May 9, 2021
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What the Hell Is Going on With Peloton’s Deadly Treadmills?

In a startling role reversal yesterday, Peloton announced that it is recalling more than 125,000 of its treadmills. For weeks, the connected fitness giant had disputed a report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, which issued an “urgent warning” in mid-April for Americans to “stop using the Peloton Tread+.”

The concern hinges on a number of troubling incidents where children have become “entrapped, pinned, and pulled under the rear roller of the product,” putting them at risk of “abrasions, fractures and death.” At the time of the commission’s press release, there were 39 reported injuries and one death —

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The U.S. pet grooming services market by revenue is

New York, May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “U.S. Pet Grooming Services Market – Industry Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026” –
5% during the period 2020–2026.

The pet grooming market is witnessing an increasing application of natural and non-toxic products. With the increasing pet humanization trend, coupled with high adoption, several owners prefer organic or natural products to ensure their pets’ safety and health. The growing consumer propensity toward organic products provides a better immune system and overall wellbeing in terms of skin, fur, hair, coat, and life expectancy. Pet enthusiasts are switching

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Demand remains high for pets at U.S. shelter


N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Another death in Grand Falls, 15 new cases

COVID-19 has claimed the life of another New Brunswicker, pushing the total number of COVID-related deaths in the province to 38, Public Health announced Monday, along with 15 new cases. A person in their 90s in the Edmundston region, Zone 4, has died “as a result of COVID-19,” according to a news release. The person resided at Pavillon Beau-Lieu, a special care home in Grand Falls, where there’s an outbreak involving the variant first reported in South Africa. Health Minister Dorothy Shephard said she is saddened by the

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9 Best Supplements for Dogs 2021

You’ve become used to taking daily multivitamins, loading up on vitamin C when you’re feeling sick, and may have even reached for adaptogenic herbs at some point — why wouldn’t you do the same for your pet, right? After all, all pet owners want their fur babies to be as healthy as possible, to live a long, full, adventurous life at your side. But most dog owners only need to worry about additional supplements when a certain health risk makes itself known, explains Lindsey Bullen, DVM, ACVN, a board-certified veterinary nutritionist at BluePearl Pet Hospitals.

“If a pet

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How Losing a Pet Can Make You Stronger

Pets occupy a unique role in our lives. “They are usually our ‘roommates,’ part of the household, and they are typically a source of pure warmth and positive experience,” Ms. Harvey said. “How we are able to manage the temporary reduction of joy and warmth from the missing roommate can be a significant practice in resilience.”

That loss, of course, can have a startling depth. “For adults in their upper-20s to mid-30s it’s like losing their innocence as a new adult and being catapulted into reality,” said Dani McVety, a veterinarian and a founder of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice,

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Bellevue Artist’s Pieces Collected Across Country

Art is meant to be shared, according to artist Susan Cramer.

Cramer, 47, of Bellevue, has been delving in the arts all her life. An only child growing up on a small farm, art kept her occupied. 

“It has always been my go-to,” she said.

It’s also always been her way to connect with others. 

“I can only hope others enjoy it as much as I enjoy creating it,” she said. “I hope to instill the calmness I feel when painting, into the painting itself. I really hope it brings others peace and happiness.” 

Through her art, she’s formed relationships

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