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For 30 years, Animal Advocates has been quietly helping homeless dogs and cats. Now they’re looking for shoppers and foster homes.
Rich and Noreen Kohl’s Beaver County home serves as a refuge for large dogs. They faced opposition from neighbors and the zoning board.
When it comes to ensuring that the right person is providing care for your pets, there are times when the letters following a
BALTIMORE — Their names were Bandar and Pixel. When they died, Bandar in 2013 and Pixel in 2014, Linda Schenk as shaken. She had owned both
Watch an up-close training with some smart sea lions. It’s part of our weekly video series while the Pittsburgh Zoo is closed until Feb. 14.
When pets suffer from pain, owners must provide immediate relief so that secondary health and behavior concerns do not emerge on a short or
CHICAGO — They came with names like Cheddar, Freckles, Ferris and Stripe. Sixteen homeless dogs had been transported from Chicago’s Animal
LOS ANGELES (AP) — From brain-devouring zombies in “The Walking Dead” to crime-scene bloodshed on “CSI,” special-effects wizard Sam
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Q: I have read research suggesting that dogs prefer classical music to other genres, and I also believe that dogs respond to classical
It can be frustrating to identify if your pet has a flea infestation. Learn some tell-tale signs of fleas on dogs and cats.
Did you know that cows get hairballs, just like cats? Dr. O'Brien mourns the difficulty of taking X-rays of the large farm animals she
Virbac U.S. recalls four lots of SOLOXINE (levothyroxine sodium) Thyroid Supplement. Find out why at petMD.
CHICAGO — James Elmore was putting Vienna, a pit bull mix, through her paces. On command, she sat, went to the down position, crawled,
Oma’s Pride recalled Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal due to possible Salmonella. Learn more with petMD.
The Million Cat Challenge is an attempt by veterinarians and shelters to reduce the number of cats euthanized every year.
Owners’ quick thinking and driving helps save Rocky, their 4-pound Yorkshire terrier, after he is carried away by a hawk.
Most dogs love to eat, which is why a meal that has been left untouched immediately raises concerns. An almost endless list of problems can
Cats get most of the blame for spreading the Toxoplasma gondii parasite - that is the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis in people. But are
Unlike many felines, Butler couple’s cats are happy to perform at a variety of places, such as Concordia at Rebecca Residence in West Deer.
Anyone who sees the bird should call Ms. Salman at 412-478-7272.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Awards season is underway in Hollywood, but one show will roll out green turf instead of red carpet and celebrate
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CHICAGO — As Chicagoans struggle through the season’s first serious blasts of cold weather, a small cat named Sunny has a much-needed
At least two of the four new breeds that were recognized by the American Kennel Club recently seem family-friendly. And the other two might
Q: Sandy is a 1-year-old Lab-boxer mix. Since we got her at 4 months old, she has drooled excessively, then vomited when we travel with her.
Don’t doubt that a dog is valued just as much as any other family member.
A man suffered burns to his hands and face and two pets died Monday in the latest of structure fires that destroyed four Luzerne County
A photo of Trig Palin standing on the family’s black Labrador retriever draws support and criticism on Sarah Palin’s Facebook page.
Police, friends and strangers combine forces to find and rescue Kimberly Moran’s Bernese mountain dogs after fatal accident.
Diet plays a huge role in preventing diabetes in cats. As is the case in people, most cats with the disease develop what is called type 2
Just this past October, a case of monensin toxicity at a horse barn in Florida claimed the immediate lives of three horses and affected 19
A local pet rescue group recently held its monthly adoption day at a business in Mount Pocono. This is a fine, in-person way to showcase
Animal Advocates Thrift Shoppe in the West End is the main fundraiser for the nonprofit group that fosters animals.
If you’ve had enough time to play with the tablet you got for the holidays, try turning the device over to your tech-savvy cat.
I am very sorry to not answer your questions this week, but I am hurting and I need to vent to a sympathetic audience.
Jump Your Bones, a Florida-based pet treat company, has voluntarily recalled its Kangaroo Bites and Roo Bites brand treats because of
Scientific research into animal emotions is important, not just because it increases our understanding of the inner lives of animals, but
WHEN AN early-December fire consumed their kitchen and filled their North Philadelphia house with smoke, Sharon McCurdy and her adult son,
CHICAGO — A suburban Grayslake animal shelter welcomed back a dog adopted more than a decade ago after it was found at a shelter in New
Pop culture, foods and nature influence pet names for new puppies. Other topic: the biggest holiday hazard to your dogs may be on your feet.
Regular vaccinations have made great strides against canine distemper, but this potentially fatal viral disease remains a threat.
One of the dogs Kimberly Moran was walking this morning when she was hit and killed by a car, ran off after the accident.
Nothing beats a good, old dog. The relationship between canine senior citizens and their owners is exceptionally deep and multifaceted.
The studio in St. Louis is part of a “Meet the Real Me,” a pilot program funded by Nestlé Purina PetCare.
Q: We just got a Westie puppy from a breeder in New Jersey who feeds all her dogs a raw food diet. She gave us enough to feed the puppy for
AKRON, Ohio — The people who run Perkins Stone Mansion are used to things that go bump in the night.
Linda has written in with a question about her 5-month-old boxer puppy, “Alexa.” It seems she’s quite a jumper, and Linda has tried