Hitch ‘em up and move ‘em out. If mr. Whiskers is spreading out, time for some time in the great outdoors — on a leash
Not ready to commit or love having a pet for a short time? Foster homes are sorely needed for all kinds of pets
A surprise pet is a horrible gift idea, for both the animal and their new owner, experts say
As a counselor who uses animal-assisted therapy, King-Bussard has witnessed firsthand how important the human-animal bond is and how instrumental it can be in helping someone deal with trauma
“There wasn’t anything like that then,” Ballard said. “You could go on Craigslist but as far as a bonded, branded, insured professional who puts employees through canine CPR and first aid — there was nothing.
For the past three years, Piccone has dedicated her law practice to helping animals. Whether it’s a pooch caught in the middle of a messy divorce, a friendly elderly Auroran with a heart of gold but just too many cats, or several dogs whose chompers landed them in the slammer
The partnership with Arapahoe County would add 220 more cats and dogs at a cost of $10,000 per year. Aurora’s animal shelter would receive more than enough to cover that — an estimated $43,000, according to city documents.
The fear-free movement aims to eliminate things in the vet’s office that bother dogs and cats — like white lab coats, harsh lights and slippery, cold exam tables — while adding things they like
Dr. Bonnie Beaver, executive director of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and a professor at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, says two things make animal photos and videos so popular.