“Brian Mendelssohn, owner and manager of Row House Cinema in Pittsburgh, announced the first-ever Quarantine Cat Film Fest, which will compile fan-submitted, shelter-in-place cat videos for a hilarious fundraising movie dropping June 19….”
“People forced to wait out coronavirus at home are adopting and fostering shelter dogs and cats to keep them company. The shelters are thrilled……”
“Pet owners have long known — or rather, felt — that spending time with their beloved animal companion lowers stress and improves mood.
An extensive review that Medical News Today reported on included several testimonials from people living with mental health conditions who vouched for the emotional comfort and psychological benefits that their pets brought them.”
“From chickens to iguanas to pit bulls, Gary Weitzman has seen it all.
In his more than two decades as a veterinarian, he has developed strategies for treating common ailments and behavioral problems in our animal companions, and has distilled his know-how in the new National Geographic book, Complete Guide To Pet Health, Behavior, And Happiness.”
“Prepare for high-stakes adventures — and a hairball or two.
A new crew of beloved animated characters will get the theme park treatment for the very first time when The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash! opens at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2020.“
“While we know that the bond between pets and their owners is strong, there are also many health benefits to owning a pet.“
“What’s a surefire way to make a bad day a little bit better? Dog owners might say it’s time spent with humankind’s furry best friends. And according to a new study, your pet dog may be happy to help….“
“If you’re considering bringing a feline companion into your home, and wondering where to look, an animal shelter is a great option. There are so many reasons to adopt from a shelter, but here are 10 of my favorites….”
“Everyone loves a nice, comfy chair―and these dogs are no exception.
The Knox County Humane Society in Galesburg, Illinois, recently put out a call for used chairs.
‘The shelter pets absolutely love their chairs!’ the organization, a no-kill shelter, wrote on Facebook. “If anyone has any older chairs they no longer want, please think of the shelter pets!”
The public responded in a big way….”
See pets dressed as superheroes
“If you’re heading down to Comic-Con International early, there’s one event you shouldn’t miss: PAWmicon.
The fifth annual event put on by the Helen Woodward Animal Center will take place earlier than usual this year from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 15 instead of coinciding with the mega convention.
The family-friendly event will include a pet costume contest, carnival games for pets and their humans alike, arts and crafts, snacks — including dog-friendly goodies — and more.”