Sled Dogs Deliver Medicine, Therapy Dogs Go Virtual, & More
April 7, 2020
It’s well known that dogs increase happiness, reduce stress levels, and improve overall health. During the Covid 19 pandemic, dogs have been a source of relief: whether they’re cuddling on the couch beside us, in cute online videos, or in refreshingly positive news headlines.
We’ve rounded up the most positive dog-related stories from the week of March 30-April 5 to show how canines are making COVID-19 a little more manageable for people across the country.
Mush Dog Team Delivers Groceries and Medication to Vulnerable People
For almost a month, Hannah Lucas and her team of Siberian Huskies have been helping deliver groceries and medicine to vulnerable residents in Maine as the coronavirus spreads throughout the state. Hannah runs the Northlane Siberian Huskies and Seppala Siberian Sleddog Team and a kennel of Siberian Huskies in Caribou, Alaska. Each day, Hannah runs two teams, which each have six dogs, making an average of 4-6 deliveries a day.
Lucas’s dogs are all AKC-registered and she is a Breeder with H.E.A.R.T