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Pets Are Getting Their Own Luxury Hotels And…Homes?

The modern pet owner sees a dog or a cat as not just an animal but a legitimate member of the family. No one wants to skimp on expenses for their child, and pet owners feel the same way about the well-being of their pets. Money is no object when it comes to their pets’ […]

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Top Animal Cruelty Organization Warns Against People Walking Cats

The UK’s top animal cruelty organization has warned cat owners against succumbing to a popular new trend fueled by social media. Most pet cats are primarily indoor creatures with little if any desire for the outdoors, which is traditionally seen as a dangerous environment for them. But over the past few years, a growing amount […]

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Against The Grain: The Rise Of Grain-Free Diets

A quick trip to any pet supply store will reveal a plethora of diets marketed to be free of grains, especially in the fast-growing market of natural pet foods. Grain-free diets are often viewed interchangeably as low carbohydrate, high protein, or highly digestible. But ingredients don’t always tell the full nutritional story, which is why […]

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The Anti-Vaccination Movement Has Apparently Spread To Pets

A growing number of New York pet owners are now refusing to vaccinate their pets, citing the same skepticism surrounding vaccinations for human beings. The anti-vaccine movement started a few years ago when parents began spreading rumors that the shots could cause various conditions, most notably autism. There is no scientific evidence linking vaccinations to […]

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Is This Golden Retriever Really A “Hero” For Saving A Drowning Deer?

An English golden retriever has become a worldwide celebrity after video surfaced of him rescuing a baby deer from Port Jefferson Harbor, New York. According to CBS New York, personal injury lawyer Mark Freeley was walking his two dogs on Sunday, July 16 when the fawn was spotted flailing for its life in the Long […]

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Amazon Claims Pet Translators Will Be Available In Ten Years

A new report backed by Amazon claims that devices that translate communication from pets could soon become a reality. According to the Guardian, Northern Arizona University professor Con Slobodchikoff has spent 30 years using artificial intelligence software to study the calls of prairie dogs. He found that the animals, which are technically classified as rodents, […]

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This Program Might Have Found A Way To Keep Your Pet Calm At The Vet

Many pets dislike going to the veterinarian and tend to display symptoms of fear and anxiety before visits. But while some of these pets can easily recover from their panic as soon as they get home, others become so stressed they end up inflicting serious psychological and physical damage upon themselves. Just like human beings, […]

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Think The Fattest States Have The Fattest Pets? Think Again, Research Says

The relationship between human obesity and different regions of the US isn’t too difficult to comprehend. For example, most of the least educated states are located down south, therefore it’s no surprise that these states have some of the highest obesity rates in the country. This suggests that the same concept would apply to pets […]

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Feral Cats Are Being Employed As Guards To Save Shelter Animals’ Lives

Animal rescue organizations are testing out a new way to keep feral cats from being put down: putting them to work. One such worker can be found at a warehouse owned by the Los Angeles Distributing Company that stores food and beverages. His name is Black Cat, and his job is to scare away rodents […]

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Lena Dunham At Odds With Animal Shelter Over Rescue Dog’s Past

Lena Dunham, writer, producer and star of the HBO series “Girls” is no stranger to controversy; attracting the ire of keyboard warriors and fellow celebrities since the beginning of her career. But last month, Dunham appears to have instigated a feud with an entirely different breed of dissenter: an animal shelter. According to the New […]

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