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The wolf holds a significant position in foundational mythologies of Eurasia and North America. The Tlingit community god name means “wolf,” and they worship a wolf-head, and the shamanic Turkic believes they are descendants of wolves. Photo Credit: Facebook

Big Bad Wolf Really Is A Fairytale

(WOLVES/ANIMAL SCIENCE) Next time you’re stuck in a graveyard with a full moon in the sky, and you hear a wolf howl in the distance, don’t be afraid. Studies suggest startling wolf howls are just cries of loneliness. Once thought to be a simple stress cry, research shows wolf howls actually change depending on the […]

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Some dogs eating Beneful have experienced Internal bleeding, diarrhea, seizures, and liver malfunction. Photo credit: ABC 7 Chicago

Dog Chow: Finding The Best For Your Pet

(DOGS/PET CARE) Our favorite furry friends will often beg for scraps at the dinner table, and who can resist with those pleading eyes and precious paws? While your dog will thank you for giving in, his digestive system may not. Here’s a list of ingredients to consider when purchasing your next can of dog food […]

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More than 50 percent of pets in the U.S. are considered overweight or obese. Photo Credit: PSDA

Tail-Waggin’ Tips To Keep Pounds Off Your Pet

(PET CARE/ANIMAL HEALTH) If your New Year’s resolution involves losing a few extra pounds, you might want to include your pet in your weight loss plan as well. Your chubby pet may be irresistibly cute, but his or her health is at risk. Obesity can lead to joint pain, liver problems, diabetes, and even heart […]

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Who Knew?! Amazing A To Z Animal Facts

(ANIMAL FACTS/ABOUT ANIMALS) Here’s a list of weird and wild animal facts—from aardvark to zebra—and other creatures in between, courtesy of the amazing animal kingdom. We all know cats land on their feet and dogs wag their tails when happy. But do you know which animal has hairy eyes or what to call a pre-pubescent […]

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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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