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.
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