Current Pet News

January 3, 2019 - Issue 2213


The Two Most Popular Pets, Are You in the 38 or 25 Percent Group?

pet ownership

January 3, 2019

Close to 57 percent of households in this country owned a pet as of 2016, an increase over previous years. This pet now ranks as the most popular, and boosts the highest rate of ownership since 1982.

Dog, Lincoln, Adopts Cute Calf, Calvin

Dog, Lincoln, Adopts Cute Calf, Calvin

January 3, 2019

When Calvin, a calf, went to his new home, his social circle widened dramatically!

Three States Now Recognize Pets as More Than Property During Divorce

pet custody in divorce

January 3, 2019

Most states regard pets as personal property during divorce proceedings, but new legislation in California treats pets more like children, allowing custody decisions to be made in the pet's best interest. California is the third state to enact such legislation; Illinois and Alaska are the others.