Washington, D.C., Launches 3-Year-Long Initiative to Count All the City’s Cats

Washington, D.C., is taking action to understand the growing populations of cats, both owned and feral, within the city.

 

A coalition of organizations—the...

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By Kendall Curley    Jul 23, 2018
 

Cyclist Helps Injured Puppy to Safety

While out for a ride, a group of cyclists came across an abandoned puppy on the side of the road. As they approached the puppy, it became clear that he had most likely been hit by...

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By Kendall Curley    Jul 20, 2018
 

Teen Battling Cancer Uses Make-a-Wish to Find Forever Homes for Rescue Animals

Brooklyn, a 13-year-old girl who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in December 2017, was recently approved to receive a Make-A-Wish—a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...

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By Samantha Schwab    Jul 20, 2018
 

Study Shows That Therapy Dogs Can Reduce ADHD Symptoms in Children

In a randomized trial, researchers from the University of California, Irvine found that therapy dogs reduced symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.

 

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By Samantha Schwab    Jul 19, 2018
 

Bean the Pug Apprehended by Local Police, and the Mug Shot Brings Pure Joy

This past week, in Cape May, New Jersey, an unknown Pug was found loitering in a local citizen’s backyard. The Cape May police were called in to address the matter, and were...

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By Kendall Curley    Jul 19, 2018