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Only about 1% of all pets in North America are insured. Photo Credit: Modern Dog Magazine

Does Your Pet Have A Plan? Finding The Right Pet Insurance

(PET INSURANCE) As it turns out, finding health insurance for yourself is relatively similar to finding insurance for your pet, with pre-existing conditions and the effects of aging making the process much more difficult. And with veterinary costs on the rise, it’s becoming increasingly more important to make sure your pet is insured. Read on […]

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Being exposed to dogs early in life can decrease one's risk of asthma by 13%.

Pet Microchips: Lifesaving Peace Of Mind

(LOST PETS/CATS & DOGS) A microchip can change the story of a lost pet from a devastating to a happy one. It’s a simple measure to protect beloved pets if they slip out of your care. Here’s everything you need to know about microchips for pets, courtesy of the Humane Society. – Global Animal

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‘How can we understand the miserable failure of contemporary thinking to come to grips with what now confronts us?’ Photo Credit: Piyal Adhikary/EPA

The Great Climate Silence: Denying Our Earth’s Decline

(CLIMATE CHANGE/GLOBAL WARMING) How can we plan for a future when we’re damaging the Earth in ways that threaten its very survival? Simply put, human activities are disrupting Earth’s ability to function. Yet despite surmounting evidence, influential voices–including our own president–claim nothing is happening and that scientists are deceiving us. But (believe it or not) […]

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Mother’s Day In The Animal World

(MOTHER’S DAY/ANIMAL MOMS) The phrases “Momma Bear” and “Tiger Mom” are so common in the English language that most people don’t dwell too long on their origins. But they are inspired by fierce animal mommies who will go to great lengths to protect their young. The animal kingdom is full of moms devoted to their cubs, pups, […]

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