WASHINGTON — Now-famous beagles rescued from a breeding and research center in Virginia were on Capitol Hill Thursday as an animal welfare group and a California congressman pushed for legislation that would promote the adoption of research animals. “It is unfortunate that animals are still… Read More »Beagles rescued from a Virginia dog breeder get the star treatment in DC
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Since the pandemic, the need for pet therapy in educational settings and public places has grown, according to the Louisville-based nonprofit Wonderful Animals Giving Support (WAGS), Pet Therapy of Kentucky. what you need to know Wonderful Animals Giving Support (WAGS) Pet Therapy… Read More »Pandemic underscores demand for pet therapy
yescover all the clocks, cut the phone,Stop the dog from barking with a juicy bone,Silence the pianos and with deaf drumBring out the coffin, let the mourners come.The barking of politics seems to have been respectfully silenced since the Queen’s death. Parliamentarians were given a… Read More »Liz Truss can’t speak for the national mood because she doesn’t really get it | Andrew Rawnsley
Two weeks ago I talked about a type of pet with special needs, blind dogs. Many factors can make a pet seem less adoptable, such as a missing eye or limb. Also included in the list are those with health problems, such as cats with… Read More »Deaf Dogs and the Adoption of Less Adoptable Dogs – Red Bluff Daily News
A historically large nursing strike ended with its last full day of picketing on Wednesday. Whether he reshuffled testy contract negotiations with the Twin Cities and Duluth hospitals over salaries and staffing remains to be seen. Hospital nurses used the work stoppage to advocate for… Read More »Twin Cities Nursing Strike, Duluth Reaches Last Day, Then What?
Therapy dogs work in schools, airports, courthouses, nursing homes, mental health clinics, and other community organizations. Depending on their role and training, they listen to young readers, distract anxious travelers, support crime victims during legal testimony, and provide frail older adults with comforting memories of… Read More »What makes a good therapy dog?
Paws for Success, a nonprofit group that trains and certifies service dogs for people with physical and psychological disabilities, received approval from the City of Chino Hills on Wednesday to continue its dog training operations. The organization has been using Carol Mann’s goat farm at… Read More »Dog training is a ‘go’ to success for Paws 4 | News
ANCHORAGE, AK – Lance Mackey, one of mushing’s most colorful and successful champions who also suffered from drug and health problems, has died. The four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race winner died Wednesday of cancer, his father and his kennel announced on Facebook. He was… Read More »Cancer Claims 4-Time Iditarod Champion Lance Mackey
meIt’s no secret that Americans don’t much like what’s going on in Washington right now. Some 41% of voters don’t think their representative deserves another term, Gallup found in July. Before the 1994 midterms, a similar poll found 28% of voters saying the same thing,… Read More »Pennsylvania Senate race explains why Washington is broke
KEY POINTS: Expert trainer Misha Gildenberger wants to encourage people to adopt, not buy dogs. Buying doesn’t guarantee a dog is perfect without proper training, she says, adding that the feeling you get from adopting is “magical”. So, you want to have a dog that… Read More »Why not adopt? Giving a rescue dog a home can make you feel like a ‘hero’