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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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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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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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Halloween Howlers Show Off Their Costumes (GALLERY)

(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES/DOGS/HALLOWEEN COSTUMES FOR PETS) Halloween is right around the corner and it’s time to get creative with not just your own costume, but your furry loved one’s as well. You shouldn’t be the only one who gets to have a little fun this Halloween! Check out these adorable pets as they “put on […]

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A newly adopted cat at this year's Adoptapalooza event at Union Square on September 8, 2013. Photo Credit: Dana Edelson

10 Reasons To Adopt, Not Buy!

(PET ADOPTION) Animal lovers often wonder… with thousands of adoptable animals being euthanized every day, why do so many people continue to purchase their pets? Due to some common myths about shelter animals, as well as the adoption process itself, pet adoption is a frighteningly unpopular practice. Here are the top 10 reasons to choose adoption when adding […]

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Trick-or-Treat! Halloween Pet Recipes

(HALLOWEEN/PETS) Halloween might be a time to gorge on all of those KitKats, but your pets shouldn’t have to miss out on the sweets. As you prepare your animal companions for a spooky holiday, why not whip up some tasty Halloween treats to go along with their costumes? They might not be able to trick-or-treat […]

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The ASPCA named October as National Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. Photo Credit: Flicker/cnynfreelancer

5 Tail-Wagging Adoption Tips For Adopt A Dog Month

(DOGS/PET ADOPTION/RESCUE ANIMALS) Homeless dogs across the nation are wagging their tails and barking for joy because October is National Adopt a Dog Month! Each day, more and more dogs are abandoned, filling already overpopulated shelters all over the country—and that’s why we strongly encourage you to adopt, not buy your next pet. Some people […]

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Adoption helps save the lives of animals in need. Photo Credit: OlgaKay

October Is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month!

(PETS/ANIMAL ADOPTION) There’s much more to celebrate this month than Halloween. October is designated as National Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. During this month, the ASPCA hopes to raise awareness about shelter animals and promote involvement within the community—whether it’s simply spreading the word or bringing a lovable dog into your home. They’re also encouraging everyone to consider […]

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