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Have We Surrendered the Health of Our Pets to Convenience Food?

May 27, 2017 | 5,017 Views

Processed pet food and human food have something in common: the former is made from the waste of the latter. Yes, waste. If not for the existence of...

Rescued Bear Named Cody in His Own Pool

May 27, 2017 | 2,715 Views

Relaxing in a bear-sized, galvanized pool, this bear doesn't seem in a hurry to get out!

These Chemical Compounds in Pet Food Are Linked to Age-Related Disease

May 26, 2017 | 10,330 Views

Biochemical compounds called advanced glycation end-products are present in heat-processed pet foods, and are linked to aging and disease. Now, a...

Pitbull 'Sounds Like a Coyote' When Boy Plays Harmonica

May 26, 2017 | 4,193 Views

A kid playing a harmonica gets really tickled when his Pitbull starts howling.

CANWI Do It? With Your Help, Yes We Can!

May 25, 2017 | 4,865 Views

The foundation of good (and bad) health is nutrition. Learn about a new non-profit organization called CANWI that intends to change the way pet...

Diver Meets a Cute, Friendly Spotted Seal

May 25, 2017 | 3,227 Views

While this diver had interacted with seals before, this one was the friendliest ever!

Hairless Dogs, Revered Since Ancient Times, Enjoy Modern-Day Following

May 25, 2017 | 2,558 Views

Three hairless dog breeds are eligible to compete at the well-known Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, including the most recently recognized breed,...

Do Better Diets Support Longer Lives?

May 24, 2017 | 10,764 Views

Have you ever wondered what's really in that bag of pet food, and whether it might be contributing to your furry family member's health issues? Have...

Golden Retriever Teaches Pup to Swim

May 24, 2017 | 7,003 Views

A quick lesson is all it takes to get a young Golden retriever pup to jump into the pool.

Are You Unknowingly Feeding Your Pet Carcinogens?

May 23, 2017 | 28,470 Views

This research scientist made an alarming discovery - he detected carcinogens through hair analysis on his own dogs. Knowing he didn't feed his pets...

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