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Exotic Furry Friends You Can Own in Texas
September 3, 2022
Owning an exotic pet can be an exciting adventure, however, it’s important to remember they might be a bit different from your conventional house cat or dog and, therefore, have more specific needs.  Exotic...
Safe in Austin Unites Special Needs Animals and Children
September 1, 2022
According to a study on autism and developmental disabilities, children with physical disabilities or special needs benefit greatly from interactions with animals. In fact, animal-assisted intervention is used in these spaces, serving as a...
The Strongest Animals on Earth
September 1, 2022
You’ve heard of the gorilla being the “king of the jungle,” but is that title well-earned? When it comes to the animal kingdom, just which ones are strongest? That may depend on how you...
How AFS Provides Sanctuary for Farm Animals Across the Southern U.S.
September 1, 2022
Austin Farm Sanctuary has been providing at-risk animals a forever home since 2016, and it all started by accident.  Located on 40 acres of land, AFS is a nonprofit that rescues farm animals from...
Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals
March 1, 2021
At first glance, service animals and emotional support animals (ESAs) can seem like two very similar labels and, in a way, they are. But what it takes for an animal to qualify as one...
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