For the first time in more than 20 years, rabies was confirmed in a river otter, officials said.
“Training plans” with Labradors can go sideways quickly when a chicken sandwich enters the picture.
The highly contagious infection can lead to pneumonia and hits puppies, older dogs and dogs with health problems the hardest. Vaccination against kennel cough protects for about year.
Electronics are fallible, and they can rob a generation of basic knowledge.
Training with patience, consistency and praise can turn an ill-behaved animal into a good dog .
With the right training and preparation, you may be able to safely resolve encounters with traps and snares.
When housebound pet owners dole out more treats and less exercise, dogs face their own versions of the “quarantine 15.”
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer in May and receiving a steady stream of visitors through the pandemic, Newtok the dog died Oct. 6.
Even with shelters closed to casual visitors, animals are being adopted faster than normal.
“You’re probably wondering why I’m calling out of the blue,” the voice on the phone said. “It’s about my dog — she’s been missing.”
Bill Hess of Wasilla found his “Kitty Buddy” on his wife’s ancestral White Mountain Apache lands six years ago. Now Hess is chronicling Carrizo’s remaining days online.
The Australian man who introduced labradoodles to the world back in 1989 says irresponsible breeding of poodle hybrids is causing health problems.
What once was reserved for the wealthy and eccentric has entered into the marketplace as an alternative option to adopting or purchasing a dog or cat.
The famous bird not only has rhythm but is also capable of creativity and spontaneity when he boogies.
That’s how many dogs are registered to come to work at Amazon’s headquarters — a dog-person ratio of 1:7 at the mothership, where about 49,000 people are employed
Sixteen cats donned video cameras for a study so that researchers could analyze their every movement.
The event helps socialize Anchorage Animal Care and Control kittens before they are adopted.
The borough’s shelter was filled with dogs and kittens this week.
Scanning the new digital tag with a smartphone pulls up a webpage with a profile for the pet, which can include multiple contact numbers, health information and eating preferences.
“The general public ... should question who they’re leaving their pets with,” said a leader of an organization that certifies animal care professionals.