- To claw or not to claw? NY cat proposal sparks frisky debate Updated: May-22-16 1:14 pm
ALBANY, New York - For many decades, declawing cats has been a routine veterinary procedure, but this is no simple pedicure. There's anesthesia, pain medication and the amputation of the cat's toes back to the first knuckle.
- Former at-risk teen in animal care program earns vet degree Updated: May-21-16 3:02 am
EUGENE, Oregon - Nine years and four months ago, a headline in the Register-Guard's City and Region section read, "Troubled students find cat-alysts for change."
- Zoetis launching new doggy med for noise-related anxiety Updated: May-16-16 2:59 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Fido and Spot may not have to cower under the bed this summer when fireworks and thunderstorms hit, thanks to the first prescription medicine for treating anxiety over loud noises - a widespread problem linked to property destruction, terrified dogs running away and even life-threatening injuries to some.
- Central Illinois vets recommend dog flu vaccine Updated: May-14-16 9:13 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Veterinarians in Central Illinois are recommending dog owners consider getting their pets vaccinated against the flu.
- Animal reproductive biology society honors MSU professor Updated: May-13-16 1:16 am
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - An organization of veterinarians who work with animal reproductive biology has given its highest honor to a professor at Mississippi State University.
- Elephant kills woman taking photographs in Indonesia Updated: May-11-16 4:44 am
SOLO, Indonesia - An endangered Sumatran elephant charged a woman who was taking photographs, trampling her to death Wednesday at a tourist spot on Indonesia's island of Java.
- Dogs in Flint getting tested as well for lead toxicity Updated: May-11-16 1:40 am
FLINT, Michigan - Humans aren't the only victims of the water crisis in Flint, as pets also may have been exposed to the toxic lead. An effort coordinated by Michigan State University is now helping dogs get tested.
- Dog shot, tied to Illinois bridge now headed to a new home Updated: May-10-16 1:35 pm
URBANA, Illinois - Veterinarians at the University of Illinois now say a dog found shot and tied to a rural bridge last month is healthy enough to move to a permanent home.
- Veterinarians reporting dog flu increase in central Illinois Updated: May-10-16 9:20 am
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - Veterinarians in central Illinois say canine influenza has sickened dozens of dogs in the Bloomington and Normal area over the past few days.
- Owners attend event celebrating pets given new lease on life Updated: May-08-16 10:01 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Senior Airman Myron McIntosh didn't think his partner would survive the surgery. Molly, his military working dog at Maxwell Air Force Base, needed blood and fluid surgically removed from around her heart and lungs.
- Dog shot on Illinois bridge recovering from injuries Updated: May-05-16 12:03 pm
URBANA, Illinois - A dog that had been shot and suspended from a rural eastern Illinois bridge is eating and recovering from a long list of injuries.