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Meet The Dogs Trained To Sniff Out COVID-19 At Airports, Concerts, & Offices

What if your boss told you that instead of daily temperature monitoring at the office for COVID-19, there would now be mandatory morning meetings with Noel for a thorough sniff-check and some belly rubs? Your boss would also make sure to clarify that Noel is most definitely not a human, but a beagle specially trained to …

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First U.S. Airport Brings In COVID-Sniffing Dogs To Detect Infected Employees

Two extraordinary pups are making history at Miami International Airport (MIA). Cobra, a Belgian Malinois, and One Betta, a Dutch Shepherd, are specially trained to sniff out COVID-19 in humans. The pair have put MIA on the map as the first U.S. airport to test COVID-19 detector dogs. The pilot program is a partnership between …

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How You Can Help As More People Return Their Pandemic Dogs

In the early days of the pandemic, we were all heartened by stories about shelters emptying and more people rescuing dogs. Now, mid-way through 2021, we’re faced with the opposite as shelters all across the country become overcrowded again. Animal intakes have been especially high lately, and some suspect it’s because more people are returning …

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Pet Parents Are Struggling To Find Certain Foods And Treats After Covid

If you’ve noticed it’s been unusually hard to find your dog’s favorite treats or food, you’re not alone. Currently, pet parents in North America are having a hard time tracking down certain foods, even from major retailers like Amazon, Target, and PetSmart. Since the pandemic began, the pet food sector has been grappling with increased demand …

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Cocoa Mellon Needs Your Help After Losing Her Mom To COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has made life more difficult for humans and animals all over the world. In Louisiana, the amount of dogs in kill shelters is increasing. With minimal funds and overcrowded kennels, many of these locations need to make the difficult decision to euthanize perfectly healthy dogs. Luckily, iHeartDogs’ Second Chance Movement program is …

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Coffee Bean Lost Her Mom To Covid-19 And Needs Your Help

It’s not something we love thinking about, but sometimes you have to wonder: if something happened to me, who would take care of my dog(s)? Knowing the outlook for pets surrendered to shelters in overcrowded areas, I’d prefer to see mine placed in the care of someone I know personally. However, not everyone has that …

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