Florida DOH investigating bacterial infections in birds testing positive for psittacosis at several pet stores nationwide.
Pet Health Care
There is substantial evidence that banning the use of conventional battery cages for laying hens could considerably improve the health and welfare of these birds.
About 400 South Carolinians have to undergo preventive treatment for rabies every year after being bitten by a rabid or suspected rabid animal.
Minnesota health officials are warning that some pet owners may be at risk of contracting psittacosis from their recently purchased cockatiels or other pet birds.
Only Natural Pet Store introduced a new line of supplements and a new line of healthy treats for pets. "As a retailer, we speak with thousands of customers each week about the issues their pets are facing. Our new line of products is designed to specifically meet the needs we hear about every day," says Melissa Grosjean, vice president at Only Natural Pet Store.
The new products include two joint support and arthritis supplements, two digestive aids, an antioxidant and a stool eating deterrent, as well as a variety of free-range and cage-free treats for dogs.
The pets of seniors who receive Meals On Wheels will soon be getting home-delivered meals of their own. Banfield, The Pet Hospital, the nation's largest private veterinary practice, and Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) are again promoting a national pet food drive called "Season of Suppers, a pet food drive for pets in need."
Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of Hartz Vitamin Care for Cats due to concerns that one or more bottles within the lot may have been potentially contaminated with Salmonella.
American Humane Association has joined forces with Denver Pet Partners to offer direct services in animal-assisted activities and animal-assisted therapy.
Bravo! recalls select tubes of three of its poultry products for cats and dogs.
A mysterious epidemic of thyroid disease among pet cats in the United States may be linked to exposure to dust shed from flame retardants in household carpeting, furniture, fabrics and pet food.
Wedgewood Pharmacy has introduced the Gourmeds compounding service for companion-animal veterinarians.
Veterinary Pet Insurance will offer California pet owners two new WellCare products designed to promote semiannual physical exams and increase options for routine care reimbursement.
FDA Expands Warning About Risk Of Botulism Poisoning From Certain Castleberry Food Products, Dog Food
FDA is expanding warning to consumers and pet owners regarding canned food products and dog food.
Gloucester County Officials are asking pet owners to keep their pets cool during heat.
During pregnancy you should feed your cat the same cat food that she is accustomed to, but start to mix their food with kitten food. You will need to increase the size of the portions as pregnant cats require much more than they are used to eating, because they are no longer eating for one.
American Veterinary Medical Association recognizes and supports the legal concept of animals as property.