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Pawprints In Sand: Top 10 Dog-Friendly Beaches

(DOGS/LIFE WITH PETS) As the temperature rises, who doesn’t love to bask in the sun and splash in the cool ocean? A day at the beach is perhaps the most classic summer fun, and it just isn’t fair for man’s best friend to be left out. Luckily, there are many fantastic seaside spots that Fido […]

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Listen Up! How To Clean Your Dog’s Ears

(PET CARE/DOGS) How do you know if your dog’s ears need to be cleaned? Are you unsure about how to go about cleaning your pup’s ears? Check out the guide below on when and how to clean your dog’s ears, and what types of products to use. — Global Animal

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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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How To Crate Train Your Dog

(DOGS/PET CARE) Crate training a dog can help in the process of housetraining, and can keep your dog feeling safe and happy during frightening events like fireworks or thunderstorms. Not to mention, it can also protect your belongings from a curious puppy’s mouth. Read on to learn how to crate train your dog. — Global […]

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Deer In Headlights: Why Do They Stand There?

(ANIMAL FACTS/SCIENCE) We’ve all heard the expression “like a deer in the headlights,” but why do deer just stand in front of a moving car? Here’s why headlights can make a deer freeze. Also, see the linked article below for tips to avoid hitting deer. — Global Animal

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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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Dogs & Drinks: The Science Behind Lapping

(DOGS/ANIMAL SCIENCE) An apple falling could be explained by the law of gravity and water staying safely in a swinging bucket by centripetal force. Science is wonderful that way. But what about the simple act of a dog lapping water? You can finally understand how your pooch does it, thanks to a few dedicated Harvard […]

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Hair-Raising Question: Who Is Trump’s Doggie Doppelganger?

(PETS/HUMOR) Donald Trump has a big mouth in a salesy “there’s a sucker born every minute” kind of way. With many calling him the weakest presidential frontrunner in Republican history, it’s safe to say his arrogant approach may be better-suited for his roles as a big name real estate tycoon and producer of The Apprentice. […]

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