2001-Sun Mar 26 10:59:31 EDT 2017
Vetstreet. All rights reserved. Powered by Brightspot.
Vetstreet does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. See Additional Information ›
May 14, 2012: We've scoured the Web to find the best and most compelling animal stories, videos and photos. And it's all right here.
The royal Cocker Spaniel puppy was running around on the sidelines of Prince William’s polo match, which he attended with the Duchess of Cambridge. Lupo mingled with guests, and got lots of attention from his “uncle,” Prince Harry. Last week, the pup was photographed camping with Kate and some Boy Scouts in North Wales. — Read it at People Pets
A growing number of people are including pets in their estate planning, and since most states now allow owners to create trusts for their critters, more and more attorneys are specializing in animal law. — Read it at the Chicago Tribune
A rule change proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture would subject breeders who get around animal welfare laws by selling puppies online to the same Animal Welfare Act guidelines that wholesale dealers must abide by. The close in a current loophole would ensure that puppies sold on the Internet are healthy and treated well. — Read it at the Washington Post
Just two weeks after bringing home a puppy who she found in a box outside a Walmart store, Miley Cyrus adopted a fifth dog, Mary Jane. “I love rescuing,” she tweeted. — See the photo at People Pets
Calvin the calico lobster was spared from the cooking pot when the staff at a Cambridge, Mass., restaurant noticed his unusual coloring. The chef contacted the New England Aquarium, which picked up Calvin. According to a blog post from the aquarium, only about 1 in 30 million lobsters are calico colored. — See the photo at NPR
Rex — an 11-year-old, former bomb-sniffing German Shepherd — wagged his tail as he got a standing ovation from the crowd at Yankee Stadium over the weekend. The retired dog was recently reunited with former Marine corporal Megan Leavey, who fought to adopt him. In 2006, Rex and Leavey were both injured in an explosion in Iraq. — Read it at The New York Times
Like this article? Have a point of view to share? Let us know!
Take our breed quiz to find your next pet.
Get all the best pet news and information sent right to your inbox!
Thank you for subscribing!
Bartonella is a type bacteria that can be transmitted to cats, dogs and humans from exposure to infected fleas and…
Want to give your pup yummy, low-calorie treats? We’ve got the skinny on which foods are OK to feed him.
Not sure about food puzzles? Our veterinarian reveals why the payoff for your pet is well worth any extra work.
With these simple dental care tips, you can help keep your canine’s adorable smile shiny and healthy for life.
The friendly and inquisitive LaPerm has an easy-care coat that comes in a variety of colors and patterns.
Check out our collection of more than 250 videos about pet training, animal behavior, dog and cat breeds and more.
Wonder which dog or cat best fits your lifestyle? Our new tool will narrow down more than 300 breeds for you.
If the video doesn't start playing momentarily,
please install the latest version of Flash.
Thank you for subscribing.