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Are You Treating Your Old Dog Like an “Old Dog?”

If your dog is in his “senior years,” he'll have special needs. Like people, old dogs want to be treated with dignity and respect when they get old. It’s no secret that older dogs will undergo physica…

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Would You Eat Rabbit Meat?

Yesterday, while staying in my home town of Wellington, New Zealand, I visited an historic house constructed in the 1800s. The ‘Colonial Cottage’ had housed children and grandchildren of the original …

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New Facial Recognition App Helps Locate Lost Dogs

Few things are more stressful than losing a dog. You drive around, staple posters of your dog to every pole and fence, and wait that agonizing wait. It’s a major problem that affects millions of pet o…

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Birch Box Still Refuses to Be Cruelty-Free: Petition Update

Earlier this year, Care2 member Jess Barnett launched a petition drive on Care2 to encourage Birchbox, the online cosmetics company, to only do business with suppliers whose products are verifiably cr…

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If You Make Only One (More) Green Change

Recycling, composting, saving water, buying less, reusing more ... you could well feel that you are already working hard to save the planet. It might be difficult for you to think of even more ways to…

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Strongest Sentencing Ever in Historic Dog Fighting Case

I was so delighted to read in The Dodo this morning, "The perpetrators involved in the second-largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history are finally facing justice." The Dodo reported that 367 dogs …

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America’s Little-Known Role in Killing Elephants

African elephants need your help. Every 15 minutes, on average, a poacher kills one of these exquisite animals, and for what? Their ivory tusks, tusks that get turned into products that are imported r…

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A Vegan Guide to Thanksgiving

As a vegan, it's hard not to feel heavy-hearted around Thanksgiving time. While the rest of the country looks forward in eager anticipation to a day of feast and celebration, we vegans tend to be seen…

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Warning: #BearSelfies Are A Dumb Idea

Just because someone owns a smart phone doesn't make them "smart." Could this be any more apparent than in Lake Tahoe, California, where a disturbingly stupid trend to rush toward wild bears in an eff…

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5,500 Dogs Will Die Today

Life expectancy for people is 75 years, for shelter animals it's 72 hours. For about 5,500 shelter dogs, today will be their last. When Mark Barone read those statistics, he knew he couldn't go o…

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good to be able to pay back some of the good deeds that dolphins have done for humans over the years…

Thank you for sharing: this is helpfull for me, because I have a autoimune desease.

Why don't people focus on their own issues instead of making fun of people who are clearly strugglin…

psychobiotics? That is brilliant, hahaha I love it, I knew our guts were brains and to treat them as…

Petition signed. Whether or not *anyone* is transgender is really nobody's business other than that…