Vets Fear Anti-Vaccine Pet Owners Are Putting Their Animals’ Health at Risk — KTLA

More pet owners are failing to vaccinate their animals, new figures show, and a UK animal charity is describing the growing problem as a “ticking time bomb” for pets. Millions of animals are being left unprotected and vulnerable to potentially fatal diseases such as cat flu, rabbit viral hemorrhagic disease and parvovirus, according to the…

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A cartoonist drew a touching tribute to his dying dog. His readers gave him an outpouring of sympathy – The Washington Post

Full article by Michael Cavna – February 8, 2019, from The Washington Post here.

Stephan Pastis’s tribute to his dog, Edee. (Stephan Pastis/by Stephan Pastis / Andrews McMeel Syndication 2018) 

TOO CUTE!!!! Loyal Dog Watches Over His Favorite Teddy Bear During The Entire Time It’s In The Wash

by Kim Wong-Shing – from MSN.COM

a close up of a dog
© @habsthedog / Instagram

Reason #41,986 why we do not deserve dogs: Habs, an adorable spaniel dog, watches over his favorite plush toy while it’s in the wash to make sure that it’s safe. Now that’s loyalty.

Reason #41,987: That plush toy is a ridiculously oversized teddy bear, much larger than Habs himself.

Is it even legal to be this cute?!

Habs’s owner, Jacqueline Estey, didn’t originally intend for Habs to bond with the giant teddy bear. It belonged to her before Habs even joined the family. But soon after he arrived three years ago, he claimed the teddy bear as his own

Read the full article and see this adorable dog watch over his favourite teddy in the drier here.

“From a tired, broken-hearted vet.” The sad reality of what our pets do in their final moments.

by Clare Stephens (via msn.com)

a dog looking at the camera: "I have never had pets worry during their final moments." Image via Getty.
© Getty “I have never had pets worry during their final moments.” Image via Getty.

There are few thoughts as sickening as imagining your pet in a scenario where they’re vulnerable, scared and alone.

We’d like to think our pets know they’re loved always, and know we’ll do whatever is necessary to protect them and make them feel safe.

But according to a post that recently went viral, there’s one moment in particular where humans fail.

Read this heart-wrenching yet poignant article here AND hug your dog, cat, bird, or other pet tight and promise them you’ll never abandon them in their final moments.