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Humpback Whale Gives Thanks To Divers

(OCEANS/WHALE RESCUE) PACIFIC OCEAN — When a humpback whale became entangled in hundreds of yards of nets and fishing line, she was lucky to be spotted by a caring fisherman. Rescuers arrived and spent hours cutting her free. Read below to see how the whale thanked each diver individually! And from all of us here […]

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Be Thankful For Turkeys Beyond Food

(TURKEYS/ANIMAL FACTS) While many people only think of turkeys around the holidays, it turns out the beautiful birds are far more useful alive than they are on a Thanksgiving dinner plate. Read how the noble bird helps fight cancer, insects, and even heart disease for the other 364 days of the year. – Global Animal

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Protect Your Pet This Holiday Season

(PETS/PET CARE) While holiday meals and festive decor often bring us joy, they can serve as a huge danger to your pet. During the upcoming season, veterinarians see a huge influx of patients, due to consumption of “human” food and even decorations. Read the tips below to learn how both you and your pet can celebrate the holidays […]

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Protect Your Couch From Cat Claws

(PET CARE/CATS) Even though it may seem like it, cats don’t claw furniture to get revenge or because they dislike your decor. Continue reading below to learn why they can’t resist ripping up the couch, and how to stop your pet’s destructive scratching. — Global Animal

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Pawprints In Sand: Top 10 Dog-Friendly Beaches

(DOGS/LIFE WITH PETS) As the temperature rises, who doesn’t love to bask in the sun and splash in the cool ocean? A day at the beach is perhaps the most classic summer fun, and it just isn’t fair for man’s best friend to be left out. Luckily, there are many fantastic seaside spots that Fido […]

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Listen Up! How To Clean Your Dog’s Ears

(PET CARE/DOGS) How do you know if your dog’s ears need to be cleaned? Are you unsure about how to go about cleaning your pup’s ears? Check out the guide below on when and how to clean your dog’s ears, and what types of products to use. — Global Animal

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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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How To Crate Train Your Dog

(DOGS/PET CARE) Crate training a dog can help in the process of housetraining, and can keep your dog feeling safe and happy during frightening events like fireworks or thunderstorms. Not to mention, it can also protect your belongings from a curious puppy’s mouth. Read on to learn how to crate train your dog. — Global […]

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Deer In Headlights: Why Do They Stand There?

(ANIMAL FACTS/SCIENCE) We’ve all heard the expression “like a deer in the headlights,” but why do deer just stand in front of a moving car? Here’s why headlights can make a deer freeze. Also, see the linked article below for tips to avoid hitting deer. — Global Animal

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