October 6, 2018Expected to open in October 2018 and house up to 100 people, it builds on a growing roster of shelters that accommodate animals so their owners won’t hesitate to leave abusive homes. Organisers say it’s the first of its size specifically designed for every apartment to house people with pets.
September 26, 2018One movie critic called Pick Of The Litter “a movie about dogs that’s not really about dogs” but instead about the cadre of volunteers and professionals who guide the puppies from womb to their final destinations.
September 23, 2018A harrowing account of how a puppy is affected by parvo virus, and how this one bounced back after a seemingly helpless situation, thanks to prompt medical care and plenty of affection.
September 22, 2018From childhood experiences with chickens owned by family friends, said the 25-year-old husband and father of two children, he found the birds to be fun, loving and therapeutic. And so, when he had to leave the service after stress fractures on his spine, he turned to these fine feathered friends as a way of coping.
September 17, 2018The United States Police Canine Association held the Detector Dog competition, which featured more than 100 dogs from across the country. Police dogs competed, as did dogs from the FBI and CIA.
September 15, 2018Child pornographers, rather than downloading evidence onto a computer, would download evidence onto a removable device and then hide that device in their house. Here’s where specially trained dogs can sniff them out.
September 10, 2018The caterwaul is the cat version of the bat signal. It can be a sign of pain, the kind that means you need to rush to the emergency vet straight away. Or it can mean your kitty is terrified of something.
September 2, 2018Donkey Park creator Steve Stiert has 11 donkeys, a mule and a donkey-zebra hybrid that live in a neat, 0.6ha mini ranch at his home in Ulster Park, north of New York City. Some people travel great distances to come to his ranch and relax.
September 1, 2018A new study – Timmy’s In The Well: Empathy And Prosocial Helping In Dogs – takes what’s known about canine empathy another step; it suggests that not only will dogs try to help someone in distress, they will overcome obstacles to do so.
August 27, 2018As pets eat every day, you should brush every day. Start with the front teeth, be gentle and make sure it’s all part of your bonding process. Be firm but don’t escalate it until there’s a massive struggle. Slowly, gently and consistently is the way.