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8 Natural Remedies for Dog Anxiety

Does your dog suffer from anxiety? A lot of rescued dogs do, and often we don't know the exact cause for their nervousness. Abuse, neglect or even a single bad experience before you adopted your dog c…

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Therapy Dog Honored In High School Yearbook

Prince the Therapy Dog Prince worked as comfort dog at an Indiana high school for four years--right up until his 2013 retirement. As the school's beloved therapy dog, Prince calmed down stressed ou…

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3 Types of Therapy Dogs (Infographic)

Do you know the difference between a companion dog, a therapy dog, and a service dog? How much training must each type have, and what's really in their job description? Read this infographic by Sni…

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What’s Your Animal Shelter IQ? (Quiz)

Most of you have visited an animal shelter at some point in your lives; many of you may even have a beloved companion animal whom you adopted from a shelter. But how much do you really know about the …

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Why Dogs Really Do Feel Your Pain

By Jennifer Viegas, Discovery Channel Dogs may empathize with humans more than any other animal, including humans themselves, several new studies suggest. The latest research, published in the j…

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