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Why Bigger Is Better: 5 Favorite Big Dog Breeds (GALLERY)

(DOGS/ANIMAL PICTURES) With all the slobbering and fur, big dogs tend to get a bad rap. The way we see it, the more dog, the more love they have to give. Below are some fun facts about our favorite large dog breeds—Great Danes, Newfoundlands, St. Bernards, just to name a few—followed by a gallery of […]

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Veterans with PTSD are often aided by service dogs.

Service Dogs Help Veterans Heal (VIDEO)

(SERVICE DOGS/VETERAN’S DAY) Of the two million U.S. soldiers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, it’s estimated that one in five is likely to suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, or severe depression. Operation Freedom Paws, a non-profit organization started by Mary Cortani, helps afflicted military veterans by letting them train their own service dogs. […]

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Hope The Blind Kitten Finds A Forever Home

(KITTENS/PETS/CATS/ANIMAL RESCUE) A stray kitten in Bulgaria is giving everyone she encounters a little bit of hope. The kitten (appropriately named Hope) was found living on the streets in dire condition with a terrible infection in both eyes. She was brought to the local animal shelter where they performed emergency surgery, removing both of her […]

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“Pickle Me Elmo” Wins Halloween Costume Contest

(HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST/ PETS) The votes are in for Global Animal’s fourth annual Halloween Pet Costume Contest and the winner is Judy Fridono and her dog Rina as “Pickle Me Elmo!” Thank you to everyone who participated. Check out all of the entries in the “Halloween Pet Costume Contest: Vote for your favorites” album on […]

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Mike Arns has placed over 9 million pets in homes since 1999. Photo credit: Animalcenter.org

Remember Me Thursday Sheds Light On Pet Adoption

(ANIMAL ACTIVISM/ANIMAL WELFARE) Remember Me Thursday is a nationwide animal awareness campaign that helps to save orphan pets by promoting dog adoption around the globe. The event, which took place on Thursday, September 25, shed light on the millions of abandoned pets still in need of loving homes. This year was Remember Me Thursday’s second […]

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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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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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