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This Critical Feline Condition Can Remain Hidden for Years, and Then...

May 28, 2017 | 15,008 Views

It suddenly expresses itself in a major way. Because cats are such masters at disguising illness, she'll be far gone by the time you find out....

Budgie Balances on a Tennis Ball

May 28, 2017 | 2,612 Views

Budgies seem to be very high-functioning birds, always curious, active and entertaining!

Have We Surrendered the Health of Our Pets to Convenience Food?

May 27, 2017 | 9,695 Views

Processed pet food and human food have something in common: the former is made from the waste of the latter. Yes, waste. If not for the existence of...

Rescued Bear Named Cody in His Own Pool

May 27, 2017 | 4,487 Views

Relaxing in a bear-sized, galvanized pool, this bear doesn't seem in a hurry to get out!

These Chemical Compounds in Pet Food Are Linked to Age-Related Disease

May 26, 2017 | 11,340 Views

Biochemical compounds called advanced glycation end-products are present in heat-processed pet foods, and are linked to aging and disease. Now, a...

Pitbull 'Sounds Like a Coyote' When Boy Plays Harmonica

May 26, 2017 | 4,591 Views

A kid playing a harmonica gets really tickled when his Pitbull starts howling.

CANWI Do It? With Your Help, Yes We Can!

May 25, 2017 | 5,114 Views

The foundation of good (and bad) health is nutrition. Learn about a new non-profit organization called CANWI that intends to change the way pet...

Diver Meets a Cute, Friendly Spotted Seal

May 25, 2017 | 3,368 Views

While this diver had interacted with seals before, this one was the friendliest ever!

Hairless Dogs, Revered Since Ancient Times, Enjoy Modern-Day Following

May 25, 2017 | 2,937 Views

Three hairless dog breeds are eligible to compete at the well-known Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, including the most recently recognized breed,...

Do Better Diets Support Longer Lives?

May 24, 2017 | 11,087 Views

Have you ever wondered what's really in that bag of pet food, and whether it might be contributing to your furry family member's health issues? Have...

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