Animals

How to Keep Your Pet Safe on Fourth of July

Although it's a day of loud and joyful celebration for the human species, Independence Day is notoriously traumatizing for many pets. "The Fourth of July is probably the hardest holiday for all the pets in t...
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Owners Bark Back at Delta’s Ban of Pit Bull Service Dogs

ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines says it's no longer allowing passengers to fly with "pit bull type" dogs as service or support animals, a policy that's being met with criticism by groups that train service dogs and the people who use them. The Atlanta-based airli...

If Your Dog Is Fat, You Need to Look in the Mirror

Opinion by Deborah Linder, Tufts University When I looked at my appointment book for the day, I thought something must be wrong. Someone who worked in the fitness industry was bringing his cat in to the Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals. Did h...
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