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News Flash: Cat Ownership Not Linked to Mental Illness!

We know, you’re thinking WTF?  But we don’t make this stuff up and haven’t you wondered if the crazy old lady with all those cats was actually crazy?  Well breathe easy, because as reported in Science Daily, new research from the University College London has found no link between cat ownership and psychotic symptoms.  The…

March 20, 2017

Pet Better Than a Brother or Sister? A dog!

Perhaps this is not news to any parent with more than 1 kid and at least one pet; but it turns out that having a pet is better than having a sibling!  According to a study conducted by the University of Cambridge and published in the Journal of Applied Development, having a pet provides greater…

March 15, 2017

Time for Paw-Ternity Leave in San Francisco

As a small business in San Francisco it’s pretty easy to get overwhelmed by the list of benefits mandated by our Board of Supervisors and Mayor: from required paid time off (for even part time counselors) and health care (again, even for part time counselors), to a minimum wage in San Francisco that is 30%…

March 7, 2017

Pet and Women Safety Act of 2017

A few weeks ago Congress did the right thing (I know, you’re shocked already) and re-introduced the Pet and Women Safety Act of 2017.  In the most general terms, this Act is designed to “protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence from emotional and psychological trauma caused by acts of violence…

March 3, 2017