Monthly Archive:: September 2017

‘Alarming’ rat lungworm parasite spreading through Florida, researchers warn

A parasite that can cause meningitis in humans and animals is spreading throughout the state of Florida, with health officials fearing that it may be in other areas throughout the southern U.S. The parasitic roundworm, known as rat lungworm, is native to Hawaii and tropical locations, and while small studies have previously placed it in

This Shelter Got Every Pet Adopted and Jumped Into the Empty Kennels to Celebrate

The staff and volunteers at the Humane Society of Pikes Peak Region found a fun way to celebrate empty kennels—by jumping in themselves! In the last two weeks of December, the shelter emptied all of their dog kennels not once, but twice! And in a historic first for the shelter, they emptied all of their

‘Zombie dogs’ roaming near Chicago are infected coyotes, police warn

Police are warning residents of a Chicago suburb to avoid helping “zombie dogs” because they are infected coyotes that could sicken other pets with the disease.  Hanover Park Police Department posted the warning on its Facebook page on Wednesday, saying the coyotes, usually nocturnal animals, are infected with sarcoptic mange that causes them to be

Pet Owners Capture What Their Animals Look Like Before and After Being Called “A Good Boy”

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What you need to know about ticks

(CNN)As summer heat descends, replacing balmy spring breezes, ticks are becoming active in many regions of the United States. In the coming months, some experts predict that ticks and the diseases they cause will be more abundant due to warmer winter temperatures. Worry, though, is unnecessary since prevention is possible.

This Colorful Moth Might Just Be The Worlds Most Beautiful Insect

When you think of beautiful animals, what comes to mind? Probably butterflies, or peacocks, or maybe something bigger like a mountain lion or elephant. One thing that surely doesn’t come to mind is a moth. Usually, if we find ourselves face to face with one, we are creeped out and try to shoo it away

Hobbies make us happier so ignore the mockery, and enjoy | Fay Schopen

Gardening, birdwatching, stroking your cat whatever it is you like doing, just go for it. Its officially good for you Its a bleak Monday in January, and you have spent half the morning trying to come up with plausible excuses to get out of doing any work. But I have some good news: the key

Miranda Lambert Has Rescued Over A Hundred Dogs From Her Hurricane-Ravaged Home State Of Texas!

Yasss! We are loving seeing all of these celebs donating money to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort. But when it’s your home state, there’s something about getting boots on the ground. Together with volunteers, Miranda has rescued over 112 dogs, 38 cats, and 21 other pets, bringing them from flooded and damaged shelters to dry,

Inspectors Find Sick, Filthy, & Frozen Alive Animals At Petco & PetSmart Supplier Ranch! Read The Unsettling Report!

OUTRAGEOUS! The U.S. Department of Agriculture discovered a disturbing scene at a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied animals to Petco and PetSmart. According to AP, federal inspectors visited the Holmes Chinchilla Ranch in January, though their findings are just now being released to the public. They apparently found several dead animals on the premises —

To the Husband Ive Neglected for 4 Years, Theres Something You Need to Know

“I am not the person you married 11 years ago.” By Laura Birks Dear Husband, I am sorry. Im sorry that youve been neglected for the last four-and-a-half years. Im sorry that your needs are secondary. I assure you, you are still one of my top prioritiesyou just arent on the top of the list