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The story of a dog which was lost at Athens’ Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in October has moved animal rights organizations who are desperately seeking to find her owner.
Dog lost at Athens airport desperately seeks owner
3 December 2019
Research on dogs has exploded in recent decades. Universities have opened canine cognition labs, and scientists have probed dogs' intelligence, behavior, biology and skills.
What makes dogs so special and successful? Love!
2 October 2019
Cats Protection, the UK’s largest cat welfare charity, has launched a petition to make microchipping compulsory for owned cats across the UK, to help reunite missing cats with their owners.
CATS PROTECTION: New petition calls for compulsory microchipping of owned cats in the UK
27 September 2019
A study evaluating the public's ability to identify banned dog types in the U.K. finds that they have difficulty accurately identifying breeds, particularly Pit Bull Terrier types.
Can the general public spot a ‘dangerous dog’?
27 September 2019
Dog welfare campaigns that tell people to be “responsible owners” don’t help to promote behaviour change, a new University of Liverpool report suggests.
The problem with promoting ‘responsible dog ownership’
24 September 2019
Many think of dogs as loyal, love-filled companions, and cats as cute beasts that tolerate us - but we might have to rethink that a little.
Cats bond strongly with their humans, perhaps even more than dogs do
23 September 2019
China’s first duplicate cat marks the country’s emergence in gene research and its entry in a potentially lucrative and unregulated market for cloning pets.
His cat’s death left him heartbroken - so he cloned it
19 September 2019
The trade in exotic wild animals is booming.
Call for legislation on dangerous animals in Germany after poisonous cobra escapes
7 September 2019
As Healthy Aging Month is underway this September, Florida State University researchers have found the companionship of a pet after the loss of a spouse can help reduce feelings of depression and loneliness in older adults.
The pet effect: Researchers find pets ease depression and loneliness after spousal loss
2 September 2019
A Quebec judge has rejected an application by Montreal pet store owners for the suspension of a new city bylaw that bans the sale of cats, dogs and rabbits that don't come from shelters or veterinary clinics.
Canadian pet stores lose bid to suspend rules forcing them to sell pets from shelters
8 August 2019
Felines that are declawed are usually declawed in an attempt to protect furniture. New York cat owners, however, will have to tolerate ruined property.
New York is the first US state to ban declawing
23 July 2019
The RVC has published the results of a new study which shows that the owners of short-muzzled or brachycephalic dogs are either unaware of the suffering of these breeds, or deluding themselves.
Owners of short-muzzled dogs “unaware or deluding themselves” about suffering
19 July 2019