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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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10 Small Furry Animals Who Need a Home (Photos)

We love our dogs and cats, of course, but what about our rats, hedgehogs, and ferrets? In animal shelters around the country, there are thousands of small mammals up for adoption. These domesticate…

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10 Best Pets for Allergy Sufferers

By Katherine Butler, MNN.com If you love animals and you are allergic to them, caring for pets can seem like walking an endless tightrope. Given the bottles of allergy medication lining your…

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Hamster Mania (video)

Hamster friends, enjoy this video dedicated to your awesomeness. Related Links: Cute Hungry Hamster (video) Hamsters in the House More Cute Animal Videos…

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Hamster in the House

My family is growing. We'll be getting a new member next week. Namely, a hamster, earnestly requested by my younger daughter, will be the surprise Christmas present next week. I'm scared. I don…

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Pets Don’t Need Treadmills to Stay in Shape (3 cute videos)

Many of us get our much needed exercise by walking or running on a treadmill. But remember, our little animal friends need exercise too and they donít have the luxury of a treadmill. No matter. …

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Pet Sales Ban in San Francisco Tabled

The City of San Francisco has reviewed a proposal to ban the sale of all pets except fish. While it might be seen as extreme, there is some valid reasoning behind the proposal. If it had passed, San…

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Last Chance! Submit Your Pet Photos!

Calling all pets in seasonal poses, holiday costumes, and festive photos! Cats in Santa hats, dogs with bows - even ducks, hamsters and hairless rats in holiday poses! We've received loads of seaso…

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