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<p>The overwhelming power of companionship, Jonny and Xena remain the strongest of friends. Photo Credit: Facebook </p>

Dog’s Tear-Jerking Tale Transforms Autistic Boy

(LIFE WITH PETS/DOG PICTURES) Relationships between pets and companions are some of the strongest ones we can have. In the case of Xena, a Staffordshire terrier/pit bull mix, and Jonny Hickey, the bond between pet and human also serves as an effective therapy. Jonny, an 8-year-old boy diagnosed with autism, would seldom speak, and often […]

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Bunny Fever! 9 Questions Before You Take The Hop

(PETS/EASTER/BUNNY RABBITS) Easter is just around the corner, and pet stores are filled with rabbits just waiting to hop into your Easter basket. So you and your children-–especially your children-–may be hoping for a bunny. But like the rush to buy a dalmatian after 101 Dalmatians was a big hit, it can be a different […]

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<p>Massive migrations of monarch butterflies along the California-Mexico coast can take these airborne insects over 3,000 miles (4,828 kilometers).  Photograph by Hope Ryden</p>

Springtime Means Amazing Butterflies! (GALLERY)

(ANIMAL PICTURES/BUTTERFLIES) Springtime is here, and along with the beautiful weather it brings…butterflies! Feast your eyes on this photo gallery of amazing winged beauties–from the most common to the rarest of butterfly species. These wonderful photos are sure to make you float like a butterfly, or at least stop and smell the roses! — Global Animal

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<p>Photo Credit: Lyndsey Renee</p>

7 Weird Cat Behaviors Explained

(CATS/ANIMAL BEHAVIOR/PET CARE) All animals do some pretty strange things—human animals included—but cats take the prize for bizarre antics. From elevator butts and head bonks to kneading your lap, find out what your pet cat’s odd behavior means. — Global Animal

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Brush Up On How To Keep Your Pet’s Teeth Healthy

(PET CARE/CATS AND DOGS) Poor dental hygiene can lead to serious pet health problems and even shorten your cat or dog’s life. With several pet products now available that can improve your pet’s dental health, such as gel solutions, powders, rinses, and even meat-flavored toothpastes, it’s easier than ever to keep your pet’s pearly whites […]

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<p>It is important for pet gaurdians to plan for the future.</p>

What If Your Pet Outlives You?

(CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE) Pets are an integral part of our lives. But if your pets outlive you, then who will take care of them? This is an important question for all pet guardians to ask. The key is a good plan—one that outlines everything from who is to look after the animals, to how […]

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<p>A leopon is a male leopard and female lion. Most of these don't survive to maturity. Photo credit: 2.bp.blogspot.com</p>

Cool Or Cruel? Unusual Hybrid Animals (GALLERY)

(HYBRID SPECIES/ANIMAL PICTURES) Hybrid animals are unusual combinations of breeds not typically found in nature. The grolar bear, wholphin, and a liger are just a few of these rare creatures. Even though these breeds are so popular due to their unique blend, crossbreeds can be somewhat problematic due to the fact that most are artificially […]

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