National Check the Chip Day is coming soon, a time to remind pet owners to get their pets microchipped, and to confirm that all your information with the microchip company is accurate and up to date. Why is microchipping so important? According to the American Animal Hospital Association, ten million pets are lost each year, … Continue reading August 15th is Check the Chip Day!
Did you know that an excessive number of fleas on a dog or cat can not only be a nuisance, but it can also be deadly? Many fleas can mean a dangerous amount of blood loss in some pets. Flea anemia can be a potentially life-threatening problem for certain kinds of at-risk pets. Here’s what … Continue reading Protecting Your Pets from Flea Anemia
Los Angeles recently approved a largescale trap-neuter-return (TNR) project called the Citywide Cat Program to reduce the number of homeless cats and kittens in the city. An estimated 20,000 stray cats will be spayed or neutered each year under the program. Experts say that over the course of 30 years, this will prevent the birth … Continue reading Los Angeles Approves Citywide Cat Program to Spay/Neuter Homeless Cats
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, spending on our pets was expected to reach an all-time high in 2020. Sadly, many pet owners saw their incomes go down this past year. The website Possible Finance surveyed 3,000 US pet owners to see how they were handling pet expenses during this time. The findings show that while many … Continue reading Survey: Most Pet Owners Willing to Make Financial Sacrifices for their Pets
Researchers from the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare at the University of Guelph have developed a Cat Faces Study to find out if people can detect whether a cat is in a positive or negative situation, just by looking at the face alone. The researchers used Internet cat videos, zeroing in on … Continue reading Are You a Cat Whisperer? Take the Cat Faces Study Quiz to Find Out!