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Little Girl Reunited With Her Missing Cat After Writing Heartbreaking Letter to Santa
Offbeat  (tags: pets, cats, companion animals, holidays, miracles )

- 205 days ago -
When a little girl's cat went missing right before the holidays, she knew exactly who she had to ask for help - Santa Claus himself.
How Service Dogs Are Helping the Disabled and Wounded Veterans Cope With Stress
Offbeat  (tags: Service dogs, disabled veterans, companion animals, goodnews )

- 249 days ago -
Like so many people, Matt Raible has a special bond with his dog, Jason. But for Raible, Jason is so much more than just a companion. He means freedom.
Why Cats Are Way Better Than Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: pets, cats, companion animals )

- 400 days ago -
Cats, as anyone who has one will tell you, are better than dogs in every conceivable way. They're softer, sweeter, and smarter. They're quieter and cleaner. They're masters at both lazy lounging and merciless murdering (of rodents).
VIDEO: Blind Elephant Rescued From Cruel Tourist Industry Gets the Warmest Welcome From Her New Herd
Offbeat  (tags: thailand, tourist industry, Animal Exploitation, elephant, rescued, blindness, Animal Cruelty, companion animals, welcome, Prevention of Animal cruelty, protection, freedom, better life )

- 497 days ago -
Meet Ploy Tong, a blind elephant who was brought to Elephant Nature Park in Northern Thailand after being rescued from the trekking industry. Before her rescue, Ploy Tong was forced to carry tourists on her back daily from dawn until dusk.
Keep Animals Safe and Warm This Winter
Offbeat  (tags: animals, safe, low temperatures, companion animals, animals, cats, environment, dogs, health, humans )

- 1348 days ago -
With winterâEUR"and low temperaturesâEUR"upon us, itâEUR(TM)s important to make sure companion animals are safe and warm. Dogs, cats and other companion animals are not equipped to handle the cold.
ACTION ALERT: Hartz Please Stop Selling Products That Are Killing Our Animals! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: hartz products, consumers, companion animals, deaths )

- 2615 days ago -
Hartz products has killed thousands of companion animals even if the consumer used less than the recommned dose, Hartz has continued to ignore the complaints of victims and even requested to pay vets bills in exchange for the victim to keep silent.
Tornado Safety Tips For Companion Animals
Offbeat  (tags: tornados, safety, tips, companion animals, precautions )

- 2972 days ago -
As the number of catastrophic tornadoes across the United States mounts this year, Animal Nations (UAN), a California-based nonprofit, is encouraging pet owners to take precautions to protect their animals during these violent storms.
Help for the Homeless - Humans and Companion Animals
Offbeat  (tags: reports, homeless women, companion animals, welfare, shelter, compassion )

- 2989 days ago -
A study published in the journal Anthrozoos (March 2011) examined the relationship between homeless women and companion animals, illustrating the need for the welfare of both to be considered in homeless shelter services.
Does Your Pet Need Health Insurance? - PLEASE VOTE
Offbeat  (tags: companion animals, care, health, health insurance, healthy )

- 3217 days ago -
September is National Pet Health Insurance Month -- and despite the not-so-lovely transparency of the industry's attempts to snag your attention (and your dollars) this month, the idea's definitely worthy of consideration for those of us living with
24 Common Plants Poisonous to Companion Animals
Offbeat  (tags: common plants, pets, pets health, dangerous, poisonous, companion animals )

- 3226 days ago -
We know that dogs and cats often have a penchant for eating strange things. Cats often gravitate toward plastic or wool, and many a dog will chew on whatever it can get its chops around. And then there are plants. Whether garden plants, houseplants,
Owners Willing to Risk Lives for Pets - Survey
Offbeat  (tags: survey, humans, companion animals, risk lives, welfare, bonding, love )

- 3430 days ago -
MORE than 50 per cent of pet owners are willing to put their life on the line for their four-legged friends, a study has found. The New Zealand-based poll found that 58 per cent of people would return to a danger zone rather than allow their pets to
Trust Fund Puppies: Caring for Your Pet When You're Gone
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, protection, trusts, companion animals )

- 3503 days ago -
When you make a lifetime commitment to your companion animals, whose lifetime are we talking about? There used to be few options to make sure pets who outlived their people were left in good hands. Some people designated caretakers for their pets, but
Some Premium Edge Cat Food Products Recalled; FDA Warns Dog Owners About Possible Salmonella Contamination in Pet Carousel Pigs'
Offbeat  (tags: pet owners, recalled pet food, warnings, companion animals, health, ill effects )

- 3516 days ago -
Pet owners have been advised about potential adverse health effects related to two varieties of Premium Edge cat food and several dog chew-toy products manufactured by the Pet Carousel company. In the unlikely event that any of the affected products made
Simple Ways to Make a Difference for Companion Animals
Offbeat  (tags: companion animals, ways, difference, protection advocates, caring, compassion )

- 3524 days ago -
As spoiled as your dog or cat may be, not all of "man's best friends" get the good life. Animal abuse, neglect and ignorance exist in every community -- some just hide it better than others. For all the dogs and cats you can't bring home, here are some
Harrisburg Humane Society "Fur Ball," Thomas Denied Entrance But Contagious Parasites Allowed
Offbeat  (tags: fur ball, senior man, elderly man, companion animals, dog, denied entrance )

- 3538 days ago -
We're all familiar with the Harrisburg Humane Society or In-humane Society as we fondly refer to it here. This is the one and same organization that seized a 73 year-old senior's best friend and has refused to return the dog to him. Of course I am

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