Month: March 2021

Russia claims to have created ‘world’s first’ Covid vaccine for PETS to stop animals passing virus to their owners

RUSSIAN officials have approved the ‘world’s first’ Covid vaccine for pets that reportedly stops the mutation of the virus between animals and humans.

Mass production of the life-saving shots, Canivac-Cov, could be launched as early as April to protect our furry friends, according to Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary Supervision, Rosselkhoznadzor.

The Canivac-Cov vaccine could protect our furry friends from the deadly virus


The Canivac-Cov vaccine could protect our furry friends from the deadly virusCredit: Getty

The Federal Centre for Animal Health began developing the miracle vaccine in spring last year after authorities were flummoxed by the transmission of the deadly virus from humans to our animal companions.

The team

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Pets of the week: Oreo and Chewy – The Advocate-Messenger



This week our featured pets are Oreo and Chewy, two adoptable dogs available through Home To Home™.

Home To Home™ is a unique, direct-to-adopter program for pet owners looking to re-home their animals. It reduces animals’ anxiety by keeping them in their home, plus it gives potential adopters a chance to learn more about the animals directly from the people who know them the best.

Since launching the program on Feb. 1, DBCHS has helped 17 dogs and cats find new homes without ever stepping a paw into the shelter! Now let’s see if we can

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Tobbey and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters

Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Of those, about 3.3 million are dogs and 3.2 million are cats.

Each week, The Arizona Republic highlights a handful of the many pets up for adoption at Valley shelters. To check the status of a specific animal, please contact the shelter directly.

Tobbey: A sweet social pup looking for love and attention 

Interested adopters can view available pets, like Tobbey, and schedule an appointment online at

Adorable Tobbey has reached an amazing milestone that is worthy of celebrating with lots of love and attention, as he has officially had a decade’s

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‘Zany’ store offers unique pets | Business

Milaca residents will have a new local option for finding their favorite furry friends starting next month.

The Zany Pet Shop on Mille Lacs (175 First St. W.) officially opens May 1. The store offers a selection of small pets to purchase and supplies for keeping them.

“I absolutely love animals,” owner Amy Tihlarik said. “My whole life I’ve always wanted to be one of two things: I wanted to be a zoologist or a vet.”

The store will offer pets including hamsters, rats, chinchillas and some species of fish such as angel fish — which Tihlarik’s father breeds. Tihlarik

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