Science Time discusses benefits of owning pets

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has been celebrating all week with its programs. So it only made sense for library clerk Heather Heilman to dedicate Wednesday’s Science Time program to the topic, as well. Heilman said, “We are helping celebrate and encouraging celebrating Adopt […]

Keep Pets Safe During Halloween Fun

Our pets are like family, so naturally we want to include them in one of the most fun holidays of the year, right? Depending on your pet, Halloween can be overwhelming or present too many opportunities for mischief. Avoid the drama by checking out these simple tips to keep your pet safe and healthy.

Winners of the Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest Announced

On Thursday, Oct. 21, Animal lovers from across the Nation’s capital tuned in to learn the winner of the 13th annual Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest. Veterinarians from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5) served as judges for the contest, and Rep. Schrader broke the news about the contest […]

Therapy dog helps comfort teen during crisis

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – An Albany police officer with his therapy dog was instrumental in assisting a teenage girl – located on the roof of a three-story residence – where she stated she wanted to cause harm to herself by jumping. On August 5, Tuesday, around 2:15 p.m., Police responded to a home on the […]

Heat Resistant Vaccines Mean More Animals Will be Protected

When vaccines must be kept at cold, even subzero, temperatures, it can limit their use. Vaccines that remain effective at room temperature can significantly reduce treatment costs and improve animal health in warmer climates. Learn more about game-changing heat-resistant vaccines.

Climate, Fleas & Ticks, & Your Pet

Changing climate patterns means pests like fleas and ticks have longer life cycles and can live in places they avoided not so long ago. Regular visits to your veterinarian are essential to ensuring your pets remain up-to-date on routine care. Read more here.  

Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest: Your Annual Dose of Pet Cuteness

  Voting has opened for the Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill. Cast your vote now!

mRNA Vaccines Can Keep Animals Healthy, Too

The vaccines used to fight Covid-19 use mRNA technology, which can be applied to animal vaccines. mRNA safely equips the body to fight viruses without needing the virus itself. Learn more here.

Kids gain confidence reading to therapy dogs at Hingham Public Library

When 8-year-old Henry McDevitt first started reading to therapy dogs at Hingham Public Library four years ago, he didn’t know how to read, but he would tell the dogs stories and flip through the pages of his favorite Curious George books. Now he’s reading the seventh Harry Potter book, his mom Diana McDevitt, said. Although the Hingham […]

New Animal Vaccines Can Protect Animals

Vaccines have always been a cost-effective way to protect animal health, and new animal vaccines and delivery methods can prevent the need for treatment. Learn more about new vaccines here.