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Chihuahua and pigeon, two roommates at pet shelter, are touching the hearts of millions

This coo couple may have a ruff life – but the unlikely pet shelter roommates have become global celebrities. Lundy, an 8-week-old Chihuahua who can’t walk, and his pal Herman, a pigeon who can’t fly, have been snuggling together at the Mia Foundation, a nonprofit shelter catering to animals with special needs and birth defects… Read More »

Wagging tails warm ageing hearts

Pet owners know that patting and cuddling your pet is one of the best feelings in the world. And there’s scientific proof behind those feelings. Research from UCLA last year showed that animal assisted therapy for older people releases an automatic relaxation response, reduces the feeling of anxiety, contributes to the lowering of loneliness, and… Read More »