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New Vista, a local Las Vegas non-profit organization serving children and adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), recently announced the launch of their pet therapy program, Paws-able. The program’s focus is to rescue shelter dogs and train them to assist and support individuals with IDD.
Over the last 10 years, monumental growth across our valley has begun reversing the tides, and now we find ourselves experiencing life in a way that is increasingly more akin to a “typical” city.
The fall season has arrived. The kids have been out of school enjoying water parks, camp and all sorts of fun activities. Even adult work schedules shift into a slower paced rhythm—fewer deadlines and meandering lunches sprinkled liberally with long weekends and vacation days.
This is my latest lesson in making careful choices when it comes to feeding dogs. Like people, some dogs can eat any and everything, and some dogs cannot. Whether you cook for your dogs, as I do, or feed commercial kibble, one choice doesn’t fit all.
"You don’t have any kids.” Those words from my sister are one of the reasons why I’ve become a Pet Mom.
"My dog doesn’t bite.” I am amazed when someone approaches me with a dog either the same size as mine or smaller and utters those words. I am stunned when adults allow small children to approach a huge Akita.
Every year, on the second Sunday in May, Americans celebrate Mother’s Day. We honor maternity and shower mothers with cards, gifts, flowers and restaurant visits.
In honor of National Pizza Week, TREVI Italian Restaurant, located at The Forum Shops at Caesars, hosted a pizza cook-off featuring local news personalities competing for charity.
Let’s talk about the differences between service animals and therapy animals. Let’s talk about how vital spay and neuter policies are to eliminating pet euthanasia, and to the overall health of all of our pets. Let’s talk about the challenges of raising children with pets. Raising my fur-kids is enough of a second job. Women who raise both are my heroes.
The event will recognize the American Humane Association Hero Dog Award nominees, Sergeant Michael Malarsie and his dog Xxon
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