Dogs

Company Offering Employees $300 for Pet Adoption And 'Pawternity' Leave

A Texas-based company knows the importance of pets in their employees’ lives, so they are offering $300 annually for any employee who adopts a new pet, as well as offering a ‘pawternity leave.’
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First US Dog to Test Positive for Coronavirus Dies: Report

A Staten Island German shepherd that was the first dog in the United States to test positive for the coronavirus died this month, according to a new report.
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Officials Warn of Spike in Puppy Scams During Pandemic

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Humane Society of the United States are urging the public to be wary of puppy scams as many people seek to purchase or adopt dogs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Pedigree Is Hosting Virtual Dog Adoptions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Are you lonely during the coronavirus pandemic? Pedigree, the company known for its dog food, is hosting dog adoptions via Zoom amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Dogs Can Learn to Detect COVID-19 by Sniffing Armpits: Study

A new study claims dogs could be very helpful in detecting the virus in patients. According to the study, dogs can be trained to spot COVID-19 by sniffing armpits.
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How to Work From Home With Your Pets

If, like many Americans, you’re working from home and getting to spend a lot more time with your pets, you may be looking for a way to balance play time and work time. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your time together.
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Dogs Can Go Through a Moody 'Teenage' Phase: Study

A new study has shown that dogs can go through a period much like puberty, which can lead to a sense of moodiness in your pup. See the details.
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Winery Enlists Adorable Dog for Curbside Deliveries During Coronavirus Pandemic

Stone House Winery in Hagerstown, Maryland has found a creative way to maintain social distancing by employing an adorable dog named Soda to help deliver bottles of wine to customers at the curb.
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Coronavirus in Cats and Dogs: Can Your Pets Spread the Disease?

After a dog in Hong Kong was found to have a low level of the fast-spreading coronavirus, concerns of animals getting the disease or spreading it grew. Here’s what you need to know about your pets’ susceptibility to the contagious illness.
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CDC: Puppies May Be Making People Sick

While you may be tempted to hug and kiss every puppy you come across, you may want to hold off on all that puppy love for now. 2019 is ending on a bit of a sad note as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns the public against the cutest of culprits: puppies. OUTBREAK NOTICE: 30 people...
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