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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: Understanding Dog Sleep Patterns

(DOGS/PET CARE) Every pet parent wants to see his or her dog remain healthy for as long as possible. It’s important to make sure your dog eats the healthiest foods possible, gets plenty of exercise, and receives a regular veterinarian examination, keeping up with all of their vaccinations. However, sleep patterns are just as important […]

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From Wolf To Wag Evolution of Domesticated Dog

From Wolf To Wag: The Evolution Of The Dog

(DOGS/WOLVES) Ever wonder how wolves evolved into man’s best friend? From Chihuahuas to Great Danes, dogs come in a startling variety of over 400 breeds that have evolved over the past 130,000 years or so. Check out the fun infographic below to learn more about the evolution of the domesticated dog including the development and […]

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Japan, Islands, Cat Heaven Island, Cats, Kittens, Pictures

Cat Heaven Island: The Happiest Place On Earth?

(CATS/ANIMAL PICTURES) There is an island in Japan known for having a higher population of cats than humans. No, this is not some cat lady fantasy, but a real island inhabited by mostly felines. Cat Heaven Island, officially titled Tashirojima, was originally a fishing community that used cats to rid the mice on the island. […]

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<p>Photo Credit: Lyndsey Renee</p>

7 Weird Cat Behaviors Explained

(CATS/ANIMAL BEHAVIOR/PET CARE) All animals do some pretty strange things—human animals included—but cats take the prize for bizarre antics. From elevator butts and head bonks to kneading your lap, find out what your pet cat’s odd behavior means. — Global Animal

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5 Tail-Wagging Veterinary Innovations Of 2014

(CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE) Veterinarians across the country are constantly working to ensure our pets are happy and healthy. Each year, vets use cutting-edge treatments to improve our furry friends’ quality of life–whether through advancements in mobility, drug developments, or modernized surgery techniques. Continue reading below for five of the most accessible veterinary innovations of […]

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