Friday, May 7, 2021

14 Ways To Go Green With Your Dog This Earth Day

(DOGS/GO GREEN) Ever wonder how you can help reduce your dog's carbon paw-print? Going green with your dog is actually really easy. Not only will you feel good about reducing your environmental impact, but it will make your dog healthier and happier while saving a ton of money in the process. Just in time for Earth Day, take a look at these 14 ways dog parents can "go green" with their dogs, courtesy of Ultimate Home Life. From buying organic dog food to choosing to adopt, and not shop, there are so many ways you can become a green pet parent.

Two Paws Up For National Puppy Day!

(ANIMAL NEWS/NATIONAL PUPPY DAY) Today is National Puppy Day, and animal shelters across the globe are celebrating by raising awareness about puppy adoption. National Puppy Day was founded in 2006 by Colleen Paige, a pet and home lifestyle expert who also created National Dog Day and National Cat Day. The national holiday is intended to help save orphaned puppies while educating the public about the cruelty behind puppy mills. Read on to learn more about the importance of National Puppy Day, and for helpful tips on how to care for a new puppy. -- Global Animal

10 Most Toxic Foods For Pets

(PET CARE/CATS & DOGS) When thinking about things that may be dangerous for your pet, you may not always consider the types of foods that he/she eats--especially foods prepared for human consumption. While most food that humans eat are also safe for dogs, some foods are dangerous and perhaps even deadly. -- Global Animal

Valentine Kisses For Everyone

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Happy Valentine's Day! We wish you nothing but love and kisses from your animal companions today! — Global Animal

People Give Their Rescue Pets the Best Valentines

(PETS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) For some people, their pets are their Valentines--and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that! Watch these pet parents give their furry and feathered besties some well-deserved love. -- Global Animal

Have A Pet-Friendly Valentine’s Day!

(CATS & DOGS/PET CARE) All around the world, February 14 is the day to exchange gifts, flowers, and chocolates--all in the name of St. Valentine. This special time of year can be just as fun for pets as it is for humans, if the right precautions are taken. Read on to learn how you and your furry friend can have a safe and festive Valentine's Day. — Global Animal

Is Donald Trump a Mass Murderer?

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Fatal Flowers? Keep Lilies Away From Cats!

(PET CARE/CATS) With Easter just around the corner and lilies in full bloom, it's important to learn about the dangers of bringing lilies into your home. Many pet guardians do not realize that lilies, particularly Easter, Tiger, Asiatic, Day, and Japanese Show lilies, are poisonous and potentially deadly to cats. If a cat ingests or comes into contact with any part of the lily plant, including its pollen, he/she could possibly develop kidney failure and die within several days. — Global Animal

20 Greyhounds Bundled Up For Winter (GALLERY)

(DOG PICTURES) It may be cold outside, but these Greyhounds know a thing or two about staying warm. And somehow they still rock turtlenecks better than most humans. — Global Animal

How Does Wildlife Cope With Cold Winter Weather?

(WILDLIFE/ABOUT ANIMALS) Winter weather can be brutal for humans and pets alike, but what about for wildlife? How do our wild animal friends fair in colder weather? We may never be able to gauge each animals' subjective experience, but it's clear different species have a variety of ways of withstanding the cold. While some warm-blooded animals hibernate or exhibit torpor (a state of decreased activity), other animals--like the arctic fox--have physically evolved to adapt to colder climates. Read on for more of the interesting ways that various animals deal with harsh winter conditions. -- Global Animal

Protect Your Pet This Holiday Season

(PETS/PET CARE) While holiday meals and festive decor often bring us joy, they can serve as a huge danger to your pet. During the upcoming season, veterinarians see a huge influx of patients, due to consumption of "human" food and even decorations. Read the tips below to learn how both you and your pet can celebrate the holidays safely. — Global Animal

When Your Relatives Bring Up Politics At Thanksgiving

(WILDLIFE/KANGAROOS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEO) We all have that one relative who loves to bring up politics at Thanksgiving. Let's hope this wasn't your family at the dinner table last night. -- Global Animal

Florida Man Jumps Into Action To Rescue Puppy From Alligator’s Jaws

(AMAZING ANIMAL VIDEOS) In this remarkable footage, witness Florida resident Richard Wilbanks' heroic actions to save the life of Gunner, his 3-month-old puppy. Watch him run into his backyard pond and pry the gator's jaws open to free Cavalier King Charles spaniel from the predator's deathly grip (all without dropping his cigar). What a legend! -- Global Animal

Cat Agrees: “Dump Trump”

(FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEOS/CAT VIDEOS) Cats are notorious for knocking things off tables. But in this video clip, we learn that maybe cats are more political than we give them credit for. Watch this feisty feline express his/her opinions on the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election results. -- Global Animal

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