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Rescuers from United Animal Nations (UAN), The Humane Society of United States and North Star Rescue have removed and are caring for over 1,000 rats from a property in Los Angeles County after receiving complaints from neighbors, who were witnessing...

At about 12.30am on Tuesday Karen Gregory, owner of Cholewell Pets, called the fire service, and fire crews discovered four barns, four vehicles and a caravan on fire when they arrived at the farm. Three firefighter teams battled the fire...

The new laws define all animals as one of three categories: Domestic Animals, Exempt Exotic Animals and Exotic Animals. Only animals classified as Exotic Animals, which includes any animal not on either of the other lists, will require a permit....

At the end of October, the owner of 9 pet ferrets noticed flu-like symptoms in 3 of the animals and asked for veterinary assistance in the Roseburg area of Oregon. For about a week prior to the ferrets exhibiting symptoms,...

A veterinarian in Portland examined a ferret with a respiratory infection on October 5th and submitted a swab to the Oregon State Public Health Veterinarian, Dr. Emilio DeBess, after learning that it's owner had been ill with the flu. Oregon...

House Resolution 669, known as the Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act, aims to prevent damage to the environment and native species by invasive nonnative species. However, opponents say that while this aim has merit, the bill will make trade in...

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6 Reasons to Consider Getting a Pet Guinea Pig   If you’ve been wanting to get a pet, but you don’t have the space or time required for a dog or cat, you might want to consider a pet guinea...
Benefits of Pets in Learning Animals can teach children about human behavior and body language. Arguably, learning to care for animals can be the first stage in learning to care for others, and pets can teach social responsibility. Although, interestingly,...