There are some reported instances in Australia of escaped pet parrots joining wild flocks. Some of them even teaching their new wild mates some English phrases they learned from their owners.
Cephalosporin Order of Prohibition Goes Into Effect April 6, 2012 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that the order of prohibition of cephalosporins originally published on January 6, 2012 is now effective. The order prohibits certain uses of the cephalosporin (excluding cephapirin) class of antimicrobial drugs in cattle, swine, chickens and turkeys. […]
Dr. Michael Greger, director of public health and animal agriculture at the HSUS has authored a book, “Bird Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching.” Dr. Greger’s interest in animal diseases affecting humans began with AIDS research. It is believed that the HIV virus began with the bushmeat trade in Africa with the slaughter of […]
Stress – something we would like to avoid, but impossible to do. Our pets are so attuned to our moods that they experience our stress. This is especially true during holiday times, but can happen anytime. We all lead busy lives these days and we rush to prepare our homes for guests (and ourselves), cooking, […]