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All About Our Connection To Pets: Dogs, Cats, Puppies, Kittens, People & Pets, Animal Psychology & Pet Behavior, plus much more

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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Dogs In Pet Halloween Costumes, Ghosts Holding Pumpkins

Halloween Pet Costume Contest: Submit Your Photo!

(HALLOWEEN PET COSTUMES PHOTO CONTEST) It’s finally October, so you know what that means. It’s almost time for Halloween! And we know many of you have fantastic Halloween costumes for your pets that we’d all love to see. From now until October 28, Global Animal is accepting submissions for our fourth annual Halloween Pet Costume […]

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Dog Gone Cute: Puppies Play Underwater (GALLERY)

(DOGS/PUPPIES/ANIMAL PICTURES) New York Times’ best-selling author Seth Casteel recently released his second photography book Underwater Puppies depicting dogs swimming underwater. But for this particular project, Casteel taught over 1,500 puppies to swim and documented each lesson. “Puppies lift our spirits. They don’t care who you are, what you’ve been doing, where you’re going, they […]

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13 Fun & Furry Facts About Chinchillas

(FUN ANIMAL FACTS/PETS) Chinchillas are some of the world’s cutest and smallest rodents, but how much do you really know about these furry friends? Wild chinchillas are indigenous to Latin America where they live in colonies of up to 100 in the mountains. Check out more fascinating and fun facts about this adorable little furball. […]

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<p>The dog run is located in the former Pumphouse Plaza on the roof of an underground pumping station. Photo Credit: bpcdogs.org</p>

NYC Dog Park Honors K-9 Killed On 9/11

(ANIMAL HEROES/POLICE DOGS) New York’s Sirius Dog Run is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the only police K-9, Sirius, killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. Like many other heroic animals, Sirius performed his duties flawlessly until his final day, and was rightfully honored along with all the other fallen heroes. […]

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Photo Credit: Jason and Elizabeth Putsche

Capturing The Secret Lives Of Street Cats

(STRAY CATS/ANIMAL ACTIVISM/OP-ED) Photographers for Animals husband and wife team Jason and Elizabeth Putsche document the mysterious lives of a commonly misunderstood and scrutinized animal, the feral cat. The Community Cat Project’s “glamour shots” offer a new view of community cats, showing them thriving in their natural environments. Read Elizabeth’s story on how she and […]

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<p>McCartney and his first pet, Martha—the inspiration behind the song "Martha My Dear." Photo Credit: Feelnumb.com</p>

10 Famous Furry Friends & Their Celebrity Counterparts

(FAMOUS ANIMALS/PETS/CELEBRITIES) Did you know that behind every great person, there’s an even greater pet? Pets have been the inspiration for so many famous songs, paintings, poems, etc. While Paul McCartney’s beloved dog Martha was the source of inspiration for his famous song “Dear Martha,” Richard Nixon’s “Checker’s Speech” was inspired by his pet Cocker […]

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Photographers capture this pooch's smile. Photo credit: today.msnbc.msn.com

What My Pit Bull Means To Me (GALLERY)

(DOGS/PIT BULLS/DOG PICTURES) Pit bulls, like all dog breeds, are great companions. They are adorable, loving, and more than deserving of their own week of praise. But here, at Global Animal, every week is Pit Bull Week. Let these pit bull parents tell you how much their dog means to them in the heartwarming gallery […]

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