The latest news on pets
Dogs like Cliff are giving a whole new meaning to 'pet scan'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A holiday present for Fido or Fluffy used to be an extra table scrap or a new squeeze toy. But as with gifts for their human counterparts, pet presents are becoming increasingly high-tech.
'Kitty litter' parasite seems to trigger immune reaction linked to mental health problems in people
One lot may be infected with salmonella, health officials say
NEW YORK (AP) — Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves — and for their pets. Owners recounted tales of a dog swimming through flooded streets and extra food left behind for a tarantula no one was willing to take in.
Experts remind people to take special care of their animals in emergency situations
Yawn contagion is a sign of animal empathy, study finds, except for youngest puppies
Despite ban on selling them, 160 people in 30 states have fallen ill
Simple safety tips can prevent nasty bites, expert says
CDC offers infection precautions for summer fairgoers