Index of Animal

Melson, Gail F.

Melson, Gail F. Why the Wild Things Are: Animals in the Lives of ChildrenHow important are animals in the lives of children and what difference do they make?

Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease/pets - Psychoneuroimmunoendocrinology Review and CommentaryIn 5,740 participants attending a free screening clinic at a Melbourne institute, BP.

Tiger beat

Tiger beat: Siegfried & Roy Tragedy puts big cats in center stage - News DebateAS THE LIGHTS in Las Vegas's Mirage Theater dimmed one night in early October, audience members leaned forward in their seats.

Animal Estate

Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age / The Covenant of the Wild: Why Animals Chose Domestication, TheThe Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age. By Harriet Ritvo. Cambridge, Mass.

Richard Belfield finds

Richard Belfield finds animal madness isn't peculiar to the British. The Americans, too, are into heavy pettingIt's generally assumed that the British are the world's most sentimental animal lovers.

Plan ahead to enjoy traveling with your pet Summer is finally here! The bout of cabin fever you and your pets suffered during those cold winter months is gone and the urge to roam the open spaces has come on strong.


Insuring your pet's health; the dollars and cents of pet health care - includes related material on pet insurance When my five-year-old Labrador retriever Toby developed a lump, the veterinarian estimated the cost for surgery, boarding, and follow-up care at $340. But then we learned he had cancer.


Health watch - answers to questions about pet care Rabies is a fatal virus that attacks the nervous system and is spread through the saliva of mammals, explains Maureen Carroll, D.V.M., an internist at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, a division of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.


How safe is a raw diet? Not very—and the facts are chilling: Ann Martin has spent her career taking on the pet-health establishment Dogs and cats have been domesticated for thousands of years. They have eaten file residue of man's diet, which, since the inception of fire, has been cooked. In the past 15 years, a number of purported natural diets for dogs and cats have grown in popularity.


Natural pet care Just because they've got four legs doesn't mean cats and dogs don't need a little help staying in balance. We asked Roger W. Valentine, D.V.M., a holistic veterinarian in Santa Monica, Calif.