PetSafe , a manufacturer of pet safety and behavior products, will fund one of the few veterinary school behaviorist positions in the USA.
The newest Chair in Veterinary Behavior will work at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tennessee .
The position was formed to research and gain understanding of animal behaviors that may jeopardize a pet remaining in a home environment. The ultimate goal of an animal behaviorist is to help protect the bond between a human and companion animal.
New shelter data casts doubt on whether the pet population and pet ownership are truly growing.
While the pandemic caused unprecedented suffering worldwide in 2020, the disruptions to dogs, cats and other pets adoption numbers may normalize in 2021.