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How Vets Stop Their Own Dogs From Peeing in the House

May 30, 2016 | 28,929 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 | 5,300 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 | 24,687 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 | 7,036 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 | 27,760 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 | 5,283 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 | 17,180 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...

Toy Yorkie's Hilarious After-Bath Dance

May 27, 2016 | 9,370 Views

After every bath and haircut, this Toy Yorkie does his usual, hilarious two-legged crawl.

Dog Gazes Trigger Release of 'Love Hormone' Oxytocin

May 26, 2016 | 8,385 Views

Gazing into your dog's eyes makes you feel good for a reason. New research shows it triggers the release of oxytocin in both you and your pet,...

Cyclists Chased by an Ostrich

May 26, 2016 | 5,277 Views

Did these cyclists find being chased by an ostrich hilarious, or slightly terrifying?

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