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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.

February 15, 2015

Dog Walks 20 Blocks Solo to Hospital to Find Owner

A dog in Cedar Rapids, Iowa escaped from her home, walked nearly 20 blocks and snuck her way into a hospital while looking for her owner who is being treated for cancer. 

February 11, 2015

'It's Not You, It's My Fur Baby' - Why People Prefer Pets Over Their Significant Others

Feeling guilty for finding your pet's Valentine's Day present before your SO? A recent survey reveals you're not alone. Do you find human or pet companionship to be more fulfilling?

February 8, 2015

Mary's Little Lamb Has Gone to the Dogs

Meet Pet, the sheep that forgot how to sheep. Thanks to imprinting on a Collie, she's now a member of the canine club.

February 5, 2015

Tiny Dog Heroes With Huge Hearts

Big heroes can come in small, furry packages. These little pups don't let their diminutive size keep them from saving lives!

February 2, 2015

Dogs and Cats Have Big Plays On Game Day

There's no doubt about the special place our pets have in our hearts, just based on how prominent they were on Super Bowl Sunday.

January 31, 2015

Watch This: 2015 Kitten Bowl Is The Cutest Yet!

Get a preview of the Kitten Bowl featured on the Hallmark Channel February 1, 12/11 Central.

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