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Top 5 Reasons to Adopt an Animal Today

It’s difficult not to fawn over pet-shop puppies and kittens while holiday shopping at the mall. Fuzzy faces with doe eyes and wet noses stare out at passersby. But playing “How much is that doggie in…

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How a 100 Years of Breeding Has Ruined Some Dogs

We probably don't have to tell you that when it comes to getting a dog, rescuing - either from a reputable rescue or an animal shelter - is ten times better than buying from a breeder or pet shop. New…

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Pit Bull Rescues Owner from Fire

A New York woman narrowly escaped a house fire this weekend, and she says all the credit goes to her pit bull, Cain. On Friday, Long Island resident Jackie Bonasera was drying her hair in an upstai…

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The ABCs of Pet Adoption

Adopting a pet is a momentous decision—one that no doubt requires a lot of thought. There’s nothing quite like visiting a shelter, connecting with an animal, and bringing her home to join your family.…

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10 Questions to Ask Before You Adopt

It's important to be prepared when making the decision to welcome a furry friend to the family. Here are 10 questions to ask yourself for a successful adoption: 1. Why do you want a pet? Figuring t…

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15 Ways To Help Animals Today

Animal lovers know that adoptions save lives. But what if you love animals and are allergic or simply cannot take anymore in at the moment? Here are 15 other ways you can help animals: 1. Post. Soc…

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10 Small Furry Animals Who Need a Home (Photos)

We love our dogs and cats, of course, but what about our rats, hedgehogs, and ferrets? In animal shelters around the country, there are thousands of small mammals up for adoption. These domesticate…

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10 Sweet Senior Dogs Who Need a Home (Photos)

In animal shelters, senior dogs are often passed up for adoption in favor of younger, sprightlier dogs. However, if you've ever spent time around an amiable senior dog, then you know that this is not …

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Man Lost at Sea for 15 Weeks Saved by… a Shark?

Usually, a shark fin circling your boat is the last thing you want to see when you've become lost at sea. But according to one man, who had been aimlessly set adrift for 15 weeks, it was a shark -- …

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10 Lovable Senior Cats Who Need a Home (Photos)

If given the choice between a fluffy, bright-eyed kitten and a slow-paced, toothless old cat, which would you choose? While many of our readers might embrace the senior cats, this is unfortunately …

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