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Don't Let Your Cat Do This, It's a 'Virus Magnet'

May 31, 2016 | 22,045 Views

And it could also lead to other pathogens that cause serious diseases. Plus: the diabetes spiking mistake made by 58 percent of cat owners, which can...

Once Starving, Cinderella the Tiger Now Has Two Cubs

May 31, 2016 | 3,347 Views

See the heartwarming video of Cinderella the tiger and her two cubs. It represents a modern-day fairy tale - a tiger, once near death, is now healthy...

The 9 Deadliest Insects on Earth

May 31, 2016 | 4,848 Views

Often, it's not an insect's bite, but the diseases they carry that make them lethal.

How Vets Stop Their Own Dogs From Peeing in the House

May 30, 2016 | 37,325 Views

It's a top reason owners relinquish dogs to shelters. While it seems perplexing, once you rule out medical issues you're left with just these 5...

Little Girl 'Operates' on Incredibly Patient Dog

May 30, 2016 | 6,195 Views

A little girl uses all the tools from her toy medical kit to "operate" on the family dog.

Empowering Pets to Heal Themselves Through Self-Medication

May 29, 2016 | 27,363 Views

Zoopharmacognosy is the study of how animals self-medicate in the wild, and now you can learn to bring this natural healing power to your own pet.

Orphaned Chihuahua Mix Adopted by Mama Cat

May 29, 2016 | 7,615 Views

A cat with new kittens takes on a brand new puppy in need of a mom to nurse him.

What 56 Percent of Owners Do With Their Pets: Avoiding Tragic Mistakes

May 28, 2016 | 29,102 Views

This is obviously something that owners relish, and many pets do, too. How to enjoy yourself doing it without making it stressful for your pet, and...

The Swaddling of the Baby Sloths

May 28, 2016 | 5,520 Views

Twin babies Violet and Sebastian are orphan sloths who undergo special treatment.

Dogs Are Tops, but These Other Pets Are Super Anxiety-Busters, Too

May 27, 2016 | 17,902 Views

Pets are ideal for providing anxiety and stress relief and bolstering mental health in general. While most people think of dogs first, if one doesn't...

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