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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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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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Christmas Puppy Wearing Santa Hat and Reindeer Antlers

Protect Your Pet From Holiday Dangers

(CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE) Holidays can be dangerous times for pets. Stress, visiting relatives, and holiday shopping can make it harder to keep an eye on your furry family members. Read these tips on how to keep your pets healthy and happy this holiday season! — Global Animal

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<p>This cheerful pig hangs out in shallow waters. Photo credit: Eric Cheng / Barcroft Media</p>

Beach Babes: Sun, Sand, & Swimming Swine? (GALLERY)

(PIGS/WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES) A small island in the Caribbean boasts an unusual and talented group of animals—swimming swine! About 20 pigs as well as some goats and cats live on the island in the Bahamas, which is uninhabited by humans. Read on to learn more about Pig Island and check out the gallery of these adorable piggy paddlers! — […]

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Dogs Wear Mustaches For Movember (GALLERY)

(DOGS/ANIMAL PICTURES) ‘Tis the season to sport a ‘stache! In honor of the annual, month-long event “Movember,” men around the world are growing out their mustaches to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues, primarily prostate and testicular cancer. But these men aren’t alone in this noble initiative. The dogs are also joining in […]

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