Dog searches for loved ones lost in Afghanistan quake, photo leaves netizens emotional

Dog searches for loved ones lost in Afghanistan quake, photo leaves netizens emotional

A destructive earthquake wreaked havoc in Afghanistan last week killing at least 1,000 people, injuring 2,000 and destroying 10,000 homes. While Afghan people have been grappling with the loss of loved ones, pet animals who have managed to survive are also facing a grim reality. Amid shattered homes and buildings, a pet dog kept looking … Read more

Why the Hamilton Tiger-Cats traded for veteran OL Colin Kelly

Why the Hamilton Tiger-Cats traded for veteran OL Colin Kelly

Photo courtesy: Edmonton Elks In news that late Saturday night and is now official, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have acquired American offensive lineman Colin Kelly from the Edmonton Elks in exchange for a seventh-round pick in the 2023 CFL Draft. Anyone who watched the Ticats offensive line get manhandled by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ defensive line … Read more

Abandoned by everyone: Kazakhstan’s stray dogs

Abandoned by everyone: Kazakhstan’s stray dogs

Stray dogs in Kazakhstan can have a rough life. Until recently, cities like Almaty would round up and kill thousands annually. Some of the euthanized animals had been abandoned, but some had loving homes – victims of zealous animal control officers. In March, a new law came into force that prohibits euthanizing strays except in … Read more

BA Public Library holds cats vs. dogs challenge | News

BA Public Library holds cats vs.  dogs challenge |  News

This summer, the Bellwood-Antis Public Library is once again helping the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society in collecting much needed pet and cleaning supplies while also answering one of the oldest debates on Earth: Which is the best pet, cats or dogs? Each donation equals one vote for cats or one vote for dogs. Individuals may … Read more

People are like birds | Columnists

People are like birds |  Columnists

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Former dog breeder in Missouri found in contempt of court, banned from breeding dogs or operating boarding kennel

Former dog breeder in Missouri found in contempt of court, banned from breeding dogs or operating boarding kennel

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that Laurie Lund, a formerly licensed dog breeder in Hickory County, was once again held in contempt of court for her unlawful acts and violations of previous court orders. Following a two-day hearing, on June 22, 2022, the Court agreed with the Attorney General’s Office and again found Ms. … Read more

Picking up after dogs helps environment

Picking up after dogs helps environment

I think we can all agree that cleaning up dog waste is not a fun task. In fact, nearly 40% of Americans do not pick up their dogs’ waste at all. However, this task is one of the most important jobs in bettering our environment and keeping us healthy. Pet waste can wreak havoc on … Read more

First reported case of a person getting COVID from a cat

First reported case of a person getting COVID from a cat

Cats can catch and transmit SARS-CoV-2.Credit: Vachira Vachira/NurPhoto/Getty First there were sneezing hamsters, now sneezing cats. A team in Thailand report the first solid evidence of a pet cat infecting a person with SARS-CoV-2 — adding felines to the list of animals that can transmit the virus to people. Researchers say the results are convincing, … Read more