Current Pet News

October 27, 2016 - Issue 1415


Be Aware: There's a Deadly Virus on the Loose Striking These Pets

myxomatosis

October 27, 2016

And veterinarian Hilary Stern says there's no treatment, no vaccine and she's never seen one of these infected animals survive. Symptoms come on like gangbusters. And the disease is usually fatal between days 8 and 15. Find out if it affects your area and your type of pet.

Dogs and Cats Used in Research to Get a Chance at Adoption

research dog

October 27, 2016

Dogs and cats are still used in research studies in the US and, sadly, many are euthanized following the studies' completions. In New York, new legislation will give former research dogs and cats a new chance at life.

Donated Oxygen Mask Helps Save Cat

Donated Oxygen Mask Helps Save Cat

October 27, 2016

After 30 minutes of firefighters helping her breathe, a cat named Cleo is finally revived.