Pet Ownership

What are the NYS temperature regulations for stowing a domestic animal in airplane cargo holds?
The extreme temperature danger to pets in the cargo hold is not so much when they are in the air, as it is before flight during storing, loading and taxiing...
Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 at 1:01 PM
What are the nutritional guidelines for pet food manufactured in New York State?
The manufacture and distribution of pet food and pet treats is regulated by both federal and state governments.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regul...
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018 at 10:53 PM
My friend has been caring for my dog over the past month. What happens if she won't give the dog back?
Pets are considered to be property in NY, like cars (sorry about talking about your dog this way).  To put it into perspective using the car analogy, a frie...
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018 at 5:12 PM
I found a stray dog, put up flyers to try and locate an owner, and had no response after 7 days. Can I keep the dog and consider it mine?
The only sure way for someone to obtain ownership of a stray or lost dog is through a shelter.  Animal shelters in New York state are required by law to che...
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018 at 10:06 PM
Where can I find information on how smoking and vaping affects my pet(s)?
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has a good article at https://www.avma.org/public/PetCare/Pages/Stop-smoking-for-your-pets-health.aspx.  ...
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018 at 5:00 PM
My pet has been diagnosed with an incurable disease. I want to use the time he has left to contribute to research efforts or participate in clinical trials. How do I do that?
We're so sorry to hear about your pet's illness.   There are plenty of ways to find research studies and clinical trials.  The American Veter...
Wed, 3 Oct, 2018 at 1:42 PM