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Companion Animals In The Climate Crisis: How Pet Owners

Aug 19, 2021  · Pet ownership doesn't have to be so tough on the planet, according to new UBC research. "We should be mindful of what kind of impact pet ownership might have on …

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Pet-inclusive housing will help tenants and landlords

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 19, 2021  · Pet-inclusive housing will help tenants and landlords. Despite more than 60 per cent of Australian households having a pet, policies remain restrictive across many housing sectors in …

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Pets and their owners diet together, new study finds

Posted: (52 years ago) May 19, 2021  · The international Pet Food Consumer Habit Survey is the first of its kind to examine factors involved in pet owners choosing grain-free dog food in both Europe and North America.

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Stressed pets: How to keep your dogs relaxed when leaving ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 02, 2021  · In the UK alone, an estimated 3.2 million households have acquired a pet since the start of the pandemic. Dogs were the most popular new acquisition (57%) with cats a …

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Sociologist confirms what pet parents know: Pets really ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 16, 2021  · "American pet owners are transforming the cultural definition of family," Laurent-Simpson says. "Dogs and cats are treated like children, siblings, grandchildren. In fact, the American Veterinary ...

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Study suggests it is common for pet dogs and cats to catch ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 01, 2021  · COVID-19 is common in pet cats and dogs whose owners have the virus, according to new research being presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) held ...

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Efficient solid-state depolymerization of waste PET

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 25, 2021  · PET is a thermoplastic made of repeating units of terephthalic acid and ethylene glycol, linked together via an ester bond. Hence the popular name polyester, which is …

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Pet? Companion animal? Ethicists say term matters

Posted: (52 years ago) May 04, 2011  · Pet? Companion animal? Ethicists say term matters. (AP) -- Are you the "owner" of a dog or cat? Maybe you should consider yourself a "human …

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Structural insight into the molecular mechanism of PET ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 01, 2018  · A KAIST metabolic engineering research team has found a molecular mechanism showing superior degradability of polyethylene terephthalate (PET). …

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Tips for keeping pets safe from household dangers

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 26, 2021  · If a pet ingests batteries, including button batteries, the battery acid can cause serious burns to their mouth, esophagus and stomach, Nelson said. They can also cause intestinal obstruction.

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Pets and their therapeutic effects - Phys.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 24, 2014  · Pets and their therapeutic effects. by Marie Daniels, University of Lincoln. A prestigious Veterinary Record journal has published a feature in which Professor Daniel Mills and Dr Sophie Hall ...

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Reptiles vulnerable to unscrupulous pet trading: study

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 29, 2020  · Reptiles vulnerable to unscrupulous pet trading: study. by Kelly MacNamara. The study found that 90 percent of traded reptile species are captured from the wild. More than a third of reptile ...

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Pets and owners—you can learn a lot about one by studying ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 26, 2019  · The personality of a pet owner can help a veterinarian understand the health and welfare of the pet. Credit: Shutterstock/PM Production There's an …

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US startup aims to transform pet cuisine with lab-made food

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 15, 2021  · Most pet food includes animal protein, which requires the slaughter of animals and is ultimately a source of planet-warming gases. Rich Kelleman's Colorado-based Bond …

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Ultra-thin, gas-tight coatings for PET bottles

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 05, 2021  · Ultra-thin, gas-tight coatings for PET bottles. by Ruhr-Universitaet-Bochum. A capacitively coupled plasma source (CCP) for the generation of nanoparticles. The nanoparticles are embedded in ...

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COVID-19 pet boom has veterinarians backlogged, burned out

Posted: (52 years ago) May 12, 2021  · COVID-19 pet boom has veterinarians backlogged, burned out. by Kelli Kennedy. Dr. Katarzyna Ferry, left, looks over at dog named Wendy who …

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Why your veterinarian may refuse to euthanise your pet

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 30, 2019  · Vets often grapple with the moral dilemma of when a client wants to kill an inconvenient pet. Clients might, for instance, hint that caring for the pet has become too much trouble, or that it ...

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Illness, death in hundreds of dogs spurs FDA action ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 18, 2021  · The letter was issued after inspections of Midwestern Pet Foods Inc.'s manufacturing sites found violations of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the …

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How to protect your dog from kennel cough

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 01, 2021  · If you have a pet—specifically a dog—then you have probably heard about kennel cough, an infection caused by bacteria or viruses that causes respiratory irritation and a …

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Timing for spay and neuter depends on the individual pet ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 29, 2015  · For most pet owners in the United States, spaying and neutering dogs and cats is an important way to benefit animals, their households and society.

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Researchers develop small animal PET scanner with high ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 19, 2020  · Positron emission tomography (PET) is an important tool for studying the animal model of human diseases and the development of new drugs and new therapies.

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Veterinarians urge pet owners to prepare for the arrival ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 14, 2020  · An emerging virus threatens both wild and pet rabbits in the United States. The fatal virus—which causes an Ebola-like disease called rabbit hemorrhagic disease—already has …

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Can people give their pets COVID-19? - Phys.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 27, 2020  · It is possible for a person to transmit COVID-19 to a pet, although there are only a few confirmed cases at this time. Several pet cats and dogs have tested positive in Hong Kong and Belgium ...

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Smart collar to track your pet in real-time

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 05, 2020  · Smart collar to track your pet in real-time. by Alison Donnellan, CSIRO. CSIRO's Data61, the digital specialist arm of Australia’s national science agency, announced today it is developing a ...

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How cats and dogs are consuming and processing parabens

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 07, 2018  · In both pet food and urine, MeP (among parabens) and 4-hydroxy benzoic acid (4-HB) (among metabolites) were the dominant compounds. The metabolites of …

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Turtles can make great pets, but do your homework first

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 05, 2018  · Turtles can make great pets, but do your homework first. This 2016 photo provided by Chris Leone of Garden State Tortoise shows two Russian Tortoises in …

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Engineered protein inspired by nature may help plastic plague

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 07, 2021  · Engineered protein inspired by nature may help plastic plague. Mutations of a PET hydrolyzing enzyme PET2 resulted in a 6.7 degrees C increase in …

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Why more companies are going dog friendly

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 16, 2019  · Bringing pet dogs into the workplace is becoming increasingly common. Large companies like Google, Ticketmaster and challenger bank Monzo are just a …

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Abuse and abandonment: Why pets are at risk during this ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 15, 2020  · While it was first presumed animals constituted a risk vector for COVID-19, the World Health Organisation states "there is no evidence that a dog, …

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Pesticides commonly used as flea treatments for pets are ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 17, 2020  · Many pet owners receive year-round preventative flea and/or tick treatment from their vet practice via healthcare plans. Fipronil has a history of very limited agricultural use prior to its ban in ...

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COVID-19 can affect pets - Phys.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 28, 2020  · Social distancing applies to pets as well as humans in households with positive cases of COVID-19. Confirmed cases of pets infected with SARS …

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Pet food recall expands after 70 dogs die from mold toxin

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 12, 2021  · Pet food recall expands after 70 dogs die from mold toxin. There's an expanded nationwide recall of Sportmix pet food products underway, …

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Study: Letting cats decide when to be petted avoids ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 28, 2021  · The study's findings will be of great benefit to not only the cats in our care and the owners who look to us for pet care advice, but the millions of pet cats across the UK and beyond."

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Brushing 'gold standard' for pet dental health

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 18, 2021  · Lowe recommends getting your pet's teeth checked at least once a year by your veterinarian. To effectively check for disease, dogs need to go under anesthesia for X-rays.

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Many rescue dog owners think they are imported (wrongly ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 13, 2020  · The EU Pet Travel Scheme is intended only for pets, although it is thought that many of the 300,000 dogs imported under it, don't fall into this category.

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US influence on Australia's illegal pet trade

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 18, 2021  · In the study, the researchers modeled the probability of reptile species being smuggled into Australia using U.S. trade data, U.S. reptile pet store inventories, and other reptile trait, taxonomy ...

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Video platforms normalize exotic pets - Phys.org

Posted: (52 years ago) May 28, 2021  · Researchers at the University of Adelaide are concerned video sharing platforms such as YouTube could be contributing to the normalization of exotic pets and encouraging the exotic pet trade.

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Tighten up law on keeping dangerous snakes as pets, demand ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 19, 2020  · The call follows an investigation by the journal, showing that several species of venomous and potentially lethal snakes, such as cobras, vipers, and …

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Family pets and cicadas don't always mix: Veterinarian's ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 26, 2021  · Family pets and cicadas don't always mix: Veterinarian's tips to keep pets safe. For dogs, gorging on cicadas can result in varying degrees of GI upset such as vomiting and diarrhea, stomach and ...

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Shelter from the storm: The social landscape of pets in ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 11, 2021  · Pet overpopulation is also a really big issue in some communities, so when the disaster happens the shelters are more likely to be at full capacity. That can increase rates of euthanasia.

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Research enhances enzyme that degrades plastic

Posted: (52 years ago) May 30, 2018  · Bottles and other objects made of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) take at least 800 years to biodegrade in landfills or the sea. Between 4.8 billion and 12.7 billion kilograms of plastic are ...

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Area twice size of UK needed to feed world's pets

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 08, 2020  · More information: Peter Alexander et al. The global environmental paw print of pet food, Global Environmental Change (2020).DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102153

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Lizards, snakes and turtles: Dispelling the myths about ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 24, 2021  · Pet ownership may inspire positive change for the welfare of reptiles, putting an end to inhumane practices and promoting conservation goals for …

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Scientists name top five animals that are suitable to be ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 11, 2016  · A third team assessed the suitability based on all assessed strengths for that animal to be a pet. Dr. Koene explained: "A team is now completing the full list, analyzing the other 270 mammals.

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