• Australian man killed by kangaroo he kept as pet, police say

    By Tiffanie Turnbull | BBC News, Sydney An Australian man has died after being attacked by a kangaroo he had been keeping as a pet, police say. A relative found the 77-year-old man with serious injuries on Monday at his home in Redmond, about 400km (250 miles) south of Perth. When the ambulance crew arrived

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  • US veterinarians are helping displaced Ukrainian pets. Here’s what they’re seeing

    Jen Reeder | Yahoo! News When Colorado veterinarian Jon Geller headed to a Romanian border crossing with Ukraine on March 13, he had two big suitcases filled with veterinary supplies and no idea what to expect. “I had connected with a couple of the local veterinarians that have little vet clinics not too far from

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  • Pet-Friendly Tourism is Growing in Mexico

    DESTINATION & TOURISM  ALBERTO LOZANO  The pet-friendly segment contributes to the development of tourism activity and economic spillover in Mexico, given that official data shows the existence of 80 million pets, of which 43.8 million are dogs. According to the National Welfare Survey of Mexico’s National Institute of Statistics & Geography (INEGI by its acronym in

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  • I spent $116,000 to travel the world — with my cat

    JJ Yosh, 38, has spent nearly $116,000 traveling all across the United States with his adventurous pet, Simon. The six-year-old Bombay cat doesn’t just live a lush life of luxury in his not-so-humble abode, he travels all across the country kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, rock climbing, camping, hiking and backpacking In fact, Yosh and Simon

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  • 5 Tips for Making Traveling With Pets Easier

    David Thompson | Travelers Today Many of us are making plans with the holidays right around the corner. For many people, their holiday plans are staying with friends and family members, and for many others, their plans include hopping on a plane or taking a road trip to spend the holidays with people far away.

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  • Puppies on Prozac: How to Handle Your Pet’s Anxiety

    Puppies on Prozac: How to Handle Your Pet’s Anxiety

    Veterinarians say they have seen an increasing number of pets experiencing mental distress. Here’s how to spot the signs. By Melinda Wenner Moyer | The New York Times When my dog Ozzy feels stressed, he emits loud, rambly groans that are ridiculously cute but also make me wonder if he’s having a stroke. After noticing that

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  • Beware of Pet Scams

    Beware of Pet Scams

    Thinking about buying or adopting a new pet? There are countless breeders, advertisers, and shippers to search from- however not all are legitimate. Unfortunately, scamming families and other animal lovers into sending money for the shipment of a new pet is an illegal business that happens too often and in most cases, results in no

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  • Flying your Pet as Cargo vs. Excess Baggage

    Flying your Pet as Cargo vs. Excess Baggage

      Official ARK Pet Oasis Position on Cargo vs. Excess Baggage   There are three ways that pets may travel by air: In-cabin with a passenger as a carry-on placed under the seat in front of the passenger (weight limit is approximately 18 lbs. for both the pet and its carrier combined). Service and support

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