One Step Closer to Curbing Canine Cancer: ACVIM Foundation Awards Oncology Grant

 The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Foundation has awarded funds to Dr. Annette Smith, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology & SAIM) and her collaborators in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine to perform research focused on improving diagnosis and prognosis of canine breast cancer through the use of a […]

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REI Brings Back #OptOutside

REI, the $2.4 billion outdoor co-op, has announced that it will close its doors once more this Black Friday. Stepping up its effort to create a cultural counterweight to Black Friday, REI says that it is giving #OptOutside to the outdoor community to lift up and celebrate the people who dedicate their lives to the […]

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Mars Petcare and WALTHAM Host Symposium in Chicago Oct. 18-21

Experts Convene to Address Unique Science Behind Pet Nutrition and Behavior CREDIT: Mars Petcare This week, the WALTHAM® Centre for Pet Nutrition, part of Mars, Incorporated, and a leading scientific authority and research center for the nutrition and health of companion animals, will bring together hundreds of global thought leaders in pet nutrition at its WALTHAM™ International […]

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In Aftermath of Deadly Hurricane Matthew, American Humane Working to Help Animals Displaced by Storm

CREDIT: American Humane In the deadly aftermath of killer Hurricane Matthew, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the first to serve animals in disasters, has moved its famed animal rescue team and two giant 50-foot emergency rescue vehicles into one of the hardest-hit areas to set up a major ongoing emergency aid and […]

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Battle with Burglar Earns Brave Jack Russell Terrier Award for Most Unusual Pet Insurance Claim of the Year

Source: Nationwide  Kismet, a Jack Russell terrier from Salt Lake City, Utah won the 2016 Hambone Award, honoring the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year. Kismet earned the nomination after he bravely intervened during a violent burglary that left he and his owner in critical condition. The 8th annual Hambone Award is presented by Nationwide®, […]

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