Cat Declawing Ban Is Passed by N.Y. Lawmakers
The measure is for people who “think their furniture is more important than their cat,” a supporter said. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo would have to sign it.
Dog Owners Get More Exercise
Dog owners spent close to 300 minutes each week walking with their dogs, about 200 more minutes of walking than people without dogs.
Saving Charlie: A Rush to Rescue Stranded Cats and Dogs from Oklahoma Floods
Firefighters and animal rescuers made their way into a flooded town in eastern Oklahoma, seeking the pets that fleeing residents had left behind.
Taking Your Dog on a Plane Just Got Harder
These days, fewer airlines are willing to accept certain breeds, and getting your pet from one part of the world to another can be pricey.
These Otters Are Popular Pets in Asia. That May Be Their Undoing.
Asian small-clawed otters are increasingly popular as novelty pets, particularly in Japan. Now international trade in the species may be banned.
My Neighbor Took a City Pigeon as a Pet. Is That Legal?
Pigeons have a terrible reputation among New Yorkers, but they can make surprisingly good pets.
Knowing the Right Time to Say Goodbye to a Pet
End-of-life decisions for animals are difficult. A veterinarian has developed a scale to help clear up the confusion.
Martha Stewart Will Advise Cannabis Grower on Products for Humans and Pets
The doyenne of domesticity will advise a Canadian company on a new line of hemp-based CBD products for animals and humans.
Debt Collector Seizes Family’s Prized Pug and Sells It on eBay
When a German family fell behind on bills, a debt collector seized their pet dog. Officials called it a “practical solution.” Others called it cruelty.