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  • Move-in day for homeless pets is now in sight, as construction of the new $1.8 million Fond du Lac Humane Society picks up the pace.The 12,000 square-foot facility, going up on shelter property along Triangle Drive, has been a long time coming. Supporters are eager to finally have a place where animals have the space they need for health and happiness, said humane society board president Joe Leventhal.

    Oct 15, 2018

  • A study analyzed environmental exposures, like pet and secondhand smoke, to determine if they have a role in asthma control among children whose asthma is managed per NAEPP (EPR-3) guidelines. Researchers found that once asthma guidelines are followed, environmental exposures to pets or secondhand smoke were not significant factors in overall asthma improvement over time.

    Oct 15, 2018

  • The recent spotting of a troop of monkeys inside a local hospital is sparking concern for many medical professionals.

    Oct 15, 2018

  • Erskine pled guilty at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court to causing unnecessary suffering under section 19 of the Animal Health & Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006.Elaine Erskine, 58, failed to provide adequate nutrition and protection from hazardous materials to 27 dogs in her care at her Kilmarnock home.

    Oct 15, 2018

  • On any given day, seven to 10 pups bounce around Benevity, a tech firm in Calgary. Workers play fetch with their pets or let them sleep at their feet. Sometimes the furry critters play with each other, livening up the already colourful, relaxed office in Bridgeland."It just makes people happy," said people and programs manager Angie Duong. "I think you see people who are fiercely focused and they're just working away, and as soon as a dog comes into the picture, they just melt."

    Oct 15, 2018

  •  Bichon Frise as pets can be quite rewarding with proper knowledge of their history, health, and how to care for them. The Bichon Frise is a relatively well-known breed, especially to those who like watching or keeping up to date with renowned dog competitions. These white, curly-haired dogs are beautiful, elegant animals that have earned their place at dog competitions and in the home.

    Oct 15, 2018

  • The Blessing of the Animals is part of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi celebration. St. Francis is the patron saint of animals and this event celebrates the role that animals play in people's lives.Clergy at the church spoke words of prayer over the pets during the ceremony.

    Oct 15, 2018

  • An automatic and a smart pet feeder dispenses food in pre-measured quantities at timed intervals into the pet’s feeding dish. They are available in a wide range of sizes, materials, and programming options. While automatic pet feeders are characterized by the timer feature, smart pet feeders are Wi-Fi enabled. Most smart pet feeders are incorporated with a camera that enables the users to visually monitor the pets.

    Oct 15, 2018

  • In Virginia, veterinarians commonly recommend parasite prevention products for heartworms, fleas, ticks, roundworms, hookworms, and sometimes whipworms, ear mites, or other parasites. Which types of parasite preventives depends on your pet’s lifestyle and other risk factors. However, almost universally, veterinarians recommend NOT stopping the prevention in the colder weather months. There are several good reasons for this recommendation. Let’s take each type of parasite individually:

    Oct 15, 2018

  • Over the past six months, I’ve noticed a change in my two 15-year-old cats. One is constantly wanting food but is still skinny. The other spends more time sleeping, then walks around miaowing as if he doesn’t know where he is. Is it time for euthanasia?

    Oct 15, 2018

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