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October 5, 2017 - Issue 1758


Brought to the US by Helen Keller, This Popular Breed Almost Died Out

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October 5, 2017

It's hard to believe that this much loved breed nearly reached extinction in the 1800s, and if it weren't for the government's swift action to make them a national priority, they might not be here today. And blind and deaf author Helen Keller wouldn't have had her gentle and trusty companion in 1937.

Cockatiel Meets His Stuffed Nemesis

Cockatiel Meets His Stuffed Nemesis

October 5, 2017

Alex loves making friends, but sometimes those friends get too close for comfort!

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Demand Rescue for Pets

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October 5, 2017

Countless pets have been left abandoned, lost or injured after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma swept across the Caribbean and US. If you live in a hurricane-prone area, get your disaster preparedness and evacuation plan in place now and follow rule No. 1 in an emergency: If you evacuate your home, take your pets with you.