Just in time for International Cat Day on August 8, cat lovers rejoice! There is now a dating app made specifically for cat people to connect — Tabby. Created by sisters Leigh and Casey Isaacson, the app is designed “for both cat lovers and cat owners,” according to a release. “Cat-lovers will be able to meet […]
Hannah Hartley’s just like any other 10-year-old with a pet. The two are inseparable: They share a room, play outside and unwind on the couch together. Hannah feeds her beloved Stormcloud — Stormy, for short — plenty of treats, provides ample belly rubs and picks up after her droppings during walks. But Stormy’s no dog. […]
AUGUSTA, Maine — Oral rabies vaccine baits will be distributed in northeastern Maine beginning on or about Aug. 3 through Aug. 7 as part of ongoing, cooperative rabies control efforts aimed at reducing the spread of raccoon rabies in Maine. Approximately 385,000 ORV baits targeting raccoons will be distributed by air and ground over a […]
Pets bring much joy to the lives they touch. So it should come as no surprise that the 2019-20 National Pet Owners Survey, which was conducted by the American Pet Products Association, found that about 85 million families in the United States own a pet. In Canada, 7.5 million households are home to companion animals, […]
A therapy dog dubbed “Dogtor” Loki is being celebrated for going above and beyond in the line of duty. Read about the service dog that has been honored with an AKC Paw of Courage award.
Rubble, the world’s oldest cat, has died at age 31: ‘He was an amazing companion,’ his owner says. Read more here.
With a dog-friendly cake and loved ones around her, August the golden retriever celebrated her birthday recently. But little did she know that as she licked the frosting off her cake, she was making history. Read about Auggie’s big day here.
Children in the hospital lost many of their activities during Covid-19. More than ever, they rely on the contact and comfort of therapy dogs. Continue reading at The New York Times Photo Credit: Melissa Golden for The New York Times
Patients at Ohio’s Community Mercy Hospice in Springfield have been receiving animal-assisted therapy virtually through photos and videos during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
In-person interactions are on hold because of the pandemic, but Tallahassee Memorial’s Animal Therapy program continues in a virtual format. Keep reading to learn more.
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