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pets - Yahoo News Search Results
pets - Yahoo News Search Results

Kids with Pets More Likely to Avoid Meat
28 Jul 2014 at 7:03am
Those children who have formed attachments to their pets may develop empathy toward other animals, too, which can result in greater avoidance of eating meat, the researchers suggested. "Once an individual feels empathy toward animals, it makes it harder to eat animals," study author Hank Rothgerber, a professor of psychology at Bellarmine University and a vegetarian for more than 12 years, told ...

How to Care for Your Pets After You?re Gone
28 Jul 2014 at 9:30am
As anyone who has worked at an animal shelter will tell you, a number of the pets there were beloved companions who became homeless because of their owners? deaths. Perhaps the most spectacular illustration of estate planning for a pet was the $12 million fortune that hotel magnate Leona Helmsley bequeathed to her little white Maltese, Trouble.

Kids with pets more likely to avoid eating meat
28 Jul 2014 at 7:48am
Kids who spend time cuddling up with Fido or Fluffy are more likely to turn their noses up at meat later in life, a new study suggests

Jungle Jim?s introduces new festival for pets
28 Jul 2014 at 3:53pm
An industry devoted to the popularity of pets ? and their pampering ? will be the focus of a new event this weekend in Butler County.

Pets' amenities rising trend for homebuilders
28 Jul 2014 at 6:24pm
Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling 27 new home communities from Florida to California and billing them as the first to offer pet paradise in every one. The homes could feature automated feeders and cabinets for toys, treats and food.

7 Ways Pets Can Make You Healthier
25 Jul 2014 at 3:11pm
A pet not only adds companionship to your life, but also years, by reducing your risk of a variety of conditions and improving your overall health. The unconditional love your pet gives can do wonders for your mood, says Susan Levy, an internist and geriatrician at the pet-friendly Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital in Baltimore. "One of the major signs of depression is the feeling ...

Abandoning pets to go on holiday is always the wrong choice for UAE residents
28 Jul 2014 at 2:30am
Holidays are a time to celebrate, travel and unwind, but this is not the case for many pet owners and their animals in Dubai. As holidays such as Eid Al Fitr approach, animal welfare organisations point out that many pets are abandoned because their owners are unable to find them last-minute housing. Aideen O'Mara, owner of Urban Tails resort, said her business was at full capacity during Eid Al ...

Summer Heat Increases Risk for Dehydration in Pets, Warns Veterinarian
20 Jul 2014 at 6:00am
OCALA, Fla. -- With the Florida summer in full swing, pet owners need to be vigilant about protecting their pets from the heat, warns Ocala veterinarian Dr. Kelly Culbertson. Dehydration and heat stroke ...

Jakartans and pets head to hotels
25 Jul 2014 at 12:27am
Hotels for both humans and pets in Jakarta are at full capacity ahead of Idul Fitri

Microchips Reunite Lost Pets With Their Owners, Says Las Vegas Veterinarian
13 Jul 2014 at 9:00am
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas veterinarian Dr. David Drake is urging pet owners to microchip their pets if they have not already done so. Research shows that without a microchip, 90 percent of lost pets are never ...

pets - Google News
pets - Google News
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Fighting a No-Pets Eviction With Doctors' Notes and a Federal Suit - New York...
28 Jul 2014 at 12:06pm

New York Times

Fighting a No-Pets Eviction With Doctors' Notes and a Federal Suit
New York Times
All three residents have claimed medical necessity in keeping their pets: that the animals help stabilize depression, anxiety and other afflictions, an increasingly common practice in the city. But because the East River Housing residents sought ...


Jungle Jim's introduces new festival for pets - Dayton Daily News
28 Jul 2014 at 4:16pm

Jungle Jim's introduces new festival for pets
Dayton Daily News
The humanization of our pets started about 20 years ago, Vetere told the Associated Press in a telephone interview. As pets accepted their new perch in the family, manufacturers introduced products that helped animals move from the backyard to the ...

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How Much Should People Pay to Save Their Sick Pets? - Slate Magazine
28 Jul 2014 at 12:31pm

Slate Magazine

How Much Should People Pay to Save Their Sick Pets?
Slate Magazine
Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine, our pets are living longer, healthier lives than ever before. But it has also become much harder to let them go. When our dogs and cats used to get very sick, we could justify putting them to sleep because it ...

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Vietnam's taste for cat leaves pets in peril - Yahoo News
27 Jul 2014 at 11:16pm

Yahoo News

Vietnam's taste for cat leaves pets in peril
Yahoo News
Vietnam's penchant for eating animals that are considered pets in many other countries came about largely as a result of circumstance, said Hoang Ngoc Bau, one of Hanoi's few trained vets. "The country was once very poor, and we had a long war. We ate ...
Vietnam Cat Owners Must Live With Fear of Pets Getting Stolen and EatenTIME

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Are your pets prepared for a natural disaster? - seattlepi.com (blog)
28 Jul 2014 at 11:57am

Are your pets prepared for a natural disaster?
seattlepi.com (blog)
Check out hotels outside your area that will accept pets (find out extra charges) also boarding facilities, and ask friends and family about hosting your pet prior to your crisis. (NOTE from me: Make sure you have a 'paper' list just in case your cell ...
Tips to get your pet home safely225 Baton Rouge
Do You Have What It Takes To Work With Animals?Parade

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Kids With Pets More Likely To Avoid Meat (STUDY) - Huffington Post
28 Jul 2014 at 5:07pm

Kids With Pets More Likely To Avoid Meat (STUDY)
Huffington Post
"For these individuals [who get attached to their pets as kids], the love they feel toward their childhood pet(s) was likely so strong that they have a hard time not seeing some aspect of their companion animal in the meat that they wish to avoid ...

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Connecting pets and their owners - Williston Daily Herald
28 Jul 2014 at 11:02am

Connecting pets and their owners
Williston Daily Herald
Bron Rathert started the Pet Connection Williston Basin page on Facebook to reconnect pet owners with their missing pets. The site has already garnered an impressive number of likes, 10,271 at the time of Rathert's interview with the Herald on Friday.


9 Camps and Retreats to Help Your Pet Sort Out Its Existential Crisis - TIME
28 Jul 2014 at 10:09am

TIME

9 Camps and Retreats to Help Your Pet Sort Out Its Existential Crisis
TIME
As pet industry spending is expected to reach nearly $60 billion in the U.S. this year, NewsFeed has decided to round-up pet summer camps and retreats nationwide and the new activities for 2014. All but one are for dogs, and while some of them have ...

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"Dog days" of summer can be dangerous for pets - First Coast News
28 Jul 2014 at 4:08pm

First Coast News

"Dog days" of summer can be dangerous for pets
First Coast News
With temperatures well into the 90s, veterinarians say these "Dog Days of Summer" can be dangerous, even deadly for pets. Dr. Charles Athey has run the Fort Caroline Animal Hospital for more than 30 years. He says when the temperatures go up, so do the ...

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The Approximate Dollar Value of the Lives of Your Pets - Gawker
28 Jul 2014 at 12:38pm

The Approximate Dollar Value of the Lives of Your Pets
Gawker
In Slate today, David Grimm asks: How much money can we ethically spend to save our sick pets? An excellent question (for arguing)! Let's try to construct a rough list. Grimm tells of countless people spending thousands or tens of thousands of dollars ...