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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.

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Dogs Celebrate Thanksgiving (GALLERY)

(DOG PICTURES) Thanksgiving is finally here, and while many of you might be busy prepping for your vegan Thanksgiving dinner, others are looking for a little holiday entertainment. Here are some adorable pictures of dogs who dressed up just for the occasion. — Global Animal

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Bring along treats to make your pet's trip to the vet more enjoyable.

5 Vital Pet First Aid Tips

(CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE) Pet parents want to give their pets the best possible care. Regular vet visits, proper grooming, and ensuring regular exercise and adequate nutrition are just some of the ways in which we make sure our pets are happy and healthy. But what about in emergency situations or natural disasters? Not all pet […]

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Bearded Dogs Celebrate No-Shave Movember

(PET HEALTH/DOG BREEDS) During the month of November, men can choose to grow their beards to raise awareness about men’s health. Some dog breeds, however, celebrate their beards all year around! Pet guardians and dog lovers alike can help participate in No-Shave November (or Movember) by honoring their furry friends with fluffy beards. Movember not […]

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<p>Turkeys have been so manipulated by farmers to produce the best Thanksgiving dinner meat that they can no longer mate naturally. Photo Credit: Andrea Goh via flickr</p>

Turkeys Raped By Technology For Thanksgiving

(THANKSGIVING/TURKEYS/ANIMAL CRUELTY) With Thanksgiving fast approaching, it is necessary we re-evaluate our traditions. Each Butterball Turkey purchased for the dining room table condones cruel procedures that have forever destroyed the natural abilities of these once wild animals. In order to create the meatiest birds, farmers breed for a large breasted turkey. As a result of this […]

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Why Bigger Is Better: 5 Favorite Big Dog Breeds (GALLERY)

(DOGS/ANIMAL PICTURES) With all the slobbering and fur, big dogs tend to get a bad rap. The way we see it, the more dog, the more love they have to give. Below are some fun facts about our favorite large dog breeds—Great Danes, Newfoundlands, St. Bernards, just to name a few—followed by a gallery of […]

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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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Veterans with PTSD are often aided by service dogs.

Service Dogs Help Veterans Heal (VIDEO)

(SERVICE DOGS/VETERAN’S DAY) Of the two million U.S. soldiers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, it’s estimated that one in five is likely to suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, or severe depression. Operation Freedom Paws, a non-profit organization started by Mary Cortani, helps afflicted military veterans by letting them train their own service dogs. […]

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Kittens, rescue kittens, adopt a kitten, heartwarming tales

Hope The Blind Kitten Finds A Forever Home

(KITTENS/PETS/CATS/ANIMAL RESCUE) A stray kitten in Bulgaria is giving everyone she encounters a little bit of hope. The kitten (appropriately named Hope) was found living on the streets in dire condition with a terrible infection in both eyes. She was brought to the local animal shelter where they performed emergency surgery, removing both of her […]

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