Blue-Green Algae is finding its way onto the radar of dog owners after a number of locations across the U.S. have seen incidents of dogs getting sick and even dying from it. The latest place it has shown up is New York City.
Researchers recently studied whether eating highly processed junk food had an effect on wildlife. Specifically, the researchers tested whether eating McDonald’s cheeseburgers had any effects on crows. The short answer is: Yes. Crows who had McDonald’s cheeseburgers left near their nests had an increase in their blood cholesterol levels.
The results of a new study suggest owning and caring for a dog helps to maintain heart health.
New study confirms that animal shelter workers and veterinarians are at an increased risk for depression, anxiety, compassion fatigue, burnout and even suicide.
A pregnant woman has filed a lawsuit against American Airlines for being abusive following pre-approved permission to bring her emotional support dog aboard the airline.
Delaware has become the first no-kill animal shelter state in the U.S., saving 90% or more of the homeless pets that enter the system.
We are in the midst of a movement among some scientists, animal advocates and philosophers arguing that elephant intelligence and social capabilities justifies classifying them as having “personhood”.
FIREPAW co-founders are making a return appearance on the Schenectady Today television show with host Ann Parillo.
The FIREPAW produced television segment, “Helping Animals and Their People” focuses on animal-friendly rental housing from both the renter’s and rental property owner’s perspective.
A new study has revealed that for monkeys, learning and remembering the correct order of things may well be its own reward.
Scientists are warning that one of the world’s most endangered creatures has only one year left before going completely extinct if illegal fishing nets continue to be used. Urgent action is needed now, say the researchers of a new study, if we are to save the remaining vaquita porpoises.
After 70 years of industrial-level plastic production, the plastic-fantastic world of humans is making seabirds physically smaller and very sick from a variety of illnesses. In fact, the birds are not only smaller in size, but they are now living with an alarming list of health conditions, including high cholesterol and kidney problems, after ingesting plastic debris.
A new study has revealed some rather surprising news: unhatched baby birds can sense danger and warn their nest mates of that danger before any of them are even hatched.