With July 4th fireworks just around the corner, now is a good time to remind pet owners to keep their fur kids safe and comfortable during this sometimes noisy holiday. Cats and dogs can experience July 4th celebrations differently, so here are some helpful safety tips specific to each animal. First up...cats: And now for … Continue reading July 4th Safety Tips for Dog and Cat Owners
School-age children have been experiencing high levels of stress in recent years. Stress can negatively affect learning and development in kids. A group of researchers in the UK were interested in how animal-assisted interventions (AAI) with therapy dogs could help alleviate stress in school children. The researchers studied children in mainstream educational programs as well … Continue reading Study: Interacting with Dogs Lowers Stress in School Children
This stylish pup is Zeus! Recently, his mom took him to the vet for what she thought was a broken toenail on his back foot. It was actually a ruptured mass, serious enough to require amputation of his toe. Zeus’s mom is a student at California State University and could not afford the full cost … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Zeus!
Cancer is a leading cause of death in dogs. Some breeds are at higher risk than others of getting some form of cancer, so a new early detection blood test is offering pet owners hope. The CANcer Detection in Dogs (CANDiD) study has been evaluating the performance of a liquid biopsy blood test that uses … Continue reading Non-invasive “Liquid Biopsy” Blood Tests Help Detect Cancer in Dogs
The experts at PetLink microchips have created a helpful list of tips on finding dogs and cats that have gone missing. Of course, microchipping is key to finding lost pets. Make sure your new pet is microchipped and get into the habit of updating your microchip account when there are any changes to your contact … Continue reading Advice on Finding Lost Pets