Last year, Kaitlin and Ben Fund decided to give up their rental near Penn Station and look for an apartment several blocks south of the commuter tumult. It was a perfectly understandable decision, but the couple worried about how the move would affect their golden retriever, Hobie.
Richard E. Goldstein, DVM, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA, chief medical officer of the Animal Medical Center in New York, has been appointed by the Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) to serve on its scientific advisory board, according to a center release. GLA is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne disease through research and … Continue reading Animal Medical Center’s chief medical officer appointed to Global Lyme Alliance board
Your pet isn’t a person. If it gets hurt or sick, one of the first questions you’ll get asked is how you’re going to pay for its care. And if you don’t have insurance, you can find yourself in the position of choosing between your beloved pet’s health and making rent.
More and more often these days, animals are treated like humans rather than the wild beasts they originated as. We’ve been to dog weddings in swanky hotels where the bride wore a designer gown, we’ve been to dog fashion shows at New York Fashion Week, and we’ve seen entire high-end shops dedicated completely to pets.
A British woman who lost her dog due to heatstroke after taking him on a 30-minute walk around her neighborhood in the soaring temperatures is warning other pet owners.