Animal Update: FBI Adds Animal Cruelty To Index Of Major CrimesThe Federal Bureau of Investigations is upping the stakes in their battle against animal cruelty. It’s now part of the Bureau’s index of major crimes. That means crimes against animals will now be taken as seriously as arson or homicide.
Animal Update: Planning For Your Pet's FutureWhat happens if you predecease your animal and have not outlined plans for him or her in your will?
Animal Update: Diabetes In CatsDiabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It's becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.
Animal Update: Preventing Dog BitesSunday marked the beginning of National Dog Bite Prevention Week.
Animal Update: DNA Unlocking Links Between Dogs, WolvesResearchers have begun to pinpoint the evolution of dogs from wolves by using genetic sequencing.
Animal Update: Kitten SeasonEach year, we talk about kitten season - when shelters become full of orphaned or otherwise surrendered cats.
Animal Update: Pet BehaviorIt's not uncommon for people to think of some pets as expert mimics - birds, for instance. But according to a recently published report, there is evidence to suggest other pets do it, too.
Animal Update: Therapy AnimalsAfter the recent Connecticut school shooting, a team of dogs was sent to comfort the grieving, driving home the point that therapy dogs can greatly benefit those in emotional distress.
Animal Update: Tax Deduction For Foster Pet ParentsA judge recently ruled that pet "foster parents" can tax deduct expenses such as food and medicine.
Animal Update: Medical Alert DogsStrange but true, dogs' scenting abilities can help humans with medical needs.
Animal Update: Your Pet's Dental HealthFebruary is Dental Health Month. What should we know about our pet's teeth?
Animal Update: Diabetes In CatsWe all know that diabetes is becoming a huge problem in this country; could that be the case for pets as well?