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Rhino Lightning arrived at the shelter last week, with a spiral notebook filled back to front with a child’s notes about the dog — a “striped dream,” as the adoring author put it.Addressed to Rhino’s new family, the letter says the animal’s “cheeks make a lot of slobber.” He is “a good dog and he […]

We know you love your pet because he or she is cute, loyal, and entertaining, too. But scientific evidence suggests that you might want to show your pet some gratitude for your good health.Pet ownership can boost your health and your social life, says Erika Friedmann, Ph.D., associate dean of research at the University of […]

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Misrepresenting a pet as a service animal may become a crime in Wyoming under a bill being considered in the state Legislature.The bill passed the Senate Travel Committee unanimously Thursday. It has already passed the House.The issue stems from people claiming their pet is a service animal in order to bring it […]

The city of San Francisco has voted to ban the sale of non-rescue dogs and cats at local pet stores in a move to combat so-called “puppy mills” and help find homes for the thousands of animals that shelters take in each year.The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, under a proposal from District 4 Supervisor […]

February 14, 2017 — Against the Grain Pet Food is voluntarily recalling one lot of Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs because it may be contaminated with pentobarbital.What’s Recalled?Against the Grain Pulled Beef with Gravy Dinner for Dogs12 ounce canLot Number: 2415E01ATB12UPC Code (second half): 80001Expiration Date: December 2019About PentobarbitalOral exposure […]

You want the best for your child, even if that kid happens to be a cat or dog.To give pet owners peace of mind and some relocation ideas, Safewise released a researched list of the the most pet-friendly states. These are the places that are the most fun for pets and provide them with the most […]

Pets are what they eatThe best things that dog owners can do to keep their pets healthy is go back to the basics — eat less and exercise more, said Kate Creevy, the lead veterinary officer for the University of Washington’s Dog Aging Project, a nationwide study of canine life and health. “Owners should choose a […]

February 8, 2017 — Giant Food Stores has issued a voluntary recall for specific lots of Companion Canned Dog Food due to possible metal contamination.What’s Recalled?Recalled products include:Companion Dog Food with Chicken and Rice13.2 ounce canUPC: 68826707501Codes: Best By 08/05/2019Companion Dog Food with Chicken, Lamb and Rice13.2 ounce canUPC: 68826700360Codes: Best By 08/05/2019Companion Dog Food […]

February 8, 2017 — PetSmart has issued a voluntary recall of one production lot of Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food with Chicken and Rice Classic Ground due to possible metal contamination.1 What’s Recalled? The recalled product includes: Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food with Chicken and Rice Classic Ground Size: 13.2 ounce cans UPC: 7-3725726116-7 Best […] Recalls – of which there are three types – are actions taken by a firm to remove a product from the market. Recalls may be conducted on a firm’s own initiative, by FDA request, or by FDA order under statutory authority. Source: Recalls & Withdrawals

It’s not unusual to find housing rentals with pet restrictions. It is, however, extremely unusual to find a landlord who will only rent to tenants who have big dogs, especially pit bulls.Jade Rouzeau doesn’t have anything against Chihuahuas or cocker spaniels. But she’ll only rent her remodeled three-bedroom home in Jacksonville, Florida, to families with […]

Evanger’s Dog and Cat Food Company of Wheeling, Illinois, has announced it is voluntarily recalling specific lots of its pet food due to its potential to be contaminated with pentobarbital. To learn which products are affected, please visit the following link: Evanger’s Dog Food Recall of February 2016 Please be sure to share the  of […]