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Learning to Read by Reading to Cats

May 16, 2014

Slate.com (Behold blog) This article references Tufts research on the benefit kids get from reading to pets. http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2014/05/16/mark_makela_kids_reading_to_cats_documents_book_buddies_a_program_to_help.html

Our relationships with pets might be to blame for their growing obesity problem

May 16, 2014
Cummings in the News

My Northwest (Seattle) Deborah Linder gives tips for pet owners to help their pets lose weight. http://mynorthwest.com/11/2522370/Our-relationships-with-pets-might-be-to-blame-for-their-growing-obesity-problem

Video Of Cat Saving Child From Dog Attack Goes Viral

May 15, 2014
Cummings in the News

Here & Now, WBUR-FM (NPR affiliate in Boston) In this radio interview, Nicholas Dodman clarifies some misconceptions concerning the attitudes and behaviors of cats. http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/05/15/cat-saves-boy

Big changes coming for peregrine falcons at Monarch Tower

May 15, 2014
Cummings in the News

WSHM-TV (CBS affiliate in Springfield, Mass.) Maureen Murray talks about the treatment of an injured peregrine falcon that is recuperating at Tufts. http://www.cbs3springfield.com/story/25530342/big-changes-coming-for-peregrine-falcons-at-monarch-tower

Service Dog Organization Accused Of Selling Untrained Dogs

May 14, 2014
Cummings in the News

MONUMENT, Colo (CBS4) Angel Service Dogs, Inc. is a 501(c)3 that trains dogs to detect allergens that can be life-threatening to humans and alerts them.