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Allergic to Cats? Relief Is on the Way

Do you get red, itchy eyes or even have trouble breathing around cats? According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), 60 million Americans have allergies or asthma. As many as 30 pe…


Should Police Break Into Cars To Save Animals?

Earlier this week, a small dog in Rhode Island died when it was left inside a car in the sweltering summer heat. Also, a woman in the same town was warned that she was teetering on a crime when she sa…


Pet Marijuana Poisoning On The Rise

The legalization of marijuana may very well end up having more positive effects than bad when itís all said and done, but that doesn't mean it wonít pose new challenges. One of those is a rise in case…


Pets Cost Billions in Damaged Electronics

We love them like children. But our pets can be costly, in more ways than one. Besides the expense of feeding them and giving them proper health care, according to a recent survey, pets damage about e…


Pets Beat Facebook for Social Life

Social media is an innate part of most peopleís lives these days. But if you ask pet owners, their social lives are far more enriched by their animals. According to a new study, nearly half of pet own…


Guide Dog Saves Trainers from Car

Dogs are not only man's best friend (and in this case, man and woman), they can be our protectors as well. Todd Jurek, a training supervisor at Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael, California, w…


Left-Pawed Dogs May Be More Aggressive

Do you know if your dog is aggressive or not? Shake her hand. If she gives you her left paw, you may have trouble. If your dog has a dominant front left paw, a new study proposes she may have a sli…


Airport Dogs Ease Travel Stress

Airports are filled with tension. It may not always seem that way, but air travel has that effect on some people, whether they are running late or just donít feel comfortable being squeezed next to st…


Pet Store Puppies More Likely to Become Aggressive Dogs

Are you looking to avoid behavior problems with your dogs? Don't get them from a pet store. That's sound advice for a number of reasons, but it's also backed by a new study from the University of Penn…


Top 10 Cities with Dog Attacks on Postal Workers

The Post Office is having a pretty tough time these days, what with running billion dollar deficits, worries over funding employee pensions, dropping Saturday mail delivery, then having that reversed …


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