In a smart and expensive neighbourhood of Tokyo, Toshiko Horikoshi relaxes by playing her grand piano. She's a successful eye surgeon, with a private clinic, a stylish apartment, a Porsche and two pet pooches: Tinkerbell, a chihuahua, and Ginger, a poodle. Many Japanese women like Horikoshi prefer pets to parenthood.
But the puppy has been sick with a blood-clotting disorder since birth — exactly what scientists in China had wanted. More Videos Puppies bred with medical disorders cloned
We are constantly asked questions about the street dog issue, both by people who think dogs a nuisance and by dog-lovers. These are the most common ones. Why are there so many street dogs here anyway?
SinceFDA has received reports of illnesses in pets associated with the consumption of jerky pet treats. As of December 31,FDA has received approximately 5, complaints of illnesses associated with consumption of chicken, duck, or sweet potato jerky treats, many of which involve products imported from China, which produces much of the jerky pet treats on the market. The reports involve more than 6, dogs, 26 cats, three people, and include more than 1, canine deaths.
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When the first colonists arrived in the New World, cats disembarked with them. Thanks to us, their two-legged transporters and their natural fecundityoutdoor domestic cats are now one of the most widespread invasive species on the planet. Today Americans own about 90 million pet cats.
Over the years, pets have evolved from being a strange and wonderful distraction to an integral part of families all over the world. What drives certain countries to be so pet obsessed, while others are seemingly uninterested? Did you know that Brazilians love small dogs while Saudis prefer the bigger breeds? For us humans, as well as our cats and dogs, life can be unpredictable.
Today marks the start of the ninth annual dog meat festival in Yulin. But what is it and why has the event in this remote part of southern China proved to be so controversial in recent years? Cat meat, fresh lychees and liquor are also available at the festival.