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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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5 Quick Ways to Achieve Mindfulness

As a teacher of meditation and mindfulness, I am seeing more and more that any moments of awareness we can give ourselves during the day can be powerful and redirect us to a less stressed and more con…

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Why Is The Internet So Obsessed With Cats?

Browsed Facebook or Instagram lately? They're awash in cats. Big or small, grumpy or sleepy, the interwebs just can't seem to get enough of these cuddly creatures. In fact, if an alien race was monito…

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Neuticles: Fake Testicles for Your Pet

Okay, this takes the cake for being weird, as well as a bizarre use of up to $800 testicular implants for animals that have been neutered. The price depends on whether you buy small, medium or large…

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5 DIY Ways to Spoil Your Dog

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 adopted …

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