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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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Hedgehogs Hard At Work (GALLERY)

(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES/PETS) These Hedgehogs, while providing love and joy to their companions, are also moonlighting in secret jobs that their companions thankfully documented. Some hedgehogs enjoy sailing while others enjoy playing piano and ruling kingdoms. Scroll through the gallery to learn more about these cute, working critters. — Global Animal

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Is Rat Poison A Threat To Your Dog?

(PET CARE/DOG HEALTH) We know that rat poison is deadly, but how bad is it for your pooch? Ciara Black is a Global Animal contributor from the Dog Help Network, a resource for dog health related websites. Read on for must know information for all dog guardians about keeping your pet safe from rat poison. […]

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<p>Shelters find that black animals are often ignored for reasons ranging from superstitions to logistics. Photo Credit: AP</p>

Superstition Leaves Black Pets Homeless

(PET ADOPTION) Black Dog and Black Cat Syndrome are real, but these phenomenons have more to do with screwy superstition than any overt ‘racism.’ Read why black pets are less likely to be adopted–and maybe buck the trend yourself with the next animal you adopt into your family. – Global Animal

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

How To Make Vet Trips Easier

(PET CARE/CATS AND DOGS) Do you struggle with taking your pet to the vet? Want to make your next visit stress-free? Read on for seven tips on how to make a trip to the vet easier for both you and your pet. — Global Animal

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Cuddly Animal Friends Will Make Your Day (GALLERY)

(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES) Our furry friends can be the most caring and thoughtful creatures around, with lifelong friendships that extend to all sorts of species. Buster, an older dog whose injuries left him with paralyzed legs, lost his ability to go upstairs and sleep with his human family. He would spend his nights whining and […]

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Flavoring agents used in e-cigarettes could entice pets. Photo credit: CBS News

Protect Your Pet From E-Cigarettes

(PET HEALTH/PET CARE) Every pet guardian knows that their furry companion can get into trouble–whether they’re getting into a box of chocolates or chewing on the furniture. However, electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, may pose an even bigger danger to your pet. As the popularity of e-cigarettes continues to grow, more pets encounter the […]

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