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April 13, 2015

Why We Should Observe Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week


Sometimes the "dog catcher" gets a bad rap. Here are some amazing reasons to show appreciation for your local animal control officers. 


April 10, 2015

Survey Shows that Stereotypes about Cats are Changing


Apparently it's time for a "cattitude" adjustment. Long-held ideas about cats and the people that love them are now "outdated." 


April 7, 2015

Worried About the Dog Flu Epidemic? Here's What You Need to Know


A highly contagious dog disease has sickened over 1,000 dogs. At least five have died. Is your dog at risk?


April 3, 2015

Music Has Profound Effect On Cats


Scientists have crafted music specifically for cats to enjoy, and apparently they really do like it! Now scientists have also found human music has an effect on their stress levels, even under anesthesia.


March 28, 2015

Fake Service and Emotional Support Dogs Creating Genuine Problems


People passing off pets as service animals is a concerning trend. Here's why exploiting the system is bad for the disabled, for the public and for businesses.


March 24, 2015

Watch This: You Won't Believe What This Clever Dog Mom Did To Save Her Puppies!


A mother's love knows no bounds, and not even a disaster can keep her from protecting her babies!


March 22, 2015

'Who's Your Daddy?' How DNA Tests Are Helping Dogs Get Adopted


Dogs at the shelter may be mix of anything, including purebred. Some shelters are running genetic tests to see what your pound puppy's parentage may be.


March 12, 2015

'All Aboard!' Now Includes Your Pet on Amtrak Trains


A lawmaker has created a bill that would allow pets under 20 pounds to travel on trains with their owners. A trial period with limited routes will determine the outcome.


March 10, 2015

She's 'Some Pig' - And Top Dog In Her Dog Obedience Class Too!


Pigs are notoriously smart, but this one takes the cake. And banana chips. And string cheese. Amy the pig will learn new tricks for any of these treats!


February 28, 2015

Purina Takes On Yet Another Lawsuit Claiming Their Pet Food Kills Dogs


A class-action lawsuit has been filed in California against Nestle Purina that claims one of its dog food products includes toxic ingredients. Purina vigorously denies the allegation.


February 23, 2015

Coconut Oil: A Miracle for Canines and Cats (And You Too!)


Lately coconut oil has been promoted for health benefits in humans. See how this natural superfood can help your pet in an amazing number of ways!


February 19, 2015

A Nip And Tuck For Your Pup? Cosmetic Procedures For Pets Are On The Rise


Our appearance-obsessed culture has now impacted pets. Some owners are even putting their dogs and cats under the knife.

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