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Skip The Gym Membership, Adopt A Dog Instead!

(LIFE WITH PETS/DOGS) Looking to get more exercise? Don’t get a gym membership or a treadmill – adopt a canine walking companion instead. People who walk their dogs are more likely to get moderate to vigorous exercise than people who walk with other people, or not at all. Read on about one of many reasons […]

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Trick-Or-Treat! Halloween Pet Recipes

(HALLOWEEN/PETS) Halloween might be a time to gorge on all of those Kit Kats, but your pets shouldn’t have to miss out on all the sweets. As you prepare your animal companions for a spooky holiday, why not whip up some tasty Halloween treats to go along with their costumes? They might not be able […]

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What You Should Know About Doggy Day Care

(DOGS/PET CARE) How does your dog spend his/her day while you’re at work or away from home? If you want your pooch to maximize his/her idle hours, consider enrolling them in doggy day care. If matriculated at a well-run center, your dog will become better behaved, friendlier toward other dogs, and return home in better […]

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Get These Household Items Away From Your Pets

(PET CARE/CATS AND DOGS) Our pets are our family. However, many animal guardians do not realize the products we use in daily life to maintain our health and home can have disastrous consequences if ingested by our animal companions. Several everyday supplies have debilitating and even fatal side effects if consumed by our furry friends. […]

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<p>These two just can't wait to go outside. Photo Credit: Mary Muncil/White Feather Farm</p>

Why Walking Your Pet Is A Must

(CATS & DOGS/PET HEALTH) Ever wonder what it’s like to be stuck in a house for nine or more hours a day? Cooping up your dog or even your cat for extended periods of time without multiple long walks a day can seriously affect your pet’s health. Overeating due to idle time is a major […]

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Pet Safety: Dogs Don’t Belong In Trucks

(DOGS/PET SAFETY) While letting your dog hop in the back of a truck may be convenient for short trips, pet guardians should think twice about engaging in this unsafe habit. Whether it be a crash, chasing another animal, or being startled, at any moment your beloved companion may jump or be thrown out of the […]

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Facelifts For Fido? 5 Peculiar Pet Procedures

(PETS) There’s not much we wouldn’t do for our animal companions. Designer duds, boutique hotels, and even plastic surgery? That’s right. Pets have succumbed to the nips, tucks, and more that is usually reserved for their human counterparts. Read on for five of these unusual pet procedures and why our pets might have justifiable reasons for […]

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Portraits Honor 9/11 Search & Rescue Dogs

(DOG PICTURES/ANIMAL HEROES) Nearly 100 search and rescue dogs were deployed to help find survivors at the World Trade Center and Pentagon sites following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Photographer Charlotte Dumas located 15 of these now senior-aged heroes and has commemorated them in a touching series of portraits entitled “Retrieved.” Traveling to 12 different […]

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<p>Sirius Dog Run honors the only canine victim from the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City. </p>

In Memory Of Sirius, Police Dog Killed On 9/11

(SEPTEMBER 11TH/ANIMAL HEROES/POLICE DOGS) NEW YORK — Today is the anniversary of that fateful day of terror. Not all first responder victims were of the two-legged kind. Sirius, a Port Authority Police Department K-9, was killed when the Second Tower collapsed. Read on about the only police dog killed in the attacks that day, the […]

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Belinda Penn held her dogs, Winston and Baxter, after being rescued from their home in Spring on Monday. Photo Credit: David J. Phillip/Associated Press

Be Prepared: Emergency Plan For Your Pets

(PET CARE) The effects of Tropical Storm Harvey this past week are a sobering reminder of how everything can change in a moment. This begs the question: How prepared are you for a natural disaster? Here is an excellent article for pet guardians on what we need to know and do—including a pet first aid […]

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What Is Dog Parvovirus?

(PET HEALTH/DOGS) You’ve vaccinated your dog against Parvovirus, but do you know what it is? Ciara Black is a Global Animal contributor from the Dog Help Network, a resource for dog health related websites. Read on for her important information on canine Parvo, and how you can protect your pet. — Global Animal

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Does Your Dog Need A New Do?

(DOGS/PET CARE) There’s no doubt pets can get pretty stinky. Not all animals require the same degree of care, but which grooming method is best for your pet? Don’t work your brain too hard; the Humane Society has already done all the thinking for you. Below is a helpful group of tips on pet grooming–covering the […]

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