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 How cute is 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
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
Looking to have fun with your dog in or near Toronto or support a good cause this October? Check out our list of October 2019 Dog Events and Celebrations below. Let us know if we have missed any in the comments or on Facebook. Happy Canadian Thanksgiving and Halloween. Dog Celebrations for the Month of October International Pet Fashion Month National Pet Wellness … [Read more...] about October 2019 Dog Events and Celebrations (mainly in Ontario)