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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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How to Keep a Dog Warm in Winter Weather

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Image via iStock.com/Mariana Mikhailova By Monica Weymouth When the weather outside is frightful, it’s your job as a pet parent to keep your pup warm and safe. After all, your Pomeranian can’t quite put on a scarf for...

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Green Cleaning Products That Are Safe for Pets

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Image via iStock.com/CasarsaGuru By Carly Sutherland We all want what is best for our pets, which means keeping them away from any potential dangers. That’s why it’s so important to do your homework in determining which...

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5 Signs You Should Get Your Cat’s Thyroid or Dog’s Thyroid Checked

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Image via iStock.com/Vasyl Dolmatov By Rebecca Desfosse The thyroid is a small but important gland in the neck. A cat’s thyroid or dog’s thyroid consists of two segments, one on each side of the windpipe. This gland...

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How to Set Up a Cat Patio

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Image via iStock.com/MilaSCH By Kate Hughes Over the past few years, there’s been a push from animal experts who recommend that cats be kept indoors—not just for their safety, but also for the safety of wildlife. However,...

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Reduce Stall Boredom With a Few Best Practices and Key Horse Supplies

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Image via iStock.com/Elenathewise By Cheryl Lock In a perfect world, your horse would spend his days roaming the open fields, grazing at his leisure and snoozing as he sees fit. In the real world, though, many horses tend to spend...

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Calculating How Much Wet Food to Feed a Cat Guide

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When it comes to your cat’s overall health, what they eat and how much they eat play an essential role. In order to help your cat stay their healthiest, it is important to know how much wet food to feed cats. Wet cat food is a great choice...

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Scientists Discover Bird That’s Three Species in One

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Image via Facebook/BirdGuides.com A bird watcher in Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania discovered a bird that scientists say is a never-before-recorded three-species hybrid bird—a finding that has been recently published in the...

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Communities Rally Together to Help Animals Displaced by California Wildfires

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Image via North Valley Animal Disaster Group/Facebook The California wildfires have displaced countless families and forced many to evacuate. The Woolsey fire in the city of Thousand Oaks has affected people from Malibu all the way...

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Does My Dog Need a Dog House?

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Image via iStock.com/eclipse_images By Diana Bocco While dog housescan bring about images of sad doggies living outside and away from their families, the truth is that, used properly, modern dog houses serve a completely different...

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Natural Life Pet Products Expands Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

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Company: Natural Life Pet Products Brand Name: Natural Life Recall Date: 11/9/2018 Product Names/UPCs: Natural Life Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food 17.5 lbs. (UPC: 0-12344-08175-1) Best By Date Code: 12/4/2019-8/10/2020 The...

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In Association With Sunshine Mills, Lidl Voluntarily Recalls Orlando Brand Grain-Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipes Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

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Company: Lidl US Brand Name: Orlando Recall Date: 11/6/2018 Product: Orlando Grain-Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food Lot #s: The recalled products consist of the following lot numbers manufactured between...

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Puppy Saves Her Mom With a Kidney Donation

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Image via Facebook/KWWL The Murray family made the decision to donate their puppy’s kidney to her mother, Star, who was suffering from kidney complications that could only be resolved with a kidney with a familial match. According...

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Sacramento Fire Department Helps Rescue Scared Donkeys From California Fire

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Image via Facebook/Sacramento Fire Department The fires in California have been wreaking havoc on the state and causing massive evacuations and serious damage. It is a stressful and hectic time for the fire rescue teams, but that...

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Dog Socialization: What to Do When Your Dog Won’t Socialize With Other Dogs

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Image via iStock.com/K_Thalhofer By Dr. Wailani Sung Dogs are social animals, which is why they make good pets. Most people expect their dogs to be friendly toward people and other dogs, but what if the puppy you raised...

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Lykoi: The “Werewolf Cat”

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Feature Image via iStock.com/Nynke van Holten By Dr. Sandra Mitchell Perhaps you have seen an unusual hairless cat with tall, pointed ears and patches of fur and immediately thought it looked like a werewolf cat. What you saw was...

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How to Choose and Fit a No-Pull Dog Harness

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Image via iStock.com/KThalhofer By Victoria Schade No-pull dog harnesses offer a gentle way to manage dogs that pull while on a lead. But because there are so many different dog harnessoptions available, trying to select the perfect...

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Samoyed Dog Breed Barks the Most, According to Dog Camera Company

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Image via iStock.com/elenaleonova Dog camera company Furbo released a list that classified certain dog breeds as “naughty” or “nice” based on the average number of barks they let out in a day. According...

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Behind the Scenes With the Voice of the National Dog Show

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John O’Hurley with a Bergamasco, a muscular herding dog with a shaggy coat.Image courtesy of Simon Bruty. By Nicole Pajer John O’Hurley used to think his favorite gig was playing J. Peterman on “Seinfeld,”...

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Dog-Tested, Trainer-Approved Dog Toys

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Image via iStock.com/eldadcarin By Victoria Schade Not all dog toys are created equal. From their country of origin and the materials they’re made of, to the way dogs interact with them, the dog toy market is overflowing...

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California Passes Prop 12 on Housing of Farm Animals, With Mixed Reactions

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Image via iStock.com/pixdeluxe Florida was not the only state to pass animal welfare-related legislature this past election. California voters also overwhelming voted to pass Proposition 12. The Official Voter Information Guide...

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