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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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This Might Explain Why Couples With Pets Are So Much Happier

Having children has traditionally been perceived as a remedy for a crippled marriage, possibly because the two partners begin to associate each other with their new infant and therefore become less likely to think negatively about one another. After all, previous research has revealed that satisfaction among spouses decreases despite few if any changes in […]

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How To Interpret Your Cat’s Mysterious Body Language

Whether you’re a dog person or cat person, you have to admit that cats are the more mysterious of the two creatures. They don’t communicate as clearly as dogs, making their emotional state very difficult to read. For example, while a dog might show affection with an easily-decipherable smile or lick, cats communicate these feelings […]

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Investigation Of California Pet Shops Supports Efforts To Have Them Banned

Late last month, the California state assembly passed a bill that would force pet shops to only sell dogs, cats and rabbits that come from shelters or nonprofit rescue organizations. The bill, AB 485, would endanger the business of puppy/kitten mills and commercial breeders, both of which have been accused of putting animals in horrific […]

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Animal Shelter Reveals The Most Common Questions From New Pet Owners

Pet adoption is on the rise as of late, thanks in no small part to the increased accessibility to information regarding the many benefits of adopting shelter or rescue animals. Still, you can’t blame aspiring pet owners for being skeptical about adoption. The Internet doesn’t exactly have the best reputation when it comes to cogency, […]

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The Rise of Raw Food Diets Is Having Fatal Consequences, Vets Warn

Veterinarians are warning pet owners that hastily switching to a raw food diet could have fatal consequences. The raw feeding trend emerged about four or five years ago and has since spread all over the world, thanks in no small part to the Internet. Subscribers of this diet feed their dogs or cats only raw […]

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Pet Shops In This State Might Soon Only Sell Shelter Or Rescue Animals

California is poised to become the first US state to force pet stores to only sell dogs, cats and rabbits that have come from a shelter or rescue organization. Introduced by Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach), the bill known as AB 485 was designed primarily to crack down on puppy mills, which allegedly keep female […]

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Nationwide Initiative Seeks To End Euthanasia Of Shelter Animals By 2025

A Utah non-profit is leading a nationwide mission to permanently eliminate the need to euthanize healthy shelter dogs and cats. Based in the city of Kanab, the Best Friends Animal Society is known as the largest “no-kill” animal sanctuary in the US. It works with animal shelters across the country to end animal homelessness, reduce […]

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Attention Cat Owners: Your Pet Wants You, Not More Food!

Cats have long been perceived as selfish, indifferent and difficult to train. Even a great deal of cat owners apparently believe their pets don’t have much interest in human interaction and would mostly prefer to be left alone with their favorite treats. But the results of a new study suggest that cats actually love playing […]

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