Rabid pet cat attacks its owner, North Carolina officials say

A rabid pet cat attacked its owner after contracting the disease from a wild animal, North Carolina health officials said. The cat is believed to have gotten rabies from an “unspecified wild animal” during the week of Nov. 2 in the “southern central part” of Brunswick County, according to a Nov. 14 news release from … Read more

Meet Bert: ‘A mystery that probably won’t be solved’ | Local News

BELLAIRE — When you drive out of Antrim County Animal Control’s parking lot, you are going to want to leave with Bert. This will not be feasible. It would be far too difficult to lift Bert into the back seat of your car and, even if you could, he would not fit. Bert is a … Read more

Waco Animal Shelter remains closed more than two weeks after distemper outbreak

Waco Animal Shelter will remain closed until further notice, more than two weeks after it closed because of a canine distemper outbreak, city of Waco shelter director Trey Buzbee said. The closure, announced Oct. 28 and originally intended to end this past Friday, applies not only to the public surrender and adoption operations but also … Read more

Humane Society starts classes in manners, obedience training for people and dogs | Local News

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FLEAS AND TICKS | Valley Verde Veterinarians

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New Braunfels City Council votes 4-3 to ban sale of pets from commercial breeders | Community Alert

New Braunfels became the 14th Texas city to adopt a pet sales measure after City Council members on Monday approved the final reading of an ordinance banning retail pet stores from selling dogs and cats from commercial breeders. New Braunfels now joins Austin, Bryan, College Station, Dallas, El Paso, Euless, Fort Worth, Houston, Pasadena, San … Read more

Who is responsible for a dog bite or dog attack? | National News

This week’s question come from Phill in the North Bay. I am avid hiker and enjoy being outdoors. Not sure if dogs are getting more popular in the last two years, but it appears that I see more people with dogs on the trail now. Some dogs are friendly looking. Some dogs are not so … Read more