Saturday, July 24, 2021

Abbey The Pig Beats The Summer Heat

(PIGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Have you ever seen a pig splashing around in a kiddie pool before? Watch Abbey the not-so-mini pig as she beats the summer heat! -- Global Animal

Hold The Salt: Is Beach Water Safe For Dogs?

(PET CARE/DOGS) While we all love to have fun with our dogs at the beach, we must remember to bring along fresh water to keep our doggie friends hydrated. If your dog continually drinks ocean water during a day at the beach, he or she may become ill with salt poisoning. Read on to learn more about how to stay safe and have fun with your dog at the beach. — Global Animal

6 Tips To Keep Your Dog Cool During The Dog Days...

(DOGS/PET CARE) Summer days can be fun for pets and humans alike. The sun is shining, the sky is clear, and the park has never looked more inviting. But just as children and even adults can be negatively affected by excessive heat, animals are susceptible to those same dangers. Here are six tips to keep your beloved pet happy and healthy during this heat wave and throughout the summer season. — Global Animal

Are Pandemic Puppies Turning Into Problem Pets?

(ANIMAL NEWS/PETS) While most of us have been stuck in our houses during the COVID-19 pandemic, there's no denying the rise in pet adoption rates over the past year. However, many of these dogs have been deprived of proper training and necessary socialization, and are now being surrendered to shelters. As many people are returning to their pre-pandemic lives, they must be prepared for potential behavioral problems. Read on to learn how families are adapting and instilling new habits in their furry friends. -- Global Animal

From Dog-Tired To In A Fox’s Sleep: Animal Sleeping Habits Explored

(ABOUT ANIMALS/ANIMAL BEHAVIOR) Just like humans, all animals have their own unique sleep schedule. Some animals can sleep for most of the day, while others only need a couple of hours. From dolphins and whales to zebras and elephants, take a look at some of the most unique sleeping patterns in the animal kingdom in the infographic below. You'll be amazed by what you find out! -- Global Animal

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

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