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Postal Service Wants to Keep Mail Carriers Safe from Dog Bites with Awareness Campaign
As to the communities with the highest incidents of bites, the number of attacks appears to closely correlate to the size of the population. Houston, Texas, led the nation with 57 bites in 2022, while the most bite-prone state was California followed by Texas.
A True Gentle Giant, Adoptable Cue Just Wants to Be Loved
At the shelter, Cue showed some reactivity towards dogs, but since he has been spending time in foster care, he’s been doing much better when he encounters other woofers while out on walks. His foster reports he is a big lap dog and an excellent house guest.
Will Australia’s Dingo-Proof Fence Lead to Evolutionary Differences in Kangaroos?
Other than human encroachment and a periodic lack of rainfall, very little threatens their existence with the possible exception of dramatic infighting.
Baby “Moon” Has Been Found Alive & Returned to Her Frantic Mother!
Miller said, “We are beyond ecstatic. We are trying to find the words but are very emotional. We are thrilled that Moon and Mum are back together.
Japanese Study Points to Benefits of Dogs for Children’s Wellbeing in Hospital Settings
Depending on where they reside, hospital facility dogs undergo professional career training for between one-and-a-half to two years and are often cared for by medical staff. They’ve been using them in Japan since 2010.
Meet Madame Zorro, the Not-So Swashbuckling Kitty Searching for Forever Love
Madame Zorro is spayed, current on all of her vaccines, dewormed, microchipped, and has tested negative for FIV/FeLV. She also has no special needs and is house-trained.
What’s the Best Way to Dispose of Cat Litter Sustainably? Find Out!
Because cat feces doesn’t biodegrade properly in a compost pile, it’s doubtful that it will breakdown underground any better, plus the organisms can still leach into gardens or waterways.
Scientists Discover an “Elephant” Graveyard in Northern Florida
Gomphotheres first evolved in Africa in the early Miocene period, approximately 23 million years ago before dispersing into Europe and Asia.
Black Lab Puppy “Tomas” Wants to Know What Your Thoughts on Adoption Are. . .
If you adopt me, I promise to love you and make you laugh and smile every day.
Ursela the Homeless Rescue Dog is No Sea Witch
“Ursela is alert to everything but settles quickly. She loves being petted and getting belly rubs. She’s great with people!!!”
SFO Gets New “Wag Brigade” Member, Duke the Cat
For the last decade or so, more and more airports have been employing therapy animals to bring travelers’ stress levels down a notch or two or even three.
Don’t Cry This Kitty a River, Adopt Him Instead!
River is currently in foster care through the Southern Arizona Cat Rescue in Tucson. He is one sweet kitty!
Unchain Django by Giving Him a Forever Home
Django is neutered, weighs approximately 55 pounds, and the shelter staff thinks he’s about 1 year and 8 months old. He’s been at the shelter since September 29, 2022, and is sooooo ready to go home!
New Study Points to Fur Parents Preferring Snuggles with Pets vs. People
A whopping 84 percent admitted that their pet was their number one source of joy.
Stop Dumping Helpless Pets! Take Them to a Shelter, Instead
Recently, a man stuck behind another car on a roadway within a public park witnessed a person repeatedly trying to drive away as the dog they were dumping tried desperately to get back into the vehicle.
Scientists Gather More Proof Octopuses May Actually Dream
Wondering what was going on, the team decided to review camera footage from hours earlier. What they saw on screen surprised them. Costello, who appeared to be emerging from sleep, demonstrated defensive behaviors before inking his tank.
Are Probiotics and Other Supplements Good for Pets?
Probiotics work better when used together with prebiotics. One of the simplest and best sources of prebiotics for dogs is pumpkin, which is also recommended for settling upset tummies in pets.
U.K. Man’s Neighbor Insists He Get Rid of Senior Dogs so Kids Can Play in His Yard!
The man decided to take the dogs, which the neighborhood kids adored, and everything seemed to be alright until one day, an angry woman arrived to complain about the dogs — or, more precisely, their waste — and demanded the couple get rid of them.
St. Louis’s Gateway Arch Turns Off Lights in May for Migrating Birds
For more than 20 years, the exterior lights have been switched off for two weeks each May. They are turned off again in September for the same reason — to help minimize the disorienting impact the arch’s lights may have on the migrating birds.
6 Great Pet-Themed Items for Summer Fun & Style the Entire Family Can Enjoy
The best part, aside from the cuteness level and quality? Your purchases go towards feeding shelter animals!
10-Week-Old Apple Jack Sure Could Use a Forever Home
Apple Jack gets along well with other animals, particularly those who share his calm and gentle disposition. He would be a great companion for another feline friend or a gentle dog.
Veterinarian Urgently Warns Dog Owners About the Extreme Dangers of This Toy After Puppy Almost Dies
You should always ask your vet about the toys your pet can safely play with and those that they feel should be discouraged due to the animal’s size and breed.
Walmart to Offer Pet Telehealth Plan to Its “Plus” Subscribers via Pawp
In states that allow virtual visits, Pawp veterinarians can prescribe medications and diagnose patients where appropriate. The company’s founder defended the practice and asserted that the best veterinary care comes when “physical and digital get married.”
Adoptable Tony, the Special Needs Rescue Pup, is a Veritable Iron Man
Tony is always happy, smiling, and ready for adventure, and would truly appreciate the chance to live a full life in a loving home.
Air Shepherd: Using Drones to Protect Elephants & Rhinos in Africa
Due to the limited supply and high demand, it’s priced at $30,000 a pound, making it worth more than gold! Vietnam is currently the most significant user country of rhino horn.
Adoptable Jupiter Wants to Be the Center of Your Universe
Jupiter gets along with the two cats and two large dogs in his foster home after having proper introductions. He has even tolerated one of the dogs sniffing him and licking his ear.
More Ways to Proactively Support Your Local Animal Shelters/Rescues
Oftentimes you’ll see an adoptable pet listed with a notification that the adoption fees have been waived in their case because someone has graciously offered to pay them.
One Wildlife Center is Bursting with Adorable Baby Owls, But Not All of Them Need to Be There
If you find a baby owl or other baby bird that appears to be orphaned, call TWC or your local wildlife center first before removing the little one so that intake specialists can advise you on the next steps.
Mama Cows are Every Bit as Protective as Bears, One Trampled Man Found Out
“An ambulance was called to the site, and they said straight away that I’d broken my ribs. It was a pretty scary day. I don’t walk too much now. I’m not as healthy as I was, and I can still feel my injuries now.”
Bipartisan Support in Colorado General Assembly Sets Example for Wild Horse Management
The new law also addresses the need to improve the appallingly low quality of high-priced holding facilities where animals were reportedly being held in inadequate conditions indefinitely.
Sweet, Adoptable Lab Puppy, Tuckson, Would Very Much Like to Meet You!
Young Tuck has been through a lot in his short life, so he’s a bit nervous in new situations and is learning to get comfortable with things he’s afraid of, like the broom, vacuum, and hose.
Putting an End to PMU & PMSG Farms Could Take Time, But it’s Worth the Effort
Regardless of what these hormones are used for, they’re not life-saving medications but more of a convenience for the recipients and those that administer it.
Handsome Ren Requests a Private Audience With You to Review His Lovableness
Ren is shy at first and needs someone who is willing to slowly build trust with him to understand he really is full of love. He just doesn’t express it right away. The bond that can be formed with this sweet fella, however, will be one in a million if you give him a chance.
Adoptable Rescue Dog, Cinder, Could Be Your Real-Life Cinderella
Cinder is hoping for a family that will help her adjust to a new environment and will take things a little slow as she learns to be part of a family. She was playful, social, and tolerant when meeting other dogs in playgroup.
Second Oldest Park in the World Reintroduces Platypuses After a 50-Year Absence
Once commonly found throughout Tasmania and eastern Australia, platypuses have been slowly disappearing due to a number of threats.
Why Are Some Dogs Brains Growing in Size, & How Do Wolves Fit In?
To learn more about the differences in brain size, the study team wants to conduct future research to compare the size of different brain regions in the future.