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How dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19

Dogs have been trained to detect a range of diseases in humans, from Parkinson’s to cancer. Now, researchers in the UK are training them...

Canine messages spread joy across the nation

Know someone impacted by the pandemic? You can nominate them to receive a letter or videogram from a canine pal! Last year, the American Kennel...

Natural disasters amid the pandemic: the importance of making plans for...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives, making a disaster plan for you and your pets is more important than ever. A...

How pets helped us through COVID-19 quarantine

A recent survey reveals just how much people relied on their animal companions for support during the COVID-19 quarantine. As life returns to a “new...

Separation anxiety in dogs is a common concern post-pandemic

As COVID-19 restrictions loosen and people return to work, many claim their dogs’ separation anxiety has become worse. Extra time at home due to...

Animals and coronavirus: what we know to date

Should you be worried about your animal companions catching coronavirus? Here's what we know to date. Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control and...

Americans have a deeper connection with their pets than ever

The bright side of the COVID-19 pandemic is that it's given many of us time to deepen our connections — including those we share...

Is the pet care industry recession resistant?

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a major recession that’s affecting various businesses across the United States. But the pet care industry is still...

So you’ve decided to adopt a pet during COVID-19…

Have you welcomed a new cat or dog into your home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Follow these expert tips to help her thrive! In the...

7 ways to care for your dog or cat during the...

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned all our lives upside down. Here are some tips to help ensure your dog or cat stays safe and...

How animal shelters and rescues have been affected by COVID-19

In times like these, it’s important to take notice of the good happening in the world. As we continue to struggle with COVID-19, thousands...

6 tips to combat pet weight gain during COVID-19

These tips will help you address pet weight gain and obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past few months, as we’ve been collectively...

Now is the time to step up for vulnerable dogs, cats,...

In the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, animal welfare organizations and their communities have admirably stepped up in courageous ways to continue providing care...

Pet parents concerned about separation anxiety as they head back to...

Are you concerned that your dog might develop separation anxiety when you return to work after the pandemic? You’re not alone! Follow these expert...

Kitten season: reduce the stress of coronavirus by adopting or fostering...

Despite certain restrictions being lifted, the coronavirus pandemic is still an ongoing concern. At the same time, kitten season is in full swing. Why...

How to help your dog adjust to life after the COVID-19...

Helping your dog adjust to life after the COVID-19 lockdown involves determining his emotional reaction to your lifestyle changes, and taking some simple steps...

Cats and COVID-19: what you need to know

Can you catch COVID-19 from your cat, or vice versa? Here's what's currently known about the transmission of this disease between humans and felines. People...

Canadian pet retailer donates KN95 masks to hospitals

PPE is in short supply during the COVID-19 pandemic, and individuals and businesses everywhere are stepping up to donate what they can. Here’s how...

Stella & Chewy’s donates more than 800,000 meals to feed animals...

The ASPCA was thrilled to receive a $530,000 donation of food from premium pet food company Stella & Chewy’s, which will help feed animals...

3 steps to prevent your dog from getting underfoot when working...

Whether you work from home permanently or only during COVID-19, follow these simple steps to prevent your dog from getting underfoot during business hours!...

Not-for-profit coalition offers support to animal caretakers during COVID-19

PAWresponse, a nationwide not-for-profit coalition, is connecting animal caretakers with “helpers” during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the nation's healthcare workers and victims of the crisis...

Expert tips for families living with new pets during COVID-19

Are you living with a new or fostered pet during COVID-19? Follow this list of tips and help your furry friend thrive! During this period...

How to keep your dog fit and happy during the COVID-19...

Your dog may be handling the COVID-19 lockdown better than you – especially since it means spending more quality time with his human! But...

Medical sniffer COVID-19 dogs being trained in the UK

Medical detection dogs in the United Kingdom are joining the fight against COVID-19! With the Coronavirus pandemic causing major lifestyle and employment upheavals, the team...

#StayHomeAndFoster to help homeless pets during the COVID-19 pandemic

Fostering a pet will not only save a life, but will also decrease the stress of both the pet and the person or family...

COVID-19 emergency resources for people and pets

As COVID-19 continues to spread, pet parents everywhere have questions and concerns about their families and fur babes. This list of emergency resources will...

7 fun things to do with your dog when you’re stuck...

Stuck indoors with your fur babes? Here’s a list of ways you can entertain them – and yourself! If the weather is bad or you’re...

Making the best of self-isolation – how your pets can help

In self-isolation to protect yourself and others from COVID-19? Here’s how to make the best of the next two weeks with your fur babes. It’s...