As a New Year dawns, so does a new era in the treatment of animals raised for food

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As the New Year dawns, we rightly celebrate the dozens of humane laws taking effect in 2024, signs of a better day for animals everywhere. Those laws address a range of animal protection concerns including pet store sales of puppies from puppy mills, the use of animals in toxicity […]

PMC to start helpline for emergency treatment of injured, ailing stray animals

Pune: In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will start a helpline to provide emergency medical care to stray dogs, cats and small animals. The civic body receives 15 to 20 complaints daily about injured and ailing stray animals. However, the civic body currently lacks its own hospital, making it difficult to treat […]

Brownie Sheep’s Skin Cancer Treatment

Just like people, animals can get skin cancer, and we’ve nursed a number of residents with this condition over the years. These cancers typically present as basal or squamous cell carcinoma, and can be treated, or at the least managed, with veterinary assistance. Brownie is one such patient, having undergone two procedures for skin cancer […]

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