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How to Raise Healthy, Happy and Long-Lived Backyard Chickens

April 30, 2017 | 7,063 Views

Whether you already have a small flock or are considering adding backyard chickens to your world, keep reading for lots of fabulous tips and advice...

Parrot Keeps Asking ‘Really?’

April 30, 2017 | 4,033 Views

After watching this pesky little bird for a while, you have to wonder if he’s listening!

The Surprising Way Children View the Death of a Pet

April 29, 2017 | 14,116 Views

If you ever thought kids dismiss the death of their pet as just an animal lost, you may be surprised by the depth of emotion and connection children...

Who Needs a Bed When You’ve Got Friends?

April 29, 2017 | 5,917 Views

A roly-poly Dachshund heads over to his favorite perch — another dog — for nap time.

Beware: Can Cause Liver Failure and Death Within Hours

April 28, 2017 | 68,086 Views

Induces poisoning in dogs and cats faster than you'd imagine. In one plant, all parts are poisonous and potentially deadly - especially the seeds. So...

Pet Crow Is Named Jon Snow

April 28, 2017 | 5,432 Views

Not only did this guy name a black crow, he taught it to come home for lunch, too!

These 10 Dogs May Herd Sheep Even Better Than Shepherds

April 27, 2017 | 20,423 Views

You'd never guess that some of these dogs make such good helpers on farms or anywhere else work needs to be done. Intelligent and lively, these...

Why Your Cat Needs a Cat Patio, or Catio

April 27, 2017 | 6,254 Views

Cat patios, or safely enclosed outdoor spaces for cats, are growing in popularity among cat owners looking to provide their pets with safe access to...

Huge Octopus Attacks GoPro

April 27, 2017 | 4,624 Views

Apparently, this large octopus didn't like the taste of a diver's GoPro camera!

Ignoring This? Please Don't - It's Like Dropping a Bomb on Your Pet's Health

April 26, 2017 | 28,559 Views

About 80 percent of dogs over age 3 struggle with this heart disease trigger. And yet many doggie parents are so oblivious they hardly notice - no...

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