Under final U.S. Transportation Department rules issued December 2, 2020 only trained dogs qualify as service animals on U.S. airlines.
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.
New scientific research has found that domestic cats can be asymptomatic (no symptoms) yet still be carriers of SARS-CoV-2. SARS-CoV-2 is the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19.
The results of a new study revealed that sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against human psychological stress during lock-down.
According to new research the death of a family pet can trigger a sense of grief in children that is profound and prolonged, and can potentially lead to subsequent mental health issues.
Will dogs be the ultimate test to determine if humans have contracted the Corona Virus (Covid-19)? A new trial at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is trying to determine that right now.
New information has been released regarding pets and coronavirus. The new findings demonstrated that cats and kittens are at particular risk.
Health experts involved in monitoring the coronavirus and experts in pet health agree that pet dogs and cats can contract the virus from humans. However, pets cannot pass the virus on to their owners.
The results of two new scientific studies have demonstrated that dog ownership can help humans live longer, healthier lives. In fact, the data suggest that having a dog can lower your risk of death from heart attack and stroke. From companionship, to responsibility, to exercise from walking and playing with a dog, researchers say there are many benefits to health from dog ownership.
A new study reveals that the companionship of a pet after the loss of a spouse can help reduce feelings of depression and loneliness in older adults.
The results of a new study suggest owning and caring for a dog helps to maintain heart health.
New study confirms that animal shelter workers and veterinarians are at an increased risk for depression, anxiety, compassion fatigue, burnout and even suicide.