I did extensive research for Talent Hounds, Kids' Pet Club and Dogs Make A Difference, and I saw scientific evidence of the physical and emotional benfits of looking at and interacting with dogs, especially during times of stress. They can cause a drop in anxiety and make us feel good so it makes sense to me that reading to virtual dogs could help children during the current … [Read more...] about How reading to dogs on ZOOM or YouTube could help children during the pandemic.
Pom Pom Chewy is a 4 year old Pomeranian. Chewy for short. I interviewed his Mom Nicole on the set of my daughter's new comedy series Sloppy Jones (we managed to film the trailer for the series before lockdown). The script called for a very chic, chill Pomeranian so I knew just who to cast. Chewy was awesome on the day and everyone loved … [Read more...] about Pomeranian Pom Pom Chewy, the youngest, cutest star of new comedy series Sloppy Jones.
Hey Dog Lovers, check out these great ideas on how to keep busy during a pandemic. Please reach out if are you feeling trapped, bored, lonely or depressed? It's perfectly natural. Staying at home all day without seeing friends or going to work can be very tough to adapt to. Plus there is the added stress of loss of income and health risks for many. It’s important we … [Read more...] about Dog Lovers- How to Keep Busy During a Pandemic
You may have admired the Obamas' Portuguese Water Dogs in the Whitehouse or you may have spent time with a super cute one at a friend's cottage in Lake Muskoka like me. Perhaps you are wondering if a Portuguese Water Dog is the right breed for you? I have known Buster the Portuguese Water Dog since he was a little puppy and spent many weekends with him over the last … [Read more...] about All About Portuguese Water Dogs
We were excited to see the positive results of a new study on the effects of the presence of resident classroom animals on kids published. We developed our TV series and web site Kids Pet Club because we strongly believe in the benefits of pets for kids at home, online, on TV and at school. We have also done and series of videos and documentary pitches on the subject including … [Read more...] about Pets In The Classroom Study Findings Confirm Program Benefits for Kids