Pets Harmed and Killed by Secondhand Smoke

Pets Harmed and Killed by Secondhand Smoke

Secondhand smoke not only harms people who live with a smoker, but it also can kill pets. According to a recent study conducted by Colorado State University, Tufts University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, and several other schools, dogs can develop both nasal and lung cancer from breathing in cigarette smoke. Cats suffer from malignant […]

Pets Can Rescue Families [video]

Pets Can Rescue Families [video]

The affection and intimacy pets offer can rescue families who are burdened with stress or trauma. Stories of animal cruelty are seen too much, but stories of animal’s love rehabilitating hurting people are often left out in the draw for sensationalism. New evidence is emerging that animals and people can communicate, and even without making […]

Pets and Their Owners: Can They Communicate?

Pets and Their Owners: Can They Communicate?

Pet ownership is popular in the U.S., where 72.9 million households report owning either a cat or dog. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, this is an increase of 2.1 percent from last year. Of the two, dogs are the most common human companions. Dogs were the first domesticated animals in human history so […]