Planning For Pets Over The Holidays

Bella Breakdown There is so much to plan for when it comes to the holidays. Whose house are we going to, what should we bring, how are the kids going to handle the drive, flight, etc? Is your mother going to criticize my cooking again? You know, the usual. But have you thought about what you are going to be doing with your pets this holiday season? If you’ve planned a long, cross-country vacation, it is important to plan for your pets so that everything is taken care of for them ahead of time, and you don’t have to...

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Animals That Can Predict The World Cup

Bella Breakdown We thought that humans cared about who wins the Fifa World Cup every 4 years. Apparently, animals do too. For the 2018 world cup, we have had three predictions from three different species on who will be big this year in the world cup. First off, Achilles the psychic Russian cat predicted that Russia will win the World Cup opener by choosing between two bowls of food with country flags sticking out of them. Achilles is said to have a decent past in predicting outcomes of sporting events, successfully guessing three of the four winners of the...

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Service Dog Gives Birth In Tampa Airport

Bella Breakdown Service dog, Eleanor Rigby, went into labor at the Tampa International Airport while her owner was waiting to board a flight to Philadelphia. With the help of bystanders and some Tampa Airport employees, Eleanor, also known as Ellie, gave birth to seven healthy puppies. The father of the seven puppies, Nugget, was also there for the birth. The first six puppies born were all boys, and everyone was pleasantly surprised when the seventh was a girl. Congrats to Eleanor Rigby and Nugget for seven beautiful blonde...

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Bill Makes It Illegal To Leave Pets In Hot Cars

Bella Breakdown Thousands of animals die every year from being left in hot cars. Fortunately, action is being taken to protect these animals. In many states leaving a pet in the car is already illegal, but other states, like Michigan, are starting to adopt these laws. Michigan lawmakers are meeting to discuss a bill about leaving pets in dangerous situations. The legislation would make it illegal to leave pets unattended in a car if the conditions endanger the animal’s health. Veterinarians remind pet owners that cars are like greenhouses. It might be 70 degrees outside, but within 10 minutes...

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Pampering Pooches Is Hard Work

Bella Breakdown Working with puppies might be a dream job, but Lucie finds out that being a dog groomer is a lot of hard work on this episode of Lucie For Hire. Lucie is at the Harlem Doggy Day Spa and she is going to see if she has what it takes to be a pet groomer. As a dog lover, it was a no-brainer for Lucie when she was invited to the Harlem Doggy Day Spa to learn how to be a puppy groomer. However, this challenge was no easy task! Her first challenge was to assess the...

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