Military Pilot Spends His Retirement Flying Rescue Dogs To Safety

David Tan dedicated his life to keeping the citizens of the world safe. After 40 years of flying planes in the military, Tan now has a different kind of co-pilot in the cockpit. The Middleton, Wisconsin, resident has his own Aermacchi SF-260. This small, two-person Italian plane is used by countries with small air forces … Read more

Safety Claims At Australian Veterinary School

Safety Claims At Australian Veterinary School The Australian authorities are investigating claims that Murdoch University, one of the country’s seven veterinary schools, has unsafe working conditions. The allegations, raised by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) on behalf of various employees at the University, suggest that unnecessary suffering to both staff and animals may be … Read more

Stray Cat Mom Carries Her Newborn Kittens To Safety With Her New Human Friend

The internet has once again been taken by storm via – you guessed it: an adorable kitten video. The absolutely heartwarming video, posted on Reddit last week by user u / catnip4sale, has obtained over eighty thousand upvotes and over one thousand comments. Reddit users worldwide have fallen head-over-heels in love with a brave momma … Read more

Man & Dog Walk 140 Miles To Safety Across Russian-Occupied Ukraine

During the Russian invasion of Ukraine, 61-year-old Igor Pedin refused to go anywhere without his nine-year-old Terrier mix named Zhu-Zhu. The man and his dog were in Mariupol, which is currently a Russian-controlled area in the southeastern part of Ukraine. He had family in Zaporizhzhia, which was a Ukraine-controlled city about 225 kilometers (140 miles) … Read more

Pet Food Company Receives FDA Warning After Failing To Fix Safety Concerns

Pet food company Sunshine Mills has faced lots of controversy in the past few years after several recalls occurred. Since an FDA warning in 2019, they’ve had at least five recalls, several of which involved elevated levels of aflatoxin. The FDA has given Sunshine Mills plenty of opportunities to address these issues, but they’re still … Read more

Patient safety and QI: cost or benefit?

In 2014 an article appeared in the Journal of Small Animal Practice entitled “Patient safety: the elephant in the room”. In it, Catherine Oxtoby eloquently outlined the case for a “systems-based” approach to human error in the profession: instead of blaming individuals when accidents occur, we should view mistakes as an opportunity to learn and … Read more

FDA Issues Warning After Finding Multiple Safety Violations At Pet Treat Facility

If a company does not follow safety precautions when producing dog food and treats, it does not matter how healthy its products are. The production of dog treats plays a huge role in how the snacks will impact your dog. Sadly, a dog treat company recently received a warning from the FDA for violating an … Read more

Amazon Driver Delivers Cat To Safety After She Was Tossed From Car Window

Amazon delivery drivers do more than make customers happy by delivering their packages. They’re also heroes to cats in need! And thanks to a kind-hearted Amazon delivery driver, a young black cat can count herself lucky after being tossed from a moving car window onto a busy roadway. At the intersection of Franklin Avenue and … Read more