Pets can often have breathing issues when flying in the cargo area of commercial airlines. Because of this, many airlines will no longer allow dogs with short or snub noses to fly in that area.
Senior pets in shelters need love and compassion just as much as younger pets. There are many advantages to adopting an older pet. When next you visit a shelter, take some time to visit with the older pets and consider bringing one into your home.
When these soldiers couldn’t find a way to reconnect to friends and family after returning from combat, they looked to dogs in shelters for companionship.
In honor of Veterans Day, here are some videos of happy reunions between soldiers returning home and their dogs.
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The recent floods in Thailand have caused many families to lose their homes and be evacuated. Often, when evacuating, people are not allowed to take their pets with them. Volunteers from all over are heading to Thailand to help save the animals that have no other options.
Your pet’s comfort and safety are important with considering a trip with your pet. When planning your trip, be sure to consider all the different factors that will be involved with taking your pet. Here is an article that goes over some of the top things to keep in mind.
On November 6th 2011, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation held its first ever Exotic Pet Amnesty Day. Owners of exotic pets that no longer wanted to keep their animals were allowed to surrender them with no questions asked. This day was created to help prevent pet owners from releasing potentially dangerous and invasive species into the local environment.
When faced with a major health issue in a pet that you love, it is sometimes tough to keep your spirits up. Imagine that you are faced with an animal that is not yours, but needs help? Erica Daniel saved a puppy and was faced with the hardest choice. Luckily, she kept hope and worked hard to save the little guy against all the odds! When things look bad, don’t forget that they are relying on you!