Pet Welfare and Pet Tails by Myra Per Lee

I love not man the less, but Animals more.  I love their willingness to  adjust to our presence in their universe. And I love that some animals are so  willing to be a part of our most un-natural of worlds, and when they are willing, we adopt them as Pets. I write about what we learn about animals, what we learn from them, and the crazy things they let us do to them.

Wisdom incubating her egg
Posted on December 7, 2018

A Laysan albatross named "Wisdom" arrived at her nesting site on November 29 and laid an egg on December 5. What is unusual is that Wisdom is 68 years old.

Successful adults had pets as kids
Posted on November 29, 2018

A new survey of 'C-Suite' executives suggests that having a pet as a child was a large contributor to their success. Did you ever consider that?

Cat taking pill
Posted on November 28, 2018

There seems to be a sudden burst of calcium products on the market for pets, but the fact is most dogs and cats don't need them, and they could be harmful!

Emotional support alligator
Posted on November 27, 2018

The New Orleans airport is one-upping (or two or three-upping) other U.S. airports that offer therapy animals for travelers to pet before take-off, by providing an emotional support alligator!

Navy dog detects drugs in test for her skills
Posted on November 26, 2018

States that have legalized recreational marijuana will have to train new 'sniffer' dogs to find other narcotics soon, as courts consider how to evaluate sniffer findings.

African white rhinos
Posted on November 15, 2018

At the cost of about $500 per rhinoceros, conservationists are trying to save the species from poachers who kill rhinos for their horns. What these saviors do may surprise you.

Posted on October 30, 2018

Walking in town with your dog, you decide to pick up a special dessert for dinner, but the bakery doesn't allow dogs. Too bad your bakery doesn't have a DogSpot... not yet!

Chocolate, Yellow, and Black Labs
Posted on October 26, 2018

The University of Sydney recently published findings that reveal canine color may have an impact on disease, ailments, and even lifespan of man's best friend.

High visibility chicken jackets
Posted on October 23, 2018

There's a company that creates and manufactures houses, runs, toys, and clothing for chickens. If this design group doesn't make chickens feel special, I don't know who will.

Dog walking baby
Posted on October 22, 2018

If it's been awhile since your dog has had training, he's probably the one in command now and has wound you right around his front right paw. If you are expecting a baby, you need to change that dynamic.

Posted on October 2, 2018

Do reviewers actually test products on their pets? Or are they repeating what the manufacturer states about the products in its product literature? It makes a difference.

Walking with a senior horse
Posted on September 28, 2018

"When your horse follows you without being asked, when he rubs his head on yours, and when you look at him and feel a tingle down your know you are loved." John Lyons

Living World Teach N Treat Toy
Posted on September 26, 2018

Pet rabbits don't need to hunt for food, nor do most have to worry about predators, but they do need to keep their minds and bodies active to live long and healthy lives....

FastTrack orthotics for fetlock joints
Posted on September 21, 2018

A new orthotic device called FastTrack™ can be adjusted to keep your horse from over-extending an injured fetlock joint while he still maintains mobility.

Does your veterinarian do this?
Posted on September 6, 2018

If your pet is afraid of going to the vet, then you need to know what kind of veterinarian you should seek out - both for your pet's sake and your own.

Dog with arthritic joints
Posted on August 29, 2018

This Cornell Veterinary School study on CBD is groundbreaking for pet parents who want to treat their dog's ailments naturally! Listen to one researcher heralding the findings....

'Best friend' tatoo
Posted on August 24, 2018

Who is your soulmate? Your dog or your significant other?

DakPets De-Shedding Tool For Cats & Dogs
Posted on August 21, 2018

There are breeds of dogs and cats that don't shed and several breeds that shed less than others, but if you've got one of the hundreds of lovable breeds that shed, you can minimize it!

Child's puzzle as a non-slip pet mat
Posted on July 30, 2018

Your dog could tell you many reasons why her feet are important to her and why dog socks are not the answer to her slip-slidin' away!

Keeping horses legs healthy
Posted on July 16, 2018

Every horse becomes lame at various points in his life, so the horse world is always ready for a revolutionary drug. Is Arti-Cell Fortem the drug? It's just been approved by the European Union.

What's in this dog food?
Posted on July 15, 2018

Recent studies show that if peas, potatoes, and lentils are among the main ingredients in dog food, they can contribute to serious heart disease in dogs. What you should know follows....

Bloodhound is doing a tracking exercise
Posted on July 12, 2018

Without sending your dog to a police academy to learn, you can teach your own dog to search, making your dog's experiences a game that keeps you both involved.

Bailey Chair for Dogs with megaesophagus
Posted on June 28, 2018

This dog looks pretty happy for a dog with megaesophagus. That's because his condition is being treated, and one of those treatments is the chair he is sitting in: his Bailey Chair.

Pets At Work!
Posted on June 14, 2018

Pet-friendly is a phrase only recently used to describe an office environment. I mean 'work' used to mean 'work.' You didn't even think of bringing your pets with you to work!

Beautiful dog
Posted on May 25, 2018

Kaspersky Lab predicts that pet thefts will rise as thieves begin hacking pet tracking devices. The Lab has pinpointed weaknesses in the systems.