Transparency Item: The Perspectives section of the Graphic is comprised of articles based on opinion. This is the opinion and perspective of the writer. Pets are scientifically proven to make individuals happier and lower stress and anxiety, lower depression and lower blood pressure, according to the Help Guide, a website dedicated to improving mental health. Why … [Read more...] about RAVE: Students Should Bring their Pets to College
As of this year, L.A. fell below the 90% benchmark save rate, said Ariel Dengrove, Best Friends LA marketing specialist. Los Angeles County reached its no-kill status through the work of Best Friends, an American non-profit animal welfare organization. A “no-kill” status is reached when a city or county increases its save rate to over 90%, usually with organizations such as … [Read more...] about Organizations, Policies, Volunteers and More Help Address Animal Overcrowding in the L.A. Shelter System
Labrador Nala strikes a pose in front of the decorated Rock in Adamson Plaza on Aug. 27. Maria Arguelles dressed Nala in a Pepperdine bandana to support the Waves. Photo courtesy of Maria Arguelles From snout to tail, dog-lovers adore their furry best friends. Whether it be on campus or on the beach, many dogs call Malibu their home. Most people who see these dogs just … [Read more...] about Get to Know the Paws of Malibu
Walking Cricket has become one of the unexpected joys of a year at home. Admittedly, I’m not always eager to drop what I’m doing, put on shoes, grab a coat and spend the next hour walking a seven-year-old golden retriever still bustling with the chaotic energy of a puppy. But without fail, each time I return home, I find myself calmer and more content than when I … [Read more...] about Good News: Evening Walks With Man’s Best Friend
Rescue dog smiles for the camera at Malibu's Famers Market. The Farmers Market took place on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Photos by Nicole WittFor Pepperdine students with furry companions at home, it can be easy to miss having a pet around while in college. What some might not realize is that there is a way to connect with pets right here in Malibu. Not only is the Malibu … [Read more...] about The Farmers Market Newest Addition: Pets!