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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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<p>Doggy day care allows your dog to interact with other dogs. </p>

What You Should Know About Doggy Day Care

(DOGS/PET CARE) How does your dog spend his/her day while you’re at work or away from home? If you want your pooch to maximize his/her idle hours, consider enrolling them in doggy day care. If matriculated at a well-run center, your dog will become better behaved, friendlier toward other dogs, and return home in better […]

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<p>Photo Credit: Norbert Rosing</p>

Who Knew?! Amazing A To Z Animals 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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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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Common household items such as fabric softener, detergent, mouthwash, batteries, moth balls, and household plants are hazardous for pets. Photo credit: ipoll.com

Get These Household Items Away From Your Pets

(PET CARE/CATS AND DOGS) Our pets are our family. However, many animal guardians do not realize the products we use in daily life to maintain our health and home can have disastrous consequences if ingested by our animal companions. Several everyday supplies have debilitating and even fatal side effects if consumed by our furry friends. […]

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