Already well-known for his animal activism and often shocking portraits of farmed animals, photographer Andrew Skowron has again stirred the public’s conscience – this time after publishing a series of images depicting Ukrainian refugees with their pets.
Alongside a simplification of rules by Poland’s Chief Veterinary Officer, Polish NGOs have been organizing food collections for the animals, and compiling a list of vets offering free services for pets coming from Ukraine.
Designed by eco-friendly Kraków-based Ekotektura, the cluster of small, 55-m2 homes to be built in Silesia in south-west Poland will be the first of its kind in the country to offer an ‘adults only’ estate.
By combining a GPS tracking collar with the app which allows users to upload and share photos, the former model and reality TV star developed a series of functions which not only monitor a pet's activity and its location, but also offer a number of gamification elements combined with community activities.
New ranking lists the best and worst districts to have a pet in the capital.
The project brings together a range of animal services and present them under one, easy-to-use umbrella so pet owners can choose the services they require more easily.
Although further research is needed, Polish doctor Sabina Olex-Condo who deals with coronavirus patients in Spain found that people with cats appeared to be more immune than those without.