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PetMD Editorial
Dec 18,2018

Image via Facebook/New York Times Officer Carl Ellis was removed from the narcotics investigations team and assigned to patrol duty after quietly surrendering a retired police dog that had served nine years on the force. When the department announced the retirement of Ringo, a yellow Labrador… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Dec 14,2018

Image via iStock/MarioGuti Under the Spanish Civil Code, animals are currently classified as movable property. This means that in cases of defaulted payments, debt collectors can seize pets along with other assets when collecting payments. However, attitudes towards animal welfare have shifted, and… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 15,2018

Image via Fashion legend Jean Paul Gaultier recently announced his decision to go fur-free in all future collections. Harper's Bazaar reports, “The fashion legend said that the way in which animals are killed for their fur for fashion was ‘absolutely deplorable.’” People for… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 14,2018

Image via Facebook/CNN Archaeologists found dozens of cat-related items inside a 4,500-year-old tomb at the site of a necropolis in Saqqara, which is on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities announced Saturday. Among the items found in the tomb were dozens of mummified cats, 100… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 09,2018

Image via Dog camera company Furbo released a list that classified certain dog breeds as “naughty” or “nice” based on the average number of barks they let out in a day. According to, the Samoyed is the so-called naughtiest dog breed with an average of 52.8 barks… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 07,2018

Image via Florida voters had to make a lot of decisions to make in this past election, with amendments dealing with voter rights, casino gambling and oil drilling. One ballot measure determined the fate of greyhound racing—Amendment 13. The voters of the Sunshine State decided it… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 02,2018

Image via Smith On October 10, a Mandarin duck was spotted in a Central Park pond in New York City. At first, it only attracted the attention of local birdwatchers and bird lovers. It soon flew away and seemingly vanished without any explanation of its origin. But on October 30, the… Read More