Pets and Veterinary News

Veterinary, Animals, Zoos and Pets News, including pet care, and related news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Star Vintners and Top Innovators in Food & Wine Take the Stage at 9th Annual WineaPAWlooza June 24 and 25, 2022

NAPA, Calif., May 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jameson Humane (Jameson), a solutions-based nonprofit and animal sanctuary which educates to inspire change on behalf of companion and farmed animals, is holding its signature fundraising event, WineaPAWlooza 2022, live and in-person on June 24 and June 25 at 5 p.m., PT. Combining two things that are universally loved (wine and animals), WineaPAWlooza has consistently earned its place as one of the top 10 wine events in the country.

China Rescue Dogs Fights to Save 46 Golden Retrievers, 8 Puppies And 22 Corgis from Being Slaughtered in China

VASS, N.C., May 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a leading International non-profit dog rescue based in the United States, is in the middle of an urgent dog rescue effort in China. Shanghai Animal Rescue reached out to China Rescue Dogs for help after they discovered a dog breed farm north of Harbin were selling all their dogs into the meat-trade.

California Ferret Owners Submit Ballot Initiative to Attorney General for Legal Opinion, But Attorney General Ignores Civil Code on Domestic Animals

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Non-profit Legalize Ferrets (legalizeferrets.org) announced today that we are disappointed that California Attorney General ignores Civil Code in Domestic Ferret Ballot Initiative. The ferret legalization grassroots organization, has repeatedly asked the California Attorney General for a legal opinion.

China Rescue Dogs, A Non-Profit Organization, Leads Fight to Save Dogs from Chinese Meat Trade in the face of CDC Import Ban

VASS, N.C., Dec. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a leading American 501(c)(3) non-profit dog rescue, has been recognized for its efforts to save dogs from the Chinese meat trade. Over the past year, China Rescue Dogs has been rescuing and rehabilitating dogs from China and providing them with loving homes in the United States and Canada.

Foster Volunteers Needed for Tornado Displaced Pets in Kentucky

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 911fosterpets, a peer-to-peer online pet fostering platform, is seeking volunteers who can foster pets displaced by the recent monster tornado. In the aftermath of natural disasters, as people begin to piece their life back together, they often find their temporary relocation options don’t include their beloved pets.

The Sacramento SPCA’s 3rd Annual Art Fur Paws Online Auction Opens November 18!

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 3rd Annual Art Fur Paws Online Auction to benefit the Sacramento SPCA will be live at Witherell’s from November 18 to December 2, 2021. Now in its third year, this two-week auction will feature artwork by many of the region’s finest artists, as well as antiques, collectibles, and jewelry, all donated by Sacramento SPCA supporters.

Sacramento SPCA Receives Lifesaving Investment from Newly Named Petco Love for the Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $15,000 grant investment from Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals through the newly constructed Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center. A check presentation was held at the Petco retail store located at 855 E Bidwell Street in Folsom, California on Friday, July 9 at 11 a.m.

Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter Partners in Massive Pet Transport from El Paso to California, New Jersey, Wisconsin

EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter announces more than 350 animals will be transported from El Paso to California, New Jersey, and Wisconsin, thanks to efforts by BISSELL Pet Foundation, Animal Rescue Corps, University of Florida’s Maddie Shelter Medicine Program, City of El Paso Animal Services and more.

China Rescue Dogs Requests Exemption from CDC’s Suspension on Imported Dogs

VASS, N.C., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs is requesting an exemption for 501(c)(3) rescues from the recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suspension of dogs entering the U.S. from countries classified as high risk for rabies.

Doggy Dash with the Sacramento SPCA on June 5, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash on Saturday, June 5, 2021 – and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 28th anniversary, the Sacramento SPCA’s Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California’s largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.

Heal Vet, a Watertown veterinary clinic known for its gentle touch, goes green and helps offset the costs of running a small business

ARLINGTON, Mass., May 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded by husband-and-wife team Jamie and Amanda Leef in 2017, Heal Vet is located in the Mount Auburn neighborhood intersecting Cambridge, Belmont and Watertown. Their new 48 panel solar electric system, designed and installed by SunBug Solar, is the finishing touch on an environmentally-conscious workplace.

China Rescue Dogs receives international recognition award for saving dogs despite their need for more funding and adopters

VASS, N.C., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, is the recipient of the “Shining World Compassion Award” by The Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association based out of Taiwan.

Champ Kennels: A Dog Breeder to the Stars

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When selling dreams wasn’t a choice, William (Champ) Geoffrey Morgan, chose to focus on pairing people with “man’s best friend.” In this case, man’s best friends are miniature French bulldogs and Champ Kennels, a luxury dog service, shows that hard work breeds opportunity.

A GoFundMe Page Is Now Live to Help China Rescue Dogs with Transporting Rescue Dogs

VASS, N.C., March 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse and neglect in China, and finds them forever homes here in the United States. Once these rescue dogs arrive in the New York, they need to be transported to their forever homes across the country.

Over 200 dogs from China saved from slaughterhouses, meat-trade, abuse, and neglect will soon arrive in the United States on their way to forever homes

VASS, N.C., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from China and adopting them into homes in the U.S. and Canada, is calling on the public to help them save over 200 additional dogs.

COVID-19 Scent Detection Dogs

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Feb. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We are pleased to announce that K9 P.I. Inc, in conjunction with PepeDogs™, is jumping into the fight to better protect people from COVID-19. We have already successfully trained a dog to detect COVID-19 and are currently in the process of adding additional dogs to our workforce arsenal.

The Sacramento SPCA Races to Complete The Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they have reached more than 90% of their fundraising goal to finish construction of the Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center – and the non-profit organization is asking for community support to help cross the finish line.

Tipp City Veterinary Hospital Raises the Bar in Feline Care for Local Cat Caregivers as A Cat Friendly Practice

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tipp City Veterinary Hospital is proud to announce it has been recognized as an official Cat Friendly Practice (CFP). The Cat Friendly Practice(R) program helps veterinary teams stay ahead of best practices in feline medicine.

The Sacramento SPCA Is Hosting A Special Fundraiser to Build the New Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA will host a special stay-at-home fundraiser on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 6 p.m. to help fund and build the new Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center at the Sacramento SPCA.

Capital Subaru of Greensboro Hosts Triad Golden Retriever Rescue Event

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Subaru of Greensboro is proud to announce that they are celebrating the Subaru Loves Pets Event AND National Make a Dog’s Day by partnering with Triad Golden Retriever Rescue for a day of totally PAWSOME fun for all pets!

GreatVet – New Platform Revolutionizing Pet Owner and Veterinarian Relationships

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the rise of pet ownership and with Vet Clinics being a critical service to the well being and health of pet families, the GreatVet platform aims to digitally facilitate smooth, transparent and trusted interactions between pet owners and local vet clinics.

Significant Changes in Airline Pet Travel Options: Company Offers Safe Alternative

TUCSON, Ariz., July 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 25 years ago, when Happy Tails Travel began shipping pets by air, it was a simple process with many flight options and minimal restrictions. Slowly the requirements increased. This is especially true over the past 2 years, during which time many airlines suspended flying pets for a period of time to improve pet safety and decrease airline liability. These changes continue to rise.

Pets and Fireworks – Tips to Keep Pets Happy and Safe on July 4th

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every Independence Day, shelters are filled with lost and injured pets. The Sacramento SPCA is recommending the following tips to keep your pet safe so you can all enjoy a happy and safe Fourth of July.

Doggy Dashing on June 27 – Walking Together to Save Lives

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash this Saturday, June 27, 2020 – and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 27th anniversary, the Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California’s largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.

Dogs Trapped in Hot Cars – The Sacramento SPCA is Helping Keep Pets Safe

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the Sacramento region heads into an extremely hot week, one local animal welfare organization is taking action to help animals left in hot cars. The Sacramento SPCA is providing thermometers to all animal control officers in Sacramento County.

Pet Poison Control Center has 100% Increase in Calls Related to Household Cleaning Concerns

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many pet lovers are taking COVID-19 cleaning recommendations to the extreme. The veterinary toxicology specialists at Pet Poison Helpline have seen a 100% increase in the number of calls from concerned pet owners about the potential misuse of common cleaning items including hand sanitizer, bleach and wipes on or near their pets.

Sacramento SPCA – Giving More Than Shelter – Need for lifesaving work is surging during COVID-19 crisis

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that demand for its COVID-related services is surging in May despite an anticipated decrease based on federal stimulus and unemployment payments to Sacramento area residents. The increase in need comes at a time when the organization is preparing to expand programs, including adoptions, as part of the area’s re-opening plans.

Moving from COVID Pandemic to Kitten Crisis: The Sacramento SPCA Braces for an Overwhelming Kitten Season

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that, since April 1, it has seen a 500% increase in the number of underage kittens (younger than six weeks) come in to the shelter at 6201 Florin Perkins Rd in Sacramento versus the same time period last year.

Frisky Cat Café Opening in St Augustine

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frisky Cat Café is just a few short weeks away from being the first cat café in St Augustine. Never heard of a cat café? Now’s the chance to experience one. And, there are more coming to cities around the country. Frisky Cat Café is partnering with Bold Bean Coffee Roasters and will be located at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon.

Partners Snake Avoidance is On A Mission to Keep Your Dog Safe in The Desert

CAVE CREEK, Ariz., Jan. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Partners Snake Avoidance has trained over 17,000 dogs to avoid the scent and sound of a Rattlesnake. This protects the dogs and their owners from the deadly venom of a rattlesnake. A Rattlesnake bite can cost several thousand dollars to treat and may prove deadly.

New Cat Cafe Combines Cats and Coffee – What’s Not to Like?

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Small Lives Matter Kitten Rescue Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization specializing in saving sick and orphaned kittens, announces that they are partnering with Whiskers Cafe, LLC and Bold Bean Coffee Roasters to open Frisky Cat Cafe at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon Blvd. in St. Augustine, Florida. It’s a first-of-its-kind cat cafe, combining a coffee beverage cafe with a cat lounge.

Canine Epilepsy Success Stories: Holistic Seizure Treatment for Dogs Can Keep Them Happy And Healthy

DANA POINT, Calif., Dec. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Natural remedies and vitamins for dogs with seizures can help,” says Susan Blake Davis, Pet Nutritionist at Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist (AskAriel.com). There are many misconceptions about what causes seizures in dogs. Upon receiving the diagnoses, some pet owners may consider euthanasia.

Dating App for Dog Lovers Launches for iOS

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New dating app Wowzer is officially available for download nationally, with user-growth marketing focused on the company’s home city of Seattle. The app that helps dog-loving humans make more meaningful connections will launch in Seattle this fall before bringing the Wowzer community experience to cities nationwide later in 2020. (VIDEO)

2019 Hero Dog of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is both humbled and honored to announce that on Friday, October 5, 2019 after more than a million public votes, our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Hero Dog of the Year in the American Humane Hero Dog Awards.

ACCT Philly Hires New Executive Director and Announces Additional Updates at the Shelter

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) Board of Directors today announced Aurora Velazquez as the new Executive Director of the City’s animal shelter. Velazquez will begin her new role on November 4, 2019.

2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is excited to announce that on Friday, July 26, 2019 our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year by more than 900,000 nationwide voters and the American Humane Societies’ panel of judges.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from The William H. Donner Foundation

WILLISTON, Fla., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on June 4, 2019, the William H. Donner Foundation announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization. We are humbled to report that this is the fourth year receiving a grant from the William H. Donner Foundation.

Best Friends Pet Hotel Announces ESOP Acquisition Led by Mosaic Capital Partners, Becoming the Largest Employee-Owned Pet Care Company

NORWALK, Conn., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Best Friends Pet Hotel, a national operator of pet hotels with 30 locations throughout the United States offering boarding, grooming, doggy day camp, training and retail services at each of its locations, announced today its Employee Stock Ownership Plan, or ESOP, acquisition led by Mosaic Capital Partners.

Pet King Brands Implements an Authorized Seller Brand Partner Program for Distribution Channels

WESTMONT, Ill., May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet health products company, Pet King Brands. Inc. – the maker of veterinarian-recommended brands ZYMOX Dermatology and Oratene Brushless Oral Care – has implemented an Authorized Seller (“Brand Partner”) Program.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)

WILLISTON, Fla., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on April 17, 2019, the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization.