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Hook The Hero Dog Saves Woman From Approaching Train

(ANIMAL HEROES/DOGS) Meet Hook the hero dog. Hook is a registered service dog for Joyce Herman, who has difficulty hearing particularly when she’s outside. One day, when she was crossing a busy intersection during rush hour, she was unable to hear a local train approaching from behind. Luckily, her 12-pound Chihuahua-Jack Russell mix successfully pulled […]

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<p>Regular exercise may lessen the frequency of your dog's farts.</p>

PU: How To Stop Fido’s Farting

(PET CARE/DOGS) Trying to stop the males in your home from farting in the presence of dinner guests? Why not turn your dog into the most classy male in the home? Read on to learn about three strategies to help stop Fido’s bloating and gas problems. — Global Animal

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<p>Need help cleaning your dog's ears?</p>

Listen Up! How To Clean Your Dog’s Ears

(PET CARE/DOGS) How do you know if your dog’s ears need to be cleaned? Are you unsure about how to go about cleaning your pup’s ears? Check out the guide below on when and how to clean your dog’s ears, and what types of products to use. — Global Animal

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Pit bulls, like these in Oxford, Mississippi, arouse strong passions. To some, they are canine killers that should be banned. To others, they are victims of prejudice and misunderstanding. Who's right? Photo Credit: William Albert Allard via National Geographic

The Truth About Pit Bulls: “The Most Feared & The Most Misunderstood”

(PIT BULLS/BREED DISCRIMINATION) There’s no doubting the contentious divide in perceptions of pit bulls across the globe. To some, these dogs are considered dangerous killers who should be banned outright, whereas others view them as misunderstood victims of breed discrimination. In the newly released book, Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon, author Bronwen […]

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Keep Your Dog Calm During Fireworks

(PET CARE/PET SAFETY) The 4th of July holiday is the busiest time of the year for animal shelters. Dogs are found wandering terrified on the streets after being scared from home by fireworks. Fortunately, there are simple precautions you can take to keep your pets safe and their anxiety levels at a minimum during this […]

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