Lifestyle & Entertainment

Snapchat Releases Dog-Friendly Lenses

Snapchat Releases Dog-Friendly Lenses

Samantha Schwab
Dec 27, 2018

Image via Facebook/Wags and Walks Snapchat released an app update on Dec. 24 that includes lenses that can identify dog faces and apply filters. This new feature came just in time for pet parents to snap selfies with their pups for...
Read More

Loyal Service Dog Earns an Honorary Diploma From Clarkson University

Loyal Service Dog Earns an Honorary Diploma From Clarkson University

Kendall Curley
Dec 19, 2018

Image via Facebook/Ms. Wheelchair North Carolina USA Brittany Hawley spent the last two years at Clarkson University’s graduate school in upstate New York pursuing a degree in occupational therapy. On December 15, 2018, her hard...
Read More

Officer Demoted for Surrendering Retired Police Dog to an Animal Shelter

Officer Demoted for Surrendering Retired Police Dog to an Animal Shelter

Samantha Schwab
Dec 18, 2018

Image via Facebook/New York Times Officer Carl Ellis was removed from the narcotics investigations team and assigned to patrol duty after quietly surrendering a retired police dog that had served nine years on the force. When...
Read More

New Bill in Spain Will Change Animals’ Legal Standing From Property to Sentient Beings

New Bill in Spain Will Change Animals’ Legal Standing From Property to Sentient Beings

Kendall Curley
Dec 14, 2018

Image via iStock/MarioGuti Under the Spanish Civil Code, animals are currently classified as movable property. This means that in cases of defaulted payments, debt collectors can seize pets along with other assets when collecting payments. However,...
Read More

Fashion Designer Jean Paul Gaultier Bans Fur From His Runways

Fashion Designer Jean Paul Gaultier Bans Fur From His Runways

Kendall Curley
Nov 15, 2018

Image via iStock.com/zoranm Fashion legend Jean Paul Gaultier recently announced his decision to go fur-free in all future collections. Harper's Bazaar reports, “The fashion legend said that the way in which animals are killed...
Read More

Recent Evidence Shows Ancient Egyptians Were Die-Hard Cat Lovers

Recent Evidence Shows Ancient Egyptians Were Die-Hard Cat Lovers

Samantha Schwab
Nov 14, 2018

Image via Facebook/CNN Archaeologists found dozens of cat-related items inside a 4,500-year-old tomb at the site of a necropolis in Saqqara, which is on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities announced Saturday. Among...
Read More