A new survey of 2,000 dog and cat owners looked at the experiences of having younger and senior pets.
The deaths of almost 2,000 manatees in Florida’s coastal and inland waterways over the last two years has provoked an alliance of environmental groups to demand an urgent reclassification of the species to officially endangered.
The family pet is likely being exposed to toxic PFAS “forever” chemicals every day from the packaging used for pet food.
A new scientific study has found that high levels of toxic PFAS discharged from an industrial plant has contaminated the water and is the likely culprit for making alligators sick with autoimmune disorders that appear similar to human diseases like lupus.
Researchers conducting the first large-scale study of its kind have recently found that the odds of a dog becoming afflicted with canine dementia rises by more than 50% with each year of age.
An unidentified virus has been sickening and killing dozens of dogs in northern Michigan over the past month. The unidentified virus appears similar to canine parvovirus in symptoms. The new unidentified virus is suspected to have come from Louisiana. It kills dogs within three days of symptoms.
Lolita is a killer whale who was captured some 52 long years ago, and forced to exist in a small enclosure to entertain humans. Animal welfare activists have been working for decades to get her set free. Now, it appears, that day may be finally coming.
We now have scientific evidence that sheds new light on how dogs experience and navigate the world. Scientists now have documented evidence that dogs’ sense of smell is integrated with their vision and other unique parts of the brain.
Overcrowded, inhumane conditions at animal shelters that are so bad shelter dogs go for weeks without walks and some have been unable to leave their cramped cages for weeks–and even months.
It is not just a long, hot summer for humans–pets are suffering too. Like humans, pets are at risk from exposure to excessive heat. Here are signs to watch for in your pets who may be experiencing heat stroke. Next are solutions to prevent overheating in pets.
Pet food manufacturer Stormberg Foods announced a recall for a variety of chicken dog treats sold under three different brands because the dog treats might contain Salmonella.
Thousands of beagles that were bred to be sold to laboratories have been rescued and are about to hit shelters around the U.S. These dogs need new adoptive homes. Read on to find out how to adopt one of these dogs.