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In the animal care world, July 5 is known as the busiest day of the year.
Q: We promised our 10-year-old daughter that if she got good grades this year we would allow her to get some kind of pet. She is one of
Summer is here, and that means longer days, warmer temperatures and — hopefully — more time available to spend with your dog. It also means
AKON, Ohio — Jack Lehman doesn’t remember being in the intensive care unit.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Christine Hinrichs is a trapper, of sorts. She camps out in dark alleys for hours trying to capture wild animals.
The room at the Western PA Humane Society will provide better conditions for the 300 rabbits that come to the shelter annually.
Started in 2010, the event involves the sale, butchering and consumption of thousands of dogs and cats.
Volunteers team up to save a pit bull who was shot and left for dead in a field in Somerset, Washington County, on May 31.
Q: We found a bird’s nest on top of an outside light fixture with four white eggs and two spotted larger eggs. Do you think the larger eggs
WINNAMAC, Ind. — It’s been a long time coming. Peaceable Primate Sanctuary welcomed its first five baboon residents this year after a more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One bite started this tale of two dogs.
Preparation, first-aid kits and knowing the locations of veterinary emergency facilities are a pet owner’s best defense.
Xante, the golden retriever we watched grow up on Facebook and the PG Puppy Cam, died on Thursday.
SEATTLE — Seattle’s hottest new food truck sells adorable, handcrafted baked goods, made fresh with love daily at the crack of dawn. High-
Q: My wife and I are having our first baby and the due date is next month. We have a puggle, a Labradoodle and two cats, and we admit that
Terry has received some bad news about his male dog, Brodie, who has been diagnosed with lymphoma. About two weeks ago Terry was playing
Polka for Pets was held Sunday in the Lehighton Grove to local animal shelters.
If adult coloring books are your favorite way to relax, they just went to the dogs (and cats).
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state may soon allow pet owners to spend eternity with their furry companions.
Commercial breeders fall under the U.S. Department of Agriculture, township official says.
Q: I was going to adopt a kitten from a rescue and told them that I was going to have my vet declaw the kitten when it was being neutered.
For at least one day, animal shelters across the country are asked to take a pledge not to kill any savable animals but rather promote
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day in Brady’s Run Park will give any dog a chance for fun. Also, there’s more on distemper at two shelters.
Although most rabies cases involve wild animals, every pet owner is responsible for having pets vaccinated against this fatal disease.
Cat cafes are very popular in Japan, and are catching on in New York and other large cities across the U.S.
Q: In March my son got a German shepherd puppy. She is now 4 months old. He just finished building a 10-foot-long dog pen. The problem is
Ginger is a 4-year-old, overly excited and nervous terrier mix. When I come home, or someone comes to my house, she will pee. It seems she
FRESNO, Calif. — Standing in line for a bag of dog food, Steve Verrue points out an outline of an angel on the chest of his dog, Sable.
Homeless dogs will be specially trained to meet the needs of wounded warriors in a new program, Pets for Vets Pittsburgh at Animal Friends.
Program will be geared towards people with traumatic brain injury and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.
Here’s a potpourri of animal news and happenings, including the new butterfly garden at the National Aviary.
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — The fur, sand and dirt flew as Tula bounced, sniffed and ran around the bank of the Mississippi River. An hour later
Mark Copperopolis has Jessie, his companion of 13 years, who has developed a problem with urination over the last few weeks. Jessie is a
SILER CITY, N.C. — Henrietta’s home.
Q: We have a 2-year-old collie shepherd mix who loves us, offers hugs and kisses and is loyal. But, when the dog and I are on the bed and
Two Pittsburgh women are trying to start a cafe where patrons can sip coffee and pet purring cats.
For a few hours Thursday, people were able to use their Uber apps to have puppies come to their place of work for a 15-minute visit.
ARGYLE, Texas — “Scary? No, she’s not scary,” Schoeve said. “She’s got a great personality.”
MERCER, Pa. — Joe has trained 21 dogs during his stay at the State Correctional Institution at Mercer. This week, he is saying goodbye to
Q: I like to feed the birds in the front of the house. I have a bird feeder and several hanging holders with a honey block that goes in the
Pam Benson of Thompson was anxious about leaving her 1-year-old border collie, Jax, when she, her husband and children vacationed in
Sundance Hero No. 14 from Beaver County gives his life for a study of cancer in dogs and humans.
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Today we are going to delve into the realm of ferret companionship. As many of you undoubtedly are aware, ferrets are considered illegal as
Summer in the city can be dangerous for pets.
Q: You have said that adding pumpkin to a dog’s food can help it lose weight. My basset is very overweight, and we have tried everything
On his Facebook wall, he has photos demonstrating his work as an arson investigator for the Allentown Fire Department.
Medication may not be the simplest solution when cats urinate outside their litter box.
A Labrador retriever-Rottweiler mix is the live-in companion of homeless men at the Pleasant Valley Shelter run by Northside Common
Susan Kosko, a teacher at Crafton Elementary School, received the national award from the Humane Society of the United States.