This Feel Good Friday is about a group of volunteers who take their therapy pets around the state, anywhere from hospice to college campus during exams. The animals brighten spirits no matter where they go.” More….
Humane Society: Houston’s animals and pets need our help, too “The struggles and despair in Houston and in dozens of surrounding counties remind us of how fundamentally, how poignantly, our lives are linked with animals. When it comes to grabbing what they can, Texans are hoisting their dogs on their shoulders and putting their cats in carriers and pulling themselves from flooded homes and streets, leaving behind the ephemera of material possessions and holding on to what really counts.” More….
How to pick a pet for a senior citizen
“Numerous studies have shown that animals can be wonderful companions for older adults. Their presence can calm agitation and go a long way toward alleviating loneliness. While a longtime family pet can truly be a best friend to an aging adult who lives in his or her home, pets are also recognized in many care facilities as an important part of a satisfying life for their residents.” More….