THE BONDS BETWEEN DISABLED PEOPLE AND THEIR PETS

Animals are instrumental to disabled people for comfort, support, and empowerment. The skill pets have to console their humans in vulnerable...

Dr. John Berg Named Emeritus Faculty

DR. JOHN BERG NAMED EMERITUS FACULTY

Upon retirement after 35 years of service to Cummings School, Professor Emeritus John Berg reflects with wit and humor

 
 
 

DID YOU KNOW CAMERAS CAN HELP KEEP ANIMALS HEALTHY?

Remote monitoring such as cameras, microphones, and sensors can produce accurate, real-time data about animal wellbeing. This surveillance...

STEP UP TO ADOPT OR FOSTER

Today, on National Rescue Dog Day, we highlight some of the precious pups who could be your new best friend. Currently the Shelter...

 
 
 

ALLEY CAT ALLIES HOLDS DEMONSTRATION FOR JUSTICE FOR MR. MEOW

Join Us at the Arraignment of Colton Fontes for Charges of Felony Animal Cruelty in His Killing of Mr. Meow! On Monday, May 23, Colton...

How to Decide What to Keep and What to Let Go

HOW TO DECIDE WHAT TO KEEP AND WHAT TO LET GO

A Tell Me More podcast shares stories about choosing what's worth holding on to, from Dad's books to old home movies to endangered...

 
 
 
How Are Animals Added to the Endangered Species List?

HOW ARE ANIMALS ADDED TO THE ENDANGERED SPECIES LIST?

A wildlife policy expert at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine explains what factors are considered when listing a species as threatened...

Ukraine Refugee Pets And Their Humans Seek Shelter Thousands Of Miles Away

UKRAINE REFUGEE PETS AND THEIR HUMANS SEEK SHELTER THOUSANDS OF MILES AWAY

In early May 2022, a flight of 166 Ukrainian refugees landed at the St. John's International Airport in Canada. But they weren't alone...

 
 
 
Orphaned Lamb Makes an Unlikely Friend

ORPHANED LAMB MAKES AN UNLIKELY FRIEND

An orphaned lamb and a farmyard dog become close friends.

Pit Bull Sobs Like A ‘Baby' After Mom's Death And Begs UPS Driver To Give Him A Home

PIT BULL SOBS LIKE A ‘BABY' AFTER MOM'S DEATH AND BEGS UPS DRIVER TO GIVE HIM A HOME

We absolutely love reading stories about delivery drivers and dogs they meet along the way. This story is extra special. Meet Katie...

 
 
 
UPDATE: Deaf Pit Bull Cries When Her Best Buddy Gets Adopted

UPDATE: DEAF PIT BULL CRIES WHEN HER BEST BUDDY GETS ADOPTED

A shelter dog was found inconsolably crying after she was left alone when her best friend got adopted. Marshmallow, a deaf Pit Bull,...

Update: Rescue Shaves Away Matted Fur To Reveal Gorgeous Rescue Dog Underneath

UPDATE: RESCUE SHAVES AWAY MATTED FUR TO REVEAL GORGEOUS RESCUE DOG UNDERNEATH

On the afternoon of October 26, teachers at a Detroit school contacted Detroit Dog Rescue after seeing a severely matted dog running...

 
 
 
Celebrating Outstanding Contributions

CELEBRATING OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS

Thirty Cummings School employees receive awards for excellence in three new categories

AN UPDATE ON THE EASTLAKE DOG ATTACK

Media questions can be directed to Melissa Mixon at melissa.mixon seattle.gov On Friday, May 5, 2022 the Seattle Animal Shelter responded...

 
 
 

ANIMAL HEALTH MATTERS: TAKE TIME TO KEEP TICKS OFF YOUR PETS THIS SPRING

In veterinary practice, I had a front seat to the variety of people's reactions to creepy crawly things I'd find on their pets. Ticks...

Military K-9 Steps Off Elevator & Sees His Handler For First Time In 3-Years

MILITARY K-9 STEPS OFF ELEVATOR & SEES HIS HANDLER FOR FIRST TIME IN 3-YEARS

Sgt. Joe Stasio and K-9 Enzo served together in the Marines for over a year. For seven months, they were side by side in Kuwait, training...

 
 
 
Homeless Cat Comforts Abandoned Dog Until They Are Both Rescued

HOMELESS CAT COMFORTS ABANDONED DOG UNTIL THEY ARE BOTH RESCUED

The love and loyalty of a pet is incredible to experience. Once a dog chooses you, that's it, you've been claimed. You become their...

Rescue Dog Named For The Deputy Warden Stabbed While Saving Him

RESCUE DOG NAMED FOR THE DEPUTY WARDEN STABBED WHILE SAVING HIM

Mahoning County, Ohio deputy dog warden Dave Nelson was only trying to help a mistreated dog when he answered a call on July 20, 2021....

 
 
 
Tennessee Couple Finds Stray Dog Cuddled Up Next To Them In Bed

TENNESSEE COUPLE FINDS STRAY DOG CUDDLED UP NEXT TO THEM IN BED

"Who's dog is this?" Jimmy Johnson asked his wife.

9-Year-Old Rescue Pit Bull Helps Pin Down Intruder Until Police Arrive

9-YEAR-OLD RESCUE PIT BULL HELPS PIN DOWN INTRUDER UNTIL POLICE ARRIVE

Spuds may have some silver in his fur, but when it comes to protecting his family, this good boy proves that age is just a number!...