• Dog

    Dog Attack In Edmond Leaves Toddler Hospitalized

    A heartbreaking call to 911 is made moments after a 4-year-old is attacked by a family friend’s dog.  It happened on Monday in an Edmond neighborhood.  After undergoing surgery, the little girl remains hospitalized.  “It’s such a miracle she didn’t lose her life, it was just traumatic,” said Edmond Police Department spokeswoman Emily Ward.       In the call, two women are heard desperately trying to free a little girl from the vicious grasp of a rottweiler, named Cowboy.  The woman nannying for the girl brought her to a home where her mother was dog-sitting.  “So neither the child nor the dog belonged at this house or had been around each other, said Ward.         Even so, they told police they trusted the animal.  “The women told us…

  • Pets News

    Why pet owners in Hong Kong are hiring private planes for their pets

    Hong Kong (CNN) — “Private jet for your pet” is the kind of phrase you might expect to hear from a movie star or media mogul. But in 2022 Hong Kong, it’s just as likely to be a regular person looking into this very unusual expense. Many people who are moving away from the financial hub have been unable to secure flights out of the city for their dogs and cats, leading to online groups where desperate pet parents try to pool their money to cover the cost of renting a charter plane. Olga Radlynska says her company has flown dogs of all sizes on their jets. L’VOYAGE Hong Kong…

  • Animal nutrition

    Animal nutrition company Devenish expands in Mexico

    The Belfast-based animal nutrition company says this expansion is the next step in its strategic growth plans. Already present in Mexico Devenish says the new location will host the company’s Mexico corporate headquarters, and a 2-line premix production system. The facility is fully operational and gives Devenish a permanent headquarters for growing its administrative and operations teams, and to better serve its customers in the region. It also provides local production capabilities which will allow the company to increase its service and product offerings to current and future customers. COMPANY PROFILE From its Belfast UK headquarters Devenish runs sites across Ireland, the UK, USA, Mexico, Turkey and Uganda, carrying out…

  • Pet Food

    Pet Food Market Size to Reach USD 133,430.9 Million by 2030 at CAGR 4.6%

    BANGALORE, India, Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Pet Food Market is Segmented by Pet Type (Dogs, Cats, and Others), Food Type (Dry Food, Wet Food, Treats & Snacks, and Others), and Sales Channel (Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Specialized Pet Shops, Online Sales Channel, and Others). The report covers global opportunity analysis, regional outlook, growth potential, industry forecast from 2021 to 2030. Valuates Reports The global pet food market size was valued at USD 87,268.2 Million in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 133,430.9 Million by 2030, registering a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.6% from 2021 to 2030. Major Factors Driving The Growth Of The Pet Food Market…

  • Pet Supplement

    Zesty Paws Introduces Phillips Pet Food & Supplies as Its New National Distributor for Independent Pet Stores

    ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Zesty Paws®, a leading functional pet supplement brand, announced today the brand has entered the independent retailer channel via Phillips Pet Food & Supplies nationwide. Phillips will be the brand’s first national distributor for the independent channel, bringing Zesty Paws to local stores starting this month. Phillips Logo Phillips Pet Food & Supplies began as a family-owned and operated business and today there are 12 distribution centers strategically located across the country. Phillips services pet stores, aquatic stores, feed and farm stores, groomers, veterinarians, and Humane Organizations. “As we enter the new year, we are confident that Zesty Paws’ will continue to deliver and…

  • Animal Care

    RI Foundation awards nearly $500K in grants for animal welfare

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Some local animal shelters are now sharing almost half a million dollars in grants thanks to the Rhode Island Foundation. Nearly $500,000 has been awarded to dozens of animal welfare programs across the state to support a range of uses including low-cost vet care for pets of low-income households, preparing animals for adoption and wildlife rehabilitation. “The generosity of our donors and the commitment of our grantee partners is expanding humane education, increasing care options for shelter animals and pets owned by low-income households, and improving the quality of animal care in Rhode Island,” Adrian Bonéy, who oversees the R.I. Foundation’s Program for Animal Welfare (PAW),…

  • Cat

    Study Confirms Suspicions That Cat Brains Are Smaller Than They Used to Be

    As cats have become domesticated over the last 10,000 years or so, their brains have shrunk significantly in size, a new study confirms – a finding that could lead to important new insights into how animals adapt when they start being regularly kept by human beings.   Researchers compared the size of craniums (an indicator of brain size) between domestic cats (Felis catus) and wild cats from Europe and Africa, now genetically confirmed to be the ancestral species that domestic cats have slowly been evolving from. The team also looked at hybrids of wild and domestic cats, finding that their brain sizes fell in between the measurements for the other…