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Families Are Relinquishing These Dogs in Record Numbers - But Why?

February 22, 2017 | 12,798 Views

It seems like the demand knows no bounds. They've grown hugely popular. Yet this sad mistake sets the stage for relinquishment and euthanasia. And...

Puppy Comforts Older Dog Having Bad Dreams

February 22, 2017 | 2,830 Views

A Golden Retriever pup snuggles up with an older dog who’s whimpering in his sleep.

Dogs Get This Special Care Five Times More Often Than Cats, but Why?

February 21, 2017 | 17,257 Views

Why do dogs get this preferential treatment so much more often than cats? Recently, a pet food company surveyed over 1,000 cat and dog owners and...

Old World Fruit Bats May Have Once Relied on Echolocation

February 21, 2017 | 1,434 Views

Old world fruit bats rely primarily on their big eyes to find their favorite foods. Although some use a rudimentary form of echolocation, it’s...

Polar Bear Cubs See the Sun for the First Time

February 21, 2017 | 4,876 Views

As a mother polar bear emerges from her den, her cubs get their first glimpse of the sun.

Your Dog Hates It When You Do These 10 Things

February 20, 2017 | 50,626 Views

The more you know about what triggers your pet's anxiety, how he reacts when stressed and how it can impact his health, the better you'll be able to...

Cat Loves Climbing the Mailman

February 20, 2017 | 5,850 Views

The mailman just arrived, and once again, the cats can’t keep their paws off of him!

Good Vibrations: Healing Your Pet (and Yourself) With Energy Medicine

February 19, 2017 | 19,662 Views

Dr. Susan Wagner calls it the 'energetics of the human-animal bond.' Learn how the energy exchanged between you and your pet can help both of you...

Golden Retriever Smiles Herself Out of Trouble

February 19, 2017 | 9,261 Views

When the human catches Boo and her cat cohorts on the bed, nobody seems worried.

Dementia: A Very Serious Problem for Our Beloved Pets - And How to Prevent It

February 18, 2017 | 34,862 Views

As in human Alzheimer's, millions of pets also suffer from dementia, as early as ages 6 to 8. More and more dogs are dying of the condition, and cats...

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