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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Horse Loves His Human Pillow

(HORSES/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Watch this woman's hilarious horse, Jimmy, use her as a human pillow.These two make perfect nap partners! -- Global Animal

When You’re Trying To Sleep, But…

(MARINE LIFE/SEALS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) This is pretty much what it looks like when you're trying to sleep, but your bae is still getting comfortable. -- Global Animal

Big Pharma Labs Conduct Cruel Experiments On Dogs, Monkeys, Rats

(ANIMAL CRUELTY/LAB ANIMALS) After a whistleblower reported horrific animal cruelty taking place at MPI Research, PETA filed complaints calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institutes of Health to investigate the allegations. Hired by big corporations and universities like Merck, ArmaGen Technologies, Gilead Sciences, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MPI Research conducts cruel experiments on tens of thousands of animals each year. According to the whistleblower, dogs are forced to endure spinal taps without any pain relief and monkeys are so deprived of stimulation that they mutilate themselves out of frustration. What's more, MPI has a long history of animal-welfare infractions including serious violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act, resulting in fines nearing $7,000 in 2013. Continue reading below for more on the whistleblower's account and PETA's complaints, which are available here and here. With your help, together we can put an end to the use of dogs and monkeys in experiments once and for all! -- Global Animal

Horse Loves TV Reporter

(HORSES/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEO) One news reporter and crew thought standing in front of this horse's stall while filming would be a good idea, but little did they know the horse would steal the show! The horse just can't stop playing and nuzzling with this human--he clearly has a crush! -- Global Animal

Fairy Penguin Born For First Time In Zoo’s 120-Year History

(WILDLIFE CONSERVATION/BABY ANIMALS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) For the first time in its 120-year history, NYC's Bronx Zoo welcomed a little penguin chick, who hatched on on May 10. Little penguins, also known as fairy penguins or blue penguins, are the smallest of all 18 penguin species. On average, adults are only 13 inches tall and weigh up to 3 pounds. Given that the survival of the species in the wild is threatened by climate change and habitat loss, this is a significant milestone for the species' survival. -- Global Animal

Bulldog Puppies Attend NFL Training Camp

(DOGS/PUPPIES/ANIMAL VIDEO) It’s NFL training camp time, and Washington Redskins' cornerback Bashaud Breeland brought his MVPs (Most Valuable Puppies)! -- Global Animal

Guy Rescues Kittens While Playing Pokemon Go

(ANIMAL RESCUE/CATS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) One Pokemon Trainer caught more than he expected one day while playing Pokemon GO. Instead of catching rare Pokemon, he rescued three kittens! Gotta adopt 'em all! -- Global Animal

Puppy Learns How To High Five

(PUPPIES/DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) There's honestly nothing better than an adorable puppy learning how to high five. -- Global Animal

Hook The Hero Dog Saves Woman From Approaching Train

(ANIMAL HEROES/DOGS) Meet Hook the hero dog. Hook is a registered service dog for Joyce Herman, who has difficulty hearing particularly when she's outside. One day, when she was crossing a busy intersection during rush hour, she was unable to hear a local train approaching from behind. Luckily, her 12-pound Chihuahua-Jack Russell mix successfully pulled her off the tracks, dodging the train by just inches. Given his heroic efforts, Hook is now a finalist for this year's Hero Dog Awards, presented by the American Humane Association (AHA). Continue reading and watch the video clip below to learn more about Hook's heartwarming rescue. -- Global Animal

Baby Elephant Playing With Birds

(BABY ANIMALS/WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) This baby elephant playing with words is too cute to be true! -- Global Animal

Deer Deadlier Than Cougars? You’d Be Surprised!

(WILDLIFE) Did you know white-tailed deer cause more than a million car accidents, resulting in more than 200 deaths each year? Eastern cougars, on the other hand, could significantly reduce these numbers. Scientists predict if they were to return to their historic range, these predators could actually save human lives--an estimated 155 over the course of 30 years. And while cougars have killed humans before, scientists estimate the total number of lives lost would be fewer than 30 (far less than the number of lives saved). So what do you think? Should cougars return to their old range, or are there better solutions for too many deer on the road? Continue reading for more on this new stufdy, and share your thoughts in the comments below. -- Global Animal

Husky Doesn’t Bark, He Just Yells

(FUNNY DOGS/PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) This husky apparently forgot how to bark, so instead he just yells. Just listen to him go! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Muesli

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) There's no doubting that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It gets you started, moving, and thinking! For today's Meat-Free Monday Challenge, we've chosen a unique twist on cereal: vegan muesli! As always, happy eating! — Global Animal

Dog Struggles To Climb Couch

(FUNNY PETS/DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Looks like someone's got a case of the Mondays...But watching this dog try to climb onto the couch is the greatest thing ever. -- Global Animal

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