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Which Will Improve Your Life More: a Cat or a Dog?

Pet lovers aren't surprised by research stating the emotional, physical and mental benefits of owning cats and dogs. WebMD.com wrote that there is now proof that pets enhance our social skills and d…

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Meet the Cat Who Can Sense Death

For more than a decade, Oscar the cat has roamed the third-floor corridors of Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Like most felines, he enjoys sunbathing and ca…

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The New Pet Gadget That Can Improve Your Dog’s Well Being

Yep, they’re here, and like Fitbit fitness monitors for people, these pooch monitors are designed to track the physical activity of your active or inactive dog. The new canine monitors will soon be as…

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30 Body Signals You Should Know from Your Dog

Dogs have a uniquely intricate sense of language. Unlike humans, that language is largely non-verbal and expressed through bodily movements. Thankfully, we can actually learn much of the language ours…

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Why Does My Dog Bury Bones?

Have you ever wondered why your dog likes to bury his bones? Sometimes this behavior can be annoying, especially when his hiding places happen to be a flower garden or under your couch cushions. But t…

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Differences Between Dating a Dog Person vs. Cat Person

Since I have two Labradors and live in the dog world, I have much more experience dating dog people than cat people. But, when I read about the recent survey by Direct Line Pet Insurance and K9 Media …

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Myths About Rescuing Deaf Dogs

Sadly, there are thousands of deaf dogs born each year. Some simply grow deaf due to age, illness, trauma or adverse reactions to drugs. Many uninformed people still believe that such dogs are brain d…

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7 Friendliest Cat Breeds

Looking for a friendly, affectionate, social cat? You've come to the right place! From the Chartreux to the Munchkin, these seven cat breeds tend to thrive on interaction with people and other pets — …

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A Dog Trainer’s Must-Do Tips to Prepare Your Dog for a New Baby

Bringing a new baby into a home with a dog can be stressful, but Mikkel Becker has some good news: With precautions and training, your dog can safely and happily cohabitate with a newborn. Check ou…

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Do Bans on Pit Bulls Really Work?

The city of Platteville, WI is considering a proposal that would ban all Pit Bulls, Pit Dogs, and Pit Bull Terriers. Care2 member Kieryn Aigner was so upset about the ban that she started a petition t…

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