RSSArchive for May, 2009

Do Fish Feel Pain?

Do Fish Feel Pain?

There’s a new answer to that question, thanks to research from Purdue University and the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science. And the answer may surprise you. Researchers attached small heaters with a built-in safety cut-off to 16 goldfish. Half of the fish were injected with saline, the other half received morphine, a powerful pain medication. […]

Games To Put Your Pets In A Joyous Mood

Games To Put Your Pets In A Joyous Mood

Who ever said your pets cannot have fun when there are so many games available for them. Spend the weekend with your pets and kids playing interesting games and spending some quality time together. There are a variety of interesting pet games available to play with your pets that will not only be fun for […]

Should You Buy Insurance For Your Pet?

Should You Buy Insurance For Your Pet?

In the United States, people spend almost as much on their pets as they do on their children. For people without children, pets often service as surrogates. Children usually have health insurance and if they do not, they cannot be denied life-saving medical care. Pets, however, do not have the right to medical care and […]

Dealing With Obesity In Cats

Dealing With Obesity In Cats

Cats also suffer from problems that result from overweight as much as we humans do. Unfortunately a large number of people do not realize, that this is beginning to be a common problem among cats and hence do not watch what they feed their cats. [Cat Health Care] Overweight cats are prone to diabetes, arthritis […]

The Work Of The National Greyhound Adoption Program

The Work Of The National Greyhound Adoption Program

The National Greyhound Adoption Program (NGAP) was started in 1989 in response to the thousands of dogs annually discarded by the breeders of racing greyhounds. The latter are breed in large numbers to ensure that winning animals will result. [Dog Breeds] The racing life of a dog on average is about three to four years, […]