While lawmakers, right wingers and isolationists might all be applauding
their decision to leave the European Union, it’s possible that
traveling to and from the EU with their pets may grow cumbersome in the
very foreseeable future. Among all the macro-level economic theories
pertaining to the effects of Britain’s decision to vacate the European
premises, from a micro-level perspective, Brexit will be felt in smaller ways that may not work out all that well for pets and their pet owners.
There are months during the summer and winter when airlines will not carry pets as baggage or cargo. With summer approaching you need to be aware of this before you go booking a pet-friendly hotel for your dream vacation. You may be faced with the fact that your best furry friend won't be able to join you on the trip anyway. Don't let this heartbreak happen to you by being aware of these embargoes.
If you’re an entrepreneur living in a concentrated area with more than
135,000 licensed dogs and 1.2 cats for every dog, and you’re not a
veterinarian, you might just start thinking about developing a business
that catered to pet owners. That’s what an Alexandrian, VA resident did
recently who lives just inside the Washington, DC beltway.
It wasn't exactly a Great Train Robbery but a Japanese train was held up – for 19 whole minutes – by a cat who just wanted a warm place to chill out. Surprisingly (or not, as the incident took place in Japan), the critter's leisurely rest atop one of the train's cars left passengers amused on the one hand, tweeting with the other.
“Must love wombats” is one of several requirements tourism officials in Tasmania, Australia deem essential to the “job” of Wombat Cuddler. If you think you've got what it takes to soothe this not-so-savage beast, then get the devil to Tasmania, stat!
Recently, a rare white giraffe was spotted within the confines of
Tanzania's Tarangire National Park. The youngster was traveling within a
group of mature Masai giraffes, and she stands out like a sore thumb.