Friday, May 24, 2024

Tag: animals

Rise in bird flu reports cause concerns over transmission risks (includes...

The resurgence of bird flu has sparked concern over its transmission and who may be at risk. The report from Iowa reveals the proactive...

Paw-sing for care: The rising cost of veterinary medicine (includes documentary)

Pets are family, and they deserve the best care. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index, veterinary costs have increased by nearly...

Will Lolita’s death mark a turning point for captive whales?

Animal activists fought a long-standing battle for the release of Lolita, the once iconic attraction at the Miami Seaquarium, only to learn the orca...

Wildlife Warriors: protecting South Florida’s animals (includes audio story)

The Wildlife Warriors podcast is dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers South Florida's wildlife faces, their causes and the preservation efforts of several...

Five best parks for dogs in Kendall

Kendall has a tremendous number of excellent parks for families, but some are better than others for our furry companions. This list highlights some...

Doggy Ice Pops offers cold treats for hot dogs

On blistering summer days, popsicles are one of the few sweet treats that can cool us down. However, what about our dogs?  Doggy Ice Pops,...

Easter rabbit or dumped pet?

Monica Perez was driving to her job in Miami Lakes one Monday morning in late May when she suddenly slammed on the brakes. In...

Biscayne Bay and the Little River Canal need help now (includes...

Biscayne Bay reached its tipping point after years of chemical and plastic pollution. Soon it will be almost impossible to bring back the water...

North Miami sanctuary owner educates public on reptiles (includes video story)

Troy McKalla devotes his life to wildlife. He owns his very own private sanctuary in North Miami and brings awareness and education to his...

Animal adoptions rise in response to virtual showcases (includes video story)

The Miami-Dade Animal Services Department focuses on saving the lives of abandoned, lost and mistreated animals. Inside the West Dade shelter, you can find...