February 7, 2019Emotional-support animals, or ESAs, are owned by people with mental health disorders and deemed necessary by medical professionals. An increasing number of people – particularly those of the younger variety – are turning to these animals as a means of treating depression and anxiety.
November 24, 2018After a fatal shooting incident in Thousand Oaks, California, mourners sit on the curb and gaze at photos of friends they lost, wiping away tears. But some who come to leave flowers or a note may feel a warm brush of fur on their legs, or even a lick.
April 8, 2018For the past two years, a greyhound named Sting has been listening to kids read to him as part of the Paws to Read programme. But when he showed up recently at the White Bear Lake library, nobody was there to read to him.