How Dogs Improve Your Health

How Dogs Improve Your Health

Owning a dog can positively impact both your physical and mental health according to science.  Research shows that dog owners spend about 30 more minutes a day active than people who do not own a dog. Also, on colder wetter days, dog owners are even more active than their non dog owning counterparts. The dog companion has a

Need to Lose Weight? Get a Pet

Need to Lose Weight? Get a Pet

Being overweight or obese is one of the biggest health issues that Americans face today. There are many options to help people fight this epidemic including specialized diets, fitness club memberships, and weight loss programs (e.g. Weight Watchers). Depending on the person, some of these options can work, however, many people struggle to get-to and maintain a healthy

Puppy Rescue – Saint Patrick’s Lucky 66

Puppy Rescue – Saint Patrick’s Lucky 66

Sixty-six bundles of pure puppy love! On March 17, North Shore Animal League rescued 66 puppies and dogs from an Oklahoma puppy mill. The puppy rescue includes a large variety of small breeds such as Poodles, Maltese, Pomeranians, Shih Tzu’s, etc. The dogs were transported from Oklahoma to North Shore’s main campus in Port Washington, NY, where they will be examined