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Behavior & Communication

Ringling Brothers Finally Free Elephants from Abusive Circus Acts

No more elephants in chains. No more sharp bullhooks to coax them to perform tricks. That’s been the battle cry of animal rights groups across the country. And after years of pressure from such groups…

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Daily Cute: Talking Husky Puppy

This husky puppy has a lot to say. If only we could understand him! Listen to this little cutie go on and on ... and on ... Related Daily Cute: Baby Budi Climbing on Enrichment Playground Dai…

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7 Surprising Myths & Facts About Left-Handers

Just about one in ten of us are left-handed. Those of us -- myself included -- who are part of this club know all  too well the pitfalls of being a lefty in a right-handed world. Scissors. Ay! Can ope…

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Girl Receives Regular Gifts from Birds

Like raccoons, crows are well-known for being curious about glittery, shiny and colorful things. However, usually they keep the items to themselves or leave them where they are if the item doesn't con…

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What You Need to Know About Dog Parks

Dog parks are springing up almost everywhere these days. They’re great for letting your dog socialize and exercise. After a busy day at a dog park, most dogs will be so mentally and physically exhaust…

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Creating a Facebook Page for Your Dog

Social media isn't just for people—it's a dog's world on the Internet. Just like you, your dog has friends, pets and people he or she wants to pal around and stay in touch with. To let friends and rel…

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8 Less-Famous Relatives of Your Favorite Animals

Why are some animals more famous than others?  Is it better PR? Are they cuter and more cuddly? Whatever the reason,  there are plenty of fascinating animal species out there that deserve recognition.…

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Is Your Pet Your Sweetheart?

In 2006 there were more than 72 million pet dogs in the U.S. and nearly 82 million pet cats, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook …

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Barking Dog May Cost Owner Her House

North Seattle resident Denise Norton has a dog that barks. So her neighbor sued. Norton did not take her neighbor's legal threats seriously and ignored what she saw as a frivolous lawsuit. That was un…

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Are Dogs Becoming Doctors for Cancer Patients?

An average dog can understand over 150 words, and some Border Collies have proven to know upwards of 200 words. While that is amazing, dogs still haven't yet learned how to get into medical  school. B…

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