Between Boo, Beast, Luna, Maru, and Giggy, there is some ruff competition for who's the top pet Internet sensation. From box-obsessed Maru to fashionable Luna to Mark Zuckerberg's Beast and Pomeranians Boo and Giggy, to make it as top dog (or cat) it's not enough to be an adorable furball, you gotta have style and social media skills to boot! Click through this slideshow of our favorite pet celebs and then tell us who's your pick!
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It's important to keep a healthy work-life balance, and if you can't take a walk in the park, you should take a page from Yale Law School and spend some time with a four-legged friend. The school is testing out the idea of therapy dogs, and will have a dog named Monty that can be rented out to stressed students for 30-minute intervals starting Monday, reports the New York Times.
The dog will be placed in a private area of the library, but students might have to rush to sign up for slots as the trial will only last for three days. “It is well documented that visits from therapy dogs have resulted in increased happiness, calmness and overall emotional well-being,” librarian Blair Kauffman said in an email.
This type of arrangement might not be good for Monty's mental health, but I think the idea of having animals to relieve stress is definitely a good one. Instead of "renting" out animals, offer to pet sit for your friend or neighbor and you can also choose to volunteer at a local pet shelter.
Today is National Puppy Day! So to get in on the puppy fun, try your hand at our puppy breed quizzes! Now that you've mastered the Working Group, Terriers, and the Toy Group, what will these babies be . . . all grown up?! Examine the lil puppy faces and see if you can predict which breed they'll grow into — so much cute, just chalk it up to learning's sake!
With Spring in full swing, I'm sure your kids are overjoyed to hang up their Winter coats in exchange for brighter, thinner wardrobe essentials. With a new season comes new adventures, seasonal foods, and a much needed change of pace! If you're wracking your brain for playtime ideas, print out this downloadable guide from Mott's Medleys chock-full of outdoor activities that are sure to keep your kids engaged and energized.
Your little ones are sure to work up an appetite after expending so much energy, and if they still haven't kicked their picky eating habits, Mott's Medleys have a great guide to help make over their palate. And to keep them from getting sick of the same old foods that they do like, we've come up with healthy and nutritious lunch-bag ideas; download the guide here!
Tomorrow is National Puppy Day! So to get in on the puppy fun, try your hand at our puppy breed quizzes! To narrow down the adoro faces and breed choices, all the pooches seen here have the word "terrier" in their breed name. If you think you're a pro with these types, then test yourself and see if you can call out the cute.
Designed to look like a giant cupcake liner, Sweet Cake ($212) has many uses, including planter, baby bathtub, and drink cooler. But throw in a pillow and it becomes a pet bed, perfect for small pooches and kitties. Lightweight and durable, this container is made of thick polyethylene and comes in 10 different colors. I think it's cheeky and fun — what do you think?