's what you need to know, and the common sense precautions that'll help you avoid it.

High-Tech Prosthetics Are Changing Pets' Lives

dog in surgery

December 31, 2015

Artificial limbs for pets are becoming increasingly high-tech, allowing dogs, cats, and other animal companions to run and jump. Even wild animals and livestock, from eagles and sea turtles, to pigs and calves, have benefited from prosthetic devices.

German Shepherd Pleads, "Please Don't Sing!"

German Shepherd Pleads, "Please Don't Sing!"

December 31, 2015

It sounds quite a bit like this pup is pleading "Noooo!" when his master starts to sing!