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Irish Girl Saves Sheep With Facebook

A doe-eyed Dublin girl with a big heart saved her sheep, Ernie, at the eleventh hour from being turned into a Sunday night Irish stew. According to a local Irish newscast, a few weeks ago, Orlaith O …

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How You Can Stick To a Vegan Lifestyle

Veganism has seen a surge in popularity over the past decade. Vegetarian Times reports that an estimated 1,000,000 people in the U.S. are currently vegan. A new study commissioned by the journal Ap…

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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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7 Foods That Changed the World

How much do you think about what's on your plate? Sure, there are health, environmental, and price concerns to consider, but what about the reason your food is on your plate in the first place? When E…

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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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‘Dumbo’ Should Tell the Truth – Elephants Need to Be Free

Care2 petitions allow individuals to join their voices and promote change. Chris Wolverton has created a petition directed at Tim Burton to give the upcoming “Dumbo” film a new ending. We all know …

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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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Are Pit Bulls ‘Dangerous’? A Vet’s Perspective on Treating Banned Breeds

Since 1990, Miami-Dade County, the municipality in which I reside, has required that all veterinarians post a prominent sign in English, Spanish and Creole with the following verbiage: “BOTH PURE A…

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Ringling is Making a Change. These 3 Other Companies Should, Too.

When Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey circus announced it would be phasing out elephants as part of circus entertainment, it was a huge win for these animals and animal activists. The nearly 1…

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Care2 Members Plead: Stop the Horrific Practice of Abusing Live Animals to Train Greyhounds

This has to be one of the worst cases of animal abuse I've heard about in a very long time. Greyhound dogs are being trained to race by dangling small live animals, like kittens, piglets, rabbits, and…

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This is a very timely article.... I plan on sweating it out in Japan for a month.... it is very humi…

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Japanese woman DO get old and fat. How do I know? Because I am married to a Japanese woman and liv…

I don't know if hamsters have a genetic predisposition to like floating on water. Most hamsters don…