Georgia shelter closed over fatal pet illness set to reopen
ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta-area animal shelter that closed to suppress an infection resulting in at least four dog deaths could reopen as early as Friday.
Iditarod changes tack, will meet with animal welfare leader
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The new head of Alaska's Iditarod plans to meet with a leader of an animal welfare group that's devoted to ending the world's most famous sled dog race, which it sees as a...
Better protection sought for Thailand’s helmeted hornbill
BANGKOK (AP) — Time is running out for Thailand's dwindling population of helmeted hornbills thanks to poaching of the exotic birds for the ivory-like casques atop their big red and yellow...
The latest in pet furniture: pieces that fit a home’s decor
No longer are furniture companies content to offer you staples like a sofa, easy chair and bed. Now they have those items for your pet, too, designed not to clash with the rest of your...
Animal shelter says housing woes mean more pets surrendered
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's increasing cost of living is putting pressure on people and their pets. Idaho Humane Society officials say they're seeing an increase in the number of people...
Officials seizes 350 dogs from dirty dog breeding business
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Officials have waived adoption fees and are working with nearby animal shelters and rescue groups to accommodate some 350 dogs seized from a dog breeding...
Officials remove nearly 80 animals from filthy Michigan home
HAGAR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Officials say they've reopened old animal control facilities in southwestern Michigan as they care for nearly 80 dogs and cats that were removed from a filthy...
Idaho officials say cat has rabies, first case in decades
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho health officials say a cat has tested positive for rabies for the first time in 27 years.
The Department of Health and Welfare says the cat in Owyhee County was...
2 puppies euthanized after contact with rabid bats
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Officials say two German shepherd puppies were euthanized after they came into contact with bats that tested positive for rabies in southwestern Washington.
Virginia shelter hopes facial recognition app will find pets
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — An animal shelter in Virginia says it's hoping to harness the power of facial recognition to reunite missing pets with their owners.
Pet owners warned about algae bloom in Maine pond
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — South Portland Parks and Recreation in Maine is warning pet owners that a green algae bloom could produce toxins harmful to dogs.
Worry in Shawnee after nearly 2 dozen pets disappear or die
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Pet owners in a suburban Kansas City town are puzzled and concerned after nearly two dozen animals have been reported disappeared or killed in recent weeks.
The Latest: Musher disputes reasons for race entry denial
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on 78-year-old musher refused entry into the Iditarod (all times local):
The 78-year-old musher who has been denied entry into next year's...
More than 50 animals seized from Columbia home
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Animals control officers have removed 47 cats, three dogs and two birds from a Columbia home.
KMIZ reports that the city animal control spokesman says a caller contacted...
Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
Southwest Times Record. Aug. 18, 2019.
It has taken years to get to this point, but the Fort Smith Board of Directors...
Florida woman upset over her dog being dyed by groomer
LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman got a colorful but unwanted surprise when she picked up her dog from a grooming session.
North Carolina county warns of toxic ponds in 12 parks
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — County officials in North Carolina have issued a warning about ponds in more than a dozen parks after tests found a toxic algae that can kill dogs at a popular park in...
- Greenwich TimeHowl & Prowl event back in Greenwich for 12th annual editionOctober 17, 2019
- Connecticut PostDon’t give your dog CBD, CT veterinarian saysOctober 15, 2019
- Watertown Daily TimesCanine Osteoarthritis - What Every Pet Owner Should KnowOctober 9, 2019
- The Daily HeraldNorth Utah Valley Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: JujuOctober 6, 2019
- The Brownsville HeraldALL GOD’S CREATURES: Children take their pets to receive blessingsOctober 3, 2019
Matching pets with owners designed to ‘clear the shelters’
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Humane societies in Alabama and Georgia are among many participating in this weekend's "Clear the Shelters" events.
Dozens of exotic pets, many dead, found in Ames apartment
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Officials in central Iowa say they have seized more than three dozen exotic pets and found another 60-plus dead in an Ames apartment.
3 dogs die after swimming in pond with blue-green algae
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina dog owner wants to raise awareness after her three pets died following a swim in a pond which contained blue-green algae.
Kansas officials issue toxic algae alert for Lake Afton
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas authorities have issued a public health advisory urging people and pets to stay out of the water at Lake Afton near Wichita because of elevated toxins.
US lays out enforcement priorities for animals on planes
The government is telling airlines and passengers how it will enforce rules governing animals that people bring on planes.
The Transportation Department said Thursday that airline employees...
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been ordered to permanently stop operating an unlicensed and unsanitary pet shop out of his home and to pay more than $480,000 in penalties and damages for...
Prairie dog plague outbreak cancels fireworks show
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Colorado officials have closed parks and canceled a Major League Soccer game's fireworks display after plague was confirmed in prairie dogs in a Denver...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado animal shelter has resumed pet adoptions after changes in management.
The Pueblo Chieftain reported Monday that Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region has...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Humane Society in the Ann Arbor area is offering free pet adoption this week after the shelter reached maximum capacity.
- NewswireDog Owners Paying 300% More for Organic, Vegan Dog Food a New Study FindsOctober 1, 2019
- Business WirePet Wearable Market, 2024 by Component (GPS, RFID, Sensors, Wi-Fi, Cellular, Bluetooth, Processors, Memory, Displays, Batteries) & Products (Smart Collars, Smart Cameras, Smart Harnesses) - ResearchAndMarkets.comSeptember 12, 2019
- Business Wire$750+ Million Veterinary Orthopedics Market - Global Segment Forecasts, 2019-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.comSeptember 11, 2019
- Business WireUnited States Pet Market Outlook, 2019-2020: Market Trends, Industry, Retail, Pet Ownership - ResearchAndMarkets.comAugust 26, 2019
- Business WireGlobal Pet Grooming Products Market to Reach $6 Billion by 2024, at a CAGR of More Than 5% During 2018-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.comAugust 14, 2019
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — An audit has found that euthanasia numbers at a St. Louis County animal shelter were manipulated to appear artificially low.
South Carolina editorial roundup
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers:
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia organization is helping to feed hungry pets and provide other necessities with its pet pantry.
The Exponent Telegram reports the Progressive Women's...
More cases of dog disease confirmed in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Three additional cases of a dog disease that can be passes to humans have been linked to an Iowa breeder.
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship says...
ATLANTA (AP) — Two dogs, part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's "beagle brigade," sniffed out two Giant African Snails in the luggage of a passenger arriving at Atlanta's airport from...
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (AP) — A northwestern Chicago suburb has banned the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores, citing poor treatment and unprepared owners.
Rowan University gifted $3M to start therapy dog program
SEWELL, N.J. (AP) — When college stress gets too intense, nothing beats a furry friend to lean on. Soon the students at Rowan University will have canine comfort whenever they need it.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — An animal hospital in central Illinois recently gave bereaved pet owners an opportunity to memorialize their beloved pets.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Humane Society in the Ann Arbor area is reporting a rise in sick wildlife.
The Humane Society of Huron Valley says its rescue department has responded to hundreds...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Wildlife authorities are warning interior Alaska residents to beware of hares.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game veterinarian Kimberlee Beckmen says tularemia is...
Colorado lawsuit over companion animals settles for $1M
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado housing authority accused of violating the federal rights of tenants with disabilities by charging a fee for companion animals has settled a lawsuit for nearly $1...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's supreme court has upheld a ruling granting a man sole custody of his dog, denying his ex-girlfriend's bid to take the pet.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Veterinarians and funeral homes in Virginia are rejecting the idea that pets should be buried with their owners after a recent case in which a healthy dog was euthanized so it...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate has voted to let pet owners volunteer their animals to donate blood.
Currently California only allows pet blood transfusions from blood banks...
SHELDTON, Vt. (AP) — Police are putting pet owners on alert in northwestern Vermont after a number of dogs were found tortured and killed.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a dog disease that can be passed to humans has been confirmed in Iowa.
The state veterinarian, Dr. Jeff Kaisand, says several cases of canine...
Minneapolis clinic offers affordable vaccines for pets
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As Americans spend more money on their pets' health, the city of Minneapolis is trying to help dog and cat owners.
ST. ANN, Mo. (AP) — Sometimes, a guy just wants to hang out with his buddies.
Such was apparently the case with Hugo, a dog who ran away from home last week in north St. Louis County and...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Pet owners and others gathered at a Southern California intersection to mourn a popular dog walker killed along with five of six dogs she was transporting when a motorist...
Chewy.com hopes to overcome gnawing Wall Street memories
NEW YORK (AP) — PetSmart's online pet store Chewy is selling its stock in an initial public offering that may revive memories of the days when its breed of internet retailing seemed like a lost...
Connecticut’s first cat cafe has adoption mission, cat yoga
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Mew Haven Cat Cafe welcomes students from nearby universities and plenty of other travelers for coffee, a cozy lounge, and some quality time with cats, so long as they're...