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DogTV Keeps Man's Best Friend Entertained
Offbeat  (tags: Dog TV, animals, culture, dogs, environment, humans, pets, society )

- 12 days ago -
Feeling guilty for leaving your pups home alone? If so, then Dog TV may be the solution for you.
Pledge to Commit at Least One Random Act of Kindness Per Day! Pledge to Commit at Least One Random Act of Kindness Per Day! PL
Offbeat  (tags: pledge to be kind )

- 14 days ago -
Most people like to complain about all the things that are wrong with the world today -- and it's true, there are many things that could be better. But it's also true that everyone can help improve life around them, one small step at a time!
Outrage as Hawaii Woman Adopts Shelter Dog for $85 ... Then Tries to Flip It for a Profit on Craigslist
Offbeat  (tags: Hawaii, dog, adopted, shelter, craigslist, saved, Sally Mae )

- 27 days ago -
When a couple in Hawaii came to buy a Jack Russell named Sally Mae for $85 from an animal shelter, staff happily handed the dog over, and took a picture to mark the occasion.
California Firefighters Rescue Puppy After He Gets Head Stuck in Tire Rim
Offbeat  (tags: dog, head, stuck, tire,, firefighters who rescued him )

- 27 days ago -
The dog got trapped while playing near his owner's rims, which had been put on a patio. The curious canine was taken to a fire station, where firefighters used 'cooking oil and a little ingenuity' to safely remove the pup.
Heartbreaking Pictures Show Traumatised Hyena Who Gave Birth After Being Caught in a Snare
Offbeat  (tags: Snare, trapped, hyena, cubs, birth, rescued )

- 27 days ago -
These heartbreaking pictures show the moments after a hyena gave birth to two cubs after getting caught in a snare.
VICTORY VICTORY A Butterfly Back From The Brink
Offbeat  (tags: 45 captive-bred, 308 caterpillars, been released into the wild, cautiously optimistic, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government, GoodNews, nature, protection, conservation, extinction, environment, performance, health, safety )

- 27 days ago -
Photo: Schaus swallowtail (Holly Salvato)~ In June 2012 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued an emergency order allowing the collection and captive rearing of endangered Schaus' swallowtail butterflies.
Ebola and Ethics: Is Animal Welfare Killing Wild Apes?
Offbeat  (tags: Ebola virus, US medical institute, Animals, Wildlife, Primates )

- 27 days ago -
The Ebola virus is not just a threat to humans, but is also wiping out chimps and gorillas. Will a decision to end testing on chimps at a major US medical institute hamper efforts to develop a vaccine that could save primates from Ebola?
Is Life After Captivity Possible for Dolphins?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 38 days ago -
Without question, ripping wild dolphins away from their friends and families to put them on display for "entertainment" purposes is a cruel, and unnecessary practice. But once animals are held in captivity for a long period of time, there is a concern
Ruby, Orphaned Baby Flying Fox May Be the Cutest Thing You See Today (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, video )

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- 38 days ago -
The flying box is a variety of bat, when we think of bats the word "cute" doesn't typically come to mind. But in the case of Ruby, I dare you to watch this video and not exclaim, "how cute." This precious little animal was rescued after her mother was
5 Videos of Rescued Dogs That Have Found Their Forever Homes
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs, video )

Cher Away
- 38 days ago -
Dogs are everyone's best friends. They comfort us when we're down, welcome us when we come home, and just make us smile. Some are so loyal that they wait patiently for us to come home from school and even carry our books. Our furry friends are there for
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