(UPI) A British man said he spent about $400 to have a veterinarian examine his dog's limp, but it turned out the canine was just imitating his owner, who had a broken ankle.
Russell Jones of London said he noticed after his ankle was broken that his dog, Billy, was keeping one of his front paws raised while walking.
Jones posted a video to ...Read more
(UPI) Animal control officers in Colorado responded to a resident's home to rescue a ring-tailed cat that wandered into the house and took up residence in the boiler room.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said animal control officers were dispatched to a home in Evergreen where a resident discovered the ring-tailed cat -- a wild animal ...Read more
The American Kennel Club highlights a few things that dog owners should be careful of in frigid weather:
• Beware of antifreeze (ethylene glycol). Antifreeze is a liquid that is added to a car’s radiator to prevent freezing. It is extremely toxic and can be deadly even in small amounts. It tastes sweet but can cause severe kidney damage ...Read more
(UPI) Patches, a calico cat that went during the Southern California mudslides in January 2018, has been reunited with her owner.
The cat was believed to be dead until she was brought to the Animal Shelter Assistance Program or ASAP, located in Santa Barbara, Calif. Patches had a microchip, reuniting her with owner Norm Borgatello.
Patches ...Read more
(UPI) A deadly eastern brown snake was discovered swimming inside the overflow channel of a family's pool located in the suburb of Marino in Adelaide, Australia.
Snake Catchers Adelaide, a group of professionally trained and licensed snake removers, took care of the venomous intruder and posted a video of the snake on Facebook.
"This beautiful...Read more
(UPI) An Ontario family was reunited with their long-lost cat 10 years after the feline wandered away from their home and never returned.
Julie Jackson Sinclair said her family never expected to see Cuddly the cat again after he vanished from their Elmira-area home about 10 years ago.
"When you're on a farm, you never know when they're indoor/...Read more
(UPI) A cat that escaped from a California clinic was found to have been living in a storm drain for nearly two months before being recaptured and returned home.
Riverside County Animal Services said 8-month-old Jojo escaped from Animal Samaritans SPCA in Thousand Palms when he was brought in by owner Laodibet "Lala" Chavarria and her family.
(UPI) Wildlife rescuers were summoned to a Florida home where a bobcat attempted to chase a squirrel into a birdhouse and became stuck.
The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife said personnel responded to a Fort Myers home Tuesday after a homeowner called to report a bobcat was stuck in a birdhouse on their property.
Veterinarians sedated...Read more
(UPI) A cat who went missing from a Michigan family's home during a flood in May 2020 was reunited with the family months later after being rescued by a couple named Flood.
Ashley and Jeremy Flood said they heard a cat meowing outside of their Midland County home on a recent snowy night, and they decided to help the feline when it returned the ...Read more
Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, some patients may need to be hospitalized, and this often occurs at a moment’s notice without the ability to properly prepare. This has made the consideration of making provisions for your pet ahead of an emergency a dreaded but needed discussion. As a responsible pet owner, you want to make sure that...Read more
Recently, I read about a family who spent $1,000 to cat-proof their backyard so their two cats, who they consider full-fledged family members, could roam outside without escaping to the outside world.
And that's not all. Their felines also have lots of cat furniture, and they regularly dine on cat food that costs north of $7 per pound.
(UPI) A cat that escaped from her owner at a security checkpoint in New York's LaGuardia Airport was returned to the distraught traveler after spending 11 days hiding in the hub's ceiling.
Taylor Le said she was in the process of moving from New York to Orange County, Calif., when she booked a Christmas Eve flight for herself and her 6-year-old...Read more
(UPI) Security cameras at a medical college in India recorded the moment a leopard wandered into a building on campus and wandered around a hallway.
The footage, recorded at Chamarajanagar Medical College in Chamarajanagar, Karnataka, shows a leopard wandering into a building on campus and walking up and down a hallway before fleeing out the ...Read more
(UPI) An animal rescue team was summoned to the Detroit River in Michigan when a dog wandered out onto the ice and ended up crossing to a small island.
The Michigan Humane Animal Search and Rescue team said a crew responded to a call for help Monday from Detroit Animal Care and Control, which had attempted to rescue the dog on the ice of the ...Read more
(UPI) Veterinarians said a cat is being treated for dehydration after spending multiple days stranded atop a highway column in Texas.
The El Paso Police Department, the Texas Department of Transportation and the El Paso Fire Department teamed up to rescue the cat from the column on Interstate 10 West in El Paso after the animal was spotted ...Read more
It’s been about a year since we first heard the words coronavirus and COVID-19. Today, with a vaccine arriving, we still are still having massive outbreaks of COVID-19 throughout the country, and there are still questions about the virus, the disease and the ideal protocols. But what we have gained in the months of this pandemic is scientific ...Read more
It’s been about a year since we first heard the words coronavirus and COVID-19. Today, with a vaccine arriving, we still are still having massive outbreaks of COVID-19 throughout the country, and there are still questions about the virus, the disease and the ideal protocols. But what we have gained in the months of this pandemic is ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Days after an abandoned puppy was found near a San Bernardino elementary school with acid burns on its face, animal activist Marc Ching posted a devastating update on his charity's Facebook page.
The brown, floppy-eared dog named Riley, who would later become the namesake of an animal rights bill, also had been sodomized, he ...Read more
(UPI) A professional soccer game in Bolivia came to a temporary halt when a dog with a shoe in its mouth ran out onto the field.
The game in Potosi was paused for several minutes when the dog, carrying a soccer shoe, ran out onto the field during a game between The Strongest and Nacional Potosi.
Players and officials chased the dog around the ...Read more
'Tis the season for keeping your canines safe from holiday hazards. With all the festive decorations, desserts and popular holiday trinkets around at this time of year, it’s important to make sure your dog avoids potential hazards.
The American Kennel Club offers the following tips for dog owners to keep their four-legged friends safe ...Read more
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