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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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5 Reasons Pets Are Good For Your Health

(CATS AND DOGS/LIFE WITH PETS) Research shows living with pets provides a number of health benefits. Read below for five ways that your cat, dog, and other furry, feathered, or finned friend helps keep the doctor away. Learn how pets have been proven to do everything from lowering blood pressure to helping you get a […]

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Texas Tornado: How To Help Animal Victims

(EMERGENCY ANIMAL RESCUE) TEXAS — On Sunday, a tornado struck Van, a town in eastern Texas, killing two people and injuring 43. This disaster not only resulted in human casualties, but it also destroyed a large percentage of the land, flattened homes, and led to flooding. Efforts to recover the tornado victims have been ongoing. […]

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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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Being A Mother In The Animal Kingdom

(ANIMAL MOMS/ANIMAL KINGDOM) Carrying 22 babies, gaining 400 pounds, letting your youngsters eat your skin—and you thought being a mother was easy. Read on to learn about the many sacrifices that mothers make in the animal kingdom. — Global Animal

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