There is no system in place to track the amount of dogs or other pets that are abandoned each year in the United States. However, it is known that between 6 and 8 million companion animals are brought to shelters each ye... More » Pets & Animals Pets

As of 2014, between 6 and 8 million companion animals are abandoned every year, according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This figure only accounts for cats and dogs and does not include other animals kep... More »

It is estimated that 3-4 million cats and dogs were euthanized in 2013, according to the Humane Society. This number has significantly decreased from previous years. More » Pets & Animals Pets

Because animals cannot report the abuse they endure and abuse often goes unreported by humans, it is impossible to know exactly how many pets are abused each year according to The Humane Society. Dogs seem to be the most... More »

As of 2015, a good commercial dog food for pets suffering from pancreatitis is Hill's Prescription Diet i/d Gastrointestinal Health dog food. Dogs who are suffering from this condition need to eat food that is easy to di... More » Pets & Animals Pets

In states that allow citizens to keep exotic animals as pets, some common choices include Burmese pythons, bearded dragons, ferret foxes, Madagascar hissing cockroaches and squirrels, according to Forbes. However, state ... More » Pets & Animals Pets

Numerous pets are legal in California unless a law or regulation specifically states that a species of animal is illegal to keep as a pet. California's list of illegal pets is, however, one of the longest in the nation. ... More »