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Less Common Pets

Tiny Hamster Enjoys Her Mansion (Video)

Chicken the hamster may just be a human in disguise. Watch her mock routine as she experiences the joys of home ownership -- as a hamster. Related Just a Couple of Guinea Pigs Playing Basketbal…

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Why You May Want a Therapy Dog When You’re Sick

A therapy dog is truly a special breed of animal. Unlike service dogs, which are used to help people with a specific disability, therapy dogs are specially trained and credentialed to provide love, su…

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Just a Couple of Guinea Pigs Playing Basketball (Video)

Animal Trainer Barbara Heidenreich is clearly a genius. Using treats as rewards, she's taught her guinea pigs to play basketball. Each guinea pig even knows his designated basket, so it's a proper…

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Rescued Ducks Play in Water for First Time (Feel Great Video)

After years of living with a hoarder and stuck in pens, these sweet ducks were rescued by the amazing people at the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. Surprisingly, it was a bit of a challenge to get th…

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Abused Elephant, Raju, Sheds Tears During Rescue

Raju, a 50-year old Indian elephant was finally rescued last week after a lifetime of abuse. During the rescue, when it became clear that the group of 32 people, which included ten veterinarians, were…

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Guinea Pig Party Time–Caption Contest Winners!

Last week, we asked you to caption this guinea pig party, from Care2 member Grace R! First, the grand prize winner, who will receive 5,000 Butterfly Rewards for her clever caption: "Party? What…

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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…

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Are You Obsessed With Your Pet? (Probably)

We all love our pets—and some of us love them even more than we love our own two-legged family members, according to Gone Digging. The site recently put together some interesting stats on pets and the…

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Parrot Feeds Dog (Video)

Ready for the cutest snack time ever? Huskies may be big, but they can't always reach all the treats. Watch a friendly parrot help out the house pup by feeding him snacks by beak. Related Can Do…

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7 Most Bizarre Feral Animal Populations

Escaped zoo animals. Frustrated pet parents. Pet store fires. Whatever the reason, the world is full of animals in places that they never were before. From primates in the United States to tropical bi…

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