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

June 29, 2016 | 2,288 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 | 804 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 | 21,094 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 | 1,762 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 | 7,169 Views

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

Does Your Dog Live for Feeding Time? This Might Be Why

June 27, 2016 | 24,985 Views

Some dogs appear insatiable - they can gorge themselves on food and treats and be right there for the next meal. What to do if this describes your...

Golfers Stunned as 15-Foot Gator Ambles By

June 27, 2016 | 5,192 Views

They thought it might be two guys in an alligator suit, but it turned out to be real!

2 Meds Some Vets Recommend That Can Make Your Pet Feel Worse

June 26, 2016 | 34,297 Views

They're a "GI ulcer in a bottle," as these go-to drugs can ultimately lead to ulcers. While some pets can tolerate them for a short time, long-term...

English Cream Golden Retrievers — First Pool Day!

June 26, 2016 | 8,079 Views

Cute English Cream Golden Retriever puppies experience their first-ever swim class.

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

June 25, 2016 | 39,902 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...

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