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California Family Returns After Camp Fire to Find Dog Guarding Neighbor’s Home

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Image via Facebook/The Updater The Copsey family evacuated their home in Northern California to escape the deadly Camp Fire and returned two days later to find their home destroyed. They also found something they didn’t...

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9 Best Black Friday Deals in Cat Wellness

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Image via iStock.com/noreefly Don’t forget your devoted kitty when you’re shopping for the Black Friday deals. It’s the perfect day to pick up some holiday gifts and save a little while you’re at it. These Black...

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8 Best Black Friday Deals for New Puppy Owners

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Image via iStock.com/svetikd Welcoming home a new puppy can be an exciting yet overwhelming experience, especially for new dog owners. But with the right gear, you can rest easy knowing that you’re prepared. And on Black Friday,...

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9 Best Black Friday Deals in Dog Nutrition

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Image via iStock.com/svetikd If you are planning on doing some shopping this Black Friday, why not consider making some upgrades to your pup’s diet? There are plenty of Black Friday deals out there that can help you ensure that...

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Bird Rescue Seeks Owner of Pigeon Found in Bedazzled Vest

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Image via Facebook/Fallen Feathers Rescue Fallen Feathers, a bird rescue shelter in Peoria, Arizona, is looking for the owner of a pigeon who was found wearing a bedazzled vest near an intersection. The young male pigeon...

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Essential Care Guide for Fostering Kittens

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Image via iStock.com/Meadowsun By Dr. Sandra Mitchell Fostering kittens is a huge task, and depending on the reason the kittens were orphaned, can be difficult to do successfully. Knowing which kitten supplies will keep you heading...

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Cat People Choose Cats Who Have Personalities That Are Similar to Theirs, Study Says

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Image via iStock.com/Linda Raymond A new study suggests that cat owners are more likely to adopt cats who have similar personalities to their own. The participants consisted of 11 men and 115 women who completed a series...

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The Mystery of the Wombat’s Cube-Shaped Poop Has Been Solved

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Image via iStock.com/kelichihki Wombats have long been loved for their cute faces and roly-poly physique. However, there has been one mystery about wombats that has confounded scientists for quite some time. How does wombat poop get...

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Toy Poodle Field Guide

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The Toy Poodle is a miniature version of the Standard Poodle, but don’t let their size fool you—these pups are packed with personality. This small dog breed not only has a big personality, but is also quite energetic. They are known...

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Guide to Keeping Healthy Pet Seahorses

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Image via iStock.com/skynesher By Kenneth Wingerter Seahorses are creatures with unique needs that require specialized systems. While coral tanks are popular nowadays due to their compatibility with a whole lot of different critters,...

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Growing Up With Female Dogs Linked to Lower Risk of Asthma

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Image via iStock.com/Daniela Jovanovska-Hristovska Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University in Sweden recently discovered a positive correlation between growing up with female dogs and a lower risk of asthma,...

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How Do Cats Sweat?

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Image via iStock.com/jinjo0222988 By Dr. Sarah Wooten Did you know that the domestic cat descended from wild desert cat species in Africa and Arabia? That’s right—our cats’ ancestors came from really hot places!...

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Two Cats Have Spent the Last Two Years Trying to Get Into Japanese Museum

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Image via Twitter/bijutsu1 In western Japan, the Onomichi city museum of art has taken social media by storm, but it’s not because of the art. Two local cats have been attempting to gain free admission into the museum...

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Dog Leash Aggression: Stop It Before It Starts

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Image via iStock.com/gollykim By Dr. Sarah Wooten Your dog might be a super-chill lovebug that’s good with kids and loves hanging with his dog buddies at the dog park. But when he gets on a dog leash, however, he might morph,...

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Holiday Pet Safety Hazard: Tinsel

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Image via iStock.com/suemack By Dr. Sandra Mitchell It is Christmastime, and the clinic is decked out with seasonal decorations, Christmas cards are displayed on the walls, and carols are playing in the waiting room. However, one...

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5 Live Aquarium Plants That Even a Beginner Can Care For

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Image via iStock.com/rookiephoto19 By Robert Woods of Fishkeepingworld.com If you are thinking of keeping freshwater fish, the likelihood is that you will also have considered keeping live aquarium plants, too. Some people...

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How to Use a Flea Comb for Dogs

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Image via iStock.com/olgamarc By Sarah Wooten Is your dog itching and scratching? There is a good chance that dog fleas are the culprit. If your dog has fleas, getting the fleas off your dog will not only help your dog feel better,...

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What You Need to Know About FHO Surgery in Dogs and Cats

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Image via iStock.com/csredon By JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM Dogs and cats can develop hip problems due to genetics, injury or simply old age. For example, canine hip dysplasia is a genetic disease that causes abnormal hip joint...

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How to Teach a Dog to Lie Down

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Image via iStock.com/urbazon By Victoria Schade Teaching your dog to respond to the “down” cue by putting her belly on the ground requires creativity and patience. Down is a more complex dog training behavior than sit,...

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Understanding the Different Types of Dog Vomit

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Dog vomiting is never fun to deal with, and it creates stress for both you and your dog. It can be even more stressful if you are not familiar with the types of dog vomit and what each of them means. Dog vomit, dog regurgitation, and...

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Atlanta Bans Pet Stores From Selling Dogs and Cats

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Image via iStock.com/stevenallan On November 13, a bill was signed into law in Atlanta that bans pet stores from selling dogs and cats to customers. According to AJC, the law is intended as a preventative measure—as...

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Fashion Designer Jean Paul Gaultier Bans Fur From His Runways

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Image via iStock.com/zoranm Fashion legend Jean Paul Gaultier recently announced his decision to go fur-free in all future collections. Harper's Bazaar reports, “The fashion legend said that the way in which animals are...

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How to Keep Dog Pee From Ruining Your Lawn

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Image via iStock.com/Aonip By Carol McCarthy Brown spots on a dog’s coat are adorable. But brown spots on your lawn? Not so much. If one (or more) of your family members is a dog, chances are that your lawn might feature...

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Recent Evidence Shows Ancient Egyptians Were Die-Hard Cat Lovers

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Image via Facebook/CNN Archaeologists found dozens of cat-related items inside a 4,500-year-old tomb at the site of a necropolis in Saqqara, which is on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities announced Saturday. Among...

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Animal Lover With ALS Creates Book to Raise Money for Animal Shelters

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Image via Facebook/Rick Fisher's Photography Rick Fisher was diagnosed with ALS back in March of this year. He was told he only had 10 months to live. He tells ABC 11, "I always thought I was going to live to be like my dad.”...

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