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Leaving a dog home alone for too long can lead to destructive behaviors.

Take A Bite Out Of Destructive Chewing In Dogs & Puppies

(DOG TRAINING/PUPPIES) Chewing is an extremely common and normal activity in dogs. Dogs and puppies love to chew on bones, sticks, and many other things that are easily available. But it’s up to you to dictate what your dog can and cannot chew, and it’s your responsibility to prevent letting your dog chew unacceptable and/or […]

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Dogs Celebrate Thanksgiving (GALLERY)

(PETS/DOG PICTURES) Thanksgiving is just around the corner! 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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Protect Your Pet This Holiday Season

(PETS/PET CARE) While holiday meals and festive decor often bring us joy, they can serve as a huge danger to your pet. During the upcoming season, veterinarians see a huge influx of patients, due to consumption of “human” food and even decorations. Read the tips below to learn how both you and your pet can celebrate the holidays […]

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Energizing Exercises With Your Dogs

(PET CARE/DOGS) Not only can introducing your dog to different forms of exercise help minimize their risk of joint pain later in life, but it can also help him/her get the most out of their active doggy lifestyles. Read on for more information and check out these great new ideas for exercising with your pet. […]

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Is Your Dog Having Seizures?

(PET CARE/DOGS) Many pet guardians misdiagnose a dangerous seizure as simple canine idiosyncrasy, like pacing or whining, because they don’t understand how seizures affect animals and how to spot them. When your dog can’t tell you he needs a visit to the doctor, you have to be the one who knows when things are wrong. […]

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Zoey & Jasper: A Best Friend Story (GALLERY)

(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES/DOGS) There’s never been a cuter friendship than the one between Jasper and his adopted dog Zoey. Zoey is a 7-year-old rescue mutt from Taiwan, Jasper is a 10-year-old Chinese-Korean baby boy living in Los Angeles, and these two are the best of friends. They do everything together, including play dress-up. Check out […]

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The Truth About Declawing: What Vets Aren’t Telling You

(ANIMAL WELFARE/PETS) Declawing a cat is the equivalent to amputating a human finger at the third knuckle, and yet twenty-two million domestic cats per year are declawed in the United States—a third of which reap serious behavioral and physical consequences from the procedure. Due to a general ignorance and perpetuation by greedy vets, the procedure […]

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Being exposed to dogs early in life can decrease one's risk of asthma by 13%.

Asthma Prevention: One More Reason To Love Dogs!

(DOGS/LIFE WITH PETS) Having a household pet has many advantages; however, researchers have discovered another reason why growing up with a dog is that much more delightful. According to a recent study, exposing young children to dogs or farm animals may lower their risk of asthma later in life. The study showed that nearly 15 […]

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