We’ve all been there — we take our dogs for what we think will be a quick trip outside only to stand by while they wander around for ages before going to the bathroom. And while it may be annoying to us, it’s important to keep in mind there’s usually a perfectly good explanation for it. The reason why dogs […]
Does having your dog by your side while you’re in bed bring you comfort? If so, you’re not alone. A recent study suggests that women sleep better with a dog by their side. It also found that women get better sleep next to their dogs than they do with human partners. So, if you let your dog sleep in bed […]
Anyone who wants to adopt a pet from Precious Paws animal shelter in Chisholm is asked for two references, outside of family and friends. Precious Paws resorted to this system after incidents where adopted animals were returned as strays, left behind in apartments after owners moved, or brought in by police when the owners were placed in treatment programs. The […]
A fire at home can cause fear and anxiety. When a fire breaks out at home, one’s initial reaction is to get oneself and one’s loved ones out of the house as quickly as possible. In such instances, the rush to get out of the house can sometimes … Please register for a free account or log in below to […]
Loving pets want to be right by their owners’ sides as much as possible. As a result, a boisterous puppy may follow underfoot while a cute kitty will snuggle on the sofa with its owner. Even though pets prefer to stick close by, there are times when … Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]
Juvenile dogs, much like their similarly aged human companions, have immature immune systems that develop over time as they gain more exposure to their environment. Many dogs are immunized against certain harmful bacteria, parasites and viruses… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.
On Feb. 5, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act, H.R. 4305. The PAWS Act underscores the critical role trained service dogs play in helping veterans recover from postdeployment mental health issues. “We are… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.