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Monthly Archives: December 2017

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Woman Stops For Stray Dog In Road, Totally Changes Her Life

(ANIMAL RESCUE/RESCUE DOGS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) When one woman saw a sick, abandoned dog on the side of the road, she knew she had to do something. So she stopped her car and helped change the dog's life forever. -- Global Animal

Meowna Lisa: Cats Imitate Famous Masterpieces (GALLERY)

(CATS/ANIMAL PICTURES) The Internet world loves to be amused by cats and their hilarious antics. We love to giggle at galleries of cats pranking dogs and dapper kitties posing as characters from The Great Gatsby. But as it turns out, some cats have a more artistic side. As Irish writer Oscar Wilde once said, “Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” In the spirit of aestheticism, check out this gallery of some serious felines imitating world-renowned paintings. — Global Animal

Is Your Pet Chipped?

(CATS & DOGS/PET CARE) Pet microchipping has come a long way since it originated over two decades ago. Pet chipping companies like HomeAgain now alert you when pets in your area go missing, and even come with an iPhone app that will let you upload pictures of your lost pet. Every year approximately 10 million pets are euthanized because their guardians are unable to find them, and pet microchipping companies have been able to reunite over a million pets with their families. Read on for more on the incredible advancement of chipping and how it could save your pet's life. — Global Animal

A Roaring Shame: Notorious Florida Zoo Breeds Tiger Tragedy

(WILDLIFE) At Dade City’s Wild Things (DCWT), a 22-acre zoo outside of Tampa, there are over 300 animals, including jaguars, lions, bears, macaques, and more. But the roadside zoo is perhaps best-known for it's tiger cubs used for senseless photo-ops and risky swim sessions, which have ignited a legal showdown between PETA as well as multiple state and federal agencies. While PETA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture allege the zoo of violating the Endangered Species Act and the Animal Welfare Act over its handling of the tigers,  Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is also accusing the zoo of accepting donations while not registered as a nonprofit. To top things off, DCWT owner Randy Stearns is also facing criminal charges for six counts of sexual misconduct with a child. Not only does DCWT prematurely tear cubs away from their mothers and force them into stressful human encounters for profit, but their blatant negligence and illegitimacy is also contributing to a captive tiger overpopulation crisis. Read on to learn more about DCWT's questionable past and current legal battles, and see how to take action against DCWT and similar organizations. -- Global Animal
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The Fast & The Furriest

(FUNNY CATS/PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Move over, The Fast and The Furious! These cool cats are the fastest and the furriest in town! -- Global Animal

Hungry For Savings? 5 Ways To Save On Pet Food

(CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE) Pet parents know when it comes to taking good care of our pets, it can get a little pricey—especially when it comes to their food. With such a vast amount of pet food brands out there, from high-end organic meals to regular dry kibble, picking the right food for your pet can be tricky and expensive. However, saving money on pet food is a possibility, and actually quite easy! With helpful tools such as social media, online shopping, and some some basic research, you can drastically cut down on that expensive pet food bill. Read on for helpful tips and tricks that will keep your pet and your wallet nice and full! — Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

(MEAT-FREE MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week's Meat-Free Monday - Christmas edition, get cozy and curl up on the couch with this delicious, dairy-free hot chocolate. Not only is this recipe super easy to make, it's ready on the stovetop in just 15 minutes flat. You can also make a number of substitutions to adjust the sweetness and chocolate intensity to cater your family's tastes. Add some toasted marshmallows and enjoy this nice, warm mug of cocoa bliss! -- Global Animal

Howling Husky Pups Christmas Caroling

(DOGS/PUPPIES/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Just in time for Christmas, check out these husky pups behind the scenes as they warm up for holiday caroling. -- Global Animal

California Wildfire Relief: Here’s What Your Gift To Animals Looks Like

(HELP ANIMALS/DISASTER RELIEF) Earlier this month, four major wildfires broke out within 24 hours in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. The outbreaks forced over 200,000 people to evacuate, and thousands of firefighters were summoned to help. The still-raging Thomas fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara County is now the largest fire in California history, burning 273,400 acres and destroying 775 homes since it began on December 4. So far, the Global Animal Foundation has raised over $3,000 to help the hundreds of pets and other animals displaced by the fires as committed animal rescue organizations work around-the-clock to save and keep animals safe and healthy. -- Global Animal

The Most Adorable Christmas Decoration Ever

(KITTENS/CUTE BABY ANIMALS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) This little kitten might be the most adorable Christmas decoration we've ever seen. Wouldn't you agree? -- Global Animal
There are many factors one should consider before choosing to adopt a dog. Photo Credit: mcocy.montcopa.org

Purr-fect Presents? Tips To Responsibly Give A Pet As A Gift

(CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE) Thinking about giving someone a pet this holiday season? Before you make the big decision, check out these tips to ensure your gift will bring everyone joy! And don't forget to visit our pet adoption database! — Global Animal

Gorillas Decorating A Christmas Tree

(FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEOS/WILDLIFE) Watch what happens when a couple of apes get caught decorating their very own Christmas tree with veggies. Who knew gorillas were so good at decorating? -- Global Animal

How To Wrap A Cat For Christmas

(CATS/PETS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEO) Still wrapping your Christmas presents? Wanna have a little fun with your leftover wrapping paper? Watch this guy successfully wrap his cat and make an interesting Christmas present. Luckily the kitty was very calm and cooperative. — Global Animal

When Your Cat Remembers They Love You

(CATS/PETS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEOS) This video is basically cats in a nutshell. One second they think, "I could kill her," and then the next moment they seem to remember they love you. -- Global Animal

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