• Dog

    Have a dog? Check your mailbox for sticker meant to alert carriers and keep them safe

    An orange sticker tells carriers there is a dog at the home and the yellow cautions the carrier there is a dog at the next house. RICHFIELD, Minn — If you own a dog, you might notice a new sticker on your mailbox. It’s from the United States Postal Service to try and cut down on the rising number of mail carriers being bitten by dogs, which an issue the USPS says is the biggest safety threat on the job.  In Richfield, Rachel Kiley and her roommate live with their four-legged friend, Blue.  Kiley rescued the 4-year-old after fostering another dog last year, who she says spooked their mail carrier.…

  • Pet Supplement

    Global Pet Supplements Market By Distribution Channel, By Pet Type, By Regional Outlook, Industry Analysis Report and Forecast, 2021

    The Global Pet Supplements Market size is expected to reach $2. 1 billion by 2027, rising at a market growth of 6. 3% CAGR during the forecast period. Pet supplement refers to a popular option to conventional pet food, having low carbs, high nutrients, and has a slightly sweeter taste. New York, Oct. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Global Pet Supplements Market By Distribution Channel, By Pet Type, By Regional Outlook, Industry Analysis Report and Forecast, 2021 – 2027” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06177777/?utm_source=GNW Pet supplement is considered as a rich source of nutrients, vitamins, proteins, and minerals. It is becoming highly popular in emerging nations,…

  • Animal Care

    Animal shelter offering $10.31 adoption fees for Halloween

    A Cincinnati animal shelter is offering a special adoption fee for Halloween weekend.Cincinnati Animal CARE is discounting adoption fees to $10.31 from Friday through Sunday.By this weekend, the animal shelter expects to have taken in around 700 animals in the month of October, which they said has been its worst intake month to date.All adult animals over six months old are eligible for the $10.31 adoption fee.A year on, and Cincinnati Animal CARE is finding its stride after taking over the Northside shelter and partnering with Hamilton County.The overall goal is adoption, of course, but fostering is just as important.It creates space inside the shelter while the animal is still…

  • Cat

    Dog and Cat ‘Moms’ and ‘Dads’ Are Actually Parenting Their Pets, New Study Shows

    The bond between a pet and an owner is almost incomprehensible until one experiences it for themselves. For many, their pets are treated like part of their family. For some, their pets are their children. A new study published in Sage Journal showed that as fertility rates decline globally, some individuals are choosing to adopt pets rather than raise children. “With basics taken care of, people can focus on higher-order psychological needs like feelings of achievement and a sense of purpose,” Shelly Volsche, the author of the study, wrote. “The scene is set for people to actively choose to focus on pets instead of children.” As Volsche explained in the…

  • Dog

    Nick Sirianni’s answer to Eagles’ mess? ‘Double down on dog mentality’

    They’re 2-5, they’ve lost five of their last six games, they’ve allowed 162 points in their last five games, they’ve trailed by at least 19 points in four straight games and they’re allowing the highest completion percentage in NFL history. The Eagles are an embarrassment right now. Fortunately, Nick Sirianni has the answer. “I definitely feel like when you have a slow start – with 2-5 – people are going to look to me of what my leadership is and they’re going to look at me and kind of see what my direction is,” Sirianni said Monday. “We actually talked about that with the team even before adversity hit. Even…

  • Pets News

    Nevada animal shelter helps domestic-violence survivors stay united with their pets

    LAS VEGAS – When domestic violence survivors think about leaving their abusers, one deterrent is leaving their pets behind. Very few women’s shelters allow pets, but one Nevada nonprofit aims to break that barrier. Noah’s Animal House’s goal is to keep domestic violence survivors united with their pets in partnership with a women’s shelter next door. One survivor drove hours halfway across the country to stay there. Fox News is calling her “Sarah” to protect her privacy. “Can you do a high five? Now say please. Good job. Good boy,” Sarah says as she plays with her dog Baxter. Baxter is family. And leaving him behind wasn’t an option for…

  • Animal nutrition

    EU Commission seeks feedback as it looks to revamp animal welfare rules

    The initiative will explore several options for addressing the shortcomings identified in a recent evaluation of such legislation, which looks to regulate animal welfare at farm level, during transport and at slaughter. The consultation​​ period is open until January 21, 2022; the Commission is hoping to present a revised legislative proposal to member states and the European Parliament by Q4 2023. EU legislation on the welfare of farmed animals consists of one directive concerning the protection of animals kept for farming purposes and four directives laying down minimum standards for the protection of laying hens, broilers, pigs and calves; it also includes regulation on animal transport as well as rules…