Pet

VOA: Sniffer Dogs Rival Science at Detecting Coronavirus

Finland’s latest weapons in the fight against the coronavirus are named Kossi, E.T. and Miina. The three sniffer dogs...

Homemade Dog Food: Is It Healthy to Cook for Your Dog?

Feeding your dog a meal that looks similar to what you have for dinner might be an appealing alternative to offering commercial...

BBC: Dogs are humans’ oldest companions, DNA shows

A study of dog DNA has shown that our "best friend" in the animal world may also be our oldest one.

Reuters: Unfur-gettable: Puppy with green fur born in Sardinia

Italian farmer Cristian Mallocci could not believe his eyes when Spelacchia, one of his eight dogs, gave birth to a green-furred puppy.

CNN: Covid-19 makes it harder to save dogs and cats across borders, but rescue organizations are finding a way

As news of a novel coronavirus was just taking hold in early February, Kelly Donithan arrived in South Korea on the...

Probiotics for Dogs: Do They Work?

We’re just beginning to understand the benefits of probiotics for dogs. What we do know is that probiotics for...

CNN: Dogs’ brains aren’t hardwired to care about human faces

Dogs aren't hardwired to care about human faces, a new study has found, and there's no area in their brain designed to...

Reuters: Pandemic prompts drive-through pet blessing in Philippines

Coronavirus-wary animal owners in the Philippines had their pets blessed via a drive-through ceremony on Sunday to mark World Animal Day and...

BBC: Cottingham: Pet dog ‘saves man’ from being hit by train

A man wearing headphones narrowly missed being hit by a train on a level crossing thanks to his pet dog, Network Rail...

AP: Dog trapped in 30-foot hole lured to safety with beef jerky

A group of mountain bikers on a North Carolina trail spotted a dog trapped 30 feet (9 meters) down in a sinkhole...

How Much Water Should a Dog Drink?

Water is the main component of healthy, living cells of the body. Without water, your dog’s body will not function properly. More...

BBC: Going for a Lake District walk with Max the Miracle Dog

Kerry Irving was confined to his house and considering suicide after suffering an excruciating back injury in a car accident. But then...

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Hundreds Run Through Streets Of C-U In ‘Run To Remember’

CHAMPAIGN – Hundreds of runners and walkers turned out for the inaugural Run To Remember on Saturday morning in Champaign-Urbana. The 8K run and...

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY RELEASES IMMIGRANT WELCOMING PLAN

First-ever plan in Champaign County has recommendations for better integrating immigrants into the local community, economy, and workforce Champaign...

[Urbana] Enjoy jazz music at Meadowbrook Park on September 10

It’s the most original jazz event in town. Walk through Meadowbrook Park’s Wandell Sculpture Garden and listen to local jazz music on...

CHAMBANA WELCOME CREW

New to Champaign-Urbana? Get connected to community through the Chambana Welcome Crew., our new ambassador program designed to help you feel right...