As a result of the ongoing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into a possible link between heart disease in dogs and “grain-free” dog food often including “legumes such as peas and lentils,” the FDA has listed 16 pet food brands that have been named most frequently in its investigation.
A new study has demonstrated that dogs mirror their owner’s stress levels.
To help save our bees McDonald’s recently commissioned a creative agency to design a miniature restaurant called McHive. The tiny franchise is a fully functioning beehive, complete with everything the endangered insects need to thrive.
Pets and Moving…and Relocation Stress video
Explores the unique problems–and solutions–of the effects of relocation stress and moving with pets (including problems securing pet-friendly housing). A “must see” for anyone who is planning to move and has companion animal family members.
A new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds most are unlikely to provide cats all their essential nutrients. Some recipes could also contain ingredients potentially toxic to cats.
The news is grave coming out of the recent United Nations report: A million animals on our planet are at risk of extinction due to human behavior. The only good news to come out of the report is that there has been worldwide media coverage on the findings–hopefully inspiring the general public and especially political leaders to pass legislation to stop the human behaviors that have put so many creatures in harms way. Some solutions offered here.
A new study has discovered that like humans, worms are capable of forming associative memories–that is, memories that associate a certain sound or smell or tone of voice with a particular outcome. Unfortunately, not all memories are positive and researchers discovered that like their human counterparts, worms too can develop PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) from traumatic events.
Some synthetic and industrialized (naturally occurring chemicals that have been synthetically-altered) that have been shown to be toxic for humans … More
The disturbing results from a new study revealed plastic in every sea creature tested… A Hundred Percent of Dolphins, Whales … More
Please let your family and friends with dogs know about the findings of a new study: some of the new, … More
Cows as it turns out appear to have personality traits similar to humans. New research indicates that cows’ personality traits … More
If you live with cats you should be aware there is a “right” way for feeding them–and for reducing their … More