Pet News Roundup: April 11, 2019

Pet News Roundup: April 11, 2019

by Scritch

Take a look at the latest dog and cat news for this week, including hot topics, pet food recalls, and fun reads.


Cats Might Not Act Like It, But They Know Their Names As Well As Dogs, Study Says - Japanese researchers conducted a series of experiments to determine whether cats could recognize their own name.

VistaJet launches VistaPet - Business aviation company VistaJet has announced the launch of VistaPet, a comprehensive program designed for pets.

Iowa pet rescue finds over 20 dogs abandoned, hopes to rescue all of them - A pet rescue in the Des Moines area is rallying the community to raise money for dogs in need.

Pet dogs put their noses to good use by sniffing out endangered broad-shelled turtle nests - Trained pet dogs are being used to sniff out freshwater turtle nests in northern Victoria, Australia, a program that is becoming vital to preserve the endangered species.

Runner 'saved by dogs' after hill fall - A UK runner fell on a hill and broke her leg, but fortunately one of her dogs ran around barking for help which attracted the attention of another dog walker.

In case you missed last week's news, check it out here.