To help pet owners remember the importance of keeping microchip information updated, the American Animal Hospital Association and American Veterinary Medical Association designated August 15 as Check the Chip Day.
This summer when I could bear to look at it no more, I resolved to replace my bedroom carpet that had suffered uncomplaining years of mud from visitors and scratching from cats. I consulted a friend who had recently also shopped for carpeting.
There is a deep infinite emptiness that accompanies the loss of a pet and member of the family. Many pets are viewed as 'furry children' and losing them at 10,12, even 14 years is a tragedy.
Yes, I actually said that to someone, out loud, in public, without shame. My husband and I were standing by the meat case in Scott's, chatting with his boss's wife about chicken breasts.
Shooting stray dogs is common practice in Iran. However, now the northwestern city of Tabriz has become the first and only city in the country to outlaw killing street dogs. It's all thanks to the efforts of one Iranian woman who is campaigning for those who can't speak for themselves.
I followed my musings about old-fashioned friendship and fell under her spell again. She couldn't do it by herself. Ramona's big fierce-looking bobca...
If you live in the Pacific Northwest and your dog goes swimming, boating or fishing with you -- or if you live elsewhere and are in the habit of offer...
Let's face it, sometimes, you feel like this: All blissed-out in your happy baby pose. But more often than not, you probably feel like this: ...
This swashbuckling privateer dreamed of returning to England a rich and admired man, but life took a strange and unexpected twist for Alexander Selkirk.
Had a bad morning? Got into a fight? Anxious about the state of the world? Not to worry! Thanks to the some carefree cats and The Eagles, you can now enjoy the effects of what feels like an all-day spa treatment. All without ever having to leave your desk and in under two minutes.
I have two cats. One's a bag of bones and the other's obese. I love them both, but there's a special place in my heart for the fat one. We understand each other.
Is it a good idea to trigger your dog's prey drive using an object she has no chance of catching? Dr. Dodman believes it's not a good plan, because dogs can get so obsessed with chasing the light that they develop behavior problems.
If it seems like I'm overreacting a little bit, it's only because I know how serious the consequences of cat litter not soaking up toxic chemicals can be. I've smelled what can happen.
In honor of Pet Appreciation Week, I wanted to call out to all singles who are pet lovers out there and share some insight on how to decode your date's "pet-sonality." Here are some fun tips to learn more about your mate based on the pet they may own!
A heartbreaking case at an animal hospital in North Melbourne, Australia offers another opportunity to warn pet owners about the dangers of feeding bi...
Can you stare into space for hours on end? Well, neither can I. But I can do a good solid 5 minutes of not blinking where you'd swear I'm gazing straight into your soul. And you know why you feel that way? Because I'm gazing straight into your soul.