Animal lovers know in their hearts the benefits of being around four-legged creatures. And for years, research and science have been showing the positive impact animal-assisted therapy has for patients, families and caregivers. That is why the Westminster Kennel Club created their Angel On A Leash program – providing patients and their families with another […]
Support Endangered Species Day!
Today, May 16th, is Endangered Species Day. According to International Union for Conservation of Nature there are 17,315 vulnerable and 3,800 critically endangered species in the world. That is 17,315 too many. One such endangered species is the Amur Tiger, only 350 of which are alive in the wild. The International Fund for Animal Welfare is working to […]
Hydrotherapy: Water Rehabilitation For Canines
People have long been taking advantage of the benefits produced by water-based aerobics, especially when it comes to rehabilitation. Racehorses have been utilizing equine aquatic programs for conditioning purposes for over a decade, and now dogs are lapping up this non-load-bearing regimen, known as hydrotherapy, for their own post-operative and rehabilitative needs. “You’re rehabilitating the […]