Overcrowded, inhumane conditions at animal shelters that are so bad shelter dogs go for weeks without walks and some have been unable to leave their cramped cages for weeks–and even months.
Scientists are asking for U.S. volunteers who live with cats to participate in a new research project.
New research on older adults suggests that seniors who own a dog may be at lower risk of disability than those who have never been dog owners.
Adopting a shelter animal in some areas of the U.S. today can entail a rigorous adoption process that includes intrusive, seemingly random and frequently impossible to achieve set of hurdles in which few people are deemed worthy enough to adopt.
The results of a new study have revealed that animal owners frequently report concerns and worries relating to caring for their animal during the pandemic. The study also revealed pet owners had increased their appreciation of their animals during the first lock-down phase.
A new study has recently revealed the lifesaving role that pets have played in 2020. In addition to helping people cope with loneliness during the lockdown, one of the key ways pets are helping their human family members is by providing a much overlooked necessity for humans: physical touch.
Thankfully, the virus lock-down has not meant that animals needing homes are blocked from being placed with new loving families.
Dogs in south Brazil took their loyalty to the next level when they followed their pack leader—a homeless man—all the way to hospital.
Every Sunday the church welcomes not only its parishioners but stray dogs, too. Father João Paulo Araujo Gomes is at the helm of this heartwarming act; he invites pups from off the streets to be part of weekend Mass in hopes that attendees will want to take them home.
New study confirms that animal shelter workers and veterinarians are at an increased risk for depression, anxiety, compassion fatigue, burnout and even suicide.
New genetic research on twins suggest the choice of getting a dog is heavily influenced by an individual’s genetic make-up.
Some disturbing results have emerged from a recent study focusing on the emotional conflicts and stress experienced by veterinarians… – … More