Meet the 1st native US ferret clone — from an animal that lived over 30 years ago

Meet the 1st native US ferret clone — from an animal that lived over 30 years ago

Black-footed ferret recovery efforts aimed at increased genetic diversity and disease resistance took a bold step forward on Dec. 10, with the birth of Elizabeth Ann, created from the cells of Willa, a black-footed ferret that lived more than 30 years ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said.

Meet the veterinarian who gives free medical care to pets of the homeless

Meet the veterinarian who gives free medical care to pets of the homeless

When Dr. Kwane Stewart, a veterinarian, spots a homeless person with a dog while he’s driving to work, he doesn’t look away uncomfortably and step on the gas.For nearly a decade, Stewart, 49, has volunteered on his own dime to help pets of the homeless in California.

California will soon require pet stores to only sell rescue dogs and cats

California will soon require pet stores to only sell rescue dogs and cats

Originally approved in October of 2017 by Governor Jerry Brown, a new state law will go into place on January 1, 2019 that requires all pet stores to get dogs, cats, and rabbits from rescue organizations rather than breeders.

The big picture: a bloodhound gets ready to shine at the Manchester dog show, 1966

The big picture: a bloodhound gets ready to shine at the Manchester dog show, 1966

Baker, born in Salford in 1932, has become most celebrated for her poignant, snatched documentary photographs of street life in her native city during the years of slum clearance. Dog Show 1961-1978 by Shirley Baker is published on Thursday (£14.95, Hoxton Mini Press)