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.

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.

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.

Daniel Friend, Rabbit Hiding Face In Embarrassment
Posted on May 24, 2018

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are in their fourth season, and 2018 promises the photos will be as hilarious as they've been in the past. Here are some early releases....

'Here Comes The Bride' royal wedding tribute
Posted on May 15, 2018

To mark the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, British charity Blue Cross For Pets has created a gift to the royal couple of dogs, cats, horses, and rabbits singing 'Here Comes The Bride.'

Dogs used in research are mostly beagles
Posted on May 15, 2018

Most research animals have never been outside of a lab. They've never been outdoors, seen the sun, walked on grass, gone for a walk, or even made it very far from their crates.

Texas Biomedical Research Institute baboon quarters
Posted on April 18, 2018

They wanted out of there. And when you read further, you'll see why!

Dog house by Eileen Goldenberg
Posted on April 16, 2018

We hope some dog lovers have the wherewithal to house their puppies in one of the 65 designer dog houses at the BowWow Haus exhibit in London. Actually, owning a dog is not a prerequisite to bidding on these unbelievable castles!

Am I not beautiful?
Posted on April 13, 2018

Nature shows us once again that handsome is as handsome does.

Dog checks in at airline counter
Posted on April 6, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) just launched a new global certification program to improve the safety and welfare of animals traveling by air.

Dog on airplane seat
Posted on March 28, 2018

After the recent death of a 10-month old French Bulldog in an overhead cabin on a United Airlines flight, at least two senators agreed on something: pets should not die on airplanes.