Texas court limits lawyers in pet-related suitsNews from Washington Post: Lord Byron was, according to one of his legion of lovers, “mad, bad and dangerous to know,” but he also loved dogs, which explains his cameo appearance in a recent Texas Supreme Court opinion. It answered an interesting question in a way that shows how [...]

His pet project

May 29th, 2013

His pet projectNews from Boston Herald: A retired elementary school art teacher and animal lover stepped up to the plate with his personal savings and is giving the city a new public sculpture, to be unveiled Friday outside the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s South End location. While Tony Lopes, 72, of Brookline wouldn’t disclose [...]

Hottest-Selling Animal in Colombia’s Illegal Pet Trade: SlothsNews from ABC News: In the bustling streets of a Colombian village, colorful exotic birds, monkeys and sloths, all animals that were once wild, are being sold as pets, and business is booming. The wildlife trade is now the third-most-lucrative criminal enterprise in Colombia after drugs and weapons. [...]

New pet store opens in PiquaNews from WDTN: Updated: Sunday, 26 May 2013, 8:03 PM EDTPublished : Sunday, 26 May 2013, 8:03 PM EDT PIQUA, Ohio (WDTN) – A new business opened it’s doors in Piqua on Sunday. R PETS is located on U.S. 36. The store will offer small pet services, including grooming and [...]

PAWS Chicago Oklahoma Pet Rescue: Windy City Shelter Saves 76 Pets From …News from Huffington Post: Thanks to PAWS Chicago, the lives of 76 pets (51 dogs and 25 cats) have have been rescued from tornado-torn Oklahoma. Volunteers with the no-kill shelter set out Friday on the recovery mission to alleviate overcrowding at The Oklahoma [...]

Seniors More Likely to Crash When Driving With Pet: StudyNews from U.S. News & World Report: SATURDAY, May 25 (HealthDay News) — Animals make great companions for senior citizens, but elderly people who always drive with a pet in the car are far more likely to crash than those who never drive with a pet, [...]

Should you Charge That new Pet?News from Fox Business: You’ve fallen in love with a cute dog or cat — or rabbit, bird or snake — and you’re ready to bring the new addition home. Should you pull out your credit card to pay for your new pet? Yes, if you can. Whether you’re adopting [...]

The Twister Stole My Pet

May 23rd, 2013

The Twister Stole My PetNews from Daily Beast: When the twister tore through Moore, Mona Thomas lost everything. “My house is leveled,” the 52-year-old grandmother said on Wednesday. “I don’t have a home anymore.” Maeghan Hadley, of One Day Ranch pet rescue, checks over a kitten pulled from under the rubble of a mobile home [...]

Dog Walking vs. Pet Sitting – What’s the Difference?News from Chicago Tribune: You go to the internet to find a service to help care for your pet. They ask you “What services are you seeking?” and list the options: * Pet Sitting* Dog Walking* Pet Boarding* Doggie Day Care Which one do you pick? What [...]

Keeping your pet comfortable and safe during road tripsNews from Rochester YNN: A summer road trip just wouldn’t be complete without your family pet. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza has some tips for keeping your pet comfortable and safe.   To view our videos, you need toenable JavaScript. Learn how. install Adobe [...]