DIY Craft: Twig Leash Holder

DIY Craft: Twig Leash Holder

Category: Dog Life
What You'll Need: 1 sturdy branch (Ensure that you are not clipping or foraging from an environmentally protected area—or your neighbour’s yard.) 1 pack of “S” hooks, available at most hardware stores. (Bring your branch with you to pick the correct size—you’re looking for the size that fits as snugly as possible on to your branch.) Acrylic paint in your choice of colour Gold metallic spray paint Polyurethane glass varnish Masking tape How-to: more
Dogs help teens

Why Your Teenager Needs A Dog

Category: NewsBite
Teens face a lot of judgement, both from critiquing adults and stock-taking peers alike. Who's not levying judgement or criticism? The family dog. Dr. Andy Roark, a veterinarian in Greenville, S.C., and the father of tween daughters, often thinks about “social media and adolescence and young girls—about affirmation and the withholding of affirmation,” reports The New York Times. As Dr. more
Dogtor Loki

Therapy Dog Delivers "Hero Healing Kits" to Hospital Workers

Category: Inspire
It’s not just people that are feeling the strain of being out of work. Therapy dogs, whose weeks often include visits to nursing homes, hospitals, schools, have their regularly scheduled visits on hold due to COVID-19. Dogtor Loki, a 2-year-old Rottweiler at the University of Maryland Medical Center, is one such dog. Before COVID-19, Dogtor Loki visited patients at the Baltimore hospital multiple times a week with his medical student mom, Caroline Benzel.   more

CBD & Your Dog

Category: Health
In the last couple of years, there’s been a lot of buzz around CBD, with many pet parents singing its praises. But just what is CBD, and can it help your dog? CBD is a hemp derivative that contains no more than 0.03% THC and won’t get your dog high. What it does contain is cannabinoids, which interact with the endocannabinoid system to provide the medical and therapeutic benefits seen from CBD oil and treats. What to look for in a CBD product more

Thinking About A Vegetable-Based Diet?

Category: Nutrition
There are some really compelling reasons to consider a vegetable-based personal diet, among them the abhorrent practices commonplace in factory farming and the meat industry’s very large environmental impact. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations laid it clear with its statement, “the livestock sector is a major stressor on many ecosystems and on the planet as a whole. more


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