How to Keep Your Pet Safe on Fourth of July

Although it's a day of loud and joyful celebration for the human species, Independence Day is notoriously traumatizing for many pets. "The Fourth of July is probably the hardest holiday for all the pets in the community," says Devon Prendergast, Community R...

Halo Cafe Feeds Pets in Need and Nourishes Family Bonds

"No one should have to choose between feeding their pets...or feeding themselves." That's the mission statement behind Halo Cafe, a unique food pantry concept. Jennifer Quinn-Yovino formed the nonprofit to help struggling individuals and families feed th...

If Your Dog Is Fat, You Need to Look in the Mirror

Opinion by Deborah Linder, Tufts University When I looked at my appointment book for the day, I thought something must be wrong. Someone who worked in the fitness industry was bringing his cat in to the Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals. Did h...