The airline announced on Monday that starting March 1, 2021, only trained service dogs will be allowed to travel on Southwest Airlines flights. The dogs must be trained to perform tasks for the benefit of a qualified individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability.
No other species will be accepted as a trained service animal, the announcement said.
“We applaud the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) recent ruling that allows us to make these important changes to address numerous
Food delivery services are more popular than ever in 2021 and that even includes a competitive field of pet food delivery options. If you’re specifically looking for the best dog food delivery companies, our picks should help you find something that suits your four-legged friend.
Many of these delivery services take your dog’s dietary needs into account to create custom dog food blends, including raw dog food, that are shipped alongside an array of dog treats, toys, accessories and gear to keep your best friend healthy, happy and warm all winter.
Cats and dogs may eventually need their own COVID-19 vaccines to prevent the coronavirus from evolving further and “spilling” back to humans, according to one group of researchers.
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is known to infect a number of animals besides humans, including cats, dogs, minks, tigers and gorillas. However, at this time, scientists don’t think animals play a significant role in spreading the virus to people, and reports of COVID-19 in pets are rare, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Still, the authors of a new editorial, published Jan. 25 in
Do you want to add a new member to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and animal shelters still working to fulfill adoptions.
Across New York, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages without a home — many of whom are located within driving distance. For those looking to adopt, a great place to start the search for a lovable new family member