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Tribute to Dogs of Peace and Love

Recently there was a news report on television about the "Dogs of War" -- trained military dogs taking heroic action alongside their soldier handlers. Much was made of their implanted titanium tee…

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10 Things Your Pets Want To Tell You About Going Green

From Your Loving Pet... 1. I am easily distracted. Did you see that squirrel? If you want to make a measurable difference, you'll need to get my attention. Please put up a recycling system for the …

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How to Read Feline Tail Twitches

Although cats have long, expressive tails, you won’t catch them wagging them. Cats do more of what we call tail twitching, where just the tip of the tail moves. And it rarely means they’re feeling hap…

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Chemo or Cat?

My years as a conventional and integrative veterinarian have taught me that the human-animal bond goes beyond companionship. Animals are here to be our guides and teachers, and to help us on this jour…

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Cat Sweaters: Cat Hoodie Knitting Pattern

I've got one cat. His name is Milo. He lives inside and outside. This past winter was frigid like no other I can remember in a long, long time. Milo spent many winter days lollygagging by the fire. So…

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Are Your Pet’s Expenses Tax Deductible?

From the Editors of The non-passing of the HAPPY Act (HR 3501) at the end of the 111th Congress left a lot of pet owners sad. If enacted, the bill would have given a $3,500 tax credit to pe…

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Help For Your Grieving Pet

Coping strategies for when your dog loses her best friend By Justine Lee, D.V.M., Prevention A Golden Retriever and a Maltese may seem like an odd couple, but Indy and Katie were as close as tw…

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Why Women Love Cats

This morning, I was sitting on my couch drinking my coffee (happiness!), and my cat Pumkin came over for her morning love. We have a thing in our house where I sit in Baddha Konasana (cobbler’s pose) …

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5 Ways to Keep Pets Warm in Winter

By Lisa Spector, Canine Music Expert, Juilliard Graduate, and co-creator of Through a Dog’s Ear While I’ve avoided the blizzards this week by living in the San Francisco Bay Area, I remember my win…

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Rescue Pups Find Adventure And Fun In The Snow (with video)

Years ago, I was skiing in Squaw Valley, California when a massive avalanche knocked out power to the lift my brother and I were seated on. While we dangled high above the snow packed ground, the ski …

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Wow....,.that was deep. Just remember that if you don't like yourself few others will either.

Thanks for sharing.

I will build a bird house for my home. :D

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