Amidst these difficult times, we wanted to acknowledge the outpouring of interest in the furry creatures who keep some of us company, on- and off-camera, and those pets who are becoming part of the NewsHour family on social media, too.
By Judy Woodruff, Anne Azzi Davenport
U.S. authorities say that while it appears some animals can get the virus from people, there’s no indication the animals are transmitting it to human beings.
By Associated Press
Thousands of New Yorkers have responded to pleas from animal shelters looking to find homes for pets amid the COVID-19 crisis. And it turns out, fostering animals also has emotional and physical health benefits for the humans taking care of…
By Melanie Saltzman, Laura Fong
If the U.K. leaves the European Union on Oct. 31 without a divorce deal, that could result in Britain being chucked out of the pet passport program.
By Natasha Livingstone, Associated Press
By Samie Gebers, Arizona State University
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 Associated Press
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 Gabriela Quirós, KQED Science
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.
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.
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