Strange But True

PetMD Editorial
Aug 31,2018

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On Tuesday afternoon, Times Square in New York was buzzing with people—and bees. More than 40,000 bees swarmed a hot dog stand at 43rd Street and Broadway while looking for a new home to escape the sweltering heat.

Officer Darren Mays, one of the two official…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 29,2018

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The RightPet Pet Ownership Study found that children between the ages of 10-17 experienced more satisfaction in owning rats compared to any other pets, including cats and dogs. RightPet collects data from clinical studies as well as reviews from animal…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 29,2018

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A shopping plaza in Richmond, Texas, has been popping up in local news stories because of a frequent guest that the shops are openly embracing.

Pretty Boy, a chestnut gelding, has become a bit of a local celebrity for his frequent visits to the…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 24,2018

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Board members at the Maryland condominium complex Park Place are using dog DNA tests to police dog poop that’s being left around the neighborhood.

The issue began when residents complained about the problem of unscooped poop. To solve the issue,…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 22,2018

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When you think of animal crackers, you probably picture the iconic red box with the circus animals. That red box belongs to Barnum’s Animal Crackers, which have been around for over 115 years.

But with the recent redesign, the boxes might not…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 20,2018

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A restaurant in Taiwan is offering an ice cream dish that looks like a miniature puppy.

J.C. Co Art Kitchen in the southern city of Kaohsiung put this lifelike treat on the menu in July. It has already gotten plenty of attention on social media—so…

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PetMD Editorial
Aug 20,2018

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In Russia, a very strange, mysterious “sea monster” washed up on the shore of the Bering Sea. The sea monster is described as having a “dirty chalk colouring” with a long tail or tentacle.

Svetlana Dyadenko, who discovered the mysterious sea…

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