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Pet Microchips: Lifesaving Peace Of Mind

(LOST PETS/CATS & DOGS) A microchip can change the story of a lost pet from a devastating to a happy one. It’s a simple measure to protect beloved pets if they slip out of your care. Here’s everything you need to know about microchips for pets, courtesy of the Humane Society. – Global Animal

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The Great Climate Silence: Denying Our Earth’s Decline

(CLIMATE CHANGE/GLOBAL WARMING) How can we plan for a future when we’re damaging the Earth in ways that threaten its very survival? Simply put, human activities are disrupting Earth’s ability to function. Yet despite surmounting evidence, influential voices–including our own president–claim nothing is happening and that scientists are deceiving us. But (believe it or not) […]

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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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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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Scratch Dog Fleas For Good

(PET CARE/DOGS) Dog and cat fleas can certainly be a nuisance, but if left untreated, they can also result in serious illness. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to prevent and treat dog fleas quickly and efficiently. Read on for more information on dog fleas and see which methods of treatment and prevention work […]

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Fitness & Fido: You & Your Dog Have The Same Needs

(PET CARE/DOGS) If we commit ourselves and our dogs to a healthy lifestyle, we will share many more fond doggy memories. This includes maintaining a good diet, staying hydrated, and exercising regularly. Read on to learn more about the three pillars to keep both you and your dog healthy. – Global Animal

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How To Stop Your Dog From Barking

(PET CARE/DOGS) Is your dog driving you and your neighbors up the wall with his or her barking? Here are few simple tips to keep your dog happy, healthy, and–above all–quiet. How to stop dog barking. — Global Animal

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Protect Your Furniture, Give Your Cat A Mani-Pedi

(PET CARE/CATS) Trimming your cat’s claws may seem daunting, but it’s an important part of maintaining a cat’s health. Not to mention, it’s also a good way to protect your lap and your furniture from scratches. Here are some tips from the Humane Society on how to successfully trim your pet’s nails. — Global Animal

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