Pets helping humans

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Five very fun facts about the goat yoga craze

June 27, 2019

Goat yoga has become a global phenomenon and a bucket list item for many. In fact, according to a press release from PRWeb, The Original Goat Yoga has had thousands of people on a wait list just to try their classes. So, whether you’ve heard of goat yoga, or are just discovering this fairly new, […]

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Human’s best friend may also be a heart’s best friend too

June 10, 2019

DALLAS (PRNewswire) — This June, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization focused on heart and brain health, is launching Best Friend Fridays™, an initiative that celebrates happy minds and healthy hearts one pet parent at a time. As if pet parents needed more reason to brag about their furry friends – studies […]

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Man’s best friend is protecting people against lyme disease research shows

May 24, 2019

“CAPC Lyme prevalence maps gives monthly updates to show residents, travelers and health care providers what’s happening in every county, including areas where ten years ago there may not have been a risk.” (PRWeb.com) — New research from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) gives people and their health care providers a way to assess […]

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New certification is putting pet-friendly cities on the map

January 26, 2019

FRANKLIN, Tennessee (PRNewswire) — Mars Petcare is taking its commitment to creating a more pet-friendly world to new heights by announcing the “BETTER CITY FOR PETS” certification. “BETTER CITY FOR PETS” CERTIFICATIONThe introduction of the Mars Petcare “BETTER CITY FOR PETS” certification is just in time for the 87th U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Winter […]

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Calling all dogs! Nominations open today for the 2019 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®

January 17, 2019

National campaign honoring courageous canines and their handlers back for ninth year; Winners to be honored at red carpet awards gala broadcast in two-hour special on Hallmark Channel. WASHINGTON (PRNewswire) — American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, today announced the official start of the 2019 American Humane Hero Dog Awards® campaign. Sponsored by […]

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Regal offers U.S. military members free tickets to ‘A Dog’s Way Home’

January 12, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (PRNewswire) — Regal announces an exclusive opportunity for active duty and veteran U.S. military to see Sony Pictures’ “A Dog’s Way Home” for free at their local theatres now through Sunday, Jan. 13. In collaboration with Sony Pictures, Regal will offer these free tickets at all Regal locations showing “A Dog’s Way Home.” […]

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PAWS Act Provision establishes grants to make domestic violence shelters and services pet friendly

December 23, 2018

St. Louis (PRNewswire) — Today’s signing into law of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Farm Bill) marks an important milestone in efforts to reshape the way domestic violence victims and their pets are cared for in the United States. The newly enacted PAWS Act, included in the bill, received bi-partisan Congressional support and will […]

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Sony Pictures Entertainment’s ‘A Dog’s Way Home’ Teams Up With Humane Society to Aid Veterans

December 22, 2018

CULVER CITY, California (PRNewswire) — Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Humane Society of the United States kicked off their collaboration at an advance screening of A Dog’s Way Home for veterans and their families in the DC area. A Dog’s Way Home will be released in theaters nationwide on January 11, 2019. Through the movie, […]

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Survey shows having a pet can help lead to success

November 16, 2018

A survey conducted by Banfield Pet Hospital® discovered a correlation between pets and professional achievements: 93 percent of C-suite executives surveyed in the U.S. grew up with a pet, with 78 percent attributing their career success in part to owning a pet as a child. VANCOUVER, Washington (PRNewswire) — Pets bring joy, companionship and comfort […]

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American Humane invites public to support veterans and their service dogs by learning more about Pups4Patriots Service Dog and Battle Buddies programs, as well as other initiatives

November 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (PRNewswire) — To provide veterans with assistance, American Humane, this country’s first national humane organization, provides a wide range of programs and services including free, lifesaving help for those who continue to battle the invisible wounds of war – deadly Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Here are just some of American […]

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Daily journal asks dog lovers to stop and appreciate the small and fuzzy things in life

October 25, 2018

SANTA FE, New Mexico (PRNewswire) — Most people say they wish they had more time to take better care of themselves and to feel less stress. At least that’s what acupuncturist and wellness practitioner Carlyn Montes De Oca discovered when she asked her patients to name their biggest challenges. With that information in mind, Montes […]

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