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Hundreds of Salamanders Gather on Homeowner’s Doorstep

That's exactly what happened to one St. Louis area homeowner. No, these are not snakes, or even reptiles. They are an amphibian species called a ringed salamander. The Missouri Department of Co…


Your Dog’s Diet Can Help With Sensitive Skin

Bella is biting… again. Bella is scratching…again. And Bella is licking…again. You know this can't be normal: Your German Shepherd is constantly scratching, licking and biting her skin. This is no wal…


How to Clean Pet Stains

Accidents do happen. Even the smartest puppy or the most well-trained adult dog may have an accident now and then. If not caught in the act it's best to just ignore the episode and not reprimand. Chan…


How to Travel by Airplane With Your Bird

At times, pet owners find themselves forced to make travel decisions involving their pets. Sometimes finding accurate information about the "how-to's" and requirements is difficult, especially when th…


10 Fun Ways to Exercise Your Dog

You've traveled this route many times. Your footsteps are on automatic pilot and your dog is tired of smelling the same patches of grass. You continue your daily walks sticking as closely to the same …


Hedgehogs Go Tubing (Video)

Tubing is a favorite pastime for hedgehogs. Watch until the end to see a special appearance of Doodle, the family Dachshund. Related Hedgehog Meets Kitten (Video) 7 Hibernating Animals in Dan…


Persian Kitten Searches for Sleeping Spot (Video)

Once this kitten gets kicked out of bed, her quest for nap time begins! Related Curious Kitten Causes Trouble (Video) Puppy Breaks Up Kitten Fight (Video) 5 Crazy Cat Anatomy Facts…


Top 10 Pet-Friendly Destinations

No. 10 - Carmel-by-the-Sea, California With its stunning natural beauty, storybook architecture and thriving arts community, Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the…


Puppies vs Babies: Who Is Cuter?

Editor's note: The following contest was created by Animal Planet and is not associated with Care2. For more information on the contest, please visit their site. They enter the world all smushy fac…


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