Traveling exhibit celebrates pets and veterinarians (via Chicago Tribune)

A new Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit called “Animal Connections: Our Journey Together,” allows visitors to play veterinarian, learn about food safety and many of the ways which pets help people. The free exhibit is also a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). It includes several interactive modules which offer […]

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Miami-Dade Pet Therapy Dog Helps Incarcerated Youth (via CBS Miami)

A Miami juvenile detention center is using therapy dogs as part of a new pilot program, Canine Comfort, to help youth while they are incarcerated. Many teens in detention centers have been through trauma and painful relationships before entering the system and therapy dogs can help them “cope with the emotions youth experience while in […]

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