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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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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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Pee-Yew! Stop Submissive Urination Now

(ANIMAL BEHAVIOR/PET CARE) Does your dog often pee inside, despite being house broken? If he or she does this while in a timid posture, it could be submissive urination. Read on for signs of submissive urination, and for tips from the Humane Society of the United States on how to break the habit. — Global […]

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Dogs Who Think They’re Christmas Trees (GALLERY)

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES) Happy holidays! Not in the Christmas spirit? Take a look at these festive pups! Whether it be a Corgi dressed as a Christmas tree or a pug wrapped in presents, these dogs know how to deck the halls and are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. — Global Animal

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Protect Your Pet From Holiday Dangers

(CATS & DOGS/PET CARE) The holidays can be dangerous a time for pets. Stress, visiting relatives, and holiday shopping can make it difficult to keep an eye on your furry family members. Read these tips below on how to keep your pets healthy and happy this holiday season! — Global Animal

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My Cat Dies In The Time Of Trump

(PETS & POLITICS/OP-ED) Omar the cat died today. A veterinarian came to our home, and with two quick shots, Omar was put out of his pain after 19 years of life. The vet said it’s better to be a day early than a day late, and that we seemed to hit the ‘sweet spot’ between […]

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Jet Set Pets: Top 10 Tips For Safe Air Travel

(PETS/PET TRAVEL) Air travel is often stressful, and even more so when a trip includes an airline flight with the four-legged members of your family. But with a bit of preparation, flying with a pet can be safe and comfortable for everyone. Here’s how to plan for friendly skies and wagging tails, courtesy of the […]

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