Pets News

Seresto allegedly linked to nearly 1700 pet deaths, EPA monitoring situation

A report released today by the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting and USA Today alleges that Seresto flea and tick collars have harmed many of the dogs and cats that wear them as well as the owners who love them. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which regulates pesticide-containing products, has received 75,000 incident reports of dogs, cats, and people allegedly being harmed by the collars, including 1698 pet deaths and just under 1000 incidents involving people.

The active ingredients in Seresto—developed by Bayer Animal Health and now owned by Elanco—are the pesticides imidacloprid (10%) and flumethrin (4.5%). Imidacloprid is

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Pet sickness, death linked to flea and tick collar, investigation finds

SHAWNEE, Kan. (WDAF) — Could the flea and tick collar you put on your pet be hurting them? The results of a new investigation suggest the answer may be yes.

Whether it’s man’s best friend or a furry feline, pets are a part of the family. When you put a flea and tick collar on them, you expect it to be safe. But an investigation published Wednesday by the Midwest Center

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Lady Gaga ‘very emotional and grateful’ dog walker is recovering, pets were found: report

Lady Gaga is feeling grateful that her dog walker is on the mend and her pets were returned. 

According to People magazine, citing a source, Gaga “first got the news” on Friday that her dog walker Ryan Fischer “was doing okay” and that her dogs were returned. Fischer was shot last week as her two French bulldogs, Koji and Gustav, were stolen.

“She was very emotional and grateful,” the source said of Gaga, who had arrived in Rome to work on the Ridley Scott film “House of Gucci” days prior to the shooting.

The insider added that Gaga was “worried”

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Adoptable pets from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Care (3/3/2021)

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Annapolis Pets Up For Adoption: Meet Turtle, Daisy & More

Do you want to add a furry friend to your family and do something good for the Annapolis community at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter or organization. Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many facilities in and around Annapolis are still working to find forever homes for dozens of cats, dogs and other adorable critters coming through.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages and sizes without a home throughout Maryland — and many of them are located in your area. In the search for an adorable

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Horse farm in Scottsdale will soon be “dog hotel” for pets belonging to homeless | Critter Corner

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – A horse farm in Scottsdale will soon have a new use. Part of the farm will be transformed into a hotel for dogs who belong to members of the Valley’s homeless population. The dog hotel will provide a safe space for homeless pet owners to leave their furry friends while they seek treatment and get back on their feet.

“One of the many barriers to them [homeless] seeking treatment or getting into housing was if they had a pet,” says Terra Schaad, Executive Director of Hunkapi programs. “We knew that we could answer that call.”


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