Posts tagged ‘more’

Pet Treat Mystery: More Dogs Dead, 3 People SickNews from Pet jerky treats, mostly imported from China, are now linked to more than 1,000 deaths in dogs, more than 4,800 complaints about animal illness, and, for the first time, sickness in three people who ate the products, federal health officials said Friday. But Food [...]

Pet prosthetics: More vets are using themNews from The Journal News / Sue Manning 5:25 p.m. EDT April 21, 2014 Naki’o, a red heeler mix breed, was the first dog to receive four prosthetic limbs. (Photo: OrthoPets ) Story Highlights More veterinarians are using wheelchairs, orthotics and prosthetics for dogs that have lost limbs. [...]

Beware: Traveling with pets may cost you more than you think.News from Washington Post: A carry-on bag is included in Lana Joseph’s ticket price whenever she flies from Cleveland to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on United Airlines. But if that carry-on includes Molly, her six-pound Yorkshire terrier, Joseph has to cough up an additional $ 250 [...]

Merkel urges more market rules, co-opts challenger’s pet issueNews from Reuters: German Chancellor and conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader Angela Merkel addresses an election campaign rally at Roemerberg square in Frankfurt August 30, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach By Sarah Marsh BERLIN | Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:39am EDT BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela [...]

Wal-Mart to start-ups, more dip into pet health insuranceNews from Lumenphoto | E+ | Getty Images While roughly 45 million Americans struggle to access medical care, turns out many pets can access high-end medical treatments such as kidney transplants or acupuncture—thanks to the growing availability of pet insurance. Even Wal-Mart has dipped its toe [...]

Patch 5.4 PTR: New pets, pet battle tournament, and moreNews from Joystiq: by Alex Ziebart Jun 12th 2013 at 1:00PM In addition to Moon Moon, the dire wolf pet dropped by the new Darkmoon Faire boss mentioned earlier today, patch 5.4 already seems full of new content for pet battle aficionados. First is a datamined [...]

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, [...]

Pet calendar: Pet adoptions, fundraisers, events, and more!News from Today Josephine County Pet Fair: This family- and pet-friendly event will feature vendors, demonstrations, discounted vaccines, pet food drive and more, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road in Grants Pass. Free admission; the event [...]

More Pet Businesses Training Workers To Perform Animal CPRNews from Huffington Post: Sandra Castro gives mouth-to-mouth to her cat, Luna. Story by Benjamin Woodward, courtesy Chicago: CHICAGO — Sandra Castro’s house cat Luna, a recovering stroke victim, would be in good hands if her heart stopped beating. Castro, of Uptown, is certified by the [...]

Adoptable Pets: Shelter sees more stray-but-healthy dogsNews from San Jose Mercury News: The Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter have experienced a noticeable increase in the number of stray healthy and well cared-for dogs coming to the shelter. Sadly, many have not been claimed by their owners. One example is number A023595 — a toy [...]