Troubled times call for compassion, but compassion with purpose. Over 134 million people around the world require humanitarian assistance and protection, mostly as a result of conflict or natural disaster. The international community was able to cater for just60% of global humanitarian needs in 2018. Refugee issues are a mainstay on the news, as governments debate the fates … More What Can You Study to Become a Humanitarian Worker?
The chemistry between a girl and her dog – in this case a rescue dog – is a strange and beautiful thing. For June Taphouse, who was just two when her father was struck and killed by a hit-and-run motorist, that chemistry has resulted in a special kind of medicine. The medicine of love. Taphouse, … More Rescue dog heals bereaved toddler’s heart Rescue dog heals toddler’s heart
A New York company famous for its dog treat subscription package is to open a members-only dog park in Nashville, Tennessee. For $19/day, a dog and up to two human guests can attend the space, run freely off the lead, and use amenities such as toys and exercise equipment. BarkPark is the latest innovation from … More Canine start-up launches co-working space for dogs
Charlie Cooper, the labradoodle who lives with actor Bradley Cooper, has been tipped for a 2019 Best Supporting Actor Oscar amidst wide-spread public acclaim. He would be the first dog to win an Academy Award. The dog has received great write-ups for his role in roommate Bradley’s new film, A Star Is Born. The human … More Bradley Cooper’s labradoodle tipped to break the Oscar’s ‘fur ceiling’
A dog with cancer has been given a second chance at life thanks to pioneering surgery – and a bespoke replacement skull. The Williamsport, Pennsylvania dachshund lost 70 percent of her original skull following the removal of a brain tumour. In scenes that would not be out of place in popular TV series The Six … More ‘Six million dollar’ dog with cancer gets a 3D-printed titanium skull
There’s a good side and a bad side to every pet – and with a dog, the bad side is usually the backside. Dog gas might not ruin your life, but it can certainly ruin your evening. Dogs fart. It is a fact of life. That means that lots of dog-lovers just assume they have … More Smelly farting? Here are the best home remedies for dog gas
For years, our culture has treated summer school as a place for slackers to catch up or for nerds to race ahead. But now, emerging generations of students are engaging with the idea that learning experiences in vacation time aren’t just useful – they’re stimulating and fun, too. Some Gen-Z students are using summer school … More The Rise Of The Summer School