pets

Pet Owners Cut Back on Vet Spending

Faced with pets' health issues during hard economic times, owners are making tough choices and cutting back on vet spending or choosing more cost-effective care.

Displaced Gulf Coast Pets Will Find New Homes in N.J.

Pictures of oil-soaked birds and sea creatures are the public image of the BP oil spill. But they aren't the only animals affected: The economic catastrophe in the Gulf Coast region has forced people to surrender dogs and cats in droves because they can no longer afford to care for them.

Iams, Eukanuba pet food recall expands

Procter and Gamble is expanding its recall of some Iams dry prescription cat food to include all dry pet food made at an Ohio plant -- a total of 60...

Recession going to the dogs

When asked about spending cuts because of the recession, pet owners in a recent Catalyst Direct study said that they would cut back on personal...

PetSmart Could Make You a Wise Investor

If you have a pet, chances are you know PetSmart (PETM) well enough. If not, you should at least be aware of its stock, which has outsmarted the market so far this year. Shares of the largest provider in North America of almost every product and services that pets need to live -- or luxuriate -- have skyrocketed 45% this year, to $27 from a 52-week low of $15 on Dec. 15, 2008.

Racing for a Rooooffff

There are four-legged victims of the real estate foreclosure crisis too. Animal shelters report that owner turn-ins have reached an all-time high as...

Owners still spend thousands on pets

The economy may be tanked but people are still eager to have their furry friends at their sides. An Associated Press poll released this week found...