Tag: Pets

How Pets Can Help With Child Mental Health And Development

It doesn’t get much cuter than a photo of a baby with a dog … or a cat … or a bunny. But beyond the Instagram fodder, growing up with a pet can be very advantageous for a child.

“Pets play a huge part in our lives and can have a positive impact on a child’s mental and emotional health,” said Gina McDowell, a licensed professional clinical counselor and behavioral health clinical educator at the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, pet adoptions and sales have soared, so it’s clear

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Pets may need to be vaccinated to stop Covid-19 spread, scientists suggest

Pets may need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 to curb the spread of the virus, a group of scientists has said.

Coronavirus can infect a wide range of species including cats, dogs, mink and other domesticated species, experts from the University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich-based research facility the Earlham Institute and University of Minnesota have said.

In an editorial for the journal Virulence, they wrote that continued evolution of the virus in animals followed by transmission to humans “poses a significant long-term risk to public health”.

“It is not unthinkable that vaccination of some domesticated animal species might… be

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“For some of these pets, there won’t be healing,” Pointe Coupee Parish Animal Services in need of donations

POINTE COUPEE, La. (BRPRROUD) — The Pointe Coupee Parish Animal Services is seeking donations after taking in over 50 animals in one day.

The animals pictured above were found after a nearby resident passed away.

The animal shelter is ruling this a case of hoarding.

“We encourage people to reach out for help,” Stacey McKnight, Pointe Coupee Parish Compliance Officer said. “Obviously she was struggling. And what people don’t understand is that the struggle is the outreach. She felt like she had no out so she turned to pets.”

“Most of these pets have cataracts, a lot of them are

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Adorable Adoptable Pets Of The Week In The Waukesha Area

The Daily Beast

As Dems Stress About Impeachment Trial, Trump Plots Revenge

Andrew BurtonCongressional Democrats can’t wait to get started on the agenda of the new president—but their attempt to clean up the mess the last one left behind is threatening to delay that work before it even begins.When the House of Representatives impeached Donald Trump for inciting the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol—with unanimous Democratic and even some Republican support—it set into motion the constitutional inevitability of a trial in the Senate, a process triggered as soon as the article of impeachment arrives in the upper chamber.On

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See The Latest Adoptable Pets At Bedford Area Shelters

Looking to add a new member to your family and give back to the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and shelters still working to fulfill adoptions and place pets with families.

Across New Hampshire, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages without a home — and many are located near you. For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin the search for a new fur child is at Darbster

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