Current Pet News

October 12, 2017 - Issue 1765


Dogs and Cats Are Dying Daily Because Their Owners Aren't Aware of This

pet obesity

October 12, 2017

It's a tragedy, as almost 54 percent of the dogs and nearly 59 percent of the cats we consider our pets are at risk of an early death. The worst part? It doesn't need to be this way if owners would only acknowledge the truth about their beloved pet.

Cockatiel Chats With a Stuffed Yarn Yoshi

Cockatiel Chats With a Stuffed Yarn Yoshi

October 12, 2017

Almost 20 years old, a cockatiel named Alex even likes talking to stuffed animals!

Pet Turtles Responsible for Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak

turtles salmonella outbreak

October 12, 2017

Turtles, with their gentle, slow-moving nature and hard shells, seem like an ideal pet for kids, but they may shed salmonella in their droppings, transmitting it to others in the household. A recent multi-state salmonella outbreak has, in fact, been linked to this popular pet, and incidence has been on the rise in recent years.