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Why Do Cats Purr?

It's no secret that caressing a purring cat is a pleasurable experience -- studies suggest it even lowers your blood pressure. But the mechanics of purring itself (to say nothing of the reasons why ca…

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5 Best Viral Pet Videos of 2014

We've laughed, been amazed and even cried at some of this year's viral animal videos. As 2014 comes to a close, we're taking a look back at some of our favorites, including clips that had an astronomi…

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Eddie the Jerk Stars in Hilarious Adoption Ad (Video)

The Humane Society's honest ad about "Eddie the jerk" is spreading around the internet. This dog may be tiny and adorable, but he really knows how to cause trouble--right up until his recent adoptio…

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Early Christmas Miracle for Man and His Dog

There was something of an early Christmas miracle this week for Steve Alioto and his dog, Daisy. Alioto was living on a boat anchored more than a mile off Sausalito, California, with his best frien…

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5 Ways to Pay it Forward During the Holidays Without Spending a Dime

Christmas season isn't just about shopping and opening gifts, it's also a reminder to open our hearts to those in need and less fortunate than us. Even if you don't have extra money for donations, som…

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7 Hero Dogs Who Saved the Day in 2014

These amazing dogs have saved the lives of their owners, their partners and their pals. From alerting loved ones to danger to offering comfort and even dying in the line of duty, countless brave and l…

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Dog Gets 3D Printed Legs And Runs For First Time in Life

Derby, a handsome husky with incredible charm, was born with severely underdeveloped front legs. His first family couldn't take care of him, so he was handed over to Peace and Paws, a dog rescue group…

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How Seizure Alert Dogs Become Unstoppable Service Animals

Seizure alert dogs are specially trained to help individuals who have epilepsy or a seizure disorder. They can warn a person of an impending seizure hours before the person has clinical signs of a sei…

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5 Reasons Cats and Dogs Are Excited for Christmas

We can come up with a million reasons we think this is the best time of year. To name a few: Christmas carols, gorgeous (and tacky) light displays, Santa, elves, Rudolph, classic holiday movies, prese…

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Why Rudolph And His Reindeer Friends Are in Danger

In spite of their Christmas fame and status as Santa's sidekick, reindeer populations are declining worldwide, according to a recently published study in the Journal for Nature Conservation. Populatio…

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