Pets for the Elderly helps seniors adopt and keep pets amid pandemic

Pets for the Elderly helps seniors adopt and keep pets amid pandemic

The goal is to have at least one participating shelter in all 50 states by the time the expanded program officially launches on Jan. 1, 2021.She said Pets for the Elderly was founded by the late Avrum Katz to help seniors feel healthier and more connected through pets and to find shelter dogs and cats forever homes.

Streetwear Culture Goes to the Dogs

Streetwear Culture Goes to the Dogs

My name is Christopher Cargnoni and I’m the founder of Fresh Pawz, a pet brand dedicated to the streetwear culture.Being in the retail world my entire life, I’m super passionate about brand building and creating products that people can connect to, so I started to research the pet market.

4 Reasons the Pandemic Is a Boon for the Pet Industry

4 Reasons the Pandemic Is a Boon for the Pet Industry

Add to this the growing availability of pet supplies online (the sector saw 11.3% percent growth for online sales in 2019 alone) plus the opportunity to connect with veterinarians and other professionals remotely via telehealth and other online options; the industry was well-positioned to take advantage of the COVID-19-induced circumstances.

Therapy dogs spread cheer through virtual volunteering

Therapy dogs spread cheer through virtual volunteering

Duke and Tiger Maynard-White visit residents at Harbor Village Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in New London, Connecticut.Tiger Maynard-White "touches" a woman's hand on the other side of the window at a skilled nursing facility.

Seal and sausage dog become pals and pose for holiday photos

Seal and sausage dog become pals and pose for holiday photos

Aayla the seal and sausage dog Stanley formed an instant connection (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)If you’ve never made a temporary best friend while you’re on holiday, you’re missing out.

Dave Bautista adopts bonded pit bulls who were separated at shelter

Dave Bautista adopts bonded pit bulls who were separated at shelter

“He has an amazing heart for animals, but I think what is even more beautiful about how he connects with pit bulls is that it's just such a seamless, loving, humble way that he reaches out to dogs and he really connects,” Lisa Bricker, the director of development at Frankie’s Friends, a charitable pet foundation, told TODAY.davebautista/ Instagram"They just won the #DogLottery," actor Justin Long wrote in a comment on the post.

Wolfgang, the obese beagle, is on his way to losing 65 pounds

Wolfgang, the obese beagle, is on his way to losing 65 pounds

But, Wolfgang uses it more for self-care.“He seems to like floating in the pool more than exercising,” McManis said."We had a real special connection with Wolfgang and really wanted to see him reach his weight loss," McManis said.

Therapy Dogs Aid Soldiers during Counseling

Therapy Dogs Aid Soldiers during Counseling

According to ABC News there are now 2,500 dogs trained in the armed services; however, Lexy is making history as she and other dogs at the Warrior Canine Connection in Brookville, Maryland, are the first to help heal soldiers therapeutically.

Man, 20s, drowns in lake while ‘looking for missing dog’

Man, 20s, drowns in lake while ‘looking for missing dog’

She said last night: ‘A body has been recovered in connection with the search for a swimmer who had gone missing in the lake at Cotswold Water Park this afternoon.

Therapy: Therapy pooches and cats help youngsters fight stress and anxiety

Therapy: Therapy pooches and cats help youngsters fight stress and anxiety

These therapy dogs are specially trained to heal, connect and play with youngsters, and to make them feel happy and comfortable. Pune-based therapy dog owner Garvita Shah says, “It is a misconception that youngsters suffering from depression, anxiety and sadness only seek pet ‘therapy’.

Romans in Britain and Welsh rabbits

Romans in Britain and Welsh rabbits

Dewi Evans says the Welsh word for rabbit is very similar to its Romance counterparts; Brian Ayers says rabbit bones found in East Anglia are also proof of Roman connections.

Pawsecco, anyone? Millennials splurge on pampered pets

Pawsecco, anyone? Millennials splurge on pampered pets

For young people who struggle to find time for human relationships, a pet is “someone to come home to, cuddle up with and love”, he said, with the added benefit that they help owners build social connections with other pet lovers.

Connected Home Might Be the Next Big Thing But Connected Pet Is Big Right Now

Connected Home Might Be the Next Big Thing But Connected Pet Is Big Right Now

Other connected pet products mirror technology first created for humans, Whistle, for example, is a Fitbit-like tracker used to locate your pet and measure their exercise and activity level.

Karl Ove Knausgaard is wrong – writers should own dogs

Karl Ove Knausgaard is wrong – writers should own dogs

In an essay for the New Yorker, Karl Ove Knausgaard has detailed two difficult years of owning a dog, wondering if its presence in his home was connected to the fact that he did not write a line of literary prose during that period.