ARK at JFK Animal Reception Center
    • 02 APR 22
    Beware of Pet Scams

    Beware of Pet Scams

    Thinking about buying or adopting a new pet? There are countless breeders, advertisers, and shippers to search from- however not all are legitimate. Unfortunately, scamming families and other animal lovers into sending money for the shipment of a new pet is an illegal business that happens too often and in most cases, results in no pet.

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    • 24 APR 22
    Flying your Pet as Cargo vs. Excess Baggage

    Flying your Pet as Cargo vs. Excess Baggage

       Official ARK Pet Oasis Position on Cargo vs. Excess Baggage   There are three ways that pets may travel by air: In-cabin with a passenger as a carry-on placed under the seat in front of the passenger (weight limit is approximately 18 lbs. for both the pet and its carrier combined). Service and support

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    • 26 MAY 22
    Horse Racing Is On The Cusp Of Major Changes In The US After Years Of Scandal

    Horse Racing Is On The Cusp Of Major Changes In The US After Years Of Scandal

    By Jaclyn Diaz | NPR Published May 9, 2022 8:00 AM After spending roughly a decade in the horse racing industry, Mary Cage’s love for the animals wasn’t enough to keep her in a job that she couldn’t stomach anymore. In recent years, headline-grabbing tragedy and scandal has dogged the horse racing industry. In 2019, during

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    • 26 MAY 22
    Massive Study of Pet Dogs Shows Breed does not Predict Behaviour

    Massive Study of Pet Dogs Shows Breed does not Predict Behaviour

    Data from more than 18,000 canines show that pedigree is not destiny. Freda Kreier | nature | 28 April 2022 Dog enthusiasts have long assumed that a dog’s breed shapes its temperament. But a sweeping study comparing the behaviour and ancestry of more than 18,000 dogs finds that although ancestry does affect behaviour, breed has

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