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Thousands of youngsters ages 6 to 17 will attend day camps this summer at hundreds of animal shelters across the country.
Q: We adopted a kitten a month ago. He is now 5 months old. He is a healthy, happy bundle of energy and joy. One thing we wonder about is
Is Fido missing? There’s an app for that. And, borrowing from law enforcement, it involves pooch facial recognition.
Your pet food does not contain the meat you think it does. Nor does it contain the amount of meat you think it does. That is because the
TOKYO — Pity the poor office worker. It’s midafternoon, and taking a break probably means sneaking off to the vending machine for a soda,
When it comes to dogs and cats, Camden has long had some of the strictest ordinances in the state, including one requiring all owners to
Do you have a service animal or know someone who does? If so, you probably know how devastating it would be if the animal was to lose its
Blue III carries on the mascot tradition for the Butler University Bulldogs at the NCAA basketball tournament.
My cat, Victoria, is going bonkers. I just changed the type of canned food I’m giving her and she obviously loves it. After she’s eaten a
The Cumberland County coroner is warning parents to keep children away from exotic pets after a 6-month-old child died in January due to a
A recent study from researchers at the University of Glasgow demonstrated that various types of honey have antimicrobial action and were
The pit bull attacked and killed a man trying to give aid to a heart attack victim, the dog’s master.
So how do you make a pet stand out when it’s similar to so many other dogs at the shelter? Check the DNA.
CARSON CITY, Nev. — So your dog is literally on its last legs. The end is near and Fido has stopped eating. You want to bring an end to his
Q: Every single day now for the past week, a red cardinal crashes into our living room window over and over again for two hours in the
PHILADELPHIA — Liz Hendley has $17 left after paying all of her bills each month.
Primal Pet Foods has announced the voluntary recall of a single lot of Feline Turkey Raw Frozen Cat Food due to reports of low thiamine
We pet them, we eat them, we idolize them, we eradicate them. We hunt them to near extinction, then carefully reintroduce them into the
In small animal medicine, the winter season is usually pretty slow. More time indoors means fewer accidents and illnesses for our pets, but
Despite frequent sightings around Frick Park and efforts by his family in Verona to find him, Gunner eluded capture for 20 months.
For any drug or vaccine used on your pet, take the time to discuss possible side effects and adverse reactions with your veterinarian.
Doc the pot-bellied pig is perfectly at home in the house with three pit bulls.
For almost two years, residents and city officers fed Gunner, the runaway dog, while trying to catch him around Frick Park.
Two U.S. senators are urging the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to open an investigation into the allegations that Nestle Purina PetCare
A great many people of all ages are afraid of dogs and cats, and it’s a hard fear to avoid
MIAMI — After a long day of lounging in a resort room at the Trump National Doral, your dog might be hungry. But no worries. He or she can
Q: My husband made a small squirrel nest box, according to Internet instructions, and placed it high in a nearby tree. A squirrel took up
Sure, dogs have been known to sniff out terrorists, rescue avalanche victims and guide the blind. But can they play the drums?
It’s practically raining cats and you-know-what in the burgeoning subcategory of tech gadgets for our four-legged friends.
When last we “spoke,” our subject was Annie, a 9-year-old yellow Labrador retriever who had presented to our veterinary hospital for an
The venom of the “deathstalker” scorpion of North Africa and the Middle East contains a molecule that is helping to prolong the life of
Carrie Pavlik wants to start Steel City Grazers, a goats-for-hire business to put the animals to work clearing overgrowth.
The co-owners of an award-winning show dog are devastated after their beloved canine was allegedly poisoned at one of Britain’s most
If your family is in the market for a new pet at the moment - especially one that is gentle and easy to care for - consider celebrating
Reptile enthusiasts came together Saturday for the Steel City Reptile Expo in Southpointe’s IceoPlex.
“Cat High: The Yearbook” is a funny book with cats wearing mortar boards, baseball uniforms, prom gowns and other costumes.
What would dogs eat if they could choose for themselves? That is the question a recent study tried to answer — at least with regards to
The municipality is looking at Pittsburgh’s pet laws, which place restrictions on when owners can leave animals outside unattended.
People aren’t the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold.
Local Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants will donate today’s sales toward adding a K-9 officer memorial on the North Shore.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — All kinds of animal can face problems from a wicked winter that’s unleashing frigid temperatures and heaps of snow from
Annie walked into the exam room just like she had been doing for the past nine years, rear end wagging back and forth with her tail keeping
Q: The winter has been brutal for all, but we wonder how the animals cope with the frigid temperatures. We have a couple of rabbits that
We are spending more on luxury pet dining, grooming, boarding and day care than ever and pet treats is one of the fastest growing areas.
A daughter wants to know how to make her father understand his pet isn’t welcome in her home; where are all the men in Pittsburgh?
PLAINFIELD, Ill. — A 6-year-old black Lab named Pepper clung to an ice shelf by his front paws until firefighters were able to pluck him
Three adults were left homeless Friday when fire gutted a house in Slippery Rock Township.
Harvard Medical School professor finds out health benefits of dog ownership at age 42, co-writes a report to teach others.
There are many reasons why we see more cancer in dogs and cats today. One is that they are living longer than pets in the past.
How can doctors offer a guarantee of services when dealing with a complicated living organism?