San Francisco SPCA
Researchers have begun to pinpoint the evolution of dogs from wolves by using genetic sequencing.
Each year, we talk about kitten season – when shelters become full of orphaned or otherwise surrendered cats.
It’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.
After 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.
A judge recently ruled that pet “foster parents” can tax deduct expenses such as food and medicine.
Strange but true, dogs’ scenting abilities can help humans with medical needs.
A number of dog-friendly San Francisco companies favor a positive view of dogs in the workplace. Some businesses have set rules to keep workers healthy and safe, while others take a more idealistic approach and simply request good behavior.
More and more states are starting to include pets in domestic violence protection orders, which raises the question – are pets often abused in homes with domestic violence problems?
We all know that diabetes is becoming a huge problem in this country; could that be the case for pets as well?
What is Lyme Disease – and just how big of a problem is it?