Pets freak out when fireworks go off. As we are approaching July 4th, we need to keep this in mind. They get scared and, in some cases, run away. This news story from WPRI in Rhode Island shows some of the ramifacations of not taking considerations for your pet when enjoying holiday explosions.
Veterinarian Ernie Ward wanted to find out what is was like to be a dog trapped helplessly in a hot car on a summer's day. So he shut himself in an SUV with the windows cracked. It was just him, a clock, a thermometer and a video camera for thirty sweltering minutes that made him rethink the wisdom of his plan just ten minutes in. He emerged wiser, sweatier, and having more empathy than ever for dogs.
On April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon (also referred to as the BP oil spill) was a disaster in the
Gulf of Mexico considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in
the history of the petroleum industry. More than 8,000 birds, sea turtles, and marine mammals were found injured or dead in the six months following the spill.
Why should kitty have all of the convenience of “going” indoors when
your dog has to be let outside to do her business? The bright minds at
Fresh Patch have a green solution that will make everyone’s day a little
With an endless series of traditional, designer, shaped mats and other
types of dog beds out there, some pet owners may have a bit of trouble
selecting the most suitable bed for Bowser. Let me help you out by
offering a rundown of some of the most popular varieties:
There are thousands of stories about man saving animals in hazardous situations. Saving the whales from hunters, saving dogs from euthanasia
and the like have become causes that go to heart of our love of
animals. But what about animals saving their own? Here are some of the
rescue missions conducted by caring animals that show their compassion
and desire to help members of their own species.