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January 24, 2019 - Issue 2234


Dogs in Vests: Owner-Raised and Trained Service Dogs

Dogs in Vests: Owner-Raised and Trained Service Dogs

January 24, 2019

Professionally trained service dogs can be very expensive, and waiting lists can be very long. But motivated pet parents can now access the tools they need to train their dogs to be service animals, thanks to the wonderful work of Miriam Richard and Valerie Fry and the Dogs in Vests project.

Cat Purring May Be the Most Relaxing Sound Ever

Cat Purring May Be the Most Relaxing Sound Ever

January 24, 2019

Three minutes of soothing cat purring and you're sure to feel relaxed and calm.

Does Your Local Fire Department Have Oxygen Masks for Pets?

Does Your Local Fire Department Have Oxygen Masks for Pets?

January 24, 2019

Pet oxygen masks are specially shaped to fit over pets’ snouts and can save lives after smoke inhalation. If your local fire department doesn’t yet have them, here’s how you can get a kit donated at no cost, which could prove lifesaving for pets affected by home fires.