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PetSmart Voluntarily Recalls Single Lot of Grreat Choice® Canned Dog Food Due to Possible Health Risk

PetSmart Voluntarily Recalls Single Lot of Grreat Choice® Canned Dog Food Due to Possible Health Risk

PetSmart has issued a voluntary recall of one production lot of its Grreat Choice® Adult Dog Food sold on PetSmart.com, Pet360.com, PetFoodDirect.com and in nationwide PetSmart retail stores. This product is being voluntarily recalled as a precautionary measure due to metal contamination that could potentially be a choking hazard to pets. This recall was initiated […]

Evanger’s Recalls Hunk of Beef Dog Food Because Of Pentobarbital Exposure

Evanger’s Recalls Hunk of Beef Dog Food Because Of Pentobarbital Exposure

It has been reported that five dogs became ill and 1 of the five dogs passed away after consuming the product. Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food of Wheeling, IL is voluntarily recalling specific lots of its Hunk of Beef product because of a potential contaminant Pentobarbital, which was detected in one lot of Hunk of […]

Markland Mall Goes To The Dogs With Monthly Pet Adoption Series To Launch On February 4

Markland Mall Goes To The Dogs With Monthly Pet Adoption Series To Launch On February 4

KOKOMO, Ind. (February 3, 2017) – Markland Mall, Kokomo’s family friendly shopping venue, has joined forces with the Kokomo Humane Society to launch a series of monthly pet adoption events beginning Saturday, February 4. Animal-lovers are invited to stop by Center Court from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. one weekend every month to meet dozens […]

Scientists develop new flu vaccines for man’s best friend

Scientists develop new flu vaccines for man’s best friend

It’s that dreaded time of year – flu season. And we humans aren’t the only ones feeling the pain. Dogs can get the flu, too. Scientists at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have developed, for the first time, two new vaccines for canine influenza. This research is not only important for […]

Indiana Health Officials Alert Indiana Rat Owners to Possible Exposure to Seoul Virus

Indiana Health Officials Alert Indiana Rat Owners to Possible Exposure to Seoul Virus

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is contacting people who purchased rats from a breeder in Illinois as part of an investigation of an outbreak of Seoul virus, a member of the hantavirus family that has caused human illnesses in other states. Eleven rats were purchased from the facility by six Hoosiers […]

Sheridan Fire Department Receives Donation Of Equipment to Save Pets From Fire

Sheridan Fire Department Receives Donation Of Equipment to Save Pets From Fire

Sheridan, IN – (November 22, 2016) First Responders with the Sheridan Fire Department can now consider themselves the best-equipped in the nation to save a pet’s life. That’s because Invisible Fence of Central Indiana has donated a pet oxygen mask kit, which consists of three different-sized pet masks, to the department. This donation is just […]

Hoosier Park, Animal Protection League Team Up For Fourth Annual ‘Walk in the Park’

Hoosier Park, Animal Protection League Team Up For Fourth Annual ‘Walk in the Park’

Local Coupon Booklet Aimed to Benefit Animal Protection League, Build Awareness ANDERSON, Ind. – Oct. 5, 2016 – Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will host the Animal Protection League (APL) for the fourth annual FUR-Long ‘Walk in the Park’ on Sunday, Oct. 9 beginning at noon, with registration starting at 11 a.m. The event will […]

Subsidized Spay Neuter Programs

Subsidized Spay Neuter Programs

Partners for Animal Welfare Society [P.A.W.S.] is offering residents of Hancock County and surrounding areas a low cost alternative to getting cats and dogs spayed/neutered for as little as $5 per cat through the P.A.W.S. $5/$10/$15 Feline Fix program. Bring in 1-3 cats and the cost is $15 per cat.  For 4-7 cats, the cost is $10 per cat.  For 8 or […]

Clay Terrace To Host Its Second Annual “Adopt-A-Dog Day” On September 24

Clay Terrace To Host Its Second Annual “Adopt-A-Dog Day” On September 24

CARMEL, Ind. (September 20, 2016) – Clay Terrace, Carmel, Indiana’s premier open-air family friendly shopping destination, has joined forces with local animal rescue organizations to host its second annual “Adopt-A-Dog Day” on Saturday, September 24 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Clay Terrace Lawn near Kona Grill. Animal-lovers are invited to learn more […]

Dogs understand both vocabulary and intonation of human speech

Dogs understand both vocabulary and intonation of human speech

Dogs have the ability to distinguish vocabulary words and the intonation of human speech through brain regions similar to those that humans use, a new study reports. Attila Andics et al. note that vocabulary learning “does not appear to be a uniquely human capacity that follows from the emergence of language, but rather a more […]

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