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 Mystery of 16 poisoned dogs: Pets die in agony minutes after walking in field
Mystery of 16 poisoned dogs: Pets die in agony minutes after walking in field
A popular dog walking spot has been closed after 16 pets mysteriously died or became ill.

Officials suspect the animals may have been poisoned, but no one knows if they were deliberately targeted or died by accident. picked by midnightbliss10 6 months ago
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 10 Hot Products to Keep Your Pet Cool
10 Hot Products to Keep Your Pet Cool
Pets love to be outdoors in any season, but summers are especially dangerous times for them. Here are ten innovative pet products to keep your pets cool during the dog days of summer: picked by ordinarychick 4 years ago
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 Pictured: The world's fattest pets
Pictured: The world's fattest pets
They say dogs are like their owners.

Well if these pictures of the world's fattest pets are anything to go by, there must be some obese dogs-lovers out there, as well as cat and guinea pig owners. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Foods to Avoid Feeding your Dogs (and pets in general).
Foods to Avoid Feeding your Dogs (and pets in general).
There was a really great complete list of bad foods posted on the internet awhile ago. haven't been able to find it in my recent searches, though. this list here is rather basic, but still surprising for the people who had never thought to think certain foods other than chocolate could be bad for their pets. definitely worth reading through. picked by muppet 4 years ago
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 Pets imitate humans, study says
Pets imitate humans, study says
Over time, animals are likely to pick up their owners’ characteristics.

Results of the yearlong study, which will continue for the next six months, show that pets and their owners share many personality traits. picked by henkspaan 4 years ago
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 Hair of the dog: Animal lovers turn dead pets' coats into woolly jumpers
Hair of the dog: Animal lovers turn dead pets' coats into woolly jumpers
When dog lovers Beth and Brian Willis's beloved pets died they found a way to remember them that left them feeling warm all over. They combed their carpets for hair left by their pedigree pets then had it spun into yarn, which Beth knitted into his 'n' hers winter warmers. And twelve years later, their hair of the dog memorials are still in use. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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  Number of Abandoned Pets Soars by Almost 60% 'Due to Credit Crunch'
Number of Abandoned Pets Soars by Almost 60% 'Due to Credit Crunch'
Animal welfare charity - the RSPCA - see a 57% increase in the number of pets abandoned by their owners as the credit crunch hits household finances. picked by iamamaniac 3 years ago
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 Illinois Woman Charged With Keeping Hundreds of Dead, Abused Animals on Property
Illinois Woman Charged With Keeping Hundreds of Dead, Abused Animals on Property
A Lee County woman pleaded not guilty to 10 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty and not caring for her pets, four days after authorities found more than 200 dead animals scattered on her property, stuffed in the refrigerator, strewn across floors and packed into barrels. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Pet Millionaires: Seven Cats and Dogs Who Are Actually Richer than You*
Pet Millionaires: Seven Cats and Dogs Who Are Actually Richer than You*
Sure, there will always be people who have more money than you, but did you realize that some pets do, too? Here are seven dogs and seven cats that have money to burn!

*Lots richer picked by bingo 3 years ago
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 Pets 'slaughtered for food in Zimbabwe'
Pets 'slaughtered for food in Zimbabwe'
Pets are being slaughtered for meat in shortage-stricken Zimbabwe and record numbers of animals have been surrendered to shelters or abandoned by owners no longer able to feed them. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Virtual Dog-Walking
Virtual Dog-Walking
"Basically you have to walk on a treadmill while holding this white dog's leash."

At least this way you don't have to carry excrement around in a little plastic bag. picked by gnikgnok 5 years ago
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 Fat Pets
Fat Pets
and by fat I mean really freakin' obese! I swear there's a pic of my parent's dog and cat on this site... picked by gnikgnok 5 years ago
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 Piddling Pets Piss Off People
Piddling Pets Piss Off People
Of all the things to take issue with about the streets of Shanghai, it seems like the worst nuisance are “pets piddling in public.” Yep, pets letting loose their bowels ranked higher than illegal street vendors, spitting, graffiti and noise. As one university student put it, “Letting pets urinate or defecate in public deprives the animals of self-respect. A true animal lover woul... read full post picked by suebe 3 years ago
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 Animal attachments: a helping hand for injured pets
Animal attachments: a helping hand for injured pets
Plenty of injured animals and pets have received a helping hand from human invention. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 15 Unique Breeds of Dogs
15 Unique Breeds of Dogs
There are scores of dog breeds - from hairless to long-haired and wire-haired, toy dogs, companionship and ornamental dogs, sporting dogs, herding and flocking dogs and many others. Here are some distinct breeds of dogs. picked by cactushair 3 years ago
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 Like Owner, Like Dog: One Third Of US Dogs Are Obese, Cats Also Suffer
Like Owner, Like Dog: One Third Of US Dogs Are Obese, Cats Also Suffer
Obesity in pets mirrors that of humans, as do the reasons -- decreased physical activity, age, and an increased caloric intake, even genetic predisposition. Like humans, there are also many health problems associated with being obese, such as diabetes mellitus. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Helping Your 'Good Old Dog' Navigate Aging
Helping Your 'Good Old Dog' Navigate Aging
As dogs age, taking care of them becomes more difficult. Owners of aging dogs often struggle with their pets' dementia and incontinence — as well as navigating through the maze of end-of-life care decisions.

A good article on what to consider with your old pal. picked by bingo 1 year ago
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 Interactive Toys for Pets
Interactive Toys for Pets
A list of interactive toys for cats, dogs, birds, ferrets and horses. With pictures. picked by kamaloo 4 years ago
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 L.A. pets must be spayed or neutered
L.A. pets must be spayed or neutered
New law requires dogs, cats to be sterilized before reaching 4 months old picked by muppet 4 years ago
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 Dogs save life of owner who slipped
Dogs save life of owner who slipped
A man who slipped and broke his neck while walking his dogs was kept alive overnight after his two pets cuddled up to him to keep him warm. picked by stinkobinko 2 years ago
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