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30 Body Signals You Should Know from Your Dog

Dogs have a uniquely intricate sense of language. Unlike humans, that language is largely non-verbal and expressed through bodily movements. Thankfully, we can actually learn much of the language ours…

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Don’t Make These 6 Mistakes When You First Meet a Dog

Humans form such close bonds with dogs, we often forget that dogs are not in fact humans. Through anthropomorphization, we assign our own responses and characteristics to canines in a way that can cau…

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‘Dumbo’ Should Tell the Truth – Elephants Need to Be Free

Care2 petitions allow individuals to join their voices and promote change. Chris Wolverton has created a petition directed at Tim Burton to give the upcoming “Dumbo” film a new ending. We all know …

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7 Famous Animals in History

The bond between animals and humans is one that is well documented. Dogs were domesticated by humans roughly 10,000 years ago and there are numerous animals depicted in cave art that dates back to mor…

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4 Scientific Reasons to Laugh More

Everyone enjoys a good laugh. But, did you know that it is actually good for you? A little laughter on a regular basis can go a long way towards improving your life. Here are 4 scientifically backed r…

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10 Best States to be an Animal

Recently, the Humane Society of the United States released its findings for the most animal-friendly states. The organization has been gathering and releasing this data for the past six years. The fin…

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5 Better Things to Do Than Go to the Circus

Many people have fond memories of attending the circus with their families as children. With the performances, lights and ability to see animals up close, the circus can be an exciting thing for child…

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Do Cows Talk? Researchers Find Out What’s Behind All That Mooing

The ability to communicate between a mother and her offspring isn't just between humans. Scientists in England have found that cows share the same bond with their calves and get their message across t…

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An STD Vaccine Could Save Koalas From Extinction

Thinking about factors that tend to cause animal extinction, from deforestation to climate change, the plight of the koala's might be a little more surprising. Among other problems, they're being thre…

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Meet the Dog That’s Allergic to People

When Adam, a Black Labrador, arrived at the Lucky Dog Retreat Rescue in Indianapolis, his skin was cracked and hair was falling out. He couldn't stop scratching and biting himself and his caregivers w…

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So glad that she is treated well.

Excellent article. Thanks for sharing.