Dad’s joy as non-verbal daughter says first words after bonding with therapy dog

A devoted dad has told of his joy when his non-verbal autistic daughter spoke for the first time after bonding with an adorable therapy pup. Steven Chilvers, 42, and his wife Dawn, 48, realised their daughter Emily wasn’t hitting her milestones at the same pace as her twin sister, Olivia. At two-and-a-half years old, Emily […]

Plattsburgh offers Wellness Week to students

With midterms coming to a close, students have found themselves stressed and stretched thin. To combat this, Kristina Moquin, a mental health counselor on campus, alongside Love on a Leash, an organization that utilizes service dogs to help others, worked together to create Wellness Week. Services that were provided included depression screenings Oct. 19 and […]

The Role of Nutrition in Animal Health

Advances in animal nutrition offer the chance to reduce the need for antibiotics, but more research is needed. Learn more here.