Pets News

Pets of the week: Pecan has the cutest ears. Mindy loves blankets

JACKSON, MI – Pecan and Mindy are just two of the many animals at the Cascade Humane Society that are looking for loving forever homes.

Pecan is an adorable 2-year-old medium-sized mixed breed female dog, but her lack of heritage doesn’t seem to bug her.

She’s easy-going and fun-loving and loves being outside and exploring. A favorite feature is Pecan’s ears – when she’s interested in someone, they come together so the tips touch, creating a little triangle on top of her head. When you take her home, every day will be a treat.

Mindy is a 6-year-old female kitty

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Seresto pet collar linked to reports of harm. EPA is asked to ban it

The Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal petition Thursday morning asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban a popular flea and tick collar that has been linked to thousands of incident reports about pet and human harm. 

The Seresto collar, developed by Bayer and now sold by Elanco, has faced increased scrutiny, including a Congressional inquiry and class action lawsuits, following a March story by the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting and USA TODAY. The story found more than 75,000 incident reports of harm linked to the collar, including at least 1,698 pet deaths and almost 1,000

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Adoptable pets from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Care (4/7/2021)

Unlike his namesake, Johnny Rose the kitty cat, didn’t come from a life of wealth and privilege. This sweet kitty was actually rescued from horrible conditions by one of the Arizona Humane Society’s Emergency Animal Medical Technicians. He and several other cats had been found abandoned in a home earlier this year. Luckily, Johnny Rose made a speedy recovery, but one of his ears was deformed due to a hematoma. He is now 6 years old. Johnny Rose is a laid-back kind of guy who can be a little shy at first. He would love to find a home with

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Revamped animal code sails through Boise City Council

The city code regulating Boiseans’ furry friends will get a major overhaul.

On Tuesday, Boise City Council unanimously passed a total rewrite of the city’s animal code with clearer definitions of animal cruelty, clarifications on the role of animal control officers and prohibits the sale of animals out of cardboard boxes in public. It also bans the display of exotic animals, like elephants, in circus acts within city limits.

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City Council Member Thomson first brought the proposed changes to the code before Boise City Council in mid-2019

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Joliet Pets Who Need A Home: Hiccup, Drew & More

Want to add a new member to your family and give back to the world at the same time? Adopt a pet from a local shelter or organization! Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, animal shelters have dogs, cats and other animals ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

Across Illinois, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages without a home — and many are located near you. For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin the search for an adorable new companion is at Paws Up 4 Rescue, where Drew the

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Hello, puppers! | Austin FC announces Austin Pets Alive! dogs as club’s honorary mascots

A dog available for adoption will be Austin FC’s honorary mascot at every home match throughout the 2021 season.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor’s note: The video published above is a copy of highlights from Austin FC’s La Copita preseason matchup against Houston Dynamo, courtesy of Austin FC.

Austinites, say hello to your honorary, adorable Austin FC mascots: local dogs available for adoption. 

Austin FC announced its mascot partnership with Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) Tuesday, where dogs eligible for adoption will be showcased as the club’s mascot during home games of the 2021 season. 

“Austin FC’s partnership with APA! is unique

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