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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…

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New Facial Recognition App Helps Locate Lost Dogs

Few things are more stressful than losing a dog. You drive around, staple posters of your dog to every pole and fence, and wait that agonizing wait. It’s a major problem that affects millions of pet o…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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Strongest Sentencing Ever in Historic Dog Fighting Case

I was so delighted to read in The Dodo this morning, "The perpetrators involved in the second-largest dog fighting raid in U.S. history are finally facing justice." The Dodo reported that 367 dogs …

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Man Almost Dies After Rescuing Cat from Fire

Dogs can be a man's best friend, but so can cats. Clearly, the Los Angeles man who recently risked his own life to save his cat from a building fire believed this to be true - and he was not going to …

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Why You Must Buy a Carbon Monoxide Detector

Have you heard of the silent killer? Every year, carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning claims 500 victims in the United States. This colorless, odorless gas is a byproduct of using common household applian…

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5 Tips for Keeping Pets Safe On Halloween

Halloween can be pretty fun for children and adults, but the holiday can be scary for pets who don't understand that costumes are just for pretending. The witch showing up at the front door in the big…

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Ebola in Cats and Dogs: What We Know (And Don’t Know)

Raging across West Africa like the Grim Reaper, the horrific Ebola virus has already claimed 4,500 lives - and is showing no signs of slowing down. David Nabarro, the U.N. special envoy for Ebola, ann…

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