Category Archives: Dog Socialization

What the next generation senior really wants: a rooftop bar

Daniel Levy Gone are the days of the bare minimum. It is no longer enough to offer residents a cramped room, a sterile atmosphere or a collection of age-old rocking chairs. The next generation’s vibrant, savvy young adults have more options than they’ve ever had, and if you want to stand out and provide your […]

Are pampered companion dogs better off than village dogs?

A recent essay by Iben Meyer and colleagues, “Pampered pets or poor bastards? The welfare of dogs kept as pets” caught my attention because the research focused on comparing the welfare of companion dogs with that of modern village dogs.1 Some people think that modern companion dogs – often referred to as “domesticated” dogs – […]

Oshkosh animal shelter sees ‘drastic’ increase in dog numbers

OSHKOSH (NBC 26) — Local animal shelters are currently “overflowing” with dogs, many of them strays or misplaced, according to the Oshkosh Area Humane Society. OAHS says it saw a 33% increase in wanderers over the past three-year average for the first quarter. Typically, an average of 80% of strays are returned to their owners, […]

The Dog Breeder Particular on Breeding Countryside Huskies in a Human Setting

Countryside Huskies is on a mission to give our customers only happy, healthy, quality puppies raised in the healthiest environments. Huskies are loved for their absolutely fierce and beautiful appearance. But that’s not where it stops for fans of this particular breed. Huskies are known to be lovable, fiercely independent, and incredibly sweet. They also […]

Ridgeside K9 Tidewater Dog Training is a leading dog training company in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Williamsburg, Virginia – Dogs are very social creatures, so it’s no wonder that training is such an important part of their lives. Their ability to understand and respond to commands is a key part of their relationship with their owners and their place in the pack. By teaching them basic obedience commands, owners can help […]

California health officials urge seniors to stay vaccinated and join communities –

Photo by Marisol Benitez on Unsplash By Natalie Hanson/Ethnic Media Services PUBLIC health experts are urging California seniors to stay up to date on their COVID-19 vaccine reminders, so they can rejoin their communities. The pandemic has had a devastating impact on older people, many of whom may have depended on congregate centers for socialization […]

Burrnationk9s Introduces Dog Lovers to America’s Purest Dog Breeds

Burrnationk9s is an American pit bull breeder offering healthy and family-friendly puppies and specializing in the production of XXL Tri Merle Bully puppies. Pitbull puppies are among the most sought after pets. Known for their loyalty, strength, and love of children, Pitbulls are in high demand, but the quality of supply varies widely from kennel […]

What you need to know before buying chickens – Royal Examiner

Pets from the rodent family, such as hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, mice, and gerbils are popular pets. Despite their cuddly and energetic disposition, however, degus are a lesser-known species that are often overlooked. Here’s what makes degus fantastic pets. AppearanceDegus are small domestic rodents that look like a cross between a gerbil and a squirrel. […]

Mifflinburg Dog Park Nears Completion | Community

Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania – A long-awaited dream for many four-legged friends is soon to come true: a dog park in Mifflinburg. The dog park is a long-awaited project. The initial momentum started in 2017 when Taylor and Luis Montesinos started a GoFundMe to crowdsource fencing and other start-up costs for the space. “Our mission for Mifflinburg […]

‘Animal Ambassadors’ program provides humane education to primary school pupils in Glasgow and socialization to animals in shelters

A partnership between a Glasgow animal shelter and a local primary school aims to teach pupils how to care for animals safely and show compassion towards those with and without four legs. On a recent Friday afternoon at the shelter, 10-month-old Snoopy lay in bed at the Barren River Animal Welfare Association, or BRAWA, as […]

Private Schools Bill Must Come With Responsibility > PenCityCurrent.com

The House of Representatives has a big chore coming up. Those lawmakers are facing pressure from the governor to pass Senate Brief 2369. The bill was sent to the House in a 31-18 Senate vote on Wednesday. It provides 10,000 private scholarships funded by the Supplemental State Assistance formula per state student. The Senate bill […]

At Winsted, ECAD assistance dogs graduate with new companions

WINSTED – Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities held its first graduation ceremony on March 23, 2022 and celebrated the completion of the two-week team training session by five teams of clients and assistance dogs, and one dog establishment and its two masters. The graduation was made even more special because three of the clients were […]

Atascadero Senior Center provides local residents with resources and services • Atascadero News

The Center is currently asking the community for help in the form of donations and volunteers Atascadero — Located on East Mall adjacent to Sunken Gardens, the Atascadero Senior Center has been helping seniors in the community since the mid-seventies. The Senior Center, which is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is run entirely by volunteers. Ranger […]

Will a new, post-pandemic Hollywood meet the demands of an increasingly diverse audience? UCLA report shows more work to be done

This Sunday, Hollywood will celebrate itself and its exploits, as it has done for almost a century, during the 94and Oscars telecast. Best Picture favorites are two films, CODA and The power of the dog, which were released on streaming platforms. If the predictions hold true, it would be the first time a movie from […]

What to expect if your dog takes trazodone

woman cuddling a black french bulldog Tempura/Getty TABLE OF CONTENTS On this page What is trazodone used for? Potential side effects Dosage for Dogs Can dogs overdose on trazodone? Interactions and warnings Just like people, many dogs experience fear or anxiety from time to time. Unfortunately, just like people, some struggle with severe anxiety that […]

Pet of the Week: O My Heart | Local News

Billings Gazette O My Heart is a 3 year old male Domestic Shorthair brown Tabby available for adoption through Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter. He is eager to get along with everyone and is fascinated by people’s activities. He seems a little wheezy because he has a deviated septum. O My Heart is neutered and up […]

The Many Health Risks of Animal Hoarding

In late January, Stephanie Salvago stood outside a mobile home in Walker County, Alabama. She watched a scene with more than 100 dogs trapped in crowded enclosures or tied to short chains. Other dogs had escaped and were on the loose. Salvago was part of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society, one of several animal welfare […]

He is nothing but a hunting dog! Copper is ready to be adopted

Copper, a 6-month-old hunting dog is up for adoption this week from the Tri County Humane Society. Just look at those eyes. I have a feeling Copper will soon be in his new home. Maybe yours? Discover Copper! This beautiful dog came to TCHS as a stray with his brother, so unfortunately we don’t know […]

Designer Dogs of Utah: where do they come from?

Molesley Sirius – a Borderdoodle and Mildred McGonagall – a Goldendoodle. Photos by Mike Jones. Puppy sales have skyrocketed during the COVID shutdowns because people who have found themselves stuck at home have turned to canine companionship. Designer dogs were at the forefront of the adoption frenzy, despite high prices and long waiting lists. The […]

Are Puppy Training Classes Worth It?

House training allows your pup to fully focus on you while developing your bond. In contrast, group classes give your dog the opportunity to work on his concentration skills even when the distraction of other dogs surrounds him. Group classes are also a great way to socialize your pup during the critical socialization period of […]

The PEDIGREE Foundation launches the 2022 grant cycle

Since 2008, the PEDIGREE Foundation has donated nearly $10 million through 5,800 grants, working with organizations that support its mission to end pet homelessness and help dogs find their forever homes. Applications for the 2022 grant cycle will be accepted now via May 8, 2022 and can be completed online. “Working in tandem with our […]

Nautical Dog in New Town to Open Cat Salon with Adoptable Cats

The Nautical Dog in New Town opens Williamsburg’s first cat salon with adoptable cats from the Heritage Humane Society. (Courtesy of Amanda Wilbourne) WILLIAMSBURG — Cat lovers in Williamsburg will soon have a place to interact with and potentially bring home a feline friend. The Nautical Dog, 5102 Main St Suite B, a family-run pet […]

School Board Challenges Therapy Dog Proposal | News, Sports, Jobs

Members of the Warren County School District Board of Trustees have raised concerns about a proposal that would see the district purchase two therapy dogs. The issue was brought to the Board of Directors at the start of the committee meetings and then discussed in more depth by the members later that evening. […]

‘Support Our Community’: Presbyterian Church Hosts Craft Market in Auburn | Local News | Auburn, NY | Auburnpub.com

AUBURN — For Amy Heath and Tina Lader, the Creative Arts Market is a way for them to socialize and hang out, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The market event, at the Presbyterian Event and Retreat Center, 108 South St., Auburn, featured the work of various artisans and artisans on Saturday. Scheduled to […]

Kim Reeder: What volunteers mean to LCHS | Columnists

Here at the Lee County Humane Society, our volunteer program is part of our daily business. Volunteers enrich the lives of our animals. The work of our volunteers helps save the lives of not only the animals they help care for, but also the shelter itself. One might wonder what a volunteer looks like; it’s […]

Owner of Omemee-area pet boarding house fined for treating his dog

A Peterborough pet owner shakes his head after the operator of a pet boarding and training center in Omemee was found guilty earlier this month of abusing his dog at the end of 2020. Nadine Francis, owner/operator of Good Doggy of Kawartha Lakes, pleaded guilty February 8 in Lindsay court to two of six charges […]

Are there any cases in the metaverse?

Photo: Pixabay The social networks in which we now operate are our new space for communication and socialization. An integrated social dialogue space with messages with various multimedia elements (music, video, images). In this ecosystem, brands and companies have developed a large part of their marketing strategies, digital advertising and their new commercial channels. A […]

All dog owners will be required to take a course, except in the case of hunting, herding or guard dogs

There are dogs and there are hunting dogs or shepherd animals. A distinction in which the breed has nothing to do, since thousands of dogs with pedigrees and hunting or herding instincts live as pets outside the fields and shotguns (also with owners who hunt and graze). They are the same animals, with the same […]

Puppy Bowl XVIII puts Virginia pooches with unique qualities and special needs in the spotlight.

(WFXR) – People across the country tuned in Sunday afternoon to watch more than 100 dogs – at least five of which are from Virginia – hit the grill in a furry showdown between Team Fluff and Team Ruff during Puppy Bowl XVIII . The event which aired on Animal Planet and streamed on Discovery+ […]

Meet Stella Mae! | WATD 95.9 FM

—WATD 95.9 News & Talk Radio, South Shore Massachusetts Thanks to our listener Geni for connecting us with a new organization called Animal Rescue Konnection. Animal Rescue Konnection also works with people who need to rehom their dogs, shelters and animal control officers. Their specialty is working with more difficult to place dogs, those with […]

Renee Dodds Runs Two Daycares, But Her Time Isn’t the Kids | Business

PITTSFIELD — Renee Dodds owns two daycare centers in the Berkshires where her customers bark instead of talk. Dodds owns Love Us and Leave Us, a dog daycare and boarding facility with locations in Pittsfield and Lee. Dodds, from Lanesborough, or ‘the borough’ as ​​she calls it, is a certified dog trainer who originally became […]

Dog-Friendly Chicago, Year-Round Travel Guide

dog cruise Mercury Chicago Skyline Cruise Line Our pets are like family: we love them, we care for them, and we want them to be around us, even when we’re exploring a big city like Chicago. Savvy travelers and Windy City locals understand that just because a place allows dogs doesn’t necessarily mean that dogs […]

Clear Path for Veterans Turning Puppies into Service Dogs

Dogs are man’s best friend, but they can also be a vital lifeline. Clear Path for Veterans makes it easier for vets to get a service dog. Having a dog as a companion is certainly comforting, and for many people, when they return home after serving our country, they come back with trauma. The Clear […]

Gail Fisher’s Dog Tracks: How to Handle Barking Dogs in the Classroom | Animals

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Sharpsburg councilor leads off-leash dog park

A newly elected Sharpsburg city councilwoman is pitching in with an idea she thinks will benefit residents and their four-legged friends. Carrie Tongarm is working on setting up an off-leash dog park in the borough. It’s a project that’s been gaining momentum since 2018, when she first moved to the riverside town. “During the pandemic, […]

BEECCHEY: Rehabilitators at risk of contracting COVID from wildlife

Content of the article Ontario Wildlife Conservators were privileged to have Scott Weese, Head of Infection Control at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph, as our guest on January 23 at our monthly virtual meeting on COVID in wildlife. Content of the article Here’s what happens. During COVID, rehabbers have developed protocols […]

Probable euthanasia for Orange Co wolf dogs living in shelter

A group of wolf-dog hybrids housed at the Orange County Animal Shelter since last summer still need a forever home, officials said Thursday. Animal control officials have “potentially found suitable sanctuary placement” for some of the dogs, but have not yet found suitable placement for the rest, said Tenille Fox, spokeswoman for Orange County Animal […]

Local animal shelter calls for foster volunteers in memory of Betty White

“That’s definitely where I’ve seen the greatest local need,” said Elizabeth Jefferis, Baypath’s chief executive. The recent death of White, who was deeply committed to animal welfare, sparked a nationwide movement in support of animal shelters and rescue organizations. The last surviving star of the television series “The Golden Girls” died on December 31, a […]

Her spa clients have fur and four legs | Business

OWhen Vlada Markov was 9 years old, her next-door neighbor acquired a new puppy, but as a flight attendant she needed a reliable pet sitter. Markov got up and took the reins. Alumna of Mountain Pointe in 2017, Markov took that first job as a pet sitter and branched out into pet grooming as a […]

Your Preparation Checklist for Getting a New Puppy

Presented by Beltone – A leader in audience health care. So, you’ve decided to get a new puppy! Whether it’s a first-time pet or an addition to the family, there are several things you need to prepare ahead of time and there is some planning involved. There are entire books written on this subject, so […]

The #BettyWhiteChallenge highlights the growth of animal philanthropy and the role of rescues

Melissa L. Caldwell, University of California, Santa Cruz Betty White’s death on December 31, 2021 has inspired countless memories and celebrations of her life and brilliant television comedy work. The actress has also always loved animals, especially dogs. She cherished animals as companions and supported efforts to improve their well-being as an actor, advocate and […]

KDUZ Pet Patrol – January 14

Each week, we’ll introduce you to some of the most adorable and adoptable pets available at our partner shelters in central and southern Minnesota. Join us live at 8:20 a.m. Friday morning as we bring them to you live at 12-60 and 96-5, Classic Hits KDUZ. ************************************************** ************************************************* ******** ************************* Heart of Minnesota Animal Center […]

Moment of Paws: How to Deal With Your Pet’s Stress and Anxiety

Starting a new year usually brings a sense of renewed hope and optimism, but our level of anxiety as we approach 2022 could reach an all-time high. Just like humans, pets can be prone to stress, anxiety, and depression. The start of the above may come from sensing, empathizing, and mirroring our own mental states. […]

North Conway Community Center: New Years Resolutions Programs | City columns

CONWAY – Greetings from the North Conway Community Center. With the start of the new year, we are all thinking about how we can do our best in 2022. New Year’s resolutions often revolve around improving, strengthening, and growing in ourselves. This year, let’s see how we can grow and strengthen our community. Let’s set […]

11 Texas retirement communities I’d love to live in

Closed Retirement Communities, Over 55 Benefits, Golf, Sports, Food: Texas has it. Any location in Texas is great for retirement! No state income tax. You can play golf and other sports all year round most of the time due to the mild weather. Find a low cost of living, a friendly, welcoming and diverse culture, […]

High Point Parks and Recreation Invites the Public to Explore Health and Fitness Offerings | Community

From 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday through March 29, Allen Jay Recreation Center will also host a More Flips, More Fun gymnastics class for young gymnasts ages 5 to 12. This class will focus on fitness and strength training as students work on the floor and use the tumble track, balance beam, bars, and […]

Help a family in Levittown, PA mourn the loss of their beloved dog

My heart breaks for a Levittown family mourning the loss of their beloved dog, but you can help ease their pain and honor his memory, according to an obituary posted on LevittownNow. It made me cry. The Maddocks family wrote an obituary for their recently deceased 15-year-old furry best friend Chaos Anthony Maddocks and it’s […]

WATCH NOW: Jo Wynn named 2021 Personality of the Year | Local news

Eighteen years ago, Jo Wynn was a 51-year-old woman with a small dog who just needed a roof over her head. With perseverance and help from community leaders, Wynn quickly found a home and a new start in Kenosha. Today, she is a champion of the underdogs in our community, from the homeless and veterans […]

The Lives That Have Left a Lasting Footprint in Sonoma County, North Bay

The song is over, but the melody persists. Irving Berlin, 1927 The words are suitable for many or all of the people of Sonoma County and North Bay whose songs of life were played last year. The Berlin songwriter’s encouraging words sound particularly appropriate for at least four of the most accomplished local residents who […]

How peer support during the pandemic redefined kindness and empathy at work

In order: a call log of unregistered numbers, a bedside table full of drugs, a house in chaos, a maddening heat weighing on mind and body. Shruti remembers these disjointed but vivid instances of the second wave of Covid19. Her mother had had a fever for seven days, but the scarcity of nationwide RT-PCR testing […]

Top 10 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds

Dogs are man’s best friend. Pet a dog and you won’t need anyone. Dogs are playful, friendly, loyal, and the best companion you can have. But did you know that dogs are dangerous too? Depending on their education and temperament, a dog breed can be dangerous to humans. Your adorable little dog can be the […]

Veterinary students train to foster love

Posted on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at 12:08 p.m. Join the 100,000+ AFP followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] (© Lanier – stock.adobe.com) In August, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine began welcoming dogs from […]

Want to extend your UAE visit visa? Here’s how you can do it online through ICA

Image used for illustration purposes only. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan / Gulf News Dubai: Are you visiting the United Arab Emirates and want to extend your stay a little longer? Visitors to the United Arab Emirates can extend their visit visa directly through the online platforms of the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and […]

FOTAS hosts host family event | Local news

This Wednesday, FOTAS and the Aiken County Animal Shelter are asking the community to participate in their “Foster for the Holidays” program. The refuge will be closed at Christmas for four days. From Thursday to Sunday, dogs will have limited human interaction and time outside of their kennels. “If you live in Aiken County and […]

Free service matching veterans with assistance dogs expanding operations at The Dog Spot in Mills

Carol Salveson with service dog (Carol Salveson, Facebook) CASPER, Wyo. – All proceeds from opening a dog training center in Mills will be donated to support a non-profit organization that trains dogs specifically to help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress disorder . Carol Salverson, a certified professional dog trainer, told Oil City that she has […]

Do you have a COVID dog? It’s time to drop the excuse and start training – the Durango Herald

Recently I saw a dog walk away from a woman who was trying to say hello. The dog’s owner apologized and said the dog was a COVID puppy. This is a new sentence implying that the dog is having behavioral problems. These problems can range from fear and anxiety to dogs who act aggressively or […]

Why “Succession” is the best show on television

The secret to the success of HBO’s high-profile drama lies in its innate understanding of the importance of attachment and isolation. I think a lot of Harry Harlow’s monkeys. Probably more than anyone in good health should. And I thought about them as I sat on my couch, in slight amazement, after watching “All the […]

Key innovations for seniors improve health and well-being in 2022, according to Patricia Will, founder of Belmont Village

HOUSTON – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Patricia Will, Founder and CEO of Belmont Village Senior Living, a developer, owner and integrated operator of luxury senior housing with more than 4,000 employees and more than 31 communities in the United States and Mexico, shares her take a look at how the senior living industry is evolving in […]

Grieving Caused By The Death Of Pets Must Be Acknowledged: U of A Research

Breadcrumb Links Local news Author of the article: Hamdi Issawi A couple of dogs play in southeast Edmonton on May 12, 2021. Photo by Greg Southam /Postmedia, file Content of the article Failure to recognize the grief of someone who has lost a pet can negatively impact the health of older women who mourn the […]

“Holiday The Kitten” kneads Husky’s fur and gets the best reaction

Just when you think kittens can’t get any cuter, this pair is coming! Kittens are one of the cutest things on the planet. Even dog owners can admit that a small meowing kitten is adorable. Cat owners love it kitten phase because while they can be a little crazy, the shenanigans of these mini cats […]

Former director of animal shelter hit with 2nd degree cruelty charge

According to the municipal code of Pasco, it is accompanied by a charge of serious misdemeanor. THE FORMER DIRECTOR OF TROUBLED SHELTER WILL BE IN COURT ON DEC. 14 The serious offense of 2nd degree cruelty to animals can be punished with a maximum of 364 days in jail and a fine of up to […]

Morristown NJ Seeing Eye seeks volunteers for puppy training program

A guided tour of a Seeing Eye training session in Morristown Jeff McMullen, Training Manager at The Seeing Eye in Morristown, explains a typical training session in downtown Morristown with two clients and two dogs on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Danielle Parhizkaran, Morristown Daily Record For many dog ​​lovers, the idea of ​​having a puppy […]

Do sidewalks make us more social?

Sidewalks have long been considered essential parts of America’s social and communal infrastructure. As Jane Jacobs recognized decades ago, sidewalks are “the city’s principal public places” and “” its most vital organs. For Jacobs and subsequent urban researchers, sidewalks are active sites of socialization and allow open interactions and accidental encounters; they also serve as […]

WHAT KIND OF CAT? If you are looking for a cat with a specific look or personality, consider one with a family tree | Lifestyles

Kittens come in all sizes, personalities, colors, patterns, and coat lengths. Thousands are available at animal shelters nationwide, and they are as cute as they get. But if you are looking for a particular type of cat, you may go to the shelter daily or check with rescue groups online and not find what you […]

Santa Barbara County North Branch Jail Photo Tour | Local news

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office said the North Branch Jail would begin operating in early 2022, and the county offered tours inside the facility on Nov. 18 after a groundbreaking ceremony. . To view a gallery of prison photos, click on the arrow to the right of the photo above. The North Branch Jail […]

State-of-the-art dog daycare opens in Woodlands West and will host a grand opening this weekend

THE WOODLANDS, TX – Dogtopia, the nation’s premier dog day care, boarding and spa, recently opened its new location at The Woodlands. Located at 6622 Durango Creek Drive in Magnolia, Dogtopia of The Woodlands West offers contactless drop-off and pick-up services. The new Dogtopia will have a big opening celebration on December 5, with tours […]

Orange non-profit offers service dog certification after airlines ban emotional support animals – Orange County Register

If you haven’t taken a flight in the past year, be sure to leave your pet peacock at home now. Yes, goodbye pigs, penguins, kangaroos and everything else in the wild kingdom that airline passengers have passed off as emotional support animals in recent years, which has at times made the friendly sky more like […]

Mission Working Dogs arrives at Christmas Parade on November 27

Past, present and future service dogs for veterans with PTSD or mobility issues. Clockwise from back left: Moxie, Libby, Belle, Indy, Abigail, Ranger, Doug and Eleanor. Photo provided OXFORD – This year’s Christmas Parade is going to the dogs, and VFW 9787 Auxiliary Lorraine Hill couldn’t be happier. That’s because Christy Gardner of Oxford, a […]

girl from Mill Creek overcomes epilepsy with help from canine companion | New

MILL STREAM – When 14-year-old Julia Mickle was diagnosed with epilepsy in November 2018, she and her parents began a journey of treatment options to control her seizures. Of all the drugs, it turns out that a dog named Zoe can be the best of all. Zoe, a 2 year old yellow Labrador, is a […]

Susan Sarandon On The First Acting Jobs She Took Just To Travel: Women Traveling Podcast

And when Bernie went after Trump’s victory and organized town halls in Trumpland, people ended up embracing him and agreeing with everything he said. So that gives me hope that basically we can be human beings all united in helping our neighbors, if you just appeal at the right level, and there are so many […]

Kingston and Belleville puppy breeders wanted, CNIB says

Content of the article Canada’s leading visually impaired support organization is looking for very important volunteers in Kingston and Belleville. Content of the article Volunteers should love puppies but be strong enough to let them go after the first year to become an official Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) guide dog. “There is […]

Essex Corp. sets the stage for The Parkwood, an active new community of 55 years and over $ 45 million

The Parkwood logo, a community in Essex The Parkwood is slated to open in the spring of 2023 in Sioux Falls, SD, and is currently responding to inquiries about future rentals online. The Parkwood is slated to open in the spring of 2023 in Sioux Falls, SD, and is currently responding to inquiries about future […]

These are the multi-family trends experts predict for 2022

Green spaces, outdoor spaces and space for healthy activities become more important than … [+] never in multi-family buildings. getty Apartments are where the home sweet home is for more and more Americans: over the past decade, the multi-family market has grown tremendously. Even during COVID-19, 2020 saw a 50% increase in multi-family units, compared […]

The protocol helps children overcome phobias related to their food allergies

06 November 2021 5 minutes to read Source / Disclosures Source: Dahlsgaard KK. The phobia of anaphylaxis and its impact on daily life: Identification, management and intervention. Presented at: ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting; from November 4 to 8, 2021; New Orleans (hybrid reunion). Disclosures: The authors do not report any relevant financial disclosures. ADD A […]

Pets, Pets, Pets | Babylon Beacon

On Saturday, October 30, Governor Kathy Hochul signed two bills in a legislative package that will strengthen animal welfare laws in our state. One bill prevents insurance companies from discriminating against client owners’ policies based solely on the breed (s) of dog owned, and the other designates veterinarians as commissioned rapporteurs in animal abuse cases. […]

Charitable grant provides air conditioning and hangar for Cedar Rapids animal shelter

Dogs still able to replace inefficient window unit and maze of floor fans in a ‘cleaner, greener’ overflow building Dogs Forever, 809 Rockford Rd. SW, is a volunteer “guaranteed adoption” shelter. The outdoor play area was enlarged after the derecho damaged the shelter. This improvement and others were made through a grant from the Miccio […]

Opportunities to adopt, foster and volunteer to help animals abound in the metro area

Animal shelters in the greater Albuquerque area are overcapacity and are looking for volunteers to help them. Volunteers receive training and support services to optimize positive outcomes for animals and volunteers. Information on three major organizations is provided here, with more relief groups serving the community. Volunteer applications are available on the websites. The Bernalillo […]

Pandemic pets in the Attleboro area find permanent homes | Stories

Puppies, kittens, and other pandemic pets seem to be everywhere these days: your Facebook feed, neighborhood streets, dog parks, vet offices, and local businesses. It may seem like everyone you know adopted or bought a pet during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. While this might be an exaggeration, the increase in the number of […]

New research suggests cats and dogs’ ‘moms’ and’ dads’ really take care of their pets – here’s the evolving explanation why

Have you noticed more cats in strollers lately? Or bumper stickers that say “I love my big dogs”? You can’t imagine it. More and more people are investing a lot of time, money and attention in their pets. It sounds a lot like parenthood, but pets, not people. Can this kind of animal care really […]

EWC Community Education Announces New Canine Obedience Class | Local

TORRINGTON – The Community Education Office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is announcing by popular demand a special Level I Canine Obedience Class session for SMALL DOGS ONLY. Small dogs are the ones that typically weigh less than 30 pounds as adults. Examples of small dogs would be the miniature dachshund, chihuahua, pomeranian, most […]

New Brunswick school support dog aims to break down barriers and alleviate student stress

Timber Wilson, Brunswick Junior High School student, Desi the Black Lab and Kerry Wolongevicz, School Resources Manager. C. Thacher Carter / The Times Record. When Desi – Brunswick Junior High School’s new support dog – walked out Friday morning during recess, students of all levels rushed to pet her. “I see her almost every day,” […]

Ghostly image of deceased Kentucky dog ​​appears in bonfire flames

The loss of a loved one is always one of the most difficult things in our life. And, because our pets are as much a part of our family as any person, the loss is just as devastating. But, what if, as with people, there was a chance that they would never leave us, but […]

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 […]