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Why Turtles Don’t Make the Best Roommates

At the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), we often receive inquiries from well-meaning Canadians wanting advice about how to help the animals and plants they encounter in their daily lives. Case in p…

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Are You a Cat or Dog Expert? (Quiz)

Love cats? Love dogs? Love both? Test your knowledge of canines and felines, the two most popular pets worldwide. Some of the answers are likely to surprise you!   Answer cats or dogs for …

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Pets Interrupting Yoga (Video)

This is the only time interrupting goes from rude to adorable. Watch playful and excited pets interrupt zen moments in exchange for some spontaneous love and attention. Related Do You Favor One …

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Cat Saves Owner’s Life By Knocking On Neighbor’s Window

Dogs usually are the pets that make headlines for saving the lives of their owners, but in this case, the hero was an English black cat named Slinky Malinki. Former nurse Janet Rawlison had taken m…

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Do You Favor One of Your Pets?

Friends frequently ask me which of my dogs I love more, Sanchez or Gina. It's a funny question, as I doubt many people ask parents of human children which child they love the most. But, by appearance …

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Fudge the Chubby-Cheeked Bunny–Caption Contest Winners!

Last week, we asked you to caption Fudge the chubby-cheeked bunny, from Care2 member Marie J! First, the grand prize winner, who will receive 5,000 Butterfly Rewards for her clever caption: "Yo…

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Dog Swims to Rescue Drowning Baby Bird (Video)

When a baby bird falls out of his nest into the water, Jax and his guardian decide to rescue the little guy. Watch Jax the pup swim to the middle of the lake to bring this drowning bird to safety, s…

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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How NOT to Hold a Leash, Unless You Want to Land in the ER

A friend of mine recently became a pet parent for the first time and adopted a big, beautiful rescue dog. Her dog wasn't trying to cause harm -- she just went into reactionary mode when she saw anothe…

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7 Biggest Myths About Summer

Ah, summer. It's the time of backyard barbecues and camping trips, days at the pool and treks through the woods. Sure, it's fun in the sun, but the summer is also the prime season for a number of seri…

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I'd give my right arm to pet a leopard (and I might have to! ;)

Do animal owners really need research studies to be told this? One of our dogs was even jealous of …

Great idea, thank you.

Cats, love the outdoors.. Let them out..

What a wonderful boy. Great purr!