News Articles

March 10, 2021

Popular flea collar linked to almost 1,700 pet deaths. The EPA has issued no warning.

USA Today

Rhonda Bomwell had never used a flea and tick collar before. Pierre, her 9-year-old Papillon service dog, was mostly an indoor animal. Still, her veterinarian recommended she purchase one, so Bomwell went to the…

February 26, 2021

Pets and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Best Friends

The following resources have been compiled to help people answer questions or concerns about pets and COVID-19 and to share how you can help keep pets and people safe in your community. Remember that…

January 26, 2021

How Pets Can Help With Child Mental Health And Development


It doesn’t get much cuter than a photo of a baby with a dog … or a cat … or a bunny. But beyond the Instagram fodder, growing up with a pet can be…

December 4, 2020

Memorial Hermann Life Flight® Launches First Air Ambulance Service in the Nation for K9s

Memorial Herman

Today Memorial Hermann Life Flight® is proud to launch its K9-Casualty Care Course and Transportation Service, making Life Flight the first air ambulance service in the nation to provide training, treatment and transportation for injured K9 officers….

November 23, 2020

Merck Animal Health Survey Reveals First-Time Dog Owners Need Support

Cision PR Newswire

Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA (NYSE:MRK), today announced a new survey about first-time dog owners and whether or…

May 6, 2020

A Guide for First-Time Pet Owners During the Pandemic

New York Times

With everyone home, many people are becoming first-time pet owners during the coronavirus pandemic. Adoption and foster rates are up all over the country. The ASPCA has seen a nearly 70 percent increase in…