Author Archive | Alisa Manzelli

Man and Dog Reenact movie scene from The Notebook

Fido & Friend Reenact Romantic Movies (GALLERY)

(FUNNY ANIMAL PICTURES/DOGS) Dogs are more than just man’s best friend—they also make great co-stars. Movie fanatic Chris Naka recently posted pictures to Reddit of himself and his boss’ dog Wrigley that quickly went viral. The gag began with one picture of the pair recreating a memorable moment from Titanic, but now the photo sessions […]

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Pot & Pets: Colorado Stoners Put Dogs At Risk

(PETS/ANIMAL HEALTH) COLORADO — Many people assume if medical marijuana use is beneficial for themselves, it must be safe for their dogs as well. However, this is far from the truth as marijuana can be quite harmful and toxic for dogs. In states like Colorado, where medical marijuana is legal, veterinarians are witnessing an increasing […]

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<p>A traditional, non-vegan Seder plate. Photo Credit: Dan Goodman/Associated Press</p>

How To Celebrate A Vegan Passover

(VEGAN RECIPES/PASSOVER) Celebrating a vegan, traditional Jewish Passover might seem next to impossible given the abundance of associated dietary restrictions, but it’s easier than you’d think! Read on for tips on how to modernize your Passover Seder and check out these great recipes for a vegan Seder, or “veder.” — Global Animal

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Victoria Thomas' backyard was overrun with rats a few years ago. She tried everything from trenching and underground fencing to poison traps but nothing worked — until she got three feral cats. Photo Credit: Victoria Thomas via NPR

Chicago Uses Feral Felines To Keep Rats Away

(CATS/RATS) CHICAGO — Deemed “the rattiest city in the nation,” Chicago faces a growing rat problem as construction on older buildings begins. But rather than using traps or poison, one neighborhood is using feral cats to take care of their rodent problem. Through a program called the Tree House Cats at Work Project, sterilized and […]

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Jon Stewart attends a 2015 Farm Sanctuary gala in New York City Getty Images/Brent N. Clark

This Is No Bull! Jon Stewart Rescues Runaway Bull

(CELEBRITY ACTIVISTS/ANIMAL RESCUE) Jon Stewart has tackled a lot of political bull in his years as the The Daily Show host, but now the comedian-actor-activist has saved an actual bull. After an Angus bull destined for slaughter broke free from the livestock holding area at the Archer Halal Live Poultry on Friday, the runaway bull–cleverly […]

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Painting of Elasmotherium sibiricum by Heinrich Harder, ca. 1920 Photo Credit: Heinrich Harder, Wikimedia Commons

New Fossil Discovery Proves Unicorns Were Real?!

(ANIMAL DISCOVERY/RHINOS) Believe it or not, unicorns were once real! Researchers working in Kazakhstan have identified a new fossil site containing the remains of massive mammals, including these previously thought mythical creatures. However, this unicorn species is actually a type of giant rhinoceros called Elasmotherium sibiricum. What’s more, their findings determined the now-extinct giant ‘Siberian […]

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Two Paws Up For National Puppy Day!

(ANIMAL NEWS/NATIONAL PUPPY DAY) Today is National Puppy Day, and animal shelters across the globe are celebrating by raising awareness about puppy adoption. National Puppy Day was founded in 2006 by Colleen Paige, a pet and home lifestyle expert who also created National Dog Day and National Cat Day. The national holiday is intended to […]

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