Medi Teddy Puts A Friendly Face On IV Drip Bags

Medi Teddy is a cute cover for IV drip bags designed by a child who hoped her design would relieve the fear she and many other kids experience when undergoing intravenous procedures. Sick kids have enough problems without having a scary IV fluid, blood or medication IV drip hanging over them – literally. One kid…

Let Augmented Reality Animals Entertain You On Your iPhone

Google launched a app that allows iPhone users to view animals come to life on their cameras in any setting of your choosing. It was unveiled at Google’s annual I/O conference in May that this tool was available for iPhone users. Your cameras will now yield 3D models that can be rotated and viewed on…

At-Risk Dogs Are Imprisoned Versus Euthanized

Hard-to-Adopt dogs are classified as at-risk animals which could lead to euthanasia. Animal euthanasia (euthanasia from Greek: εὐθανασία; “good death”) is the act of putting an animal to death. Some of reasons for euthanasia include incurable (and especially painful) conditions or diseases, lack of resources to continue supporting the animal, or those who have lived…

Deep Sea Dragonfish Stalk Prey With Stealth Teeth

Dragonfish rule the ocean deeps by virtue of huge, dagger-like teeth rendered nearly invisible by a coating of stealth-inducing nanocrystals.   If you’ve never been up close & personal with a dragonfish, consider yourself both very lucky and very buoyant. These nightmarish creatures live hundreds to thousands of feet below sea level; so deep that…

Racoon Dogs Brazenly Raised For Their “Artifical Fur”

Racoon Dogs (Tanuki) in Fukuhama, Japan   Recently, British newspapers reported that two pet “raccoon dogs” in Nottinghamshire dug their way out of their cage and terrorized neighborhood pets, including a pet goat and pony. Nottinghamshire is a county in the East Midlands of England, where you don’t find many racoon dogs, never mind those…

Say Fooey To Foie Gras?

Foie Gras [French for “fatty liver”] is banned by PETA [People for the Treatment of Animals], and other animal advocacy groups. This food item, considered a delicacy by many is the controversial force feeding of geese with more food they would normally consume at one-seating in the wild. Food critics say the process is almost as…

The Real Truth about Raw Pet Food – Truth about Pet Food

Does raw pet food scare you? After you learn the facts, you might not be as worried. Everywhere pet owners turn, someone is warning against giving your pet a raw pet food diet. The FDA warns pet owners raw pet food is “Dangerous“: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warns raw pet food can make…

The Best Human/Animal Portraits | Petslady.com

The “best” portraits or selfies taken “of” and “with” animals is subjective. Who’s to say a photograph with your dog or cat can vie for top bragging rights? Number one, there are so many of them. Secondly, those that have been authenticated as the best by wildlife judging organizations may be of a small sampling….

Supersized Sand Rat Stands Against Climate Change

A superb supersized sand sculpture on the South Bank of the Thames is a shout out to politicians who insist on ignoring repeated warnings of climate change.   Rats are known for leaving sinking ships but where do they – and us – go to when the entire planet is slipping beneath the waves? We…

Feed Tweets – Truth about Pet Food

From strange foreign objects, to bugs, to mold. Recent pet food (feed) Twitter posts. All of these pet feed tweets were posted since May 1, 2019. The pet owners twitter names were redacted in each image. Foreign Objects found in pet food: Found in a Blue Buffalo pet food – @BlueBuffalo: And found in Friskies…