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Firefighter Saves Dogs, Then Pays Their Medical Bills

Utah, my home state, doesn't always make headlines for positive stories; polygamy, bizarre politics and air pollution are often tied to news about the state. However, community involvement and helping…

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5 Lessons I Learned About Aging from My Senior Dog

I've been noticing some subtle behavior changes in my 11-year-old Lab, Sanchez, as he matures. He definitely is more set in his ways and seems to have a different agenda in his senior years. Every tim…

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The Red Panda: Conserving This Adorable Species (Video)

Watch this adorable video educating us about the red panda and why conservation efforts around this amazing species are crucial. This zoo is one of the few areas that help restore the red panda sp…

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What My Ali Cat Taught Me About Loss and Grief

When I finally euthanized my beloved cat, Ali, a knife slashed my heart. I'm not much of a crier, but when I said goodbye and handed Ali over to the vet, my face collapsed into a full-out bawl. My …

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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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Farting Pit Bull Gets A Third Chance

Pit bulls get a bad rap, but usually not for farting. Misty, a golden pit bull mix with a charming white streak down her forehead, had an amazingly lucky break by being adopted out of a high kill shel…

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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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5 Life Lessons I Learned From My Dog in 33 Seconds

As well as I thought I knew my Labrador, Gina, she even surprised me recently during this recent run at an AKC agility trial.  It never ceases to amaze me how much I continue to learn from my dogs. …

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Stray Dog Who Swallowed Basketball Makes Amazing Recovery

Pets, especially dogs, have the unfortunate habit of swallowing all sorts of crazy non-edible objects from legos and beer bottles to wallets full of cash, but I think Hannah, the pit bull mix currentl…

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5 Surprising Ways To Save Your Dog’s Hearing

May 31 is Save Your Hearing Day. Let's also make it Save Your Dog's Hearing Day. It's extremely common for senior dogs to gradually lose their hearing, often until it's completely diminished. However,…

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A great dish to put parsley in is tuna pasta. All you need is some Angel Hair pasta, tuna, and olive…