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  • Petition fuels animal cruelty investigation: Necropsy planned for dog who was shot
    Petition fuels cruelty investigation: Necropsy planned for dog who was shot
    The Chronicle reported today that a necropsy will be performed on a dog who was allegedly killed after animal cruelty allegations arose on social media. The senior dog, named Wolfy, was well-known in the town of Bucoda, Washington - he often...
  • Give your dog a real treat this Halloween with DoggieLoot!
    Give your dog a real treat this Halloween with DoggieLoot!
    It's easy to give your dog a real treat this Halloween thanks for the collection of dog Halloween toys, treats and costumes from www.doggieloot.com. Doggyloot sells a range of pet products at discounted prices, with free shipping. It also...
  • Officer saves dog stuck in tree
    Collegedale Police Officer rescues dog stuck in tree
    A Labrador mix found himself in an interesting position on Saturday morning, October 18, 2014, in Collegedale, Tenn. when he got stuck about 15 feet up a tree, according to the Collegedale Police Department Facebook page.Officer Bedell received a...
  • Pet Poisons
    Pet Poisons in Your Purse or Backpack
    Everyday across the nation panicked pet owners make a call to their vet or to a pet poison helpline. Pets seem to know just where to nose around for a hidden treat or what seems to be a special reward hidden in their owners purse or backpack...
  • Cat toys
    Kittyo high-tech cat toy delayed
    Cat parents will have to wait a bit longer to receive Kittyo, a new device that lets people remotely interact with their felines by smartphone.Shipments to customers had been scheduled to start in November, but the product’s designers wrote...
  • Freeze Don't Shoot
    Join National Freeze Don't Shoot March scheduled for Saturday October 25
    On Saturday, October 25, 2014 each state in the United States will have a group representing National Freeze Don't Shoot marching on their state capital to bring attention to the shooting by police officers of innocent family pets.To learn...
  • Man in hospice care needs help finding homes for his dogs
    FL man in hospice care needs new home for his rescued dogs
    It's not something most people like to think about, but it's a stark reality for some – finding a new home for your beloved animals when your health takes a turn for the worse.One South Florida man is hoping to find his three rescue...
  • Sadie
    Smartest pup in the shelter returned shortly after being adopted
    Shelter volunteers for the Baldwin Park Animal Control in California have referred to "Sadie" (previously known as Bunny) as the smartest pup in the shelter.The non-profit organization, United Hope for Animals, wrote:Sadie (formerly...
  • Is it cruel or correct to crop a dog's ears?
    Ear cropping and tail docking: Cruel or correct?
    Ear cropping and tail docking are elective cosmetic surgeries for some dog breeds, but are these procedures cruel, or are they integral to defining breed character and keeping dogs healthy and safe?These surgical procedures, which are routinely...
  • Halloween is scarier than you think where pets are concerned
    Halloween is scarier than you think where pets are concerned
    This time of year can be frightening for canines – fear-provoking if you will. During the Halloween season, household pets are exposed to more toxins and hazards than during any other time of the year. That is why Veterinary Pet Insurance Co...
  • No Kill shelters are good for a community's image
    No Kill shelters are good for a community's image
    The Manatee County Animal Services shelter is moving toward establishing the shelter as a No Kill shelter and has made huge strides toward this move as the community has demanded. Volunteers have stepped up to do beautiful photography of the...
  • Weatherman upstaged by rambunctious pup brought in to promote dog adoption
    Weatherman upstaged by rambunctious pup brought in to promote dog adoption
    A weatherman in Edmonton, Canada, was upstaged by a rambunctious 18-month-old mastiff pup who was brought in to help promote animal adoptions, reported Sunday's Daily Mail.Ripple, a mastiff mix, was full of energy when he accompaniedMike Sobel...
  • Senior German shepherd in Georgia desperately seeking rescue or adoption
    Senior German shepherd in Georgia desperately seeking rescue or adoption
    Scout is one handsome eight-year-old purebred German shepherd; just look at him and surely there is no doubt that this dog can turn admiring heads as he runs in the park. Scout was surrendered to the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter in Toccoa...
  • Joan Fontaine donates millions to local SPCA
    Late actress donates valuables and house worth millions to Monterey County SPCA
    Joan Fontaine, an Academy Award winning actress who passed away in December of 2013 at the age of 96, has left her estate to the Monterey County SPCA, according to the Monterey County Herald.Fontaine instructed that her belongings be auctioned off...
  • Avery with a visitor
    Friendly, death-row dog lays down on her back to greet coveted visitors
    A three-year-old pit bull named "Avery," arrived to the San Bernardino City Animal Control facility in California on October 9 and already, she is past her official "due out" date.Avery anxiously waits for visitors to approach...