Month: October 2017

Greyhounds go behind bars to learn how to be pets, teach prisoners responsibilities

ABC South West: Roxanne Taylor)

Greyhounds go behind bars to learn how to be pets, teach prisoners responsibilities
Retired racing dogs Blaze and Trigger have recently been released from Bunbury Regional Prison, where they have spent several weeks learning how to be pets.

It was part of the Greyhounds as Pets prison program where a select group of prisoners care for the dogs around the clock.
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The new NOPSI Hotel in New Orleans has a food menu for pets

NOLA Media Group

The new NOPSI Hotel in New Orleans has a food menu for pets
Forget the dog park. New Orleans’ newest hotel wants to be one of the city’s first upscale dining destinations for pets.

The NOPSI Hotel, which opens Thursday (July 6) at 3 p.m. at 317 Baronne St. in the Central Business District, is rolling out a pet menu as part of its room services for guests. The menu will also be available to pets lounging with their owners at the hotel’s lobby-level patio, which is open to the public.
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Hypoallergenic Pets

Channel3000.com

Hypoallergenic Pets
If just the sight of a cat or dog seems to make you wheeze, sneeze, or break out in a rash, rest assured, you’re not alone. For the animal lovers who fall into this category, the idea of hypoallergenic pets might sound like a dream come true. But let’s be clear about classifications of hypoallergenic pets.
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