Twin Lakes couple volunteer to raise service, facility dogs

In this annual season of reflection on gratitude and pausing to give thanks, four disabled people around the Midwest are grateful this Thanksgiving for enriched lives thanks to the dedicated volunteerism of a western Kenosha County couple. Since 2010, “dog-centric” Twin Lakes residents Catherine and Scott Rupp, retired certified public accountants with a background in … Read more

Arivaca losing veterinarian; here’s why that matters | Local News Stories

After more than three decades serving southeastern Arizona, the Arivaca Animal Clinic – the lone remaining animal hospital in the community – is losing its veterinarian. The clinic’s founder, Dr. Lyle Robinson, made the difficult decision to retire from the practice in 2020 after facing health issues. Robinson’s granddaughter and the clinic’s associate veterinarian, Dr. … Read more

Natural History, the encyclopedia of Georges Buffon

Natural history, general and particular is an encyclopedic work directed by Georges Buffon, consisting of 36 volumes published between 1749 and 1788. It is considered one of the most significant works of the Age of Enlightenment, in the same way as the Encyclopedia of Diderot and d’Alembert. Buffon’s Natural History was a great success throughout … Read more

Thurber’s Tail: How not to name a puppy | Daily Democrat

Friends turned on friends. Family members spoke ill of other family members. Strangers on social media wrote posts that are unprintable in most newspapers. That’s what happened 21 months ago when I asked people for advice on what to name my new puppy. At First, His Name Was Willy During the eight weeks they nurtured … Read more

Around Town | Local News

Gilchrist County Women’s Club – Nov. 11-12 HUGE Epic Dirty Rummage. Friday, Nov. 11th from 8-4 pm Saturday, Nov. 12 from 8-noon. Held at the Gilchrist County Women’s Club, located 2107 S Bronson Memorial Hwy, Co Rd 339, Trenton, FL 32693. This sale will be huge and will include: antique furniture, clothes, shoes, toys, household … Read more

Caring canine: Therapy dog ​​makes rounds at Mankato hospital | Local News

MANKATO — Luke Goellner wasn’t expecting a visitor at his appointment in Mayo Clinic Health Center’s infusion center Friday, let alone one with four legs. But the 11-year-old boy was all smiles when new therapy dog ​​Maisy snuggled up to say hello. Looking on, Luke’s mother, Rondi, described how meaningful it was to see her … Read more

ANTRIM COUNTY EXOTICS: Animal abuse case ends in guilty plea | Local News

BELLAIRE — A woman facing multiple felony animal cruelty charges in Antrim County pleaded guilty during a remote hearing in 13th Circuit Court as part of an agreement previously negotiated with the prosecutor’s office. Brooklynn Beck, 28, of Central Lake, was facing six felony charges after law enforcement in April executed a search warrant on … Read more

Saturn Petcare seeks tax break package from Vigo County | Local News

A company in the Vigo County Industrial Park II hopes to expand its facility and add 50 full-time jobs. Saturn Petcare Inc. plans to add the new jobs with benefits and payroll totaling $4.8 million, or $96,000 per new employee in benefits and salary. Sebastian Jendreizik, trainer and a continuous improvement manager at the Saturn … Read more

They take their pet to the office

“Delice is the queen of the office. At work, she is super happy, while at home, she is bored. » For six years, the little 14-year-old dog, owned by Mélanie Carel, an employee of Purina France, has been walking regularly in this company specializing in food for dogs and cats. Popular in Anglo-Saxon countries, the … Read more

Bringing your pet to the office to boost its well-being at work

This is a common practice in the United States or Canada, but much less so in Belgium. However, several studies have shown that bringing your pet to the office can improve the atmosphere in the open space, boost productivity and reduce employee stress. Enough to convince your employer if you dream that your faithful four-legged … Read more