Sponge Bob weighed in at a very hefty 33 pounds when he came to Animal Haven in Lower Manhattan in April. He has dropped 3 pounds and is getting moving with moderate exercise.
If you share your life with a cat, dog, other pet or service animal, now is a good time to start planning for what to do with your furry or feathered friend in the event of a disaster. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has worked with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to […]
May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness of the symptoms of cancer in dogs and cats.
A shelter says that some cats have gotten sick and died from eating pet food associated with the salmonella recalls of several brands made at a plant in Gaston, SC. An inspection of the plant found unhealthful conditions.
The latest cat food recall covers one lot of the brand’s specialty overweight management canned food available through vets. Read more for lot identification and contact information details.
As the two national leaders in their fields embark on a medical care partnership, senior students will get valuable experience while greater Seattle’s shelter cats and dogs will benefit from spay/neuter services and medical care.
What steps should we take when our pet’s food is recalled? This checklist gives tips to keep pets safe and ease their transition to a different brand.
Poor, sweet Meow is just 2 years old but weighs over 39 pounds and can barely get around. His 87 year old owner recently gave him up, and now he is getting help thanks to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society.
Joey is a celebrity in Little Rock, and his fans have met news of his leg cancer with concern. Joey’s surgeon talks about the procedure to remove a portion of bone and keep the leg. His prognosis is good.
Blue Cross Victoria charity animal hospital saved the life of 5 week old shelter kitten Pog, who was in a bad way due to a birth defect. Now she is recovered and has a home.
Tips for keeping our cats and dogs safe from heartworm, in recognition of Heartworm Awareness Month.
Corky, the kitten from Cats Cradle Shelter born with backwards, crisscrossed hind legs, had orthopedic surgery yesterday with amazing results. He is resting and recovering.
Make sure your cats and dogs stay happy and healthy with a few tips on the potential pet perils of Easter.
On the 50th anniversary of Poison Prevention Week, March 18-24, the American Veterinary Medical Association(AVMA) is reminding pet owners that accidental poisonings are a common problem.
Thumper was found by a good Samaritan; stumbling, cold, starving and in serious need of help. A member of the rescue group caring for him tells how they used simple steps to give the 5 month old kitten in distress immediate emergency care.
Wheels broke fat cat Walter’s record by become the fattest cat ever to be placed into the care of the Oregon Humane Society, last week. The 33 pound senior boy has dropped a few pounds since then and will be adopted to someone willing to look after his health and continue his careful weight loss […]
Alana Stevenson, cat behaviorist, explains how to resolve a litter box problem.
What is feline obesity, how can we prevent the condition, and what can we do to help our fat cats to slim down?
Violet’s little heart is about the size of a grape; her surgery set a record due to her size. She is expected to recover and go on to a good new life.
We hear from readers looking for help with CRF issues all the time. This is part three of a three part series from The Cat Doctor on the diagnosis and treatment of this all too common condition in cats.