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News and stories for animal lovers of pet rescue, pet adoption. Plus, breed information for dogs & cats and other pets as well as vet tips and great ideas you and your pet will love.

<p>Dog lovers all, the Kennedys built a special play area near the West Wing for their children and the family pets. J.F.K. was the first President to request that his dogs come out to meet the presidential helicopter when he arrived at the White House. Photo credit: TIME Life Pictures/Corbis</p>

In Dogs We Trust: Presidents & Their Pets

(FAMOUS PETS/DOGS) As we celebrate Presidents’ Day, it just doesn’t seem right to leave out those who gave their unconditional love to many of America’s leaders. That can be a tall order. Of course, we’re speaking about the First Pets. Read on for more about the many beloved animals throughout history—dogs, cats, horses, parrots, and […]

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Celebrity Dog Dads: The Perfect Valentines (GALLERY)

(DOG PICTURES/CELEBRITIES) Valentine’s Day is finally upon us, and if you’re still in need for a Valentine, look no further! There’s no one we would rather spend our day with than these hunky celebrity dog dads. Ryan Gosling (The Notebook), Channing Tatum (Magic Mike), Brad Pitt (12 Years a Slave), Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games), […]

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Have A Pet-Friendly Valentine’s Day!

(CATS & DOGS/PET CARE) All around the world, February 14 is the day to exchange gifts, flowers, and chocolates all in the name of St. Valentine. This special time of year can be just as fun for pets as it is for humans, if the right precautions are taken. Read on to learn how you […]

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Animals Cuddle Up For Valentine’s Day (GALLERY)

(PETS/CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES) Still not sure what you’re going to do for Valentine’s Day? The animals in the heartwarming gallery below have the right idea; spend your day with someone you love. Cuddle up with your Valentine and enjoy these adorable pictures of kittens, puppies, bunnies, squirrels, birds, monkeys, and many other animals from all […]

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Rastacaps & Rover: Music That’s Jamaican Dogs Crazy

(DOGS/PETS) Dogs love reggae! Who knew?! According to researchers, dogs prefer reggae over any other genre of music. After placing heart monitors on shelter pups, reggae lowered their heart rates the most. Let’s face it, these fury friends are stressed out in shelters. They deserve to relax while they wait for their forever families. Read […]

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Hear This! How To Treat Dog Ear Infections

(PET CARE/DOGS) Grooming is important for the health of your pet, and frequent ear cleaning can help to avoid painful ear infections. Ciara Black is a Global Animal contributor from the Dog Help Network, a resource for dog health related websites. Read on for ear infection symptoms, causes, and remedies. — 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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Can You Give Your Pet The Flu?

(PETS) Did you know that people can pass the flu to their pets? Studies show flu infections are more common in cats and dogs than previously thought. In one study, scientists analyzed cat blood samples and found that 30 percent of the cats had been infected with seasonal flu, and 20 percent had been infected […]

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Doggy Dating? Match With The Perfect Rescue Pooch

(RESCUE PETS/ANIMAL ADOPTION) Your search for the perfect four-legged rescue companion just got easier. Paws Like Me helps people find the perfect K-9 match for you. By using a personality test, the website takes your energy, confidence, and independence into consideration. Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of Paws Like Me, came up with this idea since many […]

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Cat Training? Yes, It’s Paw-ssible!

(LIFE WITH PETS/CATS) We’ve all heard that it’s impossible to train a cat, but the Humane Society begs to differ. Want your feline companion to stop clawing the furniture, come when you call, or fetch your slippers? Here are some tips on how to train your cat using the positive power of rewards. — Global […]

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