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9 Ways Animal Friends Make Us Better Humans

I often say that my cat is the coolest person I know. Whether I'm happy or sad, angry or depressed, she's always there and always responds with unconditional love. She also makes sure I don't spend to…

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How To Get Your Dog To Eat His Veggies and Fruit

While my dogs don't share my vegetarian lifestyle, there are many fruits and veggies that I feed Sanchez and Gina as treats. But, how do I get them to want their veggies and fruit as much as their dog…

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5 Lessons Your Dog Can Teach You About Success

Watch him lounging on the couch, snoozing in the sun, taking a leisurely stroll. This is not a vacation. Itís your dogís enviable existence. Thereís more to learn from the canine life than the value o…

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7 Ways Your Dog Can Improve Your Life

If you are a dog owner, you already know that owning a canine can enrich your life in numerous ways. Here are but a few... Calming. Having a dog can help you deal better with daily stresses. Dogs c…

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Are We Treating Dogs Like Trash?

Mary Shannon Johnstone is not just your average dog lover. As an artist and photographer living in Wake County, North Carolina, Johnstone is turning her creative talents towards raising awareness abou…

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Dog Body Language: What is Your Dog Trying to Tell You?

Have you ever wished that your dog could just tell you what she wanted? This primer on dog body language can help you and your dog communicate without words. I have been taking my nervous dog -- Je…

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How a 100 Years of Breeding Has Ruined Some Dogs

We probably don't have to tell you that when it comes to getting a dog, rescuing - either from a reputable rescue or an animal shelter - is ten times better than buying from a breeder or pet shop. New…

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10+ Things You Never Knew About Pit Bulls

When's the last time you saw a pit bull? How did you react? The average person might shrink back from an encounter with a pit bull, scooping up their kids or crossing to the other side of the street. …

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8 Good Reasons to Leash Your Dog

Walking a well-trained dog off-leash may seem natural and safe, but I hope that next time your pup has to go potty, you'll grab that leash for your safety and for hers!   When I was around …

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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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I am grateful for my remaining two cats, bothers almost 16 years old. They teach me unconditional lo…