The Water Bowl: 5-Pet Limit Proposed in Chicago; Plus, Are Animals Spiritual?
A Chicago alderman has proposed limiting the number of dogs and cats to five per home. –Chicago Tribune
Do animals have spiritual experiences? Can they feel emotion at the sight of a rainbow? –Psychology Today
A 4-year-old boy was mauled to death by a dog in a house where illicit dog breeding was taking place. –BBC News
K9 Storm, a Canadian dog armor business, makes $5 million a year selling custom dog armor to police departments and the military. –Fortune Small Business
Two arapaima fish, among the largest freshwater fish in the world, died at the National Zoo. Officials suspect a bacterial infection to be the cause of death. –Washington Post
Due to the economy, expensive alligator farming has stalled – turns out no one wants to pay $12,000 for an alligator-strap watch anymore. –New York Times
A former British vet has written an expose of veterinary practices, charging that some push expensive and punishing chemotherapy treatments for pets in lieu of euthanasia. –Daily Mail