Archaeologists Find Roman Centurions’ Letters in Ancient Animal Cemetery

Archaeologists have found a collection of ancient letters written on papyrus seemingly featuring correspondence between Roman military commanders in an “extremely rare” discovery. The documents were uncovered by a team of Polish researchers alongside other remains—such as Roman coins and ceramics—at the site of an ancient animal cemetery, website Science in Poland reported. The cemetery, […]

What Age Should Dogs Be Spayed/Neutered to Avoid Increased Health Risks?

New research adds more dog breeds to the list of those for which there are guidelines on when to spay or neuter them based on the health risks. Photo: Victoria Rak/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD This page contains affiliate links which means I may earn a commission on qualifying purchases at no cost to you. […]

Animal control removes 83 dogs, 1 cat from rowhome

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter is looking for help after taking in 83 dogs who were found in a rowhome in the Cylburn/Pimlico neighborhood, covered in excrement and roaches. The Baltimore Health Department Office of Animal Control removed the dogs – and one cat – from the home Thursday with help from the Baltimore […]

Flat-faced Dogs and Cats with Dr. Dan O’Neill and Dr. Rowena Packer

What are the disorders that tend to affect brachycephalic (flat-faced) pets, and what can be done to help with guests Dr. Dan O’Neill and Dr. Rowena Packer of the Royal Veterinary College. Watch episode 17 of The Pawsitive Post in Conversation below or on Youtube, listen below or via your favourite podcast app (including Apple), […]

Maryland woman adopts dog from Afghanistan in support of Kabul animal rescue

An Olney, Maryland, woman adopting a dog from Afghanistan aims to help a group raise funds to get other animals from there to their forever homes in the U.S. Poppy. Best puppy? Or ‘bestest’ puppy? It is impossible to say. (Courtesy Kabul Small Animal Rescue) Courtesy Kabul Small Animal Rescue Poppy, a stray dog from […]

Miami-Dade Animal Services addresses concerns about Medley shelter dogs without AC

MIAMI – Residents in South Florida are not the only ones sweltering in the heat, pets are too.   CBS News Miami went inside a Medley shelter after people raised concerns on social media about some 150 dogs under extreme heat and without air conditioning.  Two-year-old Nance, a terrier mix, loves diving in the water. […]

Teen stands up for animal rights

EARLY this year, I witnessed my cat Jerry, who has since passed away, nearly being beaten with a broom by a neighbour from the backhouse. Jerry, an 18-year-old cat with eyesight and hearing problems, was walking in the back lane when the incident happened. I saw the neighbour pick up a broom and approach her. […]

Four dogs, 20 cats rescued by police, animal control from vacant house in Columbus

Columbus police and animal care workers responded Monday to a house where they rescued malnourished cats and dogs that were living in squalor. When officers arrived at the house located in the 3500 block of 17th Avenue — littered with overgrown weeds and trash-filled garbage cans in the yard and on the porch — they […]

Freddie the Rescue Dog and How Dogs Save Us with Grant Hayter-Menzies

Zazie and Kristi are joined by Grant Hayter-Menzies to talk about his book, Freddie: The Rescue Dog Who Rescued Me. By Zazie Todd PhD. Watch episode 16 of The Pawsitive Post in Conversation below or on Youtube, listen below or via your favourite podcast app (including Apple, Spotify), or scroll down to read highlights.     […]

LA County steps in to address ‘strep zoo’ outbreak among dogs at Downey Animal Care Center – Press Telegram

FLASH SALE Don’t miss this deal Standard Digital Access $6 for 1 year Already a subscriber? Login The Downey Animal Care Center at 11258 Garfield Ave. (Google Street View) In an effort to address a bacterial outbreak at the Downey Animal Care Center, Los Angeles County officials are taking action today to safeguard animals and […]

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