‘I find this project exciting because I think it will improve dog, and ultimately, human health’ (Picture: Getty Images)‘This is a very large, ambitious, wildly interdisciplinary project that has the potential to be a powerful resource for the broader scientific community,’ Prof Akey said.
While having up-to-date identification tags and microchips are key advances, technology is offering a new approach—a facial recognition app to help recover lost pets. This free app aims to recover lost pets, it’s called Finding Rover.
In 2007, 6-year-old Caleb Howard suffered a traumatic brain injury and broken bones from a head-on, auto collision. In the video below (), Caleb’s father, Ben, explains the turning point in Caleb’s recovery was when he met Colonel, the Golden Retriever therapy dog.
It was half covered in snow and (she) said it probably wasn’t going to make it,” says Allison Baker, whose friend had first found the kitten.
An Air Canada pilot is being hailed as a hero after his plane, traveling from Tel Aviv to Toronto, experienced a heating system malfunction in the plane’s cargo hold. The pilot diverted the plane to Frankfurt, Germany where Simba was placed on a new flight.
The Ryder family, Mrs. T’s caretakers, were devastated, “We were hoping initially there was going to be enough, some stumps left so that we could fix some prosthetic legs to her.
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Reported by Alan Boyle of NBC News , the researchers looked at three groups of 18 dogs and their guardians. In the first group, when the guardian asked for help, the stranger refused.
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 .
“A lot of people see a really cute cat in a wheelchair and want to jump on that opportunity to take him,” clinic veterinarian Abbey Burgess is quoted as saying on Global News.
According to Nardine Saad of the LA Times, about two weeks ago, Depp and his wife were accused of smuggling the dogs into Queensland on his private jet when they didn’t provide the proper documents or declare them on customs forms.
[Editor’s Note: Always be sure that any dog off leash is in an enclosed area to ensure safety.] Amazon Prime issued a new, ridiculously cute and sweet commercial online about 3 hours ago. Shake it off with some of our other favorite hilarious and heartwarming commercials >>
According to ABC News, a very special surfing competition was held in Huntington Beach, California, where an Olympic-style event featured some very talented canines. Toldeo, Ohio woman, Janese Walters, was left blind in one eye after contracting an infection from her cat, reported Bianca Seidman of CBS News.
According to James Limbach of ConsumerAffairs, the company ‘Bravo Pet Foods’ is now recalling one of their products due to a possible Salmonella contamination. Limbach reports, Bravo Pet Foods is also recalling 3 other products, however, they did not test positive for Salmonella.
The pet food brand, ‘Stella & Chewy’s,’ is recalling some of their products due to potential listeria contamination. If you are concerned you may have purchased one of the recalled Stella & Chewy’s products, you can look at the lot numbers and UPC codes on the bag.