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Homemade Dog Treats by KOBE EATS (video)

One of my favorite uplifting activites during the coronavirus pandemic is to follow KOBE EATS on Instagram & YouTube.

Recently Kobe made homemade dog treats for his buddy Kevin’s birthday. The simple recipe is included in the video caption. I love seeing Kevin supervise and help Kobe. It’s rare to see him doing anything besides . . . → Read More: Homemade Dog Treats by KOBE EATS (video)

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Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas (news)

I saw this uplifting article among the human interest stories and just have to share it with you: “Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas” . It’s about a stray dog now named Doudou (which translates to “Bean”) who was rescued by Zhang Dan, a nurse at the Wuhan Pulmonary Hospital in Wuhan . . . → Read More: Street dog helps see Chinese nurse through virus traumas (news)

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Caught On Camera: Dementia Patient Gets Robotic Cat

I cried reading this article. https://metro.co.uk/2020/01/16/moment-grandfather-dementia-whose-dying-wish-cat-given-robotic-feline-12070303/

Robert had dementia and lived in a care facility. He had rescued cats all his life and was accustomed to being surrounded by his feline family members. But his home didn’t allow cats. (Also, Robert had lost the abilities to take care of cats.) A family member heard about . . . → Read More: Caught On Camera: Dementia Patient Gets Robotic Cat

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Dogs Are A Victim’s Best Friend (Official Court Canine)

I love knowing that several area courts have hired specially trained canine staff members whose job is to provide comfort to victims. Service dogs do seem to love their jobs.

“Thurston County Courthouse canine provides comfort: Two-year-old black lab specially trained to comfort crime victims” by Amelia Dickson http://www.chronline.com/crime/thurston-county-courthouse-canine-provides-comfort/article_236182c0-ad85-11e5-9999-439c47a7bcd0.html

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You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Your Ears (Human-Animal Bonding)

Sydney (above) showed up on my property and asked me to help him find a forever home. Word is getting around that this is THE place to come for help! Photo courtesy of Steve Campion

“The Latest Study on Human – Pet Bonding Says You May Be Under a Spell” is an article on . . . → Read More: You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Your Ears (Human-Animal Bonding)

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