Female pet owners may be less likely to die of stroke
Jun26

Female pet owners may be less likely to die of stroke

Can pets be good for your health? Possibly yes, a study suggests. U.S. women over age 50 and generally healthy were less likely to die of cardiovascular events like stroke if they had a cat or dog, the researchers found. After accounting for the increase in physical activity required of dog owners, owning a cat instead of a dog was still tied to a lower risk of death from stroke. The researchers studied almost 4,000 adults age 50 and...

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Activists Ignore Police Lines And Rescue Dozens Of Pets From Canadian Fires
May20

Activists Ignore Police Lines And Rescue Dozens Of Pets From Canadian Fires

 “We said ‘Let’s go save some pets…’ We went rogue.” Last week, a massive fire hit the town of Fort McMurray in Canada. The pace of the natural disaster was so rapid, some citizens weren’t even able to return to their homes to collect valuable possessions or their pets.  Understandably, the forced evacuation was incredibly emotional and upsetting. While some families grieved about their left-behind pets, one group of activists decided...

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