Top Dog Breeds of 2013

The Labrador Retriever holds on to its place as prime canine for one more yr, racking up 23 consecutive years of being the put up well-liked canine breed in America. Previously tied, the Labrador has now surpassed the Poodle for the title of hottest canine breed of all time. The …

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Top Ten Big Dog Breeds

The definition of a large-sized canine could depend upon perspective. If you’ve had Chihuahuas and purchase a Pointer, you suppose he’s enormous. If you’ve had Newfoundlands after which add a German Shepherd, you could title her Tiny Tippy Toes. Okay effectively perhaps not. My Shepherds would abandon ship if given foolish …

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Paper Ingestion – Petcha

Birds are often surrounded by paper, reminiscent of that used as a substrate on the backside of their cage. Around nesting season, birds are inclined to shred that paper for nesting. Other birds have entry to newspapers, cardboard paper towel rolls or different paper objects that they usually chew on. …

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For the Love of Beagles

Hundreds of Beagle homeowners, their canines and pals gathered at Hinkley Park in Park Ridge, Ill., on May 16 to rejoice the seventh annual Beaglefest, hosted by the nonprofit rescue group BREW Midwest. This occasion is the group’s primary fundraiser of the 12 months, serving to increase cash wanted to supply …

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Illinois Seeks To Limit Number Of Pets Residents May Own

Legislators in Illinois have launched a invoice that, if accredited, would prohibit residents from proudly owning greater than six companion animals with out a allow. House Bill 1166 would create, by far, essentially the most restrictive state legislation within the United States, by way of regulating the variety of pet animals …

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Renee Downs, A Ferret-Friendly “Hurricane”

Many individuals within the ferret neighborhood liken the power of Renee Downs to the pressure of a Category 5 hurricane. She explodes onto the scene to help ferrets and ferret lovers and, like a storm, blows proper again out to maneuver on to a different location. Meeting ReneeI’ll always remember …

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Three Cat Parents Win ‘Do-Gooder’ Contest

Yesterday’s News, a Nestle Purina Petcare model of cat litter constituted of recycled supplies, revealed on Dec. 9 the winners of its nationwide “Do-Gooder” Awards Contest. Judy Hnilo of San Francisco; Terri Galatea of Las Vegas and Lisa Daris of Columbus, Ohio will every obtain $5,000 and a yr’s provide …

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Animals That Look Like Ferrets

At least annually, the Ferret Association Of Connecticut, the ferret rescue that I co-founded, will get an excited caller considering they’ve seen a “wild ferret” of their yard. There’s no such factor! But there are a LOT of ferret-like animals world wide. Depending on the place you reside, you would …

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Ferret Attacks Cagemate – Petcha

Q: Why does my ferret assault my different ferret once I gained’t allow them to out of their cage? A: What you describe together with your ferrets is what we name redirected aggression. Basically, in human phrases, the ferret will get pissed off that you just gained’t open the cage however …

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Lonely Chinchilla – Petcha

Q: I’ve three younger, male chinchillas. Two of them are brothers, about 17 months outdated, that share a cage. The third chinchilla is about 10 months outdated and has his personal cage. I’m involved about my youngest chinchilla, as a result of he at all times appears to be upset. …

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