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Why Pet Wellbeing is Changing Its Packaging in the UK/EU Market

Pet Wellbeing announced today that, moving forward, some of our pet supplements will now be delivered to you in PET plastic packaging. We’re making the switch from glass bottles for several reasons: PET is 100% recyclable: Many PET packaging products today are made from post-consumer recycled materials and are safe for use in everyday consumer products. […]

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Do Cats Have The Same Effects On Children As Dogs?

Disclaimer: This article is in no way meant to insinuate that cats are responsible for mental health problems in children. Many studies have examined the impact dogs have on the health of children. In most cases, the results are overwhelmingly positive. According to a Canadian study conducted last year, kids who grow up with dogs […]

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Dogs In Bed: Setting The Record Straight

Dogs and humans sleeping in bed together is one of the most hotly-debated topics of the pet parent community. Proof is just a Google search away, since entering this topic will yield a plethora of seemingly contradictory headlines. One article will tell you that you should never let your dog sleep in bed with you, […]

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Who Is To Blame For This Dog’s Death On A United Airlines Flight?

Anyone with a Facebook account has probably heard about the death of an infant dog during a United Airlines flight last week. The airline has taken full responsibility for the death and recently announced a new policy to prevent similar incidents. The Main Story Here’s what happened: Catalina Robledo boarded the three-hour flight with her […]

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Did Barbra Streisand Set A Bad Example By Cloning Her Dog?

Late last month, Barbra Streisand revealed that two of her three puppies are clones of her deceased Coton du Tulear, Samantha. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Streisand explained that her decision was largely motivated by a friend who had cloned his former pet, “and I was very impressed with that dog.” She […]

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Dog Clothes: The Do’s, Dont’s And How-To’s

Your pup might look cute dressed in a sweater on a cold day or in a funny costume for Halloween. But does dog clothing actually help your pet stay warm during the winter? Or does dog clothing only restrict your pup’s movements and not do much else? I have heard solid arguments for both sides. […]

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How Does A Euthanasia Drug Find Its Way Into Dog Food?

Last Friday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that traces of a drug called pentobarbital might be found in numerous popular dog food brands. Pentobarbital is a barbiturate that is commonly used to put dogs, cats and sometimes horses to sleep. The affected products included Gravy Train, Kibbles N’ Bits, Ol’ Roy and […]

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South Korea’s Dog Meat Trade Persists Despite Olympic Spotlight

Countries that host the Olympics usually make a conscious effort to emphasize the beauties of their culture and downplay their flaws. Before the TV cameras arrive, hosting countries invest in “covering up” certain practices or policies that athletes and viewers might find distasteful. One such practice that exists in South Korea, the host of the […]

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Here’s Why There’s So Many More Dog Breeds Than Cat Breeds

One of the most interesting differences between dogs and cats is the diversity between breeds. There are dogs that weigh well over 200 pounds while others are just over five pounds. Certain dog breeds look extremely different from each other as well, almost to the point where they seem like different animals altogether. Most cats, […]

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If Your Dog Eats Poop, Blame Ancient Wolves

Regardless of how “natural” the behavior may be, dog owners are understandably horrified to see their pets eating poop. Not only does it seem undeniably unhealthy, but there is also no concrete scientific explanation for why a trained, socialized pet would do such a thing. Not As Unhealthy As You Think Before exploring potential answers, […]

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