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Share Your Love of Animals with Kind Cloth and Care2

If you're here on Care2, there is a pretty good chance that you care about sustainability of the planet and about how animals are treated around the world. Whether you’re a pet parent or just an anima…

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Is It Better to Buy Local or Organic?

Many of us often wonder: is better to support local farmers at the farmer’s market who are not certified organic, or is it better to buy certified organic products from the grocery store? If your loca…

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7 Adorable Videos of Animal Moms Rescuing Their Babies

There's one thing all living creatures have in common: Moms. Throughout the animal kingdom, moms are protective of their children. There are the extreme cases: The Giant Pacific Octopus, for exampl…

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Everyday Issues For People With Giant Breeds

Thinking of sharing your life with a Great Dane, Newfoundland, Irish Wolfhound or other giant breed? While these giant breeds can make great companions, there are a few things you need to think about …

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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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