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American Shelter Dog Initiative Gives Pet Adoption a New Name


What's in a name? Well, when it comes to certain dog breeds, a whole heck of a lot.   READ MORE

Jul 17, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Looking at Pictures of Puppies May Save Your Relationship (No, Really)


What's the key to a good, successful marriage? Mutual interests? A solid foundation of trust? Or, does it all come down to pictures of adorable puppies and bunnies?  READ MORE

Jun 22, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Symba the 'Fat Cat': From Viral Sensation to Adopted Pet with Weight Loss Goals


Weighing in at 35 pounds, a 6-year-old cat named Symba stunned the staff of the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) in Washingt READ MORE

Jun 19, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Office Cats: Japanese Company 'Hires' Kitties as Stress Relievers


Pet-friendly offices are becoming more prevalent all over the world. READ MORE

Jun 16, 2017 / 0 comments

 

The TSA Canine Adoption Program Has Taken Off


While being a TSA dog is a noble and important job, some canines are simply not up for the task and fail to meet the training requirements for government work.   READ MORE

Jun 06, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Blue the Therapy Pig Brings Joy and Comfort to Senior Citizens


From emotional support ducks on airplanes to READ MORE

May 31, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Omar the Maine Coon Could Be the World's Longest Cat


At about 3 feet 11 inches, Omar the Maine Coon is poised to be the longest cat in the world.    READ MORE

May 22, 2017 / 0 comments

 

April the Giraffe Gives Birth to Healthy Baby, Captures Hearts Worldwide


The live stream from Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, captured the fascination of the world: On April READ MORE

Apr 19, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Study Finds That Cats Actually Love Interacting With Humans


"There is a popular stereotype of the unsocial or aloof cat."    READ MORE

Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Just What Exactly Is That Giant Chicken That Has the Internet Clucking?


The Internet is no stranger to making animals into bona fide stars (looking at you, Grumpy Cat). But more recently, Twitter rallied behind a creature that downright mystified thousands: a gian READ MORE

Mar 21, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Cat With Malformed Legs Finally Gets the Loving Home He Deserves


When a loving 10-month-old cat named Ivan was repeatedly passed up for adoption during his time at the MSPCA-Angell in Boston, the staff at the shelter knew it was time to give the special needs kitty the spotlight he so deserved.  READ MORE

Mar 07, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Study: Dogs Prefer to Listen to Reggae and Soft Rock


Whether you're listening to music in your car, or cranking some tunes at home, your dog is listening right alongside you. READ MORE

Jan 31, 2017 / 1 comments

 

Alaska Introduces Legislation That Requires Consideration of Pets in Divorce Custody Cases


Divorce is rarely a pleasant thing. It's often met with anger and heartache, particularly when it comes to the dividing of assets and property. READ MORE

Jan 25, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Puppy Hit By Car Rescued From Snowy Ditch is Safe and Healing


Over the weekend of January 13, the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society of Alberta, Canada, recieved a call from the  READ MORE

Jan 18, 2017 / 1 comments

 

How Do Canines Actually Respond to Human 'Dog Speak' Language?


Admit it: you sometimes talk to your dog in a sillier and higher-pitched voice probably more acceptable for a baby than a canine. (It's okay, we all do it.)   READ MORE

Jan 11, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Pregnant, Abandoned Dog Rescued in Snowstorm Gives Birth to Healthy Puppies


If you need a miracle to get you through the holiday season, this astounding story of an abandoned, pregnant dog giving birth to her puppies in a snowstorm should fill you with joy. READ MORE

Dec 14, 2016 / 7 comments

 

Cat Cruelly Thrown From Balcony Miraculously Lives


A woman who committed a horrific act of animal cruelty and shared the video on social media is now facing charges in New Jersey. The terrible clip of 19-year-old Tikeemah J. READ MORE

Dec 07, 2016 / 2 comments

 

How a Therapy Dog-in-Training is Helping Kids Cope at the Dentist


As a kid going to the dentist, the best part of the visit is usually to the toy chest. But a dental practice in Indiana is giving their young patients something to truly smile about.  READ MORE

Nov 29, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Post-Election Stress and Therapy Dogs


In the wake of the controversial and contentious 2016 Presidenti READ MORE

Nov 15, 2016 / 1 comments

 

Exotic Animal Veterinarian Laurie Hess Discusses Her New Book 'Unlikely Companions'


In her new book—"Unlikely Companions: The Adventures of an Exotic Animal D READ MORE

Oct 31, 2016 / 0 comments

 
 
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