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When You Do This, Your Dog Likely Thinks 'Please Stop'

June 25, 2016 | 17,080 Views

As much as humans love to do this to dogs, a whopping 82 percent were found to experience elevated stress levels in response. Test your dog the next...

Bulldog Puppy Can't Get Enough Kisses

June 25, 2016 | 3,983 Views

This little bulldog purrs like a kitten as his favorite human gives him kisses!

A Top Reason for Euthanasia - How to Help Avoid It

June 24, 2016 | 28,907 Views

It's a leading cause behind why owners put their senior pets down, but it's often one that's avoidable if you take the proper actions. Here's how to...

Tiny Meerkat Loves His Tummy Rubs

June 24, 2016 | 6,684 Views

About the size of a child's hand, this adorable meerkat demands a tummy rub!

‘Fat Vincent,’ the Overweight Dachshund, Is Now ‘Skinny Vinnie’

June 23, 2016 | 8,001 Views

Fat Vincent was so obese that his chest and abdomen nearly touched the floor. In eight months, he lost nearly half his body weight and went from...

Puppy Learns to Swim in the Tub

June 23, 2016 | 4,226 Views

A puppy is released on one side of the tub to paddle to his mom on the other.

Your Pet's Kidney Failure — Where's It Really Coming From?

June 22, 2016 | 31,786 Views

Two types of kidney failure often have one single common root cause, making it the primary issue to address to keep your pup's kidneys in sparkling...

Birdfeeder Chipmunk’s Guilty Response

June 22, 2016 | 7,785 Views

A chipmunk with his cheeks full of birdseed does his best to look innocent.

Does Your Cat Act More Human Than Animal? It May Not Be Your Imagination

June 21, 2016 | 19,692 Views

If you sometimes feel like your pet is a human covered in fur, you may not be imagining things. A team of researchers, studying 3,000 cat personality...

New Ghost-Like Octopod Discovered Living in the Deep Sea

June 21, 2016 | 3,751 Views

A white, gelatinous octopod (an octopus-like creature) was found 2.5 miles below the ocean's surface near the Hawaiian Islands. With little muscle...

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