The Christmas foods you should not feed your pets at the dinner table

The Christmas foods you should not feed your pets at the dinner table

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) states that the consumption of large quantities of salt can cause pets to experience excessive thirst and urination, in addition to potential sodium poisoning.Onions, garlics, leeks, shallots and chives can prove toxic for animals, Maria Banica, a vet at Blue Cross pet charity, states.

Rescued circus tigers to arrive in Florida after 18-month ordeal in Guatemala

Rescued circus tigers to arrive in Florida after 18-month ordeal in Guatemala

Workers for the California-based Animal Defenders International say they endured the harassment after rescuing six lions and 15 tigers from circuses in the Central American country following a 2017 law banning live performances by animals.

Barkbox accidentally releases X-rated dog toy

Barkbox accidentally releases X-rated dog toy

The popular American dog toy subscription company recently released the toy in its Thanksgiving box.‘In the last 24 hours, I think we’ve all learned something about how to make ads fun, be careful with flesh-coloured toys of any design, and that CONFLABBIT NO MATTER WHAT YOU DO dog toys just ALWAYS LOOK LIKE DURN SEX TOYS.’.

Woman flies American Airlines with service miniature horse

Woman flies American Airlines with service miniature horse

Passengers and crew members on the American Airlines flight to Omaha, Nebraska, were just as intrigued by the 135-pound service animal named Flirty.“Even the pilots had to come out and say ‘hi,’” Flirty’s owner, Abrea Hensley, on Instagram.

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

— New York became the first U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats Monday, joining most of Europe, several Canadian provinces and a growing list of American cities that already prohibit a procedure animal advocates call cruel and unnecessary.

How to keep your pets safe in a dangerous heat wave

How to keep your pets safe in a dangerous heat wave

The American Society for the Prevention of Animal Cruelty has put out a list of tips people can use to make sure their pets stay safe in escalating temperatures this weekend, when TODAY's Al Roker says more than 100 heat records could be smashed.

Melbourne dog attack leaves man dead and woman badly injured

Melbourne dog attack leaves man dead and woman badly injured

The dog, believed to be an American Staffordshire Terrier, was reportedly taken away in an animal control van about four hours after the attack and euthanised on Wednesday night.

12-year-old boy designs bow ties to help pets get adopted

12-year-old boy designs bow ties to help pets get adopted

So the Newark, New Jersey, resident helps shelter pets dress for success by donating his one-of-a-kind bow ties to rescue organizations across the country. Darius started by donating bow ties to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

4th of July fireworks: Why are dogs scared and how to keep them calm on Independence Day?

4th of July fireworks: Why are dogs scared and how to keep them calm on Independence Day?

4th of July: Dogs are likely to be scared by Independence Day fireworks (Image: GETTY) 4th of July 2019: Americans celebrate Independence Day with a pomp (Image: GETTY)The study reads: “Owners most commonly reported fearful responses to fireworks in their dogs.

Thief who stole dog and tried to cut its ears off still allowed to own animals

Thief who stole dog and tried to cut its ears off still allowed to own animals

Martin Carter, 32, has been sentenced to six months behind bars after stealing Marley, an American XL Bully dog, from Birmingham Dogs Home in November 2017. Carter was given a six month custodial sentence for handling stolen goods and three months – which will run concurrently – for the animal offence, on June 4.

Lazaruff, once-skeletal pit bull, becomes happy rescue dog

Lazaruff, once-skeletal pit bull, becomes happy rescue dog

As luck would have it, a few weeks after emergency care revived Lazaruff, the national nonprofit American Humane hosted a clinic at the St. Landry Parish animal shelter to provide free medical care for 300 animals who needed help.

Prize-winning show dog vanishes at airport before flight: 'A horrible ordeal'

Prize-winning show dog vanishes at airport before flight: 'A horrible ordeal'

Gale, a 22-month-old American Staffordshire terrier, was scheduled to fly to Amsterdam on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and had cleared security in her crate at Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta three hours before the flight, her owner, Floris van Essen, told Atlanta's NBC affiliate WXIA.Gale, a show dog from the Netherlands, has been missing since Saturday after breaking free from her crate at an Atlanta airport.

Still the best! Labradors are the most popular dog breed in US for 28th straight year

Still the best! Labradors are the most popular dog breed in US for 28th straight year

Sunny and his buddies are still No. 1!The most popular dog breed in the country for the 28th straight year is the Labrador, just like TODAY's own puppy with a purpose, according to the American Kennel Club.

Puppy’s ears chopped off by cruel owner who wanted more money for her

Puppy’s ears chopped off by cruel owner who wanted more money for her

An SPCA special investigations unit inspector said: ‘We received information that the offenders were keeping American bully dogs with cropped ears and that there was a puppy, who we now know as Russia, who had freshly cropped ears.

The 6 best cat foods to buy now

The 6 best cat foods to buy now

"Using kibble as a treat throughout the day works in its place." THE BEST WET CAT FOOD American Journey Grain-Free Canned Cat Food, $23, Chewy American Journey Grain-Free Cat Food $23.00 An exception to the "minimal, grain-free food" rule: Cats require lots of protein, so giving them a weekly serving of canned, protein-rich foods only means good things for their skin and overall health, Gayer said.

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Take a Tour of the AKC Museum of the Dog in New York People have been in love with man’s best friend for centuries. The rich history of these beloved creatures is now on display in New York City at the American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog , which opened February 8.

Emergency calls for pets eating cannabis surge 765% over past decade

Emergency calls for pets eating cannabis surge 765% over past decade

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) says calls about pets getting high from accidentally eating either edible weed products or the cannabis plant itself have risen 765% over the past decade.

Americans Will Spend $815 Million on Pets for Valentine's Day

Americans Will Spend $815 Million on Pets for Valentine's Day

According to an article by Laura Petrecca and Sabrina Treitz, of USA Today , one out of five pet owners will spend money on their pets this Valentine’s Day. A total of $815 million will be spent this year on Valentine’s Day gifts for furry friends; this from a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation .

What Makes a Pet Food a Limited Ingredient Diet?

What Makes a Pet Food a Limited Ingredient Diet?

And even if your four-legged friend doesn’t suffer from pet allergies or their frustrating symptoms, LID pet foods, like American Journey Limited Ingredient Diet dog food, are formulated to provide complete and balanced meals while helping to keep food sensitivities at bay.

'Walking skeleton’ dog tied to post was just HOURS from death

'Walking skeleton’ dog tied to post was just HOURS from death

Tragic 'walking skeleton' dog had hours to live (Image: RSPCA)Oscar the American bulldog weighed 48lb – half the weight of a healthy dog his size – and “showed every bone in his body”.

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