Vacuuming Fleas Is A ‘One-Way Trip’

Homeowners dogged by household fleas need look no farther than the broom closet to solve their problem. Scientists have determined that vacuuming kills fleas in all stages of their lives, with an average of 96 percent success in adult fleas and 100 percent destruction of younger fleas. In fact, the results were so surprisingly definitive […]

Dog Trainer Warns Of Holiday Hazards For Our Four-Legged Friends, USA

Professional trainer, Jaime Van Wye, “Top Dog” of the Zoom Room, has trained dogs in search and rescue, bomb and drug detection, criminal apprehension and tracking, as well as how NOT to bite the mailman. An expert in her field, she cautions families to take extra care to protect their pets during the holidays. “With […]

Say Hello To A Healthier Kitty With The New American Red Cross Cat First Aid Guide

The American Red Cross has released a new manual with nearly everything you need to keep your cat healthy and prepared for an emergency. Developed by the nation’s most trusted safety and wellness organization, Cat First Aid is the first Red Cross guide devoted totally to cats’ health. Cat First Aid has over 100 pages […]

Vsurance Offers New Insurance Product To Protect New Pet Owners And Retailers

Vsurance, Inc. (OTCBB:VSUR) a leading provider of pet health insurance, announced that the Company will provide insurance for new pet owners designed to mitigate the risk that comes with purchasing a new pet. A November 16, 2007 USA Today article entitled: “States Consider Laws to Protect People from Puppy Lemons” focused on this growing need […]

Dog Owners With Type 1 Diabetes Needed For Study, UK

Researchers are searching for dog owners with Type 1 diabetes to take part in a study investigating if dogs can detect diabetes in their owners. The study is funded by Diabetes UK, and researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and University of London are looking for 100 people to take part in the project. Dr Deborah […]

Alley Cat Allies Calls For Re-Trial In Galveston Cat-Shooting Case

Alley Cat Allies, the national advocate for stray and feral cats, called for a re-trial of the felony animal-cruelty case of a Galveston, Texas, man accused of shooting and killing a cat. “We are frustrated that justice was not served today, but we are confident the prosecutor will make the right decision to re-try the […]