An estimated 5 to 10 percent of the million homeless individuals across the U.S. have pets. For the first time, an Arizona survey of local homeless populations has begun to gather information about these animal companions as well as their…
By Samie Gebers, Arizona State University
The government says the new law will help crack down on "puppy farms" and make it harder for unscrupulous dealers who have little regard for animal welfare.
By Associated Press
Every year, hundreds of thousands of kittens end up in animal shelters, in need of permanent homes. So researchers and shelters are trying to figure out ways to make it easier.
By Gabriela Quirós, KQED Science
When the Pence family created an Instagram account for their bunny, few would have imagined its popularity would lead to a children's book -- or that the book, "Marlon Bundo’s Day in the Life of the Vice President," would cause…
By Jacqueline Boyd, The Conversation
A recent study has raised concerns about the health risks of these raw meat based diet products as possible sources of some bacterial and parasitic diseases.
Thousands of evacuees sought refuge in Houston's convention center during Hurricane Harvey but their pets were not allowed in with them. Now emergency service groups and animal shelters in Houston are taking a step to include animals and pets in…
By Julia Griffin
Derrick Campana made the jump to animal prosthetics and orthotics 12 years ago -- when few, if anyone, created artificial limbs for dogs and other pets.
By Nicholas Dodman, The Conversation
#CatSquare, the latest social media craze, could be caused by cats' proclivity to seek out spaces that give them a sense of safety and security.
By Laura T. Coffey
In the process of writing the new book “My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts,” author Laura T. Coffey learned something she didn’t understand when she first got her puppy Manny: When it comes to adopting a dog,…
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