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Scared Homeless Pup Rescued During Fireworks Display (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs )

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- 22 days ago -
We'll never understand how people are able to move and leave their pet family members behind, but that, unfortunately, is exactly what happened to this lovable little pooch rescued in Compton during a fireworks display.
The 5 Best Rescue Animals for Kids
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- 23 days ago -
If you're in the market for a great family pet addition that you can feel good about, there are quite a few factors to consider. Animal temperament, attention requirement, upkeep, and hygiene are vital factors when deciding what will best fit your needs
We Check In With Lazarus, the Vampire Therapy Cat
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- 23 days ago -
The cat with a cleft palate has done great work, visiting schools to teach kids about disabilities.
Thankful Family Reunited With Dog Missing in Tahoe Wilderness for 20 Months!
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- 23 days ago -
It's a dog parent's worst nightmare. You are out on a day hike with your dog when they suddenly take off into the unfamiliar wilderness and you are not able to find her. That is exactly what happened to Nathan and Erin Braun while hiking with five-year
In Pictures: Photo Competition Launched to Find Britain's Naughtiest Pet
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- 28 days ago -
A competition to find the naughtiest pet in Britain has been inundated with entries - including ones dubbed The Doormat Killer (above) and Cushion Assassin - from pet owners who have had their homes wrecked.
Meet 'Stache' the Celeb-Look-Alike Cat (PHOTOS)
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- 22 days ago -
You know how they say that after a period of time all pets begin to look like their guardians (or vise versa) well, if that were the case of "Stache," the cat, then he must have been in the homes of some pretty interesting characters.
You Know You Want To Watch This Cool Dog Eat Corn On The Cob (VIDEO)
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- 28 days ago -
This might be the most well-mannered dog we've ever seen.
Meet Pixel the 5 Inch Cat Who's Set to Become the World's Shortest Feline
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- 22 days ago -
SMALL in stature but boasting a big personality - meet Pixel - the cat about to enter the record books as the world's shortest feline.
Dog Teaches Baby How to Crawl (VIDEO)
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- 28 days ago -
Check out this heartwarming video, which is perfectly titled Buddy's Baby Crawling School. The baby and her best doggie friend seem to have quite a good system worked out to get this baby crawling. Watch as the dog shows the baby how it's done, and how
DogTV Keeps Man's Best Friend Entertained
Offbeat  (tags: Dog TV, animals, culture, dogs, environment, humans, pets, society )

- 10 days ago -
Feeling guilty for leaving your pups home alone? If so, then Dog TV may be the solution for you.
Yay! Another Cat Day!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, photos, pictures, animals, funny, off-beat, pets, society )

- 4 days ago -
Let's start with one cat who really enjoys a good soak.
Ever Heard A Porcupine Squeak With Pure Joy While Enjoying A Pumpkin? (Warning: Cuteness Overload!)
Offbeat  (tags: video, Porcupine, pumpkins, Halloween, squeals and sounds of joy, wildlife, pets, GoodNews, protection, food, family, treatment, food, CoolStuff, organic, greenliving, environment, garden, performance, off-beat, odd, funny, goodnews, humor )

- 23 days ago -
Take this adorable pet Porcupine Called "Teddy Bear" for example. For Halloween his owners brought him a huge basket of his favourite treats - pumpkins. The squeals and sounds of joy he makes while munching through them are simply adorable. ~THIS IS BABY
12 Reasons Why Every Child Should Have A DOG
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- 5 days ago -
Many like to say that a dog is a man's best friend. But it is far more accurate to say that a dog is a child's best friend. If your children or grandchildren are begging you to get a dog, you may want to consider what an amazing impact it will have
Meet Venus, the Unmissable Cat Who's An Internet Star Because of Her Two-Toned Face
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- 14 days ago -
Venus has become an internet sensation, with more than 205,000 Facebook fans and 3,000 YouTube subscribers
Cheetah Smuggling Driving Wild Population to Extinction, Report Says
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- 8 days ago -
Cheetahs are being sought after as status-symbol pets in the Middle East, fuelling the illegal trade in smuggling cubs from the wild. Fewer than 10,000 cheetahs remain in the wild.

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