Last Friday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that traces of a drug called pentobarbital might be found in numerous popular dog food brands. Pentobarbital is a barbiturate that is commonly used to put dogs, cats and sometimes horses to sleep. The affected products included Gravy Train, Kibbles N’ Bits, Ol’ Roy and […] The post How Does A Euthanasia Drug Find Its Way Into Dog Food? appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
…is leading a nationwide mission to permanently eliminate the need to euthanize healthy shelter dogs and cats. Based in the city of Kanab, the Best Friends Animal Society is known as the largest “no-kill” animal sanctuary in the US. It works with animal shelters across the country to end animal homelessness, reduce […] The post Nationwide Initiative Seeks To End Euthanasia Of Shelter Animals By 2025 appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
Animal rescue organizations are testing out a new way to keep feral cats from being put down: putting them to work. One such worker can be found at a warehouse owned by the Los Angeles Distributing Company that stores food and beverages. His name is Black Cat, and his job is to scare away rodents […] The post Feral Cats Are Being Employed As Guards To Save Shelter Animals’ Lives appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.