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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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iPad Games for Your Pets (Even Lizards!)

Ah, the iPad.  What did we ever do before it?  You can look up recipes, research homework, watch the stocks, catch up with friends, and entertain the kids in the grocery line - all with the swipe of a…

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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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Do We Need Farm-to-Dog Food?

If you have ever watched a dog, off-leash, and free to investigate the great outdoors, you know that, besides running and frolicking, most dogs will eat an array of really disgusting stuff off the gro…

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7 Celebrity Activists Who Love Helping Animals

In most instances, I couldn't care less about what celebrities do with their private time. They're just people, albeit with absurd amounts of money, and even that doesn't make me interested in what th…

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How I Became a Pet Rescuer

Twenty five years ago an angel woman stopped to pick up my sister's dog on the side of the freeway. Laiya was not moving and appeared to be dead, but the woman got out, wrapped the dog in blankets, li…

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5 Quick Ways to Achieve Mindfulness

As a teacher of meditation and mindfulness, I am seeing more and more that any moments of awareness we can give ourselves during the day can be powerful and redirect us to a less stressed and more con…

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What to Expect When You Adopt a Pet

Taking the time up front to understand what it takes to care for an animal for the rest of his/her life is a critical step in becoming a pet parent. If more people truly understood the magnitude of th…

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Neuticles: Fake Testicles for Your Pet

Okay, this takes the cake for being weird, as well as a bizarre use of up to $800 — testicular implants for animals that have been neutered. The price depends on whether you buy small, medium or large…

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Is Your Pet Your Sweetheart?

In 2006 there were more than 72 million pet dogs in the U.S. and nearly 82 million pet cats, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook …

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