After police linked a Columbia woman's death to a mauling by a pit bull she recently brought home, some animal behavior experts say the apparent attack highlights a gaping problem: There are no uniform rules for screening the millions of animals that go through shelters every year.
The Rankin family was driving down I-480 in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 18, when they spotted a cat clinging to the roof of a van driving in the lane next to them. They were able to alert the drivers of the van so they could pull over and rescue the cat.
With the highly contagious dog flu in South Carolina, some boarding facilities are beginning to ban dogs that have not been vaccinated. Veterinarian Marikay Campbell, of Port Royal Veterinary Hospital, describes on Wednesday the vaccination proces
Brenda Douglas bought a dog from Petland in Overland Park for more than $3,500 in April. It’s had diarrhea ever since and nothing the veterinarian did for him helped. Then Douglas read about a nationwide outbreak of Campylobacter tied to Petland pups.
Guinea pigs, rats, gerbils and mice are all small rodents, but that's about all they have in common. Each of the different species that were seized from South Carolina's Roy's Aquarium thrives in a different environment and requires different thin