Pets helped us through COVID, now they need help from people

Brandy Muz Minkus the boxer is held by Roxann Wilkinson, residing in her office in the Ingham County Animal Control and Shelter. MASON-One in five households nationally adopted pets during…

Introducing a protocol for using robotic pets in memory care — ScienceDaily

You might think it was a typical therapy session at a long-term care facility. In a quiet room, a therapist sets down a pet carrier, brings out a cat, and…

Can Dogs Get COVID? Here’s What to Know About the Virus and Pets – NBC Chicago

Can dogs, cats and other pets contract COVID-19? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s possible for animals to get COVID from people, but there’s a low…

Dr. Fox: It’s flea, tick and worm season! Here are some natural remedies | Pets

Dear Dr. Fox: Thanks for the valuable information on your website; it’s been so helpful. I have three rescue dogs and only use natural flea/tick prevention methods on them. However,…

Yes, Your Pets Can Also Put on Pandemic Pounds

It had been a year since Henry’s last haircut, and Michelle Holbrook did not realize that her 7-pound, goofy toy poodle was now almost 9 pounds. His cute, shaggy look…

Do pets have a positive effect on your brain health? Study shows long-term pet ownership linked to slower decline in cognition over time — ScienceDaily

Owning a pet, like a dog or cat, especially for five years or longer, may be linked to slower cognitive decline in older adults, according to a preliminary study released…