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Divorcing With Pets: Who Gets to Keep the Dog?

When I was going through a divorce in 1995, I shared custody of our Golden Retriever with my ex for the first year of our separation. We had adopted Byron together and both of us wanted custody. In th…

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Pets Help Autistic Children Improve Social Skills

Recent research by The University of Missouri shows that dogs act as a social lubricant for children with autism, helping them "build assertiveness and confidence in their interactions with others" …

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We Might Take These for Granted, But They Can Mean Life or Death for Someone Else

While many of us take for granted our two kidneys and beating heart, others don't have that luxury. In fact, every 10 minutes someone is added to an organ recipient wait list. Did you know that Apr…

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Why Do Dogs Bury? (with video)

A video of a dog in the Middle East burying a puppy recently went viral. News media everywhere were posting this video with titles similar to The Huffington Post: "Dog Buries Dead Puppy In Astounding …

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