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Ringling is Making a Change. These 3 Other Companies Should, Too.

When Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey circus announced it would be phasing out elephants as part of circus entertainment, it was a huge win for these animals and animal activists. The nearly 1…

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Sanctuary Offers Refuge to Rescued Farm Animals

How much do you know about the farm animals providing your eggs, milk and meat? Do you know how they live or what their personalities are like? Unfortunately, many people don't know much about the f…

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11 Animals More Likely To Kill You Than Sharks

Sharks are kinda scary. In the water they're faster than us, can appear from what seems like out of nowhere in an instant, and pack a pretty solid bite. It's easy to get nervous when you're in the d…

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Nourishing the Heart of Your Pet

“I am the rug beneath your feet that buffers you from all the harshness of life.” – Dog I have had the gift of four dogs, a cat and two horses in my life. I fed them, groomed them and loved them. I c…

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Do You Ever Say ‘No’?

How many times a day do you get asked to do something you either don't want to or don't have time to do? Personally, a part of me has come to dread my email inbox because it's so full of sweet, genero…

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No Fair! Dogs Get Better Vet Care Than Cats

The notion that dogs are man's best friend is true in more ways than one. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook, dogs …

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New Meaning to “Horse Sense”

One of my first interactions with a dear friend and my “Nourishing the Heart” co-columnist Deborah Rozman was riding horses together. We both grew up with a love of horses. In fact, horses were all…

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Spanish Horses Face Slaughter

The EU's economic crisis is not only affecting people. Thousands of horses are being abandoned or slaughtered and processed into food in Spain, as families can no longer afford the upkeep. Photo Credi…

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Incredible Film on Icelandic Horses (Video)

"These are animals that have ideals. So one must work according to that, and negotiate with them." — quote from trailer By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger Living in limbo between wild and domest…

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Indiana Horse Paints Self-Portrait

The 9-year-old Friesian horse named Justin is the new painter behind a series of colorful paintings that adds a new definition to equine art. Odd News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "fUfrP65PNgFS…

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