Why More Offices are Going to the Dogs: Pets can reduce stress in the workplace.
Apr 05, 2011 05:22PM ● By Stephen Humphries
Periodic ‘Take Your Dog to Work’ days may remain special events for many workers, yet pet-friendly workplaces are on the rise. They’re part of a broader shift, as younger generations reject formal office culture in favor of more fun and fulfilling workplaces. But wider adoption of the benefit likely will depend on how companies handle issues relating to the comfort levels of other workers.Read More »
Apr 04, 2011 02:47PM ● By Nina Shen Rastogi
Not all aquariums are created equal when it comes to sustainability. Energy used to run filters and lights is a major concern. Where the fish originate is another, as well as where they go at the end of the relationship.Read More »
Apr 04, 2011 12:33PM ● By By Grace Fuller
Today’s pampered pooches are stepping out in style. From apparel bejeweled in Swarovski crystals to sporty- camouflaged fleeced hoodies, members of the canine crowd “dressed to the nines” strutted their stuff on runways last month during Manhattan’s fourth annual Pet Fashion Week.Read More »
Is Something Bugging You?
Apr 04, 2011 12:28PM ● By Ed Kornfeld
Insects are perfect…they always do their job, exceptionally well. They pollinate plants and recycle waste. By managing life and death, they are the true caretakers of the natural world. In fact bugs are essential to life on earth. They dominate our planet. In only one square mile there can be more insects than there are people in the entire world. However, they do not have to be allowed to set up residence in our homes. After all, they don’t pay us rent!Read More »
Leash Walking: POLITE LEASH WALKING
Apr 04, 2011 01:55AM ● By Erica Pytlovany
Are you walking your dog, or is your dog walking you? Dog pulling on a leash is a common, but curable problem. You can teach your dog how to walk politely on a leash, using firm, positive approaches. Even 8-week-old puppies can learn; no special collar or tool is needed.Read More »
For the Love of Pets
Apr 01, 2011 01:01AM
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of North Brevard is much more than a shelter for unwanted animals. Teri Scott, Ambassador for SPCA, shares their mission which includes "finding homes for various creatures that end up at their doorstep, educating the public about spaying and neutering pets, reducing over population through low cost surgical sterilization, and promoting the health of pets and their families through appropriate well care."Read More »