World’s Oldest Penguin Returns To Colorado Zoo After Successful Radiation Therapy

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

A 40-year old African penguin is returning home a southern Colorado zoo after undergoing treatment for skin cancer. Tess, who resides at the Pueblo Zoo, is the oldest penguin of her kind, according to officials at the zoo. She was treated for sarcoma at the Colorado State University veterinary hospital in early December. After two […]

Overweight Pets Are In The Majority

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Study Says 57% of Cats and 52% of Dogs Are Obese The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention has revealed that pet obesity rates has held steady in the past year, with 57.6% of cats and 52.6% of dogs recorded as overweight or obese, despite efforts by the Association to spread awareness of the dangers of […]

Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe in the Winter

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

It’s official: winter and all of its trappings have arrived. That means snow, ice, and freezing cold temperatures. Just because your pet is covered in fur doesn’t mean they’re comfortable in the cold. In fact, prolonged exposure to extreme temperatures can be just as deadly for pets as it can be for humans. With that […]

Dog Rescued After Falling Off 200-Foot Cliff

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Michelle Simmons thought her dog had passed away after Gracie, a Labradoodle, fell off a cliff during a hiking trip. But during a memorial service for the dog held on the cliff, a hiker heard a familiar sound – a barking dog, coming from the bottom of the cliff. The hikers called the Oregon Humane […]

Study Suggests Some Pet Foods Have Misleading Packaging

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

A new study published in the Food Control journal found that many brands of pet food do not contain the types of meat they claim to on the packaging. Researches from Chapman University in Orange, Calif. tested 52 pet-food products and found that 20 were mislabeled and 16 contained meat not indicated on the packaging. […]

More Apartments Charging Extra Rent For Pets

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

It’s not always easy finding pet-friendly apartments, and the Associated Press says it’s getting harder as many apartment managers are now charging tenants extra rent. While extra security deposits for pets have been commonplace in many apartment complexes, the AP says that monthly rental payments anywhere from $10 to $50 are becoming increasingly common. According […]

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