Current Pet News

August 15, 2017 - Issue 1707


Still Common in the US, yet Banned in Several Countries - Why Is This Happening?

declawing cats

August 15, 2017

This procedure that's still legal in the US causes lasting pain and disfigurement and even behavioral changes to those animals whose owners insist on having it done. I'm putting a plea out to veterinarians to please think twice before permanently injuring these animals with this unnecessary and barbaric procedure.

Husky Zeus Howls, No Matter What 'Mom' Says

Husky Zeus Howls, No Matter What 'Mom' Says

August 15, 2017

Zeus loves his new bed and won't get off, and won't stop arguing, either.

Do Wolves Raised by Humans Turn Into ‘Dogs?’

pet wolf

August 15, 2017

It's been suggested that wolves raised by humans lose their attachment to their caregivers once they reach adulthood, but new research suggests otherwise. Even so, wolves raised by humans maintain some key differences from their doggy cousins, especially when it comes to dependence on their owners.