“Humane Puerto Rico” Initiative Gears Up to Save Animals

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

Chilean Scientists Develop Canine Contraceptive Vaccine

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’s the Best Time to Spay or Neuter Puppies and Kittens?

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?