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Singing Dog Wins America’s Heart

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) We've seen a chicken wow audiences across the nation by playing piano on America's Got Talent , now feast your eyes on Oscar the singing dog! This pup and his mom Pam simply win over America's heart! -- Global Animal

Tradition Comes To An End As Queen Elizabeth’s Last Royal Corgi Dies

(ANIMAL NEWS/CELEBRITY PETS) In sadder news, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's royal corgi Whisper has passed away at age 12 after being unwell for several weeks. Whisper--who she adopted from a former staffer--was the last one of her set of famous corgis, following the death of Willow earlier this year. The Queen has cared for corgis since 1933, but the death of Whisper brings the 85-year tradition to an end. Read on to learn more about the Queen's corgis and their legacy. -- Global Animal

Don’t Judge A Pup By Its Color

(PET ADOPTION/BLACK DOGS) U.S. animal shelters are taking strides to combat 'Black Dog Syndrome,' a phenomenon in which black dogs and cats are often less likely to be adopted and first to be euthanized due to their dark coloring. Shelters are not only providing black pets with colorful bandanas and collars, but they are also beginning to use professional photography and lower adoption fees. Read on for more on how animal shelters are promoting black pet adoption. — Global Animal

Dog Drops Ball Over Wall Every Day So Someone Will Play With Him

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) This dog named Riley is such a social, friendly dog, he loves nothing more than standing on this box his mom put outside for him and hanging his paws over the patio wall so he can observe his Los Angeles neighborhood and greet his friendly neighbors. If he sees someone passing by, he'll casually drop his ball on the ground to encourage people to come over and say hi. To Riley, no one is a stranger--just a friend he hasn’t met yet. -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Vegan Candy Corn

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Just one quick look at the long list of ingredients in conventional candy corn is enough to make you shriek, so here's a clean, sugar-free candy corn alternative—made with pronounceable whole ingredients. These little bites are a combination of soy milk powder, cashew butter, and brown rice syrup, and the yellow and orange sections are dyed with turmeric, a natural anti-inflammatory. Flavor-wise, these morsels aren't as sweet as your typical candy corn, but they offer a delicious hint of vanilla and nuttiness from the cashews. Trick or treat! -- Global Animal
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20 Ways To Celebrate National Cat Day

(CATS/LIFE WITH PETS) Calling all cat lovers! October 29 isn't just any Caturday--it's National Cat Day! Opposed to National Dog Day on August 26, today is dedicated to celebrating cats and spreading awareness about cat adoption. Founder Colleen Paige suggests observing the paw-liday by donating food to local shelters and animal welfare groups, spoiling your feline friend with some new toys, or dressing up as a cat--just in time for Halloween, too! But the best way to celebrate life is to save a life, so always remember to adopt--don't shop! And while you're at it, check out these 20 purrfect ways to celebrate your favorite feline friends! -- Global Animal

Little Brazilian Girl Pampers Chicken

(FARM ANIMALS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) In this heartwarming video, watch a little girl in Brazil groom and pamper her pet chicken. She clearly leads the way to the humane treatment of animals. -- Global Animal

Talented Dog’s Incredible Balancing Act

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) This talented dog's incredible trick is sure to impress. Watch this good boy balance a cup of water on his nose like a pro! -- Global Animal

A Cat’s Guide To Loving A Human

(CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/FUNNY CATS) How do cats show their love? In celebration of Black Cat Day, here's Cole the black cat and his brother Marmalade's guide to loving a human! So why exactly do black cats and kittens are often overlooked at animal shelters? Check out these 10 reasons to adopt a black cat. — Global Animal
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Spider-Cat Crawls From Hanger To Hanger

(CATS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEOS) This cat was just trying to climb across some hangers, but it proved much more difficult than it appears. Hang in there, little kitty! It's almost the weekend! -- Global Animal

This Is Howl-oween: Cute Costume Ideas For Your Dog

(HALLOWEEN PETS) Halloween is supposed to be scary, but it doesn't mean you can't enjoy a chuckle, too. Check out this fun gallery of pet costumes and you decide – wrong or wonderful, freaky or fabulous? — Global Animal

Cozy Cat Is Ready For Winter

(CATS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) This cozy cat is all bundled up and ready for winter. For more of Blue Point Himalayan siblings Bonnie and Clyde, follow the duo on Instagram. -- Global Animal

Why We Need Wildlife Crossings: Safer Roads For Animals & Motorists

(WILDLIFE/ANIMAL SAFETY) Wildlife crossings in Colorado are proving to reduce collisions and aid with species interbreeding. There are currently 30 such overpasses and underpasses throughout the state, and the CDOT and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are collaborating to identify other spaces along highways that could benefit from them. Similar wildlife crossings have proven effective in other states, including Florida, which has seen a reduction in road-related deaths of the state's panther population. Although such crossings can be expensive to construct--ranging between $300,000 and upwards of $1 million, not having them can also prove to be expensive. Regardless of the cost, there's no denying that safer roads for animals means safer roads for us, too. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of wildlife pass-throughs. -- Global Animal
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Kitten Lays In Food Bowl While Eating

(CATS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) This kitten has figured out the best way to eat dinner. Watch them get up close and personal with their food in this adorable video clip. -- Global Animal

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