If you’re one of the 80 million people who own a dog in America, all the fun you have with your pet could be dangerous. You may not love playing fetch with a ball or toy as much as your dog does, but that time spent together may spell more than just good exercise. It may sound funny, but inj…

PET OF THE DAY: My name is Misty and I've been at Cat Depot for a long, long time. Over two years!

PET OF THE DAY -- My name is Sylvester and I'm a self-made cat of almost 12 years-old. Most of the kitties at Cat Depot think of me as the "grandfather", but I don't consider myself old at all.

Babe, a 9-month-old female domestic shorthair mix available for adoption from the Humane Society of Sarasota County. Currently somewhere between kitten-hood and young adult, Babe's body is petite, but there is nothing small about her personality. She walks right up to strangers, always ready…

My name is Tina, and I am a personable Torbie—or tortoiseshell tabby—who is looking for a lifetime of commitment, love and affection. As a retired mother of three beautiful kittens, I would enjoy finding a home in which I can put up my paws and relax. A dream come true would be spending my p…

Hello, my name is Darcy — Darcy the Diva, to be exact. I am a beautiful calico with a taste for the finer things in life and a healthy dose of “cat-itude!” I am looking for a forever family in which I will be the center of all attention and love.

SARASOTA, Fla. – With all the recent attention paid the Husky that kept saying 'no' to its owner, it turns out one of our own here at ABC 7 has a talking animal of their own.

MANATEE CO., Fla. - There appears to be a growing trend at dog shelters around the nation, where photographers are using their talent to help save K-9 lives.

For thousands of years, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, which includes herbs, nutrition, therapeutic massage and Tuina, have been effective treatments for pain, allergies, cancer, autoimmune diseases, and all other illnesses.

While attending veterinary college, I held ophthalmologists (vets who specialize in eye care) in high esteem. They not only diagnosed eye disorders, but also identified many obscure medical conditions, cancer, liver disease and viral conditions affecting other areas of the body.

Physical rehabilitation for dogs and cats has become more available over the past decade. Several veterinary schools offer post-graduate training in therapeutic massage, spinal manipulative therapies, acupuncture, and physical therapy that includes swim and underwater treadmill conditioning.