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3 hrs ago | Northampton Today

Northampton researchers launch big bunny study to find out if rabbits ...

Rabbits are one of Britain's top five most popular pets, yet recent research by the PDSA has shown that they are often not kept in appropriate conditions, and hundreds of rescue centres all over Britain take in thousands of unwanted pet rabbits each year.


Related Topix: Rabbits

7 hrs ago | Horsetalk

South Island's biggest horse trials this weekend

Dozens of horses and riders from around the country are flocking to Christchurch this weekend for the South Island Three Day Event, the final competition on the southern eventing calendar.


Related Topix: Horse, Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

11 hrs ago |

Mantua pet dog allegedly poisoned with antifreeze, police say

Bella, a 1-year-old Rottweiler in Mantua, died of apparent anti-freeze poisoning earlier this month.


Related Topix: Dogs, Swedesboro, NJ

14 hrs ago |

Know your snakes: 8 facts you should know about corn snakes

2. Their docile nature, reluctance to bite, moderate adult size , attractive pattern, and comparatively simple care make them popular pet snakes.


Related Topix: Snakes

14 hrs ago |

Horses seized in Chilliwack

A pregnant mare was seized along with four other horses from a rural property in Chilliwack earlier this month.


Related Topix: Canada, Horse

17 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Petco celebrates grand opening

The event featured discounts, promotions, pet adoptions and giveaways as Petco introduces its products and services in the Cape Region.


Related Topix: Guinea Pigs, Ferrets, Delaware, Vaccinations, Health

21 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Families of children with autism benefit from dog ownership

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Dogs, University of Missouri

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Connecticut Post

2 cats die in Monroe house

Two pet cats died in a fire that caused heavy damage to a single-family cape at 551 Elm St. on Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Cats

Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

St. John family describes student visit as destiny

Host family, the St. Johns, enjoy time with exchange student Asuka Takadate and display a few of the many cards made by Takadate for them during her s... The St. John family along with family pets Max show off Asuka's prom dress and are excited about witnes... Host family, the St. Johns, and Japanese exchange student Asuka Takadate shared family ... (more)


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Dogs

Hosts of equestrian training clinics draw horse lovers for Easter weekend

Midwestern equestrians pick from early spring horse shows and training clinics, representing a full array of disciplines for the Easter weekend.


Related Topix: Horse, Wisconsin, Cross Plains, WI, Deerfield, WI, Balsam Lake, WI, Lake Wisconsin, WI

Please think again before getting a pet rabbit for Easter

Rabbits are cute, inquisitive and cuddly, but raising a bunny is a long term commitment and not the best choice for an Easter present.


Related Topix: Rabbits, Life, Food, Nutrition

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Quarter-horse wins Showmanship at Asotin Co. Fair Horse Show

The 73rd Asotin County Fair is officially underway, and what better way to bring in the time honored tradition than with a horse show.


Related Topix: Horse, Asotin County, WA

East Haven Animal Shelter to Host 'Rabies & Microchip Clinic'

The month of June is just around the corner. And that means the deadline to re-license Fido's or FiFi's or Fred's town dog license is soon approaching.


Related Topix: Dogs


Exotic Pets Fill American Homes With Comfort and Controversy

Adopting a pet is one of the most significant decisions you can make. It involves a great deal of consideration, time and money.


Related Topix: Exotic Pets

ABA Journal

Is bobcat a wild animal or a hybrid? DNA test will determine if NJ woman can keep her pet

But officials are now dubious that Ginny Fine was right, and a judge has ordered that Rocky be held at a local zoo while results of a DNA test are being awaited, reports WCAU .


Related Topix: Ferrets

York Press

York animal home in 'pet selfies' photo fundraiser

Travis has his mobile phone 'selfie' taken by volunteer Fran Plant, left, helped by animal care assistant Niki Boyes, at the RSPCA animal home in Landing Lane, York.


Related Topix: Hamsters, Cellphones, Cameras

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Daddy Nickell: Bringing home a pet

Are you raising an animal lover? If so, chances are they've already asked for a puppy, kitten, guinea pig, lizard, snake or bird of their own.


Related Topix: Guinea Pigs, Family, Kids, Health


How to Protect Your Pets Against Flea and Tick Season

"Parasites that we see most of are roundworms, the intestinal parasites, and some tapeworms.


Related Topix: Cats

Raritan Township house badly damaged by fire; dogs and rodents rescued

A house at 16 Hillsborough Road and all the pets in it were saved by firefighters yesterday, but the damage was extensive, according to Raritan Township Fire Chief Steve Wetter.


Related Topix: Guinea Pigs, Fire, Three Bridges, NJ, Hunterdon County, NJ

Dog ownership benefits and children on the autism spectrum

Dog ownership benefits families of children with autism, says a new study, "" Pet Dog Ownership Decisions for Parents of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder ," published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing earlier this year.


Related Topix: Dogs, Kids, Family, University of Missouri