• Dog

    Who’s a clever dog? Scientists study secrets of canine cognition | Dogs

    It’s a cold winter’s day, and I’m standing in a room watching my dog stare fixedly at two flower pots. I’m about to get an answer to a burning question: is my puppy a clever girl? Dogs have been our companions for millennia, domesticated sometime between 15,000 and 30,000 years ago. And the bond endures: according to the latest figures from the Pet Food Manufacturers Association 33% of households in the UK have a dog. But as well as fulfilling roles from Covid detection to lovable family rogue, scientists investigating how dogs think, express themselves and communicate with humans say dogs can also teach us about ourselves. And so I…

  • Pets News

    2,000 Pets Including Hamsters and Chinchillas to Be Killed to Curb COVID Spread

    Thousands of small animals, including hamsters and chinchillas, are set to be culled in Hong Kong after a handful tested positive for COVID. In a COVID-19 press conference held Tuesday (January18,) the Hong Kong government announced several small rodents tested positive for the virus at a pet shop. This followed an employee at the pet shop testing positive on Monday. Pet owners have been told if they bought hamsters or small pets from the store after January 7, they will need to hand them over to be culled. It was reported nationally that the government has tested hundreds of samples collected from the small animals. So far only the hamsters…

  • Animal nutrition

    How To Choose The Right Food For Your Dog?

    Pets are similar to humans in that they require a consistent intake of essential nutrients in order to maintain good health. Nutrition is now an increasingly recognized field with its own journals, professional organizations, and continuing education courses for veterinarians. Here’s how to choose the right dog food and the importance of these foods. Know The Dog Breed Different breeds of dogs have different dietary needs because of differences in activity levels, metabolic rates and body compositions. So, the best dog foods for Jack Russells will not be the same as the best dog foods for Golden retrievers. So before you purchase dog food, find out the breed of your…

  • Pet Supplement

    Ultimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive for Cats Feline Supplement Review

    Nutra Thrive Feline Nutritional Supplement is a cat food supplement that can be added to your cat’s food to give it a nutritional boost. Nutra Thrive Feline Nutritional Supplement pairs probiotics with easily-absorbed vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and digestive enzymes. This formula is designed to help support your cat’s immune function, digestion, joint health, and coat quality. In this Nutra Thrive for Cats review, we’ll look at the ingredients and effectiveness of this supplement. These are the main ingredients in Nutra Thrive feline supplement: Super Feline Blend Probiotic & Enzyme Blend Superfood Blend Vitamin and Mineral Blend Taurine, L-Arginine, L-Methionine Calcium fructoborate (FruiteX-B®)1 Other ingredients: Natural chicken flavor, silica, natural mixed…

  • Animal Care

    No adoption fees for dogs at Bakersfield Animal Care Center through January

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Homeless dogs need you. The Bakersfield Animal Care Center is asking the community to help big dogs that still need homes. The shelter is offering no fee adoptions for any dogs during this time. Get big dogs adopted. That is the goal and plan for staff at the Bakersfield Animal Care Center as they try to lower the number of big dogs in the shelter. Stay up to date with the latest weather and news with 17 News’ daily newsletter The shelter is promoting its larger and older dogs that have been in the shelter longer than others for adoption. The center says people can have…

  • Cat

    Cat enjoys train journey with human, peeps out of his bag. Watch cute video | Trending

    This video shared on Reddit shows how a cat enjoys a train journey with his human from an unzipped bag that he gets carried in. Cats love to be as close to their humans and as possible. Even if they are not snuggling close to them, the furry little creatures make sure to look around their humans and take in every moment that arises. This video posted on Reddit shows exactly the same emotion from a cat who is accompanying his human on a train journey.  The video opens to show how the cat is sitting in the bag that he gets carried around in. The bag is seen to…

  • Dog

    Woman Says She Searched 8 Days Before Pet-Sitting Company Said Her Dog Died

    A woman said she spent days searching for her dog after it went missing under a Wag walker’s care. Liz Giorgi said she was only told her dog Fran had died after she searched for eight days. Wag, an app that connects pet owners to independent walkers and sitters, has had controversy before. Loading Something is loading. A startup founder whose dog went missing under the care of the pet-sitting company Wag said she was told her pet had died after spending eight days searching for the pup. Liz Giorgi, the CEO of the video and photo studio Soona, tweeted on Thursday that Wag delivered the news to her with…