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Dangers of Laundry Detergent Pods to Pets

Laundry detergent pods (single-use laundry packs) have been in the news recently for causing poisonings in children who, attracted by the bright, candylike packaging, ingest them. These pods have surg…


Are You Treating Your Old Dog Like an “Old Dog?”

If your dog is in his “senior years,” he'll have special needs. Like people, old dogs want to be treated with dignity and respect when they get old. It’s no secret that older dogs will undergo physica…


How to Pet-Proof Your Christmas Tree

Winter holidays are especially exciting, with all the sparkly lights and streamers, delicate ornaments and brightly colored garland, and don’t get us started on the candies and treats! All of these th…


Delta Airlines Treats Pets Like Luggage

What do you do if you hear about an airline treating dogs more like replaceable luggage than beloved pets? Care2 member Sue Lee heard about Ty the pit bull and started a petition asking Delta to im…


Common Household Items That Stress Out Pets

We live in a world chock-full of arresting — and often overwhelming — sights, smells and sounds. But while you can block all that background static with state-of-the-art Bose headphones, your pets hav…


A Vet’s View of Home Euthanasia for Pets

Nobody says, "I hope I die in a hospital bed in the ICU in a lot of pain." If you were to query your friends, most people would probably say, "I hope I die at home in my sleep." (In fact, according to…


7 Ways to Make Quick Cash in One Day

Need quick cash for holiday shopping or to catch up on late bills? Here are 7 ways to make money today. Gather Lost Change: Check wherever change is likely to hide in or fall from pockets -- on car…


7 Holiday Dangers for Pets — and How to Avoid Them

Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas might be the most wonderful times of the year, but they can also be some of the most dangerous for cats and dogs. From deliciously rich holiday fare to enticingly …


7 Things People Do That Dogs Hate

We love our dogs and consider them family. But that doesn't mean they appreciate everything humans enjoy. As responsible pet parents, it's important for us to learn their 4-legged language and communi…


Bulldog Puppy Brings New Life to Dog With Cancer

In 2012, Stacey Brill adopted her 7-year-old Bulldog, Jordy, from a breed rescue. The good-natured dog has since passed AKC's Canine Good Citizen test and earned his therapy certification. But, last…


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