Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Pets

Two sea lion pups, Piper and Ridley, were born to two separate first-time mothers at Six Flags Great Adventure theme park in Jackson, N.J.
The food offerings told much of the story: Dog treats in bowls near the picture windows, and a buffet for humans along the back wall...
A brown and black shorthair cat now named "Lucky" is one fortunate feline after managing to survive while trapped under water for at...
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Sonny, a 6-to-12-month-old pit-bull mix at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. Sonny is delightful...
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Mad Eye Moody, a 3-year-old terrier mix at the Pennsylvania SPCA. Mad Eye Moody was a victim of animal...
ARE PET-CARE costs taking a bite out of your budget? You might be tempted to skimp on veterinary care or quality pet food, but there...
IF BUYING a service dog vest online so you can take your dog into restaurants or other businesses sounds like a good idea, think again. Besides being fraudulent behavior, it's now a misdemeanor in Florida to pass off a pet as a service animal. People conv
WAYNESBURG, Pa. - The 15 inmates chosen to train Labrador retriever service dogs at the state prison in Greene didn't get much sleep the first night that five puppies spent in their block in March 2014.
Every summer, ACCT Philly has to fight tooth and nail to save animals in its care, and this one is no different.
As part of the Clear the Shelters Day initiative by NBCUniversal owned TV stations, about 30 area shelters in Philly and surrounding counties, Delaware and New Jersey will reduce or waive adoption or spaying and neutering fees to encourage animal adoption.
MOST PEOPLE recognize pet overpopulation, cruelty and animal fighting as animal-welfare issues, but there's one that many don't think about or may even consider cute.
Preeti N. Malani, M.D., is a professor of medicine in the University of Michigan Medical School's Division of Infectious Diseases and an associate editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association. She wrote this for "The Public's Health" blog, www.philly.com/publichealth.
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Jack, a more-than-10-year-old terrier mix at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. Jack is a friendly senior with lots of spunk. He's housebroken and gets along well with other dogs and cats.
For centuries, dog lovers have been asking their pooches to sit and stay. These days, more owners are adding: Who's your daddy?
LONDON (Reuters) - A quarter of dogs competing in the world’s biggest dog show are overweight, scientists said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray goes to the dogs, or more precisely the puppies, in a video released on Tuesday which shows him playing at Wimbledon with five cocker spaniels being trained to become sniffer dogs.
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Gina, a 4-year-old domestic-shorthair cat at the Pennsylvania SPCA. Gina is sweet and loving. She's shy, but if you seek her out, she'll snuggle with you indefinitely. She would do well in a calm household with no small children. She wouldn't mind having other cats in the house. Her adoption fee is only $9 in July.
The dog ate 62 hairbands, eight pairs of underwear and other items as well.
(This July 6 story is refiled to correct name in paragraph 12) North Carolina State University researchers have developed new technology designed to...
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Egon, a 1-to-2-year-old pit-bull mix at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. Egon (above) is sweet, loves to play and is patient. He could live with female dogs of the same size and with older children, but prefers no cats.
I don’t like it, but I’m not going to stand in the way of Styx’s happiness.
I don’t like dogs. But I don’t want them to choke on stuff and die.
What a treat it is for dog lovers! On this day we also love to spoil our dogs, so here’s a roundup of dog treat recipes that would make your puppy’s day!
It’s been less than a year since America’s first “cat cafe” opened in California, but already the trend is making its way to Philly. And if Kristin Eissler has her way, it’ll be here completely by December.
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Gladys, a 3-to-6-month-old pit bull mix at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society.
DELAWARE COUNTY Foster families sought for dogs, cats MEDIA The Delaware County SPCA is looking for help. On Monday, the shelter is to begin the second phase of improvements to its facility, and the staff is set to temporarily close about 26 dog cages during the construction.
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