Mon., November 12, 2012 7:30am
Macon city councilor Nancy White is pushing an ordinance at the city and county level that would require pet owners to sterilize their dogs and cats. Under her legislation, owners who do not want their dogs fixed would have to pay an extra licensing fee.
Sat., October 6, 2012 9:30am
The leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah is offering his blessings to dogs, cats and other faithful pets.
Wed., September 26, 2012 12:00pm
University of Georgia officials have created a facility to house pets in hurricanes and other emergencies. Many people refuse to evacuate their homes during emergencies because they don't want to leave their pets, putting themselves at risk.
Mon., September 3, 2012 12:00am
As hurricane season continues, the nation's first permanent evacuation center for animals has opened its doors at Fort Valley State University.
Fri., March 30, 2012 10:02am
Experts say a warm winter and early spring will mean an abundance of ticks this summer in Georgia. Nancy Hinkle, a veterinary entomologist at the University of Georgia's Department of Entomology, says this is the earliest in the season that ticks have been seen.
Mon., February 20, 2012 1:00pm
A University of Georgia researcher is close to developing the first ever Chagas disease vaccine for pets that will help prevent the spread of the disease to humans. Rick Tarleton used a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to look into the deadly parasitic infection that is the single most common cause of congestive heart failure and sudden death in the world.