More and more evidence is popping up about how much our lives are intertwined with our furry and unfurred pets. This study shows how dogs’ heart rates are in sync with their pet parents'. Please read the article here:
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Here is a great example of the powerful impact that animals have on people. There is plenty of evidence that animals have positive effects on people (e.g., the calming effect of goldfish in nursing homes, a dog’s presence that leads to a breakthrough during a therapy session). This example shows how horses can help autistic children:
Thursday, May 5, 2016
It is vitally important to properly identify your pet. Here are two ways to do that:
v get a collar for your pet that has the pet’s name, your address and telephone number.
v microchipping your pet with a permanent ID number that can be scanned if your pet is lost.
What type of identification do you have for pet?
This story is a great one that describes how a lost toddler was returned home because the dog that accompanied her was microchipped. They knew exactly where to return them both.