Pets

CNN: Benefits (and some surprising science) about owning a pet

(CNN) Today is "National Love Your Pet Day" in the United States, but every day is "love your pet" day in my...

CNN: A pigeon that can’t fly befriended a puppy that can’t walk. Yes, it’s as cute as it sounds

Meet Herman and Lundy, recent cuddle buddies and rescue animals. The two are an unlikely pair: Herman, a pigeon, suffered neurological...

AP: No Bull: German court rules dogs not too big to be miniature

A German court has decided a Duesseldorf dog dispute, ruling Monday that not only size matters in determining whether a dog...

BBC: A vet in your pocket: New ways to help ill pets

Michelle Keith was distressed last April when her basset hound puppy ate some of the big chocolate Easter eggs she had laying...

NPR: The Hope And Hype Of Diabetic Alert Dogs

It's a few minutes before services on a Sunday morning at Bethany United Methodist Church in West Jefferson, N.C. The handbell choir...

CNN: Japan’s first airport bathroom for dogs features self-cleaning ‘pee pole’

Osaka's airport has just improved its facilities -- but not for its human travelers. A world-class dog rest...

CNN: Westminster Dog Show’s ‘Best in Show Award’ goes to Siba, a standard poodle

Siba, a standard poodle, was selected as Best in Show at the 144th edition of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in...

10 Ways Your Dog Shows Affection

The feeling that you get when a dog shows a sign of affection is unlike any other. A dog loves you more...

NPR: Federal Government May Tighten Restrictions On Service Animals On Planes

The U.S. Department of Transportation is considering tightening the rules for taking service animals on planes after increased customer complaints and lobbying...

CNN: Spotify now has playlists for your dog, your cat and even your hamster

If you've ever felt guilty about leaving your dog home alone, Spotify may be able to salve your conscience -- by bringing out a...

Recipe For Homemade Beef Stew For Your Dog

Making homemade dog food is a healthy alternative to buying dry or canned dog food.   If you thought you’d need to buy...

CNN: Allergic to dogs? It may only be the males

Love dogs but find yourself uncontrollably sneezing around some of them? There might be a solution that's easier than allergy shots. Neuter...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...