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7 Life-Saving Steps That Every Pet Owner Needs to Know

July 1, 2016 | 4,274 Views

Please don't wait until an emergency happens to start thinking about what you would do. Seconds can determine whether your pet lives or dies. Know...

Pug Puppies Follow Crawling Toddler

July 1, 2016 | 1,232 Views

No matter where this pajama-clad toddler crawls, four tiny pug puppies follow.

One of Your Dog's Most Awesome and Striking Natural Talents

June 30, 2016 | 18,018 Views

They definitely far surpass us in this department. By leaps and bounds and 10,000 times. Though at first glance the function appears the same, their...

Humans’ Love Affair With Dogs Dates Back to Prehistoric Times

June 30, 2016 | 3,258 Views

Evidence from ancient burial grounds suggests dogs were valued members of the community even in prehistoric times. Adored for their companionship and...

Home Video of Baby Koala, Growing Up

June 30, 2016 | 3,506 Views

A cute, orphaned koala is raised in a couple’s home at an Australian wildlife park.

Both Dogs and People Score a 'Win' When You Do This

June 29, 2016 | 18,908 Views

Some 350 diseases affect both dogs and people, with similarities in the pathways and genes causing those diseases. The more we understand about both...

Pooped Pup Falls Asleep Sitting Up

June 29, 2016 | 6,239 Views

His glazed eyes drooping, this drowsy dog does his best to appear alert and dignified.

A Third of Cats Have This by Age 6, but You Likely Don't Know

June 28, 2016 | 25,967 Views

In the wild, predators are more likely to target weak or injured animals, so cats are programmed by nature to avoid appearing frail or unhealthy. So...

World's Smallest Porpoise at Risk of Extinction by 2018

June 28, 2016 | 2,106 Views

The world's smallest porpoise, Mexico's vaquita, is being decimated by illegal fishing activities in the Gulf of California. It's estimated that only...

Cat Infuriated When New Family Pup Shows Up!

June 28, 2016 | 8,460 Views

It's pretty clear this bossy cat didn't ask for a new dog, and doesn't mind saying so!

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