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Dogs Who Think They’re Christmas Trees (GALLERY)

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES) Happy holidays! Not in the Christmas spirit? Take a look at these festive pups! Whether it be a Corgi dressed as a Christmas tree or a pug wrapped in presents, these dogs know how to deck the halls and are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. — 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

Grrr-inchmas: Dogs Who Are Over The Holidays (GALLERY)

(FUNNY PETS/DOGS/ANIMAL PICTURES) It's beginning to look a lot like Grrr-inchmas for these scruffy Scrooges. These festive four-legged friends simply cannot wait for the holidays to be over. But don't worry, pups! The holiday cheer will soon be so last year. — Global Animal

Why Puppies Don’t Make The Perfect Gift

(HOLIDAYS/PETS) With the holiday season in full gear, much of our time is spent shopping for amazing gifts for our loved ones. While gifting a puppy may seem like a lovable gesture, it's not a very smart or practical choice. Read on to learn why giving a puppy isn't the perfect gift. — Global Animal

Avoid Holiday Hazards: Seasonal Safety Tips For Furry Friends

(PET CARE/PETS) The holiday season is a festive time of the year for families all across the globe, but sometimes all the holiday cheer can be a bit dangerous for pets. Holiday decorations, such as poinsettia plants and tinsel, can be extremely harmful if swallowed by our furry friends. In order to keep your pets safe and happy, make sure to keep decorations and tinsel out of reach, and beware of poisonous plants. Continue reading below for more safety tips for your pets during the holiday season, including how to help your pets slim down to a healthy weight. -- Global Animal
Cold Weather Can Be Dangerous For Pets So Here Is How To Keep Pets Safe and Warm

Tail-Wagging Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy During Winter

(PET CARE) Certain animals may like to play in the snow, but chilly weather can present health hazards for your pet. Here are some tips to keep your pet safe and healthy during winter. — Global Animal

Tips For Bringing A Puppy Home For The Holidays

(DOGS/PET ADOPTION) It's finally the holiday season, and for many, there's no better gift than a new puppy. However, it's important that pet parents understand the importance of adoption as well as how to properly care for their new pet. Choosing to adopt a furry friend is a very important (and sometimes difficult) decision. If your children or loved ones are hoping for a pet puppy this holiday season, there are several things you can do to ensure an easy and successful transition. Here are six tail-wagging tips that will help you find the perfect pup this holiday season! — Global Animal

Protect Your Pet From Holiday Dangers

(CATS & DOGS/PET CARE) The holidays can be dangerous a time for pets. Stress, visiting relatives, and holiday shopping can make it difficult to keep an eye on your furry family members. Read these tips below on how to keep your pets healthy and happy this holiday season! — Global Animal

Doggy Jealousy: How To Deal With A Desirous Dog

(ANIMAL BEHAVIOR/DOGS) Do dogs get jealous? You bet they do! But how can you tell when your dog is feeling jealous? Perhaps he/she whines when you hug friends or family, or growls while you're giving attention to another dog. Whether you just had a baby or adopted a new furry friend into your household, check out these great tips and tricks to help find balance in your family dynamic. -- Global Animal

Mazel Tov! Pets Celebrate Hanukkah (GALLERY)

(HOLIDAYS/ANIMAL PICTURES/HANUKKAH) ’Tis the season to spin the dreidel and light the menorah! Check out these precious pets as they celebrate the Festival of Lights! — Global Animal

Top 5 Pet Safety Tips For Hanukkah

(HANUKKAH/PET SAFETY) The Festival of Lights has arrived! While many are busy celebrating with delicious food and fun festivities, it's important to remember to keep your pet safe from some of these not-so-animal-friendly traditions. Check out these top five tips for Hanukkah cat and dog safety. Also, make sure to protect your pet from other holiday dangers like wrapping paper and decorative lights. — Global Animal

Trial By Fire: Protect Pets & Wildlife During Wildfires

(PET SAFETY) As California continues to experience one of its worst wildfire seasons to date, anyone who lives in an at-risk area should be prepared to care for themselves and their pets in the event of an evacuation. Since many shelters don't allow pets, here's some good advice on finding places that allow people are their pets to stay together. Plus, read other wildfire safety tips below. — Global Animal

Poison & Pets: Hidden Dangers Lurk In Human Medicine

(PET CARE) Lurking in the seemingly harmless bottle of Ibuprofen is a dangerous poison for pets. Many medicines made for people are not safe for pets, even in low doses. Discover what common medicines can be fatal for animals and make sure to always check with a vet before medicating your pet. — Global Animal

Top 10 Reasons Why Dogs Are Better Than Facelifts

(DOGS/LIFE WITH PETS) Dr. Robert Tornambe, a long-time dog lover, explains why getting a dog is a better decision than getting a facelift (if that wasn't already obvious). Check out the good doctor's top 10 reasons for choosing Fido over facelifts below. While some reasons are silly, others are surprisingly deep. But one thing is certain--all of his arguments are convincing. – Global Animal

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