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PetMD Editorial
Aug 20,2018

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Bruno the polydactyl cat has become an internet sensation after Wright-Way Rescue posted an adoption plea for him on their Facebook page.

The post, which has been shared over 25,000 times, details Bruno the fat cat’s long list of very specific…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 17,2018

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Video curator Will Braden will be hosting the Dallas VideoFest PawFest on Thursday, August 23, at The Texas Theater to showcase short cat and dog videos packaged as a full-length movie. A portion of the ticket sales will go to pet rescue and adoption…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 16,2018

According to the ASPCA, around 6.5 million animals pass through the doors of US animal shelters every year. And while there are approximately 3.2 million shelter animals adopted each year, there is still a very large gap between the two numbers.

To help try to close that gap, an annual…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 16,2018

Photo via The Siberian Times

According to the Siberian Times, scientists found a completely preserved prehistoric horse in the Batagai depression—a tadpole-shaped crater in the Yakutia region of Siberia. They believe he was about 3 months old when he died during the Paleolithic period. …

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 15,2018

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In Milpitas, California, a humane society has launched a unique program to help give feral cats a second chance at life, and potentially, adoption.

The Humane Society of Silicon Valley (HSSV) has a unique program that is specifically designed to help…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 14,2018

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The Kids and Canines program at Tampa’s Dorothy Thomas School pairs students with special needs with service animals in training--an initiative that provides an invaluable learning experience for both the children and the dogs.

“I’ve had kids who…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 13,2018

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Meet the newest addition to the New York Rangers hockey team—a 6-month-old Labrador Retriever puppy named Ranger. It was announced on August 7 that the yellow lab would join the NHL team for a year to learn the unique skills needed to become a professional…

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