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    Strelciuc Dumitru | iStock | Getty Images Many Americans are adding to their families amid Covid-19. While you might think that means babies, it's actually pets. A new survey from TD Ameritrade finds that 33% of Americans have considered fostering or adopting a furry friend now that social distancing is the norm. Across generations, that...
    A MUM who was fed up with constantly having to fork out for new paddling pools has revealed she's invested in one meant for dogs instead.  Summertime is all about playing in the garden in a paddling pool or with a hose, but Helen Godden-Wood was sick of ‘cheap’ pools which broke quickly.  4One mum...
    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The El Paso County Public Health Department says a sheep in the Black Forest area tested positive for rabies. The sheep was attacked by a pack of coyotes on Aug. 4 before the test. Now health experts are warning residents to be aware of wild animals, specifically coyotes, bats, raccoons,...
    Texas scientists have reported finding two pet cats with the coronavirus — the first in the state. The cats were swabbed as part of a study being conducted at Texas A&M University to understand how pets living in “high-risk” households may be impacted by COVID-19. The cats were in separate homes in Brazos County — and asymptomatic....
    HE is on a mission to help our pets  . . . and is here to answer YOUR questions. Sean, who is the head vet at tailored pet food firm tails.com, has helped with owners’ queries for ten years. He says: “If your pet is acting funny or is under the weather, or you want to know about...
    The former executive director of a Humane Society in Union County, Ohio, is facing a 42-count indictment, including charges for animal abuse. Steffen Baldwin was accused of euthanizing pets without the consent of their owners. Baldwin allegedly raked in massive payments from pet owners after claiming he could train unruly or aggressive pets or find...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- We're starting something new on weekend mornings! Each week, we want to give a little extra love to the pets that fill our lives with so much love and joy.So, if you have a dog, cat, bird or fish - you get the idea - that makes your family complete - share...
    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– The Bear Creek Reservoir and Big Soda Lake in Lakewood has a blue green algae bloom which can be dangerous for pets. Big Soda Lake has a minor algae bloom so paddle boarding and swimming are still allowed for humans. (credit: City of Lakewood) Swimming is never allowed at Bear Creek Reservoir...
    FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) –  Frisco Animal Services issued an alert Friday night after a bat tested positive for rabies. Animal Services officers were notified of a bat on the ground in the Preston Manor subdivision near Preston and Main around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday. They found it exhibiting abnormal behaviors. The bat was sent to...
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Rio Arriba County man has died of the plague in what the state Department of Health says is the first such death in New Mexico since 2015. The man was in his 20s and had been hospitalized, officials said Friday. Department officials had said in late July that a...
    SECURITY, Colo. (CBS4)– All the people inside a burning home were able to escape but three pets died in the fire. The house fire happened Tuesday afternoon in Security in El Paso County. (credit: KKTV) When firefighters arrived on scene, the garage was fully engulfed in flames. Before crews arrived, neighbors tried to extinguish...
    The dwarf rabbit is as its name suggests … super small! The weight of adult dwarf rabbits may vary by breed. It can range from 800g-1kg for a Netherland dwarf specimen to 2,380kg for a dwarf lop. His appearance is really adorable thanks to his short and rounded ears, his flat nose and his reduced...
    SAN ANTONIO – Bentley and Jase have the sad distinction of being the first two dogs brought to San Antonio Pets Alive! because their owner had died from COVID-19 complications. However, the dogs “have not been in contact with their late COVID-19 positive owner since the beginning of July,” SAPA veterinarians Dr. Alexis Bardzinski and...
    Officials in Louisiana said Tuesday that a dog a tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the first known instance of an animal contracting the disease in the state.  The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry said in a statement that it appeared people with COVID-19 can spread "the virus to animals during close contact." The department...
    Hot objects from vehicle tailpipe caused 26,850-acre Apple Fire in California, authorities say Beyond Meats U.S. grocery sales nearly triple, offsetting restaurant losses Hate Cleaning The Toilet? Never Scrub Another Toilet Again Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/5 SLIDES © GK Hart/Vikki...
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– A Colorado Springs woman who kept a fox as a pet said Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers seized the fox and euthanized the animal. Ashley Yeager said she saw the fox in trouble two years ago and reported it. (credit: Ashley Yeager) Yeager said the CPW officer told her not...
    As the temperature rises, so do the safety risks for our furry friends. We’ve compiled a list of summer safety tips to keep your pets safe and happy during the warmer months. Hot surfaces Surfaces such as asphalt, sand and concrete can burn your pet’s paws. Try to walk your pet early in the...
    Fish can be excellent pets in case we want to have pets but we don’t have much room at home, time to dedicate to them or we are not ready to commit to the three daily walks that a dog needs. These pets also do not dirty or break anything. Also, if you have children...
    While humans are encouraged to wear masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, experts are warning those with pets to leave their animals without a mask. Instead of protecting from the coronavirus, the mask could kill the animal. Experts are speaking out after a new trend that shows pet owners putting masks on...
    SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio's Animal Care Services has seen its biggest spike ever in pet adoptions and fosters during the coronavirus pandemic. The steady increase began when people were isolated at home during the countywide pandemic restrictions, then spiked drastically when the order lifted. “This is typically our busy season. We usually are packed...
    CHICAGO – Patrick Stump from the band Fall Out Boy will perform at a virtual fundraiser for animal shelter One Tail at a Time. The Summer Shake Up airing at 1 p.m. Saturday will raise money for the shelter and its ongoing work during the pandemic. One Tail at a Time co-founder Heather Owen and...
    For pet owners facing financial hardship and even homelessness in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Humane Society Silicon Valley has programs to help keep their furry or feathered family members fed and healthy. Just before the “shelter in place” order went into effect, the Humane Society was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Petco...
    By JOSEPH S. PETE, The Times SCHERERVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Schererville resident Tiffany Leigh’s chihuahua Millie is generally attached to her, but never more so than during the coronavirus pandemic that has left many people working from home. They’re basically inseparable now. “She figured out how to climb onto the back of the couch that’s...
    A dog in New York who was one of the first in the country to be diagnosed with COVID-19 died shortly before his seventh birthday. Buddy, a German Shepherd living with his family in Staten Island, began having trouble breathing in mid-April, around the time the COVID pandemic peaked in New York. When the dog...
    By DAN GIGLER, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH (AP) — When he was 18, Omar Brooks left home in Canonsburg to enlist in the Army. His training took him to Fort Stewart in Georgia, where every morning after reveille at 0630, the soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division sang “Dogface Soldier” — a World War II paean...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- As a committed advocate of fire safety and prevention, Kidde understands that protecting your family also means protecting your pets.Every year, 500,000 pets suffer from smoke inhalation and 40,000 lose their lives in home fires.Sharon Cooksey, Kidde Safety Educator, shared about pet safety on Midday Live.The inspiration for pet fire safety...
    BILL Klein is not only one of the stars of Little Couple, but he is also the owner of the pet store Rocky & Maggie's. The Houston-based pet store features an adorable doggie spa, a bakery for beloved pets and selfie stations. 14 Bill and wife Jen star on The Little CoupleCredit: Getty Images -...
    Alabama residents surrendering their pets during the coronavirus crisis has the DeKalb County Animal Adoption Center overcrowded with animals, according to a local report. “It’s been hectic. Been people just dropping off left and right. We get more in than we can adopt out and even rescue out,” adoption coordinator and receptionist Sarah Gulledge...
    Alabama residents surrendering their pets through the coronavirus disaster has the DeKalb County Animal Adoption Heart overcrowded with animals, in keeping with an area report. “It’s been hectic. Been individuals simply dropping off left and proper. We get extra in than we are able to undertake out and even rescue out,” adoption coordinator and...
    Photo via AdobeThe Pasco County Supervisor of Elections office is flooded with complaints about pre-filled vote-by-mail applications, many of which feature the names of house pets, children and the deceased. The mailings arrive pre-filled, often with the recipient’s full name, date of birth and address already typed onto the form. When the letters feature misspellings...
    If we’re still learning about how the coronavirus spreads among humans, and why some people get so much sicker than others — then we’ve barely scratched the surface with what it does to pets.  While the number of animals infected worldwide remains relatively low, the first U.S. dog to test positive for SARS-CoV-2, the novel...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– The PAWS pets of the week are Chilli and Benedict. Are you looking to add some spice to your life? Chilli is a playful and friendly five-year-old cat who loves to be around his people, and around his best buddy, one-year-old Benedict. Chilli and Benedict are a bonded pair of cats who...
    Following reports of numerous home infestations, Utah health officials this week reminded residents of the dangers that bats can pose to one's health. In Utah, bats are the primary carrier of the rabies virus, health officials said. Several recent investigations have involved bat infestations in family homes, according to Hannah Rettler, an epidemiologist with the Utah...
    A dog in New York who was one of the first in the country to be diagnosed with COVID-19 died shortly before his seventh birthday. Buddy, a German Shepherd living with his family in Staten Island, began having trouble breathing in mid-April, around the time the COVID pandemic peaked in New York. When the dog...
    Alabama residents surrendering their pets during the coronavirus crisis has the DeKalb County Animal Adoption Center overcrowded with animals, according to a local report. "It’s been hectic. Been people just dropping off left and right. We get more in than we can adopt out and even rescue out,” adoption coordinator and receptionist Sarah Gulledge told local news outlet WHNT19...
    The accounts of the veterinarians echo each other and stretch back as long as seven years: Marc Ching, founder of a Hollywood-backed animal rescue charity, persuaded their clients to abandon a prescribed treatment regimen and instead give their ailing dogs and cats products he sells at his for-profit pet food store in Sherman Oaks. More...
    CANOGA PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- When the coronavirus pandemic started it gave some people more time to spend with their pets, or even take home a new furry friend.So many resources have gone online during COVID-19, including dog training.Janine Pierce, owner of J9's K9s Dog Training, transitioned her dog trainers online during the pandemic...
    A new program called the "Pets in Need Project" is helping homeless pets."When COVID hit, we realized that the homeless and their pets were even more vulnerable than usual," said Ellevet Sciences co-founder Amanda Howland.During the pandemic, Howland and her team have been visiting vulnerable communities throughout California, like Los Angeles' Skid Row, to offer...
    Epic Games / Ali-A Since Fortnite doesn’t release patch notes anymore, it’s up to the community to discover what’s actually new in every update, and it turns out there are several interesting discoveries in each patch. Whether it’s new map changes, hidden quests, or tweaked weapons, it seems like there’s always something to...
    Curious about giving CBD products to your furry family members? Studies suggest that mammals and other animals experience benefits from CBD, since most vertebrates have endocannabinoid systems. Although unregulated by the Food and Drug Administration, CBD shows promise in relieving anxiety, pain, and inflammation in pets, without the intoxicating side effects. Just like us, pets can...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City A pair of local news stations are teaming up for their annual pet adoption campaign. Starting Aug. 1, NBC 4 New York/WNBC and Telemundo 47/WNJU are teaming up for their 2020 Clear the Shelters™ “Adopt &...
    Coronavirus hospitalizations among children rise by 23 percent in Florida Congress Hall is a historic boutique hotel on the Jersey Shore that used to be called the Summer White House — now it attracts families and couples seeking the quintessential beach escape 15 Rules for Taking Care of Dogs and Cats During Coronavirus The...
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health reported Monday that a Santa Fe County man in his 60s has a case of bubonic plague. He is recovering at a hospital. According to health officials, an environmental investigation is being done around the man’s home to see if his immediate family or...
    NBC 5 / KXAS and Telemundo 39 / KXTX announced that their popular pet adoption campaign Vacate The Hostels® It will take place from August 1 to 29 of this year. Virtual options will be available to donate to the campaign. In addition to online pet adoption and a full week with exemption...
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials say they have found a case of bubonic plague. The New Mexico Department of Health reported Monday that a Santa Fe County man in his 60s has the plague. He is recovering at a hospital. According to health officials, an environmental investigation is being done around...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Social distancing applies to pets as well as humans in households with positive cases of COVID-19, according to research by Texas A&M AgriLife. Confirmed cases of pets infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are being reported across the U.S. “We do need to talk about our pets,” said Susan...