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Hawaii's beloved green turtle Honu swimming free. Photo Credit: turtletown.com

12 Facts You Didn’t Know About Turtles This World Turtle Day

(OCEAN CONSERVATION/SEA TURTLES) World Turtle Day takes place on May 23, and it’s about much more than just celebrating the cute creatures. More importantly, the purpose of World Turtle Day is to raise awareness and respect for turtles and tortoises and encourage human action to help them survive. This World Turtle Day, Oyster Worldwide has […]

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Vegan Seared Pepper Tacos with Pintos and Avocado Crema. Photo Credit: Big Girls Small Kitchen

Meat-Free Monday: Seared Pepper Tacos

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Make Taco Tuesdays great again with these delicious seared pepper tacos! For this week’s meatless meal, try this vegan version of a healthy and versatile favorite–tacos! Instead of overloading on spices, these tacos rely on flavors from the freshest ingredients like lime, avocado, and garlic for richness (in lieu of cheese and […]

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Choco-Cherry Supercarb Bars. Photo Credit: Mike Garten

Meat-Free Monday: Choco-Cherry Supercarb Bars

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meatless Monday recipe, switch up your normal breakfast routine with these no-bake, quinoa, oat, and chia treats. Not only are they packed with fiber, but they’re bursting with flavor. What’s more, the cherries and dark chocolate are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Enjoy as a grab-and-go breakfast or […]

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Polar Bear Cub & Mom

15 Adorable Mothers & Babies (GALLERY)

(MOTHER’S DAY/BABY ANIMALS/ANIMAL PICTURES) What’s cuter than baby animal photos? Pictures of babies snuggling with their mothers, of course! Enjoy this compilation of some of the cutest snapshots of animal moms and their little ones! — Global Animal

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Mother’s Day In The Animal World

(MOTHER’S DAY/ANIMAL MOMS) The phrases “Momma Bear” and “Tiger Mom” are so common in the English language that most people don’t dwell too long on their origins. But they are inspired by fierce animal mommies who will go to great lengths to protect their young. The animal kingdom is full of moms devoted to their cubs, pups, […]

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Veterinarian Ross Henderson plays guitar and sings to calm anxious animal patients. Photo Credit: Dogington Post

Compassionate Crooner Calms Anxious Animals With Song

(TOUCHING TALES/PETS) They say “music calms the savage beast,” and one virtuoso veterinarian in Colorado has proven it to be true. Meet Ross Henderson, DVM, of Fox Hollow Animal Hospital. With his tender heart and musical talents, he not only heals our furry friends, but he soothes their souls too! Read on to find out […]

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Diamonds In The Ruff: Why Senior Dogs Rock

(ANIMAL RESCUE/SENIOR DOGS) Life can be pretty challenging for senior animals. The sad truth is every day older dogs are passed up for cute, bouncy puppies. Because people have preconceived notions of senior dogs, they are typically the least adopted pets. But senior pets deserve to live their golden years in a loving, supportive home. […]

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Vegan Hippie Carrot Muffins. Photo Credit: Pickles N Honey

Meat-Free Monday: Vegan ‘Hippie’ Carrot Muffins

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Even though carrots of all kinds are available all year long, fresh spring carrots are always worth seeking out. For this week’s meatless meal, try these delicious vegan ‘hippie’ carrot muffins. These muffins are “cupcakes masquerading as breakfast,” thanks to a dreamy, 100-percent vegan coconut whipped cream. Not only are they healthier […]

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Spring Is In The Air & So Are Ticks

(PET CARE/DOG HEALTH) Are you having an active spring with your pup? While the spring weather is beautiful for long walks on the beach or in the park, it’s important to remember to keep your dog free of ticks. Read on to learn about the symptoms of Lyme disease and how to keep your dog […]

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Green Pizza with a Cauliflower Base. Photo Credit: Green Kitchen Stories

Meat-Free Monday: Cauliflower Green Pizza

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday, why not try a delicious spring recipe that makes the most of this season’s freshest ingredients? This yummy green pizza with a cauliflower base does just that! The unconventional grain-free pizza base is made with cauliflower, which–believe it or not–is actually much easier than making a traditional […]

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