Animal Control officers are special individuals who must have a genuine concern for the animals they encounter and care for, on a daily basis. It is not the intent or desire of animal control officers to impose lethal force upon any creature.
This is totally consistent with hunting pets, apparently. (Thanks Clarice for the link.)
Researchers in TX have been testing shelter dogs for zoonotic diseases, including chagas, which is on the rise among dogs in the state. (Thanks Clarice.)
In a recent study of 52 pet foods, testing revealed only 31 were labeled correctly “and 1 contained a non-specific meat ingredient that could not be verified.”
National Geographic looks at the problem of miniature pigs, sold as pets, who turn out to be SONOTMINIATURE.
If this headline doesn’t depress you, please send me a generous sampling of your meds.
Hero animals of all shapes and sizes.
Snake Coffin could be an excellent band name.