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Pet Health

How a 100 Years of Breeding Has Ruined Some Dogs

We probably don't have to tell you that when it comes to getting a dog, rescuing - either from a reputable rescue or an animal shelter - is ten times better than buying from a breeder or pet shop. New…

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Top 5 Eco Friendly, Healthy Dog Gifts for Under $20

As we’re bombarded with the newest doggy bling, toys and treats for the holidays, I’ve noticed that many of our favorite products were missing from the spotlight. We actively seek eco-friendly, aff…

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Are Purebred Cats Animal Cruelty?

I’ll always be a cats-first kind of gal, but I do love dogs, too. Sometimes I even watch the Westminster Kennel Club dog show when it airs on TV -- and maybe even Crufts, if they choose to air it in t…

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6 Tips for Winterizing Your Pets

It's been unusually cold in the San Francisco Bay Area. I've been huddling in front of the heater, and Sanchez and Gina are cuddled in their dog beds, even more than usual. When the temperature begins…

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How Are Pets Really Treated While Flying?

With many airlines catering to pet travelers, United Airlines offers a 'PetSafe' program. On their website they state, "PetSafe offers airport-to-airport delivery for animals and features a 24-hour l…

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8 Bad Pet Parent Behaviors

  We'd like to think that most pet parents are kind, responsible people, always looking out for the best interest of their beloved cat or dog. But is that always the case? Far from it! Even th…

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8 Ways to Make Your Senior Cat Happy

Seventeen years ago, Siouxsie Mew came into my life. My relationship with her has outlasted many friendships and romances, and pretty much every person in my life except my family and my best friend. …

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Big Cat Attacks Spike Due to Growing Exotic Pet Trade

It may or may not surprise you but owning a crocodile, a chimpanzee, a lion, a tiger and a menagerie of other exotic animals is not only legal in many states and countries, it is also a booming multi-…

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100 Dogs on a Vegan Diet

Many people are surprised to learn that dogs can be vibrantly healthy on a plant-based diet. Not only this, but their physical condition can actually improve, just like people, as a result of eliminat…

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How to Safely and Effectively Give Meds to Pets

Though it'd be a lot easier if they did, not all dogs and cats will take a pill that's simply dropped in their food. Luckily, there are tons of different ways you can "trick" your pet into taking t…

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