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Mike Arns has placed over 9 million pets in homes since 1999. Photo credit: Animalcenter.org

Remember Me Thursday Sheds Light On Pet Adoption

(ANIMAL ACTIVISM/ANIMAL WELFARE) Remember Me Thursday is a nationwide animal awareness campaign that helps to save orphan pets by promoting dog adoption around the globe. The event, which took place on Thursday, September 25, shed light on the millions of abandoned pets still in need of loving homes. This year was Remember Me Thursday’s second […]

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Cute dogs, cute animals, cute animal pictures, cute dog pictures, animals in costume

Halloween Howlers Show Off Their Costumes (GALLERY)

(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES/DOGS/HALLOWEEN COSTUMES FOR PETS) Halloween is right around the corner and it’s time to get creative with not just your own costume, but your furry loved one’s as well. You shouldn’t be the only one who gets to have a little fun this Halloween! Check out these adorable pets as they “put on […]

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The ASPCA named October as National Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. Photo Credit: Flicker/cnynfreelancer

5 Tail-Wagging Adoption Tips For Adopt A Dog Month

(DOGS/PET ADOPTION/RESCUE ANIMALS) Homeless dogs across the nation are wagging their tails and barking for joy because October is National Adopt a Dog Month! Each day, more and more dogs are abandoned, filling already overpopulated shelters all over the country—and that’s why we strongly encourage you to adopt, not buy your next pet. Some people […]

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There is evidence that someone behind these experiments intentionally left out committee members who were opposed to testing the monkeys. Photo credit: Wisconsinwatch.org

Stop The Monkey Business! Save Macaques From Cruelty

(ANIMAL TESTING/MONKEYS/ANIMAL RIGHTS) The University of Wisconsin has plans to conduct cruel and unethical forms of animal testing on newborn rhesus macaque monkeys. The animal testing is meant to provide doctors with further insight into the cognitive aspects of anxiety disorders. — Global Animal

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Dogs In Pet Halloween Costumes, Ghosts Holding Pumpkins

Halloween Pet Costume Contest: Submit Your Photo!

(HALLOWEEN PET COSTUMES PHOTO CONTEST) It’s finally October, so you know what that means. It’s almost time for Halloween! And we know many of you have fantastic Halloween costumes for your pets that we’d all love to see. From now until October 28, Global Animal is accepting submissions for our fourth annual Halloween Pet Costume […]

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Dog Gone Cute: Puppies Play Underwater (GALLERY)

(DOGS/PUPPIES/ANIMAL PICTURES) New York Times’ best-selling author Seth Casteel recently released his second photography book Underwater Puppies depicting dogs swimming underwater. But for this particular project, Casteel taught over 1,500 puppies to swim and documented each lesson. “Puppies lift our spirits. They don’t care who you are, what you’ve been doing, where you’re going, they […]

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This chocolate chip pumpkin bread is the perfect dish for fall pot lucks. Photo Credit: Elana Pisani

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

(MEATLESS MONDAY RECIPES/VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) It’s October! Once again it’s time to relish in autumn classics, especially delicious dishes prepared with pumpkin. This moist pumpkin bread is dense and chocolatey. It makes a delicious snack or dessert and will impress at any holiday gathering. Serve a slice at room temperature or slightly warm for the full gooey […]

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