Testosterone is a crucial hormone for men and plays an important role throughout the male lifespan. Most of a male's testosterone is produced through the testicles. Also called the male sex hormone, testosterone starts playing its part during puberty.
When a male goes through puberty, testosterone helps males develop:
As boys turn to men and men grow older, testosterone levels deplete naturally. Sometimes, events like injuries and chronic health conditions like diabetes can lower testosterone levels. Unfortunately, when a man loses too much T, it results in hypogonadism. When this happens, the testosterone must be replaced, or the male will suffer from symptoms like muscle loss, low libido, and even depression.
TRT is exactly what it sounds like: a treatment option for men that replaces testosterone so that your body regulates hormones properly and restores balance to your life. Also called androgen replacement therapy, TRT alleviates the symptoms that men experience with low T.
Originally lab-synthesized in 1935, testosterone has grown in popularity since it was produced. Today, TRT and other testosterone treatments are among the most popular prescriptions in the U.S.
Without getting too deep into the science, TRT works by giving your body the essential testosterone it needs to function correctly. As the primary androgen for both males and females, testosterone impacts many of the body's natural processes â especially those needed for overall health. For example, men with low T are more prone to serious problems like cardiovascular disease and even type-2 diabetes.
When your body quits making enough testosterone, it causes your health to suffer until a solution is presented. That's where TRT and anti-aging medicine for men can help. TRT helps balance your hormones and replenish your depleted testosterone. With time, your body will begin to heal, and many symptoms like low libido and irritability begin to diminish.
For men, aging is the biggest contributor to lower testosterone levels, though there are other causes like obesity, drug abuse, testicular injuries, and certain prescribed medications. Sometimes, long-term health conditions like AIDS, cirrhosis of the liver, and kidney disease can lower testosterone levels.
When a man's testosterone levels drop significantly, it alters his body's ratio of estrogen and testosterone. Lower testosterone levels cause more abdominal fat, which in turn results in increased aromatase, which converts even more testosterone into estrogen.
If you're concerned that you might have low T, you're not alone. Millions of men in the U.S. feel the same way. The best way to find out if your testosterone is low is to get your levels tested.
For sustainable testosterone replacement therapy benefits, you must consult with hormone doctors and experts like those you can find at Global Life Rejuvenation. That way, you can find the root cause of your hormone problems, and our team can craft a personalized HRT plan tailored to your needs.
One of the most common reasons that men choose TRT is because they have lost that "spark" with their partner. It's not easy for a man to hear that they're not performing like they used to. Intimacy is a powerful part of any relationship. When a once-healthy sex life dwindles, it can cause serious relationship issues.
The good news is that low libido doesn't have to be a permanent problem. TRT and anti-aging medicines help revert hormone levels back into their normal range. When this happens, many men have a more enjoyable life full of intimacy and sex drive.
Weak erections â it's an uncomfortable subject for many men in the U.S. to talk about. It's even worse to experience first-hand. You're in the midst of an intimate moment, and you can't do your part. Despite being perfectly normal, many men put blame and shame upon themselves when they can't achieve an erection. And while the inability to perform sexually can be caused by poor diet, obesity, and chronic health conditions, low testosterone is often a contributing factor.
Fortunately, weak erections are a treatable condition. The best way to regain your confidence and ability in bed is to speak with your doctor. Once any underlying conditions are discovered, options like TRT may be the best course of treatment.
Do you find it harder and harder to work out and lift weights in the gym? Are you having problems lifting heavy items that you once had no problem lifting?
Recent studies show that when men are inactive, they lose .5% of muscle strength every year, from ages 25 to 60. After 60, muscle loss doubles every decade. While some muscle loss is common as men age, a significant portion can be tied to low testosterone levels. When a man's T levels drop, so does his muscle mass.
Testosterone is a much-needed component used in gaining and retaining muscle mass. That's why many doctors prescribe TRT Morris Twp, FL, for men having problems with strength. One recent study found that men who increased their testosterone levels using TRT gained as much as 2.5 pounds of muscle mass.
Whether your gym performance is lacking, or you can't lift heavy items like you used to, don't blame it all on age. You could be suffering from hypogonadism.
If you're like millions of other men in their late 20s and 30s, dealing with hair loss is a reality you don't want to face. Closely related to testosterone decline and hormone imbalances, hair loss is distressing for many men. This common symptom is often related to a derivative of testosterone called DHT. Excess amounts of DHT cause hair follicles to halt their production, causing follicles to die.
Because hair located at the front and crown is more sensitive to DHT, it grows slower than other follicles and eventually stops growing permanently. Thankfully, TRT and anti-aging treatments for men in Morris Twp, FL, is now available to address hair loss for good.
While it's true that you can't change your genes, you can change the effects of low testosterone on your body. Whether you're suffering from thinning hair or hair loss across your entire head, TRT and other hormone therapies can stop hair loss and even reverse the process.
Also called "man boobs," gynecomastia is essentially the enlargement of male breast tissue. This increase in fatty tissue is often caused by hormonal imbalances and an increase in estrogen. For men, estrogen levels are elevated during andropause. Also called male menopause, andropause usually happens because of a lack of testosterone.
If you're a man between the ages of 40 and 55, and you're embarrassed by having large breasts, don't lose hope. TRT is a safe, effective way to eliminate the underlying cause of gynecomastia without invasive surgery. With a custom HRT and fitness program, you can bring your testosterone and estrogen levels back to normal before you know it.
Decreased energy was once considered a normal part of aging. Today, many doctors know better. Advances in technology and our understanding of testosterone show that low T and lack of energy often go hand-in-hand.
If you're struggling to enjoy activities like playing with your kids or hiking in a park due to lack of energy, it could be a sign of low T. Of course, getting tired is perfectly normal for any man. But if you're suffering from continual fatigue, a lack of enjoyment, or a decrease in energy, it might be time to speak with a doctor.
Whether you're having a tough time getting through your day or can't finish activities you used to love, TRT could help.
A study from 2011 showed that men who lose a week's worth of sleep can experience lowered testosterone levels â as much as 15%, according to experts. Additional research into the topic found almost 15% of workers only get five hours of sleep (or less) per night. These findings suggest that sleep loss negatively impacts T levels and wellbeing.
The bottom line is that men who have trouble sleeping often suffer from lower testosterone levels as a result. If you find yourself exhausted at the end of the day but toss and turn all night long, you might have low T.
TRT and anti-aging medicines can restore your T levels back to normal, which can help you sleep better with proper diet and exercise.
You're feeling down about everything, and there's no solid explanation for why you're in such a crummy mood. Your daily life is great and full of success, but you can't help but feel unexcited and unmotivated. If you're experiencing symptoms like these, you may be depressed â and it may stem from low testosterone.
A research study from Munich found that men with depression also commonly had low testosterone levels. This same study also found that depressed men had cortisol levels that were 67% higher than other men. Because higher cortisol levels lead to lower levels of testosterone, the chances of severe depression increase.
Depression is a very real disorder and should always be diagnosed and treated by your doctor. One treatment option gaining in popularity is TRT for depression. Studies show that when TRT is used to restore hormone levels, men enjoy a lighter, more improved mood. That's great news for men who are depressed and have not had success with other treatments like anti-depression medicines, which alter the brain's chemistry.
Ask anyone over the age of 50 how their memory is, and they'll tell you it wasn't what it used to be. Memory loss and lack of concentration occur naturally as we age â these aren't always signs of dementia or Alzheimer's.
However, what many men consider a symptom of age may be caused by low testosterone. A 2006 study found that males with low T levels performed poorly on cognitive skill tests. These results suggest that low testosterone may play a part in reducing cognitive ability. If you're having trouble staying on task or remembering what your schedule is for the day, it might not be due to your age. It might be because your testosterone levels are too low. If you're having trouble concentrating or remembering daily tasks, it could be time to talk to your doctor.
Why? The aforementioned study found that participating men experienced improved cognitive skills when using TRT.
Even though today's society is more inclusive of large people, few adults enjoy gaining weight as they age. Despite their best efforts, many men just can't shed the extra pounds around their midsections, increasing their risk of heart disease and cancer.
Often, male weight gain is caused by hormone imbalances that slow the metabolism and cause weight to pile on. This phase of life is called andropause and happens when there is a lack of testosterone in the body. Couple that with high cortisol levels, and you've got a recipe for flabby guts and double chins.
Fortunately, TRT treatments and physician-led weight loss programs can correct hormone imbalances and lead to healthy weight loss for men.
Sermorelin is a synthetic hormone peptide, like GHRH, which triggers the release of growth hormones. When used under the care of a qualified physician, Sermorelin can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and help you feel much younger.
Human growth hormone (HGH) therapy has been used for years to treat hormone deficiencies. Unlike HGH, which directly replaces declining human growth hormone levels, Sermorelin addresses the underlying cause of decreased HGH, stimulating the pituitary gland naturally. This approach keeps the mechanisms of growth hormone production active.
Benefits of Sermorelin include:
Ipamorelin helps to release growth hormones in a person's body by mimicking a peptide called ghrelin. Ghrelin is one of three hormones which work together to regulate the growth hormone levels released by the pituitary gland. Because Ipamorelin stimulates the body to produce growth hormone, your body won't stop its natural growth hormone production, which occurs with synthetic HGH.
Ipamorelin causes growth hormone secretion that resembles natural release patterns rather than being constantly elevated from HGH. Because ipamorelin stimulates the natural production of growth hormone, our patients can use this treatment long-term with fewer health risks.
One of the biggest benefits of Ipamorelin is that it is suitable for both men and women. It provides significant short and long-term benefits in age management therapies, boosting patients' overall health, wellbeing, and outlook on life. When growth hormone is produced by the pituitary gland using Ipamorelin, clients report amazing benefits.
Some of those benefits include:
Whether you are considering our TRT services, HRT for women, or our growth hormone peptide services, we are here to help. The first step to turning back the hand of time starts by contacting Global Life Rejuvenation.
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FLINT, MI - Kris Gibson knew Simba the Dog was lost. She had no idea just how far from home he was.Gibson met Simba on Thursday, March 5 when she let her dog out the back door of her Mount Morris Township home and saw the gentle giant standing at her fence. She lured him into the backyard using a bag of treats, she said.She took him to Mayfair Animal Hospital, located at 8025 Clio Road in Mt. Morris, to have him scanned for a microchip. She was surprised to find out Simba’s owner lived in Florida.Kassidy Gruno, a v...
FLINT, MI - Kris Gibson knew Simba the Dog was lost. She had no idea just how far from home he was.
Gibson met Simba on Thursday, March 5 when she let her dog out the back door of her Mount Morris Township home and saw the gentle giant standing at her fence. She lured him into the backyard using a bag of treats, she said.
She took him to Mayfair Animal Hospital, located at 8025 Clio Road in Mt. Morris, to have him scanned for a microchip. She was surprised to find out Simba’s owner lived in Florida.
Kassidy Gruno, a veterinary assistant at Mayfair Animal Hospital, said Simba has apparently been missing for about two and a half months. She was shocked at how far the dog had come, she said.
"Never have I ever seen something like that happen before, I don’t think any of us have here,” Gruno said.
Simba is a Presa Canario, or Canary Mastiff, native to the Spanish Canary Islands. While they don’t know for sure, both Gruno and Gibson speculated Simba’s journey could be explained by someone abducting him with the intent to sell him. The owner told staff Simba was in the yard when he went missing, Gruno said.
“They are thousand-dollar dogs,” Gruno said. “The cheapest one around here was $1,800.”
As of Thursday, March 12, Simba is still staying with Gibson, she said. She’s working with the nonprofit organization Pilots N Paws to find him a flight back to Florida, she said.
Simba’s unlikely reconnection with his family might never have happened without his microchip, Gibson said.
“Usually when I find dogs, they never ever have a chip, I was pretty shocked,” Gibson said. “I always advocate for chipping. I used to volunteer in rescue groups, and I would say 90% of the dogs that come in aren’t micro chipped, or they don’t register them.”
HAPPY TAIL! Simba has been missing from his home in Miami, Florida for two months. He was found in Mt. Morris this week...Posted by Mayfair Animal Hospital on Saturday, March 7, 2020
More than 1.52 million homes are sitting vacant in the United States. See how many are in Morris County. |Updated Fri, Mar 6, 2020 at 11:03 am ETMORRIS COUNTY, NJ - More than 1.52 million U.S. homes, including many in Morris County, are sitting empty, according to a new report by real estate data site Attom Data Solutions. Among these homes are several thousand so-called “zombies” — homes that are vacant and also in foreclosure.The number of empty houses represents 1.5 percent of all homes in the Unit...
|Updated Fri, Mar 6, 2020 at 11:03 am ET
MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - More than 1.52 million U.S. homes, including many in Morris County, are sitting empty, according to a new report by real estate data site Attom Data Solutions. Among these homes are several thousand so-called “zombies” — homes that are vacant and also in foreclosure.
The number of empty houses represents 1.5 percent of all homes in the United States, according to the report. To determine the percentage, Attom Data Solutions used county tax assessor data on more than 98 million single-family homes and condos from the first quarter of 2020, broken down by foreclosure and owner-occupancy status.
In Morris County, 1,001 homes are sitting vacant, according to the report, representing .67 percent of homes. Our area also has nine “zombie” foreclosures, or 1.01 percent of total foreclosures.
To create this year’s report, Attom Data Solutions analyzed metropolitan statistical areas with at least 100,000 single-family homes and condos, and counties with at least 50,000 single-family homes and condos.
The top “zombie” foreclosure rates in counties with at least 500 properties in foreclosure include:
States with 500 or more properties in foreclosure and 100 or more “zombie” foreclosures included:
States with the largest number of “zombie” properties include:
Read more about the report and methodology behind “zombie” properties and foreclosures online.
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2020 saw the highest U.S. fatality rate for motor vehicle accidents since 2007 with 1.37 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled. As many Morristown residents prepare to hit the road this holiday season, Morristown Minute compiled research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and the U.S. Census Bureau to determine the most dangerous highways in the United States based on fatalities per 100 vehicle miles traveled.
Your likelihood of being in a fatal motor vehicle accident varies dramatically based on the road on which you’re traveling. According to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, vehicle fatalities increased approximately 7.2% from 2019 to 2020 despite U.S. drivers driving 13.2% fewer miles in 2020 than in 2019.
Our data is based on 2019 data as information for 2020 and 2021 is incomplete. To determine the most dangerous highway, we analyzed the total number of motor vehicle collisions, the rate of fatalities, and the number of miles traveled on the highway in question.
We found that in 2019, six of the top ten most dangerous highways ran north to south, and 59% of total motor vehicle fatalities occurred on highways running north to south. I-95 along the east coast and running through New Jersey had the highest number of fatalities in 2019 for any highway with 284 deaths and 14.88 fatalities per 100 miles traveled.
Accidents on I-95 occurred most often in the Northeast during the winter months when road conditions are exceedingly dangerous.
The most dangerous roadways are typically interstate highways that intersect with densely populated cities and counties. California contains portions of three of the deadliest highways in the U.S. (I-5, I-15, and I-80) all of which run through dense populations. Similarly, Texas and Florida contain portions of two of the most dangerous U.S. highways (TX: I-20 and I-35; FL: I-75 and I-95) which run through the states’ most densely populated cities.
Since I-95 cuts right through New Jersey, Morristown Minute compiled information on how to best protect yourself from a motor vehicle accident and what you can do to increase your safe driving behaviors.
Speed: the median speed in metropolitan areas saw a 22% increase from 2019 to 2020. To put this in context, a 10% change in mean traffic speed has a statistically significant impact on the increase in motor vehicle fatalities whereas a 10% increase in traffic volume has little impact on motor vehicle fatalities. It appears that no matter how many people are on the road, the faster you go the more likely you are to be in a fatal crash.
Seatbelts: first responders often struggle to identify if crash victims were wearing their seatbelts, and the statistics for this are unreliable. Therefore, we will use ejection rate as a surrogate measure for seatbelt use as those who wear their seatbelt are significantly less likely to be ejected from a vehicle.
From September 10, 2019, to March 16, 2020, prior to the COVID-19 public health emergency, unknown seatbelt use was at 14% (% of people ejected during a motor vehicle crash). From March 17, 2020, to July 18, 2020, that number increased to 19%. Then, from July 19 to September 30, 2020, the ejection rate increased once more to 24%. We can therefore assume seatbelt usage decreased during 2020.
Alcohol and drug use: The prevalence of U.S. drivers' driving under the influence increased during the COVID-19 pandemic as blood tests of fatally injured victims showed an increase in the appears of cannabinoids, opioids, and alcohol. Five trauma center studies conducted between July and September of 2020 trauma center studies conducted between July and September of 2020 revealed that nearly one-third of fatally injured drivers had alcohol in their system, 26% were positive for cannabinoids, and 13% tested positive for opioids.
Most motor vehicle fatalities occurred on a Saturday in 2019.
In 2020, the U.S. saw a total of 36,680 deaths from motor vehicle accidents.
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Patch sent out questionnaires to every candidate that filed by the deadline. Get to know them before the July 7 primary. |Updated Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 4:26 pm ETEditor's Note: Patch sent out questionnaires to every candidate who filed a petition of candidacy by the deadline. We sent them to the email addresses registered as the official campaign emails at the County Clerk's Office...
|Updated Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 4:26 pm ET
Editor's Note: Patch sent out questionnaires to every candidate who filed a petition of candidacy by the deadline. We sent them to the email addresses registered as the official campaign emails at the County Clerk's Office. We will run the responses in the order they were received with no edits. Those candidates who did not receive a questionnaire should double check their spam folders, or contact [email protected] for a form.
Ashley Felice and Mark Hamilton
Ashley’s husband is Chris and they have two beautiful little girls. Mark’s wife is Loren and they have two beautiful teenage daughters.
Does anyone in your family work in politics or government?
Why are you seeking elective office?
We felt compelled to run for Township Committee because the actions of the current committee for the past 18 months have not been in the best interests of the Township’s residents.The single most pressing issue facing our community is _______, and this is what I intend to do about it.
The irrational and irreversibly damaging rush to capitulate to affordable housing activists – and the reckless spending that the current committee is attaching to this agenda. The current committee has not sought, and refuses to even listen to, Township residents’ input on these large municipally sponsored development projects. Their dealings have continuously been done behind closed doors and sprung on residents a day before their formality vote of approval (which is always a “can’t wait” emergency). This has forced residents to scramble at the last minute, ourselves included, to attend the Township Committee meetings and be allowed the ability to voice their opposition to the plans that were just dropped on them. Ashley and Mark as well as countless other residents who are professionals - including developers, attorneys, finance professionals, engineers etc., have taken the time to research and present alternative options to the committee that were better for both the town and the ultimate residents of the units. These residents’ efforts have repeatedly been dismissed by the committee, whose current membership represents a complete lack of sophisticated business expertise. This has compelled us to challenge the current mayor for his position on the committee, and to seek to work together to also fill the seat being vacated by Karen Swartz after years of fine service. This is an effort to bring new leadership that will listen to, and engage with, the residents, ultimately ensuring the Chatham Township residents are put first.
What are the critical differences between you and the other candidates seeking this post?
Ashley and Mark are both licensed attorneys with business acumen. In addition to being an attorney, Ashley was a successful small-business owner and understands what it takes to run a complex organization including balancing budgets, managing employees, and negotiating contracts. Mark’s expertise in complex litigation enables him to analyze and challenge multifaceted situations. Ashley and Mark’s added experience, especially in the legal field, (which the current committee is obviously lacking) will be invaluable to the residents of the Township.
If you are a challenger, in what way has the current board or officeholder failed the community (or district or constituency)
Mike Kelly has had a position on the Township Committee for the past 6 years and most recently last year as Deputy Mayor and currently as our Mayor. He has been the chief architect and negotiator of the wildly unpopular modified settlement agreement recently entered into with Fair Share Housing Center through which the current Committee wed us to the development of 100% municipally sponsored affordable housing in multiple locations throughout the township at an extremely high cost to the tax-paying residents of the community (quantified, most notably, in the current 12.5% tax increase thrust upon the residents of the Township this year). Mike Kelly negotiated these settlements, behind closed doors, never eliciting public input, and then outright ignoring it when his plans became public. Mike Kelly has failed the residents of Chatham Township throughout this process.
Describe the other issues that define your campaign platform
In these unprecedented times municipalities and businesses, small and large are universally reviewing budgets and cutting expenses to ensure essential services are being met without placing undue financial burden on their funding sources (i.e. taxpayers). The current committee proposed a 2020 budget with a 12.5% tax increase and an 86% depletion of the Township's $3.5 million surplus. Ashley and Mark have been vocally opposed to the financially irresponsible path the current Committee is leading the Township down, and believe this program is, and will ultimately be, terrible for our community on many levels, including, but certainly not limited to, economically. Additionally, we are concerned with the current committee’s willingness to sideline and ignore our Master Plan and zoning regulations that have been put in place to protect ecologically sensitive areas (specifically with steep slopes and endangered wild life) from overdevelopment.
What accomplishments in your past would you cite as evidence you can handle this job?
Ashley successfully owned, operated, and grew a small-business in the health-care industry where she had to navigate complex regulations, service hundreds of clients, while being responsible for the livelihoods of her employees and their families. That experience directly translates to the types of responsibilities she will undertake as a committee member for the residents of Chatham Township. Mark’s experience in the courtroom litigating and negotiating complex contract disputes will enable him to actively protect the Township residents from outside influences.
The best advice ever shared with me was:
It always pays to be the most prepared person in the room. Do as much research and preparation on a topic prior to engaging with others on it and keep an open mind that you may still not have all of the answers.
What else would you like voters to know about yourself and your positions?
Ashley and Mark are animal lovers, and avid outdoor enthusiasts. When not working, or advocating for the residents of Chatham Township at the Committee Meetings, Ashley can usually be found enjoying a day by the pool with her husband, girls and the family English Bulldog during the summer months or hitting the ski slopes in the winter months. Mark is an avid sportsman and an Eagle Scout with a life-long love of the great outdoors. For many years he served as a volunteer coach for multiple Chatham Rec girls lacrosse teams. During this unprecedented lockdown, and with no office or courtroom to go to, you are likely to find Mark and his Schnauzer sidekick Jasper anywhere throughout the Township at any given time. If you do see them, they are happy to hear about what is of importance to you regarding our community’s future (from an appropriate “social distance” of course).
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A dog from Florida, missing for more than two months, has been found 1,400 miles away in Michigan.Kris Gibson discovered Simba standing at her fence in Mount Morris Township, north of Flint.She lured him with a snack and took him to an animal clinic, which confirmed the dog's identity through his microchip.'Usually when I find dogs, they never ever have a chip. I was pretty shocked,' Gibson told ...
A dog from Florida, missing for more than two months, has been found 1,400 miles away in Michigan.
Kris Gibson discovered Simba standing at her fence in Mount Morris Township, north of Flint.
She lured him with a snack and took him to an animal clinic, which confirmed the dog's identity through his microchip.
'Usually when I find dogs, they never ever have a chip. I was pretty shocked,' Gibson told MLive.com about the discovery she made on March 5.
A dog from Miami, Florida, missing for more than two months, has been found 1,400 miles away in Michigan
Kris Gibson discovered Simba standing at her fence in Mount Morris Township on March 5
'They are thousand-dollar dogs,' Kassidy Gruno, a veterinary assistant at Mayfair Animal Hospital, said. 'The cheapest one around here was $1,800'
'The staff at Mayfair contacted the owner who didn’t understand her and hung up, Gibson explained in a Facebook post.
'The wonderful staff at Mayfair Animal Hospital went a step further and contacted the shelter that microchipped Simba as well as the microchip company.'
Kassidy Gruno, a veterinary assistant at Mayfair Animal Hospital, believes the Miami dog, a Canary mastiff, might have been abducted with the intent of selling him.
The owner of the pooch, whose breed is otherwise known as a Presa Canario in its native Canary Islands, Spain, said Simba was in the yard before he went missing.
A vet believes the Canary mastiff might have been abducted with the intent of selling him. The dog is seen traveling with Gibson (left and right)
'They are thousand-dollar dogs,' Gruno said. 'The cheapest one around here was $1,800.'
Just 11 days ago Gibson shared that despite getting in contact with the owners via text, nobody knew 'how he got up here or how we are going to get him back home'.
But as of last Thursday Gibson was making arrangements to return Simba to Florida.
Non-profit organization Pilots N Paws arranged to fly the pet back home.
Gibson is working with a non-profit to return Simba to Miami via plane, she said on Facebook
Gibson was pictured taking the dog on a walk Sunday. She and the vet have hailed the benefits of microchipping
Images shared on social media Sunday showed Gibson still bonding with Simba on a walk.
'For such a big guy he is a bit of a chicken,' she captions pictures. 'He didn’t last long on this walk, he was way more interested in leaning on me for pets and scratches.'
'I always advocate for chipping,' Gibson added. 'I used to volunteer in rescue groups, and I would say 90 per cent of the dogs that come in aren’t micro chipped, or they don’t register them.'
Mayfair Animal Hospital posted on Facebook: 'The Mayfair team is so glad for Simba and his family. Microchipping your pets is fast, easy, and lasts for their entire lifetime!'