Month: July 2018

You shouldn’t go chasing waterfalls, or ducks — because the latter got Rosie the husky into a wet and scary situation. According to NEWS 10, Rosie and her owner Scott Crewell were enjoying an evening boat ride on New York’s Great Sacandaga Lake. On the trip back home, Crewell briefly removed the dog’s lifejacket because
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Barking is a natural behavior and an important communication method for dogs, says the AVMA. By: Labellacavalla Debarking is a veterinary surgical procedure. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has recently changed its position on this inhumane procedure and deems debarking unethical. It also opposes “convenience devocalization as a non-therapeutic procedure that negatively impacts the
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Four baby servals, two baby caracals and one hybrid Savannah cat truly learned the meaning of independence over the Fourth of July when they were seized from a Buffalo, New York, residence in a carefully executed rescue mission. The gorgeous young cats were rescued by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the World Animal Protection organization. All but
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Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links. This means Petful may receive a small commission, at no additional cost to you, if you click a link and purchase something. This helps us fulfill our mission to help as many animals as possible. The New Age Pet Ecoflex Piedmont Dog Diner was the perfect size for Banjo. Photos by: Allison Gray/Petful
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Ragamuffins are a relatively new cat breed. By: Sergey Skleznev 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 15–20 pounds for males, 10–15 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 18 years The Ragamuffin is a large, strong and healthy cat with a medium-long coat that comes in various colors and patterns. The coat is thick and resembles rabbit’s fur. The
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Never let your dog swim in water with obvious toxic algae bloom. By: pet1 Who’d have thought a small water feature could make a dog so ill? Indeed, not just any dog, but my precious Pogs. For around 3 weeks, Pogs has been under the weather. Nothing terrible — just lacking her usual naughty mojo.
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Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links. This means Petful may receive a small commission, at no additional cost to you, if you click a link and purchase something. This helps us fulfill our mission to help as many animals as possible. A paw wax like Musher’s Secret can help keep paws soft and protected. By: isakarakus Banjo is
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Temperatures can climb rapidly in a car — which could spell trouble for your pet. By: Free-Photos In late May in New York City, a 12-year-old Yorkie died after being locked in a car for an extended amount of time. It was still morning — not even summer — but the dog had suffered from
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Cat people love to swap stories about their pets with other feline aficionados. By: Firelong Years ago, I was standing in the pet supplies aisle of a local grocery store selecting our cats’ menu for the week. A tall, heavy man with glasses was standing nearby, his plastic basket filled with cans of cat food
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These look like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups because of the ice molds I used. Photos by: Allison Gray/Petful I’m always on the lookout for simple chilled dog treat recipes I can try out in the summer, and this one really caught my eye. Not only is it simple to make (and offers easy cleanup afterward),
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