pets

Displaced pets find comfort after Sandy
Displaced pets find comfort after Sandy
News Alexa Altman 12/13/2012 at 9:38AM

Caring for five dogs requires patience. Caring for five dogs during a superstorm requires a miracle. When Sandy struck, Kathleen Fessmann and her quintet of dogs — Yogi, Java, Rannie, Katie and Mocha — remained in their Broad Channel home, waiting out the storm. With nowhere to take the pooches, she figured they would stick [...]

Puppy Love: Pet photographers capture our best friends
Puppy Love: Pet photographers capture our best friends
News Sweetina Kakar 10/15/2012 at 8:15AM

Landscapes and portraits are usually the subjects of professional photographers. At Kiki’s Pet Photography, the lenses aim at a different subject. Kiki’s has been centering its focus on the local pets of Long Island City, particularly LIC’s precious pooches. The company is owned by two photographers, Junenoire Mitchell, 27, and Arianys Wilson, 32, who began [...]

Tips before you adopt a pet
News Queens Courier Staff 10/02/2012 at 12:24PM

By Debbie Graham How adorable is that doggy in the window? Did you ever pass by a pet store that sells puppies and kittens and find them hard to resist? A friend of mine did. Because she made a spontaneous purchase of a weimeranner puppy without first doing her homework, she ended up with an [...]

Pet food recall
News Queens Courier Staff 8/03/2012 at 3:44PM

Pet food company Lafeber has issued a voluntary bird food recall. Some grains stored in hot humid conditions can develop hot spots, randomly increasing their moisture, said the company, and the increased moisture level can lead to problems with the food over time, such as bacterial or fungal growth. Though no problems have been reported, the [...]

Keep your pets safe in the extreme heat
Keep your pets safe in the extreme heat
News Billy Rennison 6/20/2012 at 12:21PM

The 100 degree heat does not affect only humans, but pets as well. Pet owners should take steps to ensure their pets remain cool and safe. “It is imperative that pet owners take precautions and special care of their pets in the next few days,” said Dr. Steven Fox, president and CEO of Central Veterinary [...]