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Leif Meisinger, a former Army gunner, says getting Spyder was one of the best things that ever happened to him. He credits his canine companion with helping to ease his PTSD. Photo Credit: Gloria Hillard for NPR

Four-Legged Therapists Help Heal War Wounds

(MEMORIAL DAY/THERAPY ANIMALS) We at Global Animal believe that we rescue an animal and in turn, they rescue us from disconnection. To that end, there’s an organization saving one dog at a time and, in the process, helping soldiers traumatized by war. To all our dedicated soldiers on this Memorial Day. May the sacrifices of […]

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Megan’s Meat-Free Monday: Memorial Day BBQ Recipes

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Memorial day is time to kick off the summer! And what better way to kick off summer than with a BBQ? This weeks Meat-Free Challenge is all about grilling! Grilled asparagus with paprika, grilled corn salad, and Portobello mushroom burgers! Get outside and fire up that grill. — Global Animal

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dog named sky uses FIDO vest for service pets

Technology At Its Finest: Helping Our Two-Legged Friends

(SERCVICE DOGS/PETS) Have you ever wondered what your furry friend is trying to say? With the FIDO Project (Facilitating Interactions For Dogs With Occupations), a group from Georgia Tech has developed wearable computer vests for service dogs to aid in communication. For instance, if a service dog senses a blood sugar drop in his/her companion, […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Veggie Tacos

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Get ready for this week’s Meat-Free Mondays Challenge! Make it a taco night with this quick, delicious taco recipe stuffed with fresh sautéed veggies. Add some spice with green chiles and jalapeños. Happy Monday, and happy eating! — Global Animal

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Mojo adjusting to Rachel's home. Photo Credit: Rachel Bryant via The Dodo

Can Dogs Have Guardian Angels?

(RESCUE DOGS/PETS) Mojo may have short spine syndrome, but he certainly isn’t short on love. This senior Border Collie mix lost his loving guardian after she fell terminally ill. Given that Mojo is already 10 years old with an extremely rare genetic disorder, finding him a new home wasn’t going to be an easy task. […]

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Woof Woof! Here Comes The Bride (GALLERY)

(PETS/DOG PICTURES) Dogs are more than just pets. In fact, to many of us, they are family. That’s why it’s no surprise that many people choose to include their dogs in their wedding. Even celebrities like Mark Zuckerberg incorporate their fluffy friends into their special day. With wedding season fast approaching, check out how other […]

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