Category: Pets Paradise

Dakin Humane Society: Your kindness touches animals

Pets play an important role in any family, in fact, sometimes their very presence is what creates a sense of family. Single people often adopt animals for the companionship of a cherished friend. Families with children often consider their lives richer and fuller when a pet comes on board.

Sixty-seven percent of American households (that translates to 85 million) have a pet, according to a 2019-2020 survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association. We love those gentle eyes that stare into ours, the joy of nuzzling against them and the overall warm feeling their company provides, now more than

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Smuggled parrots stuffed in plastic bottles: Indonesia police

Dozens of parrots stuffed into plastic water bottles have been discovered on a ship docked in Indonesia’s Papua region, authorities said Friday.

Police in the town of Fakfak said the vessel’s crew reported hearing noises coming from a large box where 64 live black-capped lories and another 10 dead birds were found Thursday morning.

Black-capped lories are a type of parrot native to New Guinea and nearby smaller islands.

“The ship’s crew told us that they suspected there were animals inside the box as they heard strange noises,” said local police spokesman Dodik Junaidi.

No arrests had been made so

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Turkey dinner staples that can be deadly for cats and dogs

Thankful pet owners should be wary of feeding their furballs from the table this Turkey Day.

Cats and dogs are known for upping the ante on their treat-begging come Thanksgiving’s turkey and pumpkin pie-fueled feasts. But as tasty as the holiday’s popular foods and ingredients are to people, many are highly toxic to animals.

“Black Friday is known in both veterinary clinics and emergency hospitals as a notoriously busy day for all sorts of gastrointestinal issues in dogs,” Erin Sawyer, chief medical officer and co-founder of the dog training app GoodPup, told The Post.

She advised uninviting pets from the

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Walmart, Chewy, and PetSmart preparing for holiday pet sales surge

  • Half of consumers plan to buy pet supply gifts over the holidays.
  • The average buyer will spend $90 on pet supplies for the 2020 holidays.
  • All the coronavirus pet adoptions have led to booms for pet supply stores.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The upcoming holiday season is different this year due to the coronavirus, but dogs and cats, along with the retailers who sell pet merchandise, will come out ahead.

Half of the consumers surveyed by consulting firm Deloitte plan to buy pet supplies or food while shopping for the holidays this year. Nearly a quarter of

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If You Feed Your Dog This, the FDA Says to Stop Immediately

Dog owners should double check what’s going into their furry best friend’s bowl this week. A leading dog food manufacturer announced that safety testing had unearthed bacteria in a batch of their product, leading to a new dog food recall. The chow in question has been contaminated with salmonella and should not be fed to your dog. In fact, it could even cause you danger, too. Read on for details, and for another recent recall that could affect you and your family, check out If You Bought This From Amazon, Stop Using It Immediately.

The company in question is

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