This Week

BREED RESCUE

If you find you have to give up your pet, or you want to adopt – think of breed rescue. Most breeds have a rescue group who work tirelessly to find their dogs new homes. You’ll find them online via a search engine.

DOG NAMES

Fido, Rover, Caesar, Rex and Max — can you do better? How about a literary name like Bodger, Bronte or even Bilbo?
Or something from nature – Comet, or Cosmo, Cricket….?

Still no?  Then the dog names database is for you!!!

http://www.dog-names.us/

PET FRIENDLY TRAVEL

Go on – take them with you! Fluffy and Fido love to travel and here’s where they’ll be welcome. !
You can even charter a private plane…. seriously …

http://www.petfriendlytravel.com/

PET FIRST AID

What do you do if something untoward happens to your pet? A stroke? A heart attack? Stung by a bee or a wasp?
There’s a terrific app from the American Red Cross for both Android and iOS that’ll give you answers – and now, it’s free!

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cube.arc.pfahttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pet-first-aid-by-american/id780415389?mt=8

PETS ONLINE

You may be tempted by those melting brown eyes, that fluffy kitten, those funny antics.
But if now isn’t the right time to adopt a pet – move on. A pet is for life, not a whim!

http://www.petfinder.comhttp://www.adoptapet.com

Recent Programming

COVID FLIGHT TOOL

Check out the Covid 19 tool to see what you need to do at the airports you visit during the pandemic.

https://airsiders.com/

TRAVEL BANS

As if to prove the fact the virus has not left us, many countries worldwide have imposed stricter travel bans. To find oiut where you can go and how or where you can’t go, and why not visit travelbans.org

https://travelbans.org/

AVOID PUBLIC CHARGERS

Public phone chargers may well not be the convenience they appear to be.

SLEEPJET

You can either sleep on planes or you can’t. But if you can – checkout sleepjet – for an on the ground in your bed, airplane sleep experience!

https://sleepjet.co

SHAPE

Shape up – with Shape. And choose a way for you to keep on an even keel over the holidays!!

http://www.shape.com

PEDOMETER

A reliable measuring app for how far you go and how many calories you burn.
For iOS and Android.

https://itunes.apple.com/app/apple-store/id1440459476

FITLOOP

Exercises you can do with basic items, a couple of chairs – maybe a yoga mat.
Fitloop is an app that’ll get you up and active.

https://fitloop.co

FINDARUN

Want to find a new route for your run? Something more challenging and fun? Use it for walking and cycling too.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.buneme.fitness.findarun

KWANZAA

Learn about the roots of Kwanzaa at http://www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org

http://www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org

KWANZAA TABLE

Every holiday has its favorite foods and Kwanzaa is no different. Here’s a great place to find traditional African recipes and good things for the festival!

http://www.congocookbook.com/

KWANZAA GUIDE

For a guide to this lovely festival with its special traditions here’s a site to tell you all about it!

http://kwanzaaguide.com/

BEFORE YOU TAKE IT BACK

The new computer doesn’t work and you’re really irritated. But before you head for the store – check out these basic tips

OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS

Have an old fashioned Christmas – help others, do something for someone else.
Give of yourself and have a great Christmas.

UGLY SWEATERS

It’s Ugly Sweater time again – and these are bound to raise a smile!!
Me, I want the crackling fireplace!!

https://www.fun.com/ugly-christmas-sweaters.html

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS

A gorgeous app for the iPad – from the British Library and Bibliolabs.
Victorian Christmas is a classic – a lovely collection of poems and stories.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/victorian-christmas/id475329730?mt=8

OLD ENGLISH CRACKERS

They used to be a very british tradition – but now the world’s gone crackers!
Have fun and buy all sorts of crackers – or even make your own!

https://www.oldenglishcrackers.com

SANTALAND

For a good old fashioned Christmas — after these months of turmoil, find solace in tradition at:

http://www.santaland.com