CDC Eases Up on Dog Travel Ban

The United States government has eased up on a rule that had banned the importation of dogs from 113 countries because of concerns over fraudulent rabies vaccination certificates. The change comes less than six weeks after the ruling, which pet owners had was overly restrictive, went into full effect. As of Oct. 14, the Centers … Read more

How Scary Is the New ‘Pet Sematary’?

Photo: Paramount Pictures Mary Lambert’s 1989 adaptation of Pet Sematary is legend among horror fans. Based on what is arguably Stephen King’s most frightening novel — and with a screenplay by the man himself — the story follows the Creed family after they relocate to rural Maine in search of a quiet life. But instead, … Read more

Petsense Donates 147,600 Pounds of Dog Food to Support Rescue Organizations Nationwide

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Petsense, a pet specialty retailer, today announced a donation of 147,600 pounds of dog food to the BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF), the animal welfare-focused charitable nonprofit with a mission to help reduce the number of animals in shelters. BPF distributed the dog food to 12 animal shelters located in Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana … Read more

Firefighters Fighting Blaze at Sylvan Beach House 02/25/2022

UPDATE: 02/25/2022 1622 Eyewitness Joe Cieslak took the video shown in this post. Cieslak says that he was outside snow blowing his neighbor’s driveway when he saw the smoke. Said Cieslak: ,I ran down to see what was going on and called 911. Then I went to the house next door and knocked and rang … Read more

Revolut enters InsurTech and launches Pet Insurance

Revolut, the financial superapp with almost 4 million UK customers, today announced the launch of Pet Insurance. The stand-alone product reinforces Revolut’s existing insurance offering including travel insurance, purchase protection and ticket- and missed event cover. Pet insurance is Revolut’s entrance into insurtech, and is the company’s first of many future standalone insurtech products. Insurtech … Read more


VANCOUVER, Wash., Feb. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Banfield Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, in partnership with the Humane Society of Tulsa (HST), a leader in animal transport, today unveiled a custom-built 38-foot mobile transport and disaster response truck and trailer. The new vehicle will transport 5,000 pets annually, deployed to help pets in need after … Read more

Canidae Pet Food Introduces Innovative, Environmentally-Friendly Kibble Refill Stations in Exclusive Partnership with Petco

The Kibble Refill Stations operate similarly to bulk gravity-feed coffee bean or nuts systems, combined with a reusable zipper bag that eliminates the need for single-use reinforced bags, over 99 percent of which are disposed of in a landfill rather than recycled, according to the Pet Sustainability Coalition. Following a successful pilot at Petco locations … Read more

Calamity Rose Ranch focuses on providing unique methods of mental health care | Local

MUSCATINE — When Kayla Carlsten decided to open her own practice to help people with their mental health, she wanted to do things differently. Nearly a year later, Carlsten’s strategies are working well, according to her growing number of patients, she said. Carlsten, a psychiatric nurse practitioner for 10 years, opened Calamity Rose Ranch on … Read more

30 of Our Favorite Space Books for Kids

Is your child or student interested in learning more about space? Or maybe even spaced obsessed and looking to read a space novel? Maybe you are even looking for an engaging book to pair with your science curriculum? Or are you looking to add to your family library? Look no further…below are 30 books about … Read more