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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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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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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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Remarkable Story of Animal Communication (Video)

Do you believe you can talk to animals and they can talk back to you? Anna Breytenbach has dedicated her life to what she calls interspecies communication. She sends detailed messages to animal…

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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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8 Natural Remedies for Dog Anxiety

Does your dog suffer from anxiety? A lot of rescued dogs do, and often we don't know the exact cause for their nervousness. Abuse, neglect or even a single bad experience before you adopted your dog c…

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People and Pets: Healing Each Other

This is a story of a veterinarian who changed from mainstream medicine to alternative pathways for healing and what he discovered. Dr. Dennis Thomas, who practices in Spokane, Wash., has come to be…

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7 Celebrity Activists Who Love Helping Animals

In most instances, I couldn't care less about what celebrities do with their private time. They're just people, albeit with absurd amounts of money, and even that doesn't make me interested in what th…

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How I Became a Pet Rescuer

Twenty five years ago an angel woman stopped to pick up my sister's dog on the side of the freeway. Laiya was not moving and appeared to be dead, but the woman got out, wrapped the dog in blankets, li…

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11 Reasons to Adopt a Rescued Pet

and/or support your local animal rescue or no-kill shelter! I'm thrilled to be participating in Toyota's Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge. For the next 30 days, I'll be driving a Prius plugin hybrid to wi…

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