The Humane Society of the United States recently announced the creation of their new “Humane Puerto Rico” initiative. Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the U.S. and according to HSUS, there are many dogs, cats, and other animals there that are in urgent need of help. Did you know that the euthanasia rate for shelter … Continue reading “Humane Puerto Rico” Initiative Gears Up to Save Animals
Caring for our companion animals is a big responsibility. What goes into being a responsible pet owner? The elements of responsible pet ownership go beyond providing our animals with food, water, and shelter. We’ve collected a few basic but important tips on the components of good pet care, courtesy of the experts at the American … Continue reading 10 Tips on Responsible Pet Ownership
Veterinary scientists from the University of Chile’s Veterinary and Livestock Faculty have created a contraceptive vaccine for both male and female dogs, intended to address that country’s growing population of homeless dogs. The concept of “immuno-castration” is not new. Research began in the 1980s in Australia and it has already been used successfully, mostly in … Continue reading Chilean Scientists Develop Canine Contraceptive Vaccine
When you spay and neuter your pets you are doing your part in helping to decrease the huge number of unwanted puppies and kittens that end up in animal shelters each year. Fixing your pet also has many health and behavior benefits for male and female dogs and cats. Here is a run-down of the … Continue reading The Benefits of Spay and Neuter for Dogs and Cats
Spaying or neutering your new kitten or puppy is an important part of your pet’s veterinary care. Responsible pet owners should be aware of the pet overpopulation problem and do their part to reduce the number of homeless dogs and cats in shelters by fixing their own pets. Spaying and neutering is also good for … Continue reading When’s the Best Time to Spay or Neuter Puppies and Kittens?