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How This Groundbreaking Children's Book is Helping Families Cope With the Loss of a Pet

"How am I going to explain this to my kids?" 

By Aly Semigran    May 23, 2016 at 03:31PM

A Rescue Cat's Broken Jaw Was Repaired and Now Resembles a Permanent Smile

Duchess, who has become something of an Internet celebrity and is known as the 'Miracle Kitty,' has plenty to smile about these days. READ MORE

By Aly Semigran    May 23, 2016 at 10:24AM

How to Live With, Train, and ‘Talk’ to a Deaf Dog

By Bernard Lima-Chavez

The very idea of living with and training a deaf dog can feel overwhelming. Here are some practical tips to help get you started.

By Bernard Lima-Chavez    May 23, 2016 at 07:00AM

Rey the Blind Cat: A Reminder That All Felines Are Resilient and Worthy of a Loving Home

Rey the cat is poised to be the next social media sensation, and it's not just because she's adorable and fun to watch. (Which she totally is.) 

By Aly Semigran    May 18, 2016 at 09:41AM

Heroic German Shepherd Fights Off Rattlesnake, Endures Three Bites To Save Little Girl

When an eastern diamondback rattlesnake was dangerously close to a 7-year-old girl in a yard in Tampa, Fla., the family's dog, a 2-year-old READ MORE

By Aly Semigran    May 16, 2016 at 02:36PM