Category: 2021

Courtesy of Discovery Center

A Very Grinchy Christmas at the Discovery Center in Springfield, Missouri

Discovery Center is hosting A Very Grinchy Christmas every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3-19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Special appearance by the Mean One himself. Activities include exploring Whoville and writing a letter to Santa, stuffing the tree right up the chimney with the family, exploring more than 60,000 square feet of hands-on STEM activities. For more information, visit A Very Grinchy Christmas.

Foster/Adopt Resources from Dr. Sarah Thornton

Top Dog Names and Breeds in U.S. for 2021

If the names Bella, Luna or Max don’t perk up your dog’s ears, what do you even call your furry family member? Embrace Pet Insurance looked through its database of more than a million pet insurance claims completed this year in the U.S. and compiled a list of the most popular, or most accident prone, dog names and breeds for 2021. They are as follows.

Buoy, an inquisitive puppy from Anchorage, survived a dangerous encounter
with a discarded hand warmer packet. Pet Poison Helpline

Chemicals In Common Cold-Weather Product Can Be Deadly When Ingested

After a neighbor left her hand warmers on a playhouse outside, a border collie puppy in Alaska shredded the contents and ended up ingesting part of it. According to a November press release, Bouy survived with the help of Pet Poison Helpline and an emergency pet hospital.