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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Meat-Free Monday: Zucchini With Chickpeas & Mushrooms

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week's Meat-Free Monday, try this delicious zucchini with chickpea and mushroom stuffing recipe. The dish is 100 percent vegan, and it can be used as a main dish or as a side--depending on the appetite and occasion. They also make for great appetizers at any dinner party! As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Curiosity Could Kill Your Cat: How To Prevent Cat Poisoning

(PET CARE/CATS) The contents of your pantry and medicine cabinet may seem innocent, but they could potentially harm your cat. Read on to learn how to prevent your cat from ingesting toxic chemicals. — Global Animal

Just A Dachshund Walking His Horse

(DOGS/HORSES/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Nothing to see here, folks--just a dachshund walking his horse. For more adorableness, follow Rocco on Instagram @rocco_the_sausagedog. -- Global Animal

Dog Covers Himself In Mud

(FUNNY PETS/DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) What color is this dog? It's difficult to tell when he's completely drenched in mud, from head to paw. -- Global Animal

NHL Ruffles Feathers For Using Real, Live Pittsburgh Penguins

(ANIMAL WELFARE/PENGUINS) The NHL and Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium are on thin ice after last week's outdoor Stadium Series game at Heinz Field. During the Pittsburgh Penguins versus the Philadelphia Flyers pregame show, real live penguins from the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium were brought onto the ice. Footage documents the animals running and flapping their wings in shock as pyrotechnics explode behind them. Animal rights groups like PETA are condemning the NHL team, claiming their actions caused unnecessary and cruel stress for the wild animals, who naturally reject human contact and are extremely sensitive to environmental changes. We stand with PETA on this issue. Animals are NOT entertainment props! It's time to put an end to the antiquated tradition of using live-animal mascots in sports. Continue reading and view the video clips below for more on the pregame "festivities," and share your outrage in the comments. -- Global Animal

Animals Before & After They Were Taken Home

(SHELTER PETS/RESCUE CATS & DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) These wonderful expressions of rescue pets before and after they were adopted are sure to make you smile! -- Global Animal

Frenchie Eating Blueberries

(PETS/DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) We all know blueberries are good for us, so it comes as no surprise that they're also good for your dog. All of the antioxidants and fiber provide the same benefits for both you and your dog's health. Watch as this adorable hooded French Bulldog eats blueberries off a fork like a good boy. Next time, why not try frozen blueberries for a crunchy treat that dogs paw-sitively love?! -- Global Animal

No Happily Ever After Without Fido For California Couple

(MISSING PETS/LOST DOGS) One California couple will stop at nothing to find their beloved dog. Since their Brussels Griffon Theo went missing, Trendee King and James Galley have put everything on hold--including their upcoming wedding--in order to reunite with their lost pooch who escaped from their dog-sitter's house two weeks ago. The couple has passed out thousands of flyers and posted hundreds of posters advertising a $3,500 reward--no questions asked--for the safe return of their pet. Clearly, the two understand that their dog is a member of their family. They've even hired a pet detective to help guide their steadfast search. Continue reading below to learn more about the couple's story, and for anyone with information about Theo's whereabouts, please call (310) 663-2652.-- Global Animal

Cat Tries To Steal Treat From Dog

(FUNNY PETS/CATS & DOGS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) Watch as this cat tries to steal a treat from a dog. As you'll see, the cat instantly regrets his decision. Lesson learned. -- Global Animal

The ‘Country’s Saddest Bear:’ Circus Bear Forced To Perform Tricks Urinates From Apparent Distress

(ANIMAL VIDEOS/CIRCUS ANIMAL ABUSE) During a February 18 performance at the Tangier Shrine Circus outside Omaha, Nebraska, one audience member captured a horrifying video that's sweeping the web. The video footage shows a bear being pulled by a leash and forced to walk on her front legs over a beam and down a few stairs. As she performs these "tricks," she urinates—which, according to a bear expert, is a sign of acute stress. While Ringling Brothers recently announced its permanent closure, this video serves as an unsettling reminder that the fight against circus animal abuse is not over yet. -- Global Animal

Who Could Resist This Frenchie?!

(PIGS/DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Just in time for National Pig Day, why not celebrate with these adorable piggies? Watch as the little pigs try to play with this submissive French Bulldog. What a ham! -- Global Animal