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The Real Reason Dogs Eat Poop - and How to Make Them Stop

January 18, 2017 | 21,004 Views

They don't do it because they think it's yummy or to gross you out. But there are a number of reasons why they might do it. Address the root cause,...

Golden Retriever Stands Up for His Carrot

January 18, 2017 | 3,324 Views

A young Golden Retriever shows remarkable training, and how much he wants a carrot!

Tiny Specks on Your Pet's Skin That Won't Wash Off - What Now?

January 17, 2017 | 23,088 Views

They can look plenty innocent, but can also erupt into a painful oozy mess. How to figure out the underlying cause, rule out look-alikes and more....

More Companies Offer Paid Pet Bereavement Days

January 17, 2017 | 2,362 Views

Many pet owners experience sadness and grief for at least six months after a pet dies. An increasing number of employers are recognizing the close...

Young Horse Knows How to Get His Butt Scratched!

January 17, 2017 | 5,825 Views

A young filly - a real one - loves a good butt scratch, and knows how to get ’em!

The New Functional Food That's Anything but Healthy or Functional

January 16, 2017 | 28,089 Views

Truth be told, it's a junk food, not a health food. So watch out for the cleverly disguised marketing spin likely to help sell this as a healthy...

Cockatiel Knows His Movie Theme Songs

January 16, 2017 | 5,357 Views

This chirpy cockatiel must watch TV a lot. He has several theme songs under his belt!

Don’t Ignore This Odd Behavior, It Can Be a Sign of a Medical Emergency

January 15, 2017 | 45,355 Views

It's actually cute in a strange sort of way, but not the nice cute you want. It might mean brain or central nervous system failure from any of 10 or...

Bichon Frise Wants His Bed ‘Just Right’

January 15, 2017 | 8,587 Views

This pup wants some shut-eye, but first he’s got to punch his bed into the proper shape!

This Unsavory Pet Food Additive Could Destroy a Myth Cherished by Most Pet Parents

January 14, 2017 | 33,440 Views

While their PR machines praise it to the high heavens, you're better off sidestepping this potential health bomb for your precious animal companions....

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