Q: While walking my dog on different days, two large dogs ran out of their front door.
LOS ANGELES – An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline their pets.
CHICAGO – Some Chicago dog day care businesses are temporarily closing their doors to prevent spread of a highly contagious influenza virus that has infected more than 1,000 dogs in the Chicago area.
Q: Our 5-year-old calico, Nora, will sneak into a closet to chew flip-flops or Nerf darts at night and when we aren’t home.
Canines, owners are flooded with hormone during long eye contact
LOS ANGELES – Not every veterinarian would call it paradise.
The Animal Control Task Force has made progress on an agreement between rescue groups and the city regarding unwanted animals, but there are still some hang-ups
Q: My 16½-year-old cocker spaniel suffers from dementia, rear leg myelopathy, food sensitivity, abnormal kidney levels, a cataract, hearing impairment, and multiple benign lumps.
His popularity fosters a line of Hank-related items for sale at games
Children can learn about caring for animals and even help with vet procedures
Shelters end up killing about half the 135,000 animals they take in each year
LAS CRUCES – It’s the season for youngsters to don their Easter bonnets and Sunday suits while parents snap pictures of springtime in all its glory.