Author Archives: Donna W. Boykin

Boise Restaurant Responds to Controversial Social Media Post

Unfortunately, many businesses in Treasure Valley have been affected in one way or another by the labor shortage. By now, you have surely noticed the signs posted in restaurants and drive-thru services indicating the time changes. One of those types of signs was recently posted outside Hyde House in Hyde Park the other night. Soon […]

Humans of UK: Lindsay McSorely trains dogs to be different |

Lindsay McSorely, UK 4 Paws for Ability’s recruiting chair, can often be seen walking around campus with Emmy, her four-month-old Goldendoodle host family. UK 4 Paws allows UK students to get involved in the community by training assistance dogs. It’s one of three organizations on campus that train service dogs, and they focus specifically on […]

The Milwaukee vet has always loved animals. Now she is going to their house.

As far back as she can remember, Rebecca Feiring, 39, has loved spending time with animals. Choosing a profession that involved them was obvious. But the way she spends time with them sets her apart. Feiring was four years after vet school and working at a clinic in Milwaukee when she decided to make a […]

These are the 10 dog breeds that are tough to eat – cuddly but picky

A lot of us decided to welcome new puppies to our homes last year – according to Kennel Club the number of dog owners has climbed nearly eight percent – and demand for four-legged friends after the lockdown remains high. There is a huge selection of 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, as […]

Kentucky city seeks to ban use of puppy mills

Elizabethtown City Council has passed an ordinance regarding the sale of dogs and cats in puppy mills. ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. – Elizabethtown has passed an ordinance respecting the sale of dogs and cats. City Councilor Julia Springsteen said she was the first city in the state to make it a criminal offense to sell and buy […]

Dogtopia announces partnership with NutriSource Pet Foods

Dog daycares and treat machines will be stocked with healthy and nutritious NutriSource products in time for Pet Welfare Month Posted: October 20, 2021 at 11:06 a.m. EDT|Update: 33 minutes ago PHOENIX, 20 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – To celebrate Pet Welfare Month in October, Dogtopia renews its commitment to keep its furry family […]

Spaying pet rabbits has medical and behavioral benefits [Ask the Vet] – Reading eagle

Question: Our children received two rabbits and they would like to know the sex of each rabbit before naming them. We parents would like to know too, so as not to end up with a house full of rabbits.How do you know what sex each rabbit is? If one is a woman and the other […]

Evansville Police K9 Unit Needs Your Vote To Make Money

The four-legged officers of the K9 Unit of the Evansville Police Department need your help to score a game of a $ 25,000 grant. The unit is currently competing with other K9 units in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia and Michigan for the grant from Aftermath, a company specializing in “professional biohazard, the coronavirus (COVID-19) […]

Dozens of cats rescued from Muncie’s house

MUNCIE, Ind. – Authorities are working to save dozens of cats in what the Humane Society has called a “situation of gross neglect” in Muncie. The Humane Society of the United States is helping the Muncie Police Department deal with the situation, and the Indiana State Board of Health and Muncie Animal Services are also […]

Last call: Flying Crow Coffee Co. to close downtown café | New

SPRINGFIELD, Vermont – Local coffee roaster Flying Crow Coffee Co. will close its downtown café at the end of the month due to a combination of financial burdens, the owners said. As the young company will continue to roast, deliver and ship its popular coffee, the owners of Flying Crow Coffee Co., Ben and Samantha […]