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Why Do Americans Mutilate Their Cats?

by Neil Bamforth Onychectomy, popularly known as declawing, is an operation to remove an animal’s claws. Particular victims of this cruel act are domestic cats. Although common in the USA,…

Beach In West Wales Invaded By Dozens Of Octopus

by Michael John Scott While it’s not quite the Norman conquest, another sort of invasion is worrying locals in West Wales. It appears scores of octopuses have “walked” out of the…

Being Brave For Bailey: Coping With The Devastating Loss Of A Pet

Being Brave For Bailey follows the journey of a child's relationship with her dog from a young age, to the dog getting older and sicker, to, eventually, the always difficult…

Want to be a better spouse or partner? Take a few lessons from your pet

Pets can teach us everything from how to greet our partners when they come home after a long day, the importance of turning off the television and spending quality time…

Buenos Aires To Shut Down Zoo Because “Captivity Is Degrading”

Did you know? Only a minority of animals cared for at zoos and available to be peered at by the public are kept in captivity to conserve their species. The…

4 Ways to Naturally Relieve Your Pet’s Seasonal Allergies

You aren’t the only one with runny eyes and irritated skin during allergy season — your pet is suffering right alongside you. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to explain allergies to your…

The Lobster Lover’s Guide to Maine

Maine is synonymous with lobster, and for good reason:  The region has some of the best tasting lobster, and best lobster restaurants, in the world. If you are travelling to…

7 Easy Home Remedies For Your Ailing Dog

When you’re feeling under the weather, you might find that the perfect thing for treating what ails you is something you already have in the kitchen. Did you know that…

4 Ways Preventative Care Can Keep Your Pet Healthy

Your pet isn’t just a companion when you’re lonely. Cats, dogs, birds, hamsters, and other creatures are members of your family. They provide constant unconditional love, and all they ask…

10 Super Cool Toys For Your Senior Dog

Geriatric Dog Toy Heaven By Lavanya Sunkara Playtime is essential for your senior dog. Not only does he enjoy fun and games, he needs them to keep mentally and physically…

City Warns Dog Owners: Keep Your Dogs Indoors Until Further Notice

Local police have issued a warning advising all dog owners to keep their pets indoors until further notice. Unwary dogs are being picked off one at a time throughout the city. Authorities advise all…

5 Top Tips For Preventing Dog Bites

Dog Bite Awareness and Prevention By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Dog bites can have tragic consequences, including severe injury or death. According to the AVMA Dog Bite Prevention webpage: 4.7…

Watch As Jumpy the Border Collie Dispels the Myth That Dogs Are Dumb

Humans have always underestimated the intelligence of dogs. For centuries dogs have been serving man by herding sheep, guarding property, catching bad guys, sniffing out bed bugs, bombs and bongs,…

How Will I Know If My Pet Is Suffering From Chronic Pain?

It’s hard to know if your dog or cat is in pain.  Animals in the wild can’t be seen as hurt or crippled as they may well become prey, or…

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