Last month, I listened to a podcast interviewing the owner of Straight Arrow, the parent company that produces Mane and Tail and Cowboy Magic products. As a lifelong horse owner (including several grey horses that love mud), I cannot remember a time when I did not have a Mane and Tail and/or Cowboy Magic product

The replacement of the term “owner” with “guardian” has been proposed by animal activists for many years, but rejected by many veterinary associations concerned about the unintended consequences of such a change in designation.

According to the AVMA “[a]ny change in terminology describing the relationship between animals and owners, including ‘guardian,’ does not strengthen this

A recent review by Jeffrey W. Pompeo of New Jersey’s pet trust law was published in the New Jersey Law Journal, describing some of the deficiencies of the existing law.  Amendments to that law were introduced by Assemblyman Burzichelli amending the New Jersey Pet Trust Statute, A-3860.

The pet trust statute is being amended

As more evidence is compiled about the benefits and risks of early neutering, particularly when complete ovariohysterectomy (removal of both ovaries and the uterus) is performed, owners may become concerned that this procedure may increase the risk of certain disorders, particularly when performed early.  But, if also concerned about preventing pregnancy and other cancers, like

Additional research continues to fuel the flames over the controversy of the customary practice of early spay/neuter of dogs and cats in the United States.  Focusing solely on dogs, the medical validity of this practice is coming under increased scrutiny by veterinarians and scientists.  For many, many years, spay/neuter has been heavily promoted by veterinarians