When a friend referred me to this article from the NY Times, I glanced at it and the first thing I noticed was that it was 8 pages long. Since I have the attention span of a housefly, I couldn’t imagine reading the whole thing, but I was hooked from the first paragraph. As an adoptive mother of disabled children, I recognized the struggles this Atlanta family was facing after adopting a boy and a girl from Russia. Continue reading Special Boy; Special Dog→
Many people say the economy is the most pressing problem facing the country today, but Al Franken took the time to introduce a bill in Congress to help our country’s veterans heal from their war wounds by matching them with service dogs.
OK, we all know there are many advantages to sharing your life with a dog, but how about this! The New York Times is reporting on a study being done by the the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, part of the National Institutes of Health, in cooperation with the Waltham Center for Pet Nutrition in England (part of the Mars candy and pet food company). Continue reading Dogs Can Make Your Kids Healthy→
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