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Spoil Your Dog With These 5 DIY Treats & Toys

Want to do something special for your fur kid? Check out these DIY dog projects to spoil your pup rotten! From treats to toys to everything in between, I love spoiling my dog, Jenna. When we adopte…

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What to Do if You See a Dog Chained Up in Freezing Temperatures

For animal lovers, seeing a dog tied up outside elicits a visceral response. Many times the chain is meant as a dog sitter, a way to get the dog out of its owner's hair. The dog is stuck and if the ow…

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What’s the Most Embarrassing Thing Your Pet Has Ever Done?

The subject of our dogs' embarrassing moments came up in conversation with friends recently.  People shared stories about dogs peeing on Christmas trees while visiting friends, stealing food from a ne…

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Woman Spends $35,000 Searching for Lost Dog

Janet Mihalyfi of Washington, D.C., has spent the last year in a tireless — and expensive — search for her beloved dog Havoc. Mihalyfi was taking her 5-year-old Rottweiler mix and another dog for a…

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Meet the Dog That’s Allergic to People

When Adam, a Black Labrador, arrived at the Lucky Dog Retreat Rescue in Indianapolis, his skin was cracked and hair was falling out. He couldn't stop scratching and biting himself and his caregivers w…

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Heroic Dogs Save Owner’s Life by Snuggling

Home alert systems and pendants are increasingly popular among older adults who live alone, but Judy Muhe says that when she took a tumble in her kitchen, her survival depended on a couple of furry, f…

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Dogs Get Jealous Just Like Humans

What will a puppy do if its owner both ignores it and showers affection on a lifelike stuffed dog? Push its way between its owner and the toy, raise its tail, push its owner, bite at the toy, and even…

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5 Reasons to Make Homemade Dog Treats (Plus a Recipe!)

Dogs are very special to us. So why do we feed our dogs packaged, processed foods that we so knowingly avoid for ourselves? They accompany us in the best of times and worst of times with a wagging …

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One Way to Keep Pets Out of Shelters

The cost of pet ownership can be a little bit of a surprise for first time dog and cat parents. Folks who work at animal shelters will tell you that they get a lot of animals from people who say they …

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Study: Animals Can Fall In Love

In quite possibly the most awww-inspiring experiment ever conducted, researchers found that animals can love, just like humans. Paul Zak writes about a series of studies in which he was involved in th…

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