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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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11 Animals More Likely To Kill You Than Sharks

By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger 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…

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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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Illinois May Approve Mini Seeing-Eye Horses As Service Animals

By Animal Planet The state Senate voted Tuesday to add miniature horses to the list of service animals, like seeing-eye dogs, that can accompany people with disabilities. The vote sends the measu…

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Filly Born in Chicago High School Barn

Farming and raising horses isn't something people often associate with Chicago. When two race horses named Vega and Calling Card took up residence at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences,…

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