Tag: Pet

By owning a pet, you are doing more damage to the environment than you might realise

In the UK, an estimated 10.9 million own a cat, up from six million in 1981  (Getty Images)
In the UK, an estimated 10.9 million own a cat, up from six million in 1981 (Getty Images)

When pets can emit twice the carbon emissions of our homes’ electricity and kill up to 200 million wild prey in the UK every year, we cannot stay silent. Unfortunately, in many cases pet ownership is simply another form of destructive consumerism. 

For obvious reasons, truth-telling about pets to friends can be a painful process but it is not something we should shy away from. 

The People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) conducts an annual survey of UK pet ownership. In 2019,

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Pet Owners Are Diverse, but Veterinarians Are Overwhelmingly White. Black Veterinarians Want to Change That

Tierra Price holds Flossie in her arms while Rocco sits at her feet during a visit to a dog park in Culver City, Calif., on Oct 12. Credit – Amanda Lopez for TIME

As a child, Tierra Price was mesmerized by Dr. Dolittle, portrayed by Eddie Murphy in the 1998 film—not only because he could talk to dogs and sad circus tigers, but because he was a person of color who treated animals. “That resonated deeply with me,” says Price, who wore an oversized white coat and carried around a stuffed Dalmatian for her first-grade career day. “I grew up

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Introducing Pet Tech Week on Tom’s Guide!

At Tom’s Guide, the only thing we love more than gadgets is our pets. That’s why we’re thrilled to launch Pet Tech Week on Tom’s Guide in partnership with our new sister site PetsRadar.

All week long, we’ll be helping you find the best products for your pets through buying guides, news stories, deals roundups and more. We’ll also help you decide whether or not pet insurance is for you, and have some fun by showing off some of our favorite pets: both in our home and on the internet.  

Helping pet owners take care of their furry friends is

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Finding a forever home: Tips regarding pet adoption

In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, we encourage you and your family to consider looking at these pets in need when considering bringing a new companion into your family fold.

This content is sponsored by Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital.

According to the ASPCA there are approximately 3.3 million dogs that are brought in to shelters every year.  These pets find themselves without a home for a variety of reasons – everything from natural disasters to family financial issues. In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, we encourage you and your family to consider looking at these pets

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The Best Pet Cameras for 2020

Ever miss your pet when you’re at work? Can’t leave the house without wondering what your fur babies are up to and whether they’re safe? You might want to consider investing in a pet camera.

Fortunately, there are plenty of cameras on the market that let you monitor the inside of your home—and any pets within view—from your phone. We’ve rounded up the best dedicated pet cameras we’ve tested, as well as some traditional security cameras that do double duty as pet monitors. We also have a few pointers to keep in mind while shopping for the perfect camera for

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