Have Asthma and a Pet? Re-homing Your Cat or Dog May Not be Necessary if Asthma Guidelines are Followed

A study from the Nationwide Children's Hospital analyzed environmental exposures, like pet and secondhand smoke, to determine if they have a role in asthma control among children whose asthma is managed per NAEPP (EPR-3) guidelines. Researchers found that once asthma guidelines are followed, environmental exposures to pets or secondhand smoke were not significant factors in overall asthma improvement over time.

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Bay Area Veterinarians Lead Spay/Neutering of 400 Dogs in China to Save From Dog Meat Industry

Duo Duo Project, a leader of ending the dog meat trade has a big mission -- end people eating dogs around the world and shutter for good the slaughterhouses that supply the dog meat. "Our focus is educating communities on the far-reaching health and social benefits of eliminating dogs from their eating habits. We know the long-term solution for ending the trade is reducing the 'demand' for dog meat,"

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DIY Cat Toys: Absolutely Free and Easy to Make

Do it Yourself projects are really popular and if you are anything like me, you pin and save more DIY Projects than you can do in a lifetime.

But good news!

We’ve curated a list of DIY Cat Toys that require no prior skills, no money, and minimal effort. Because, let’s be honest. If you make something and show it to your cat as if you were asking them to play with it, they will refuse to play with it out of shear spite.

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DIY Tessellation Art

This craft project has a nostalgic feel to it. The use of 3 simple items (colored paper, scissors and kid-friendly glue) to create art brought me back to my youth. Except the style of art feels a little more modern. This is a great craft project for people of all ages and different interests. The possibilities of what you want to create are endless. And you can be as organic or mathematical with your pieces as you want!

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