Month: November 2017

Rachael Ray is definitely on Santa’s nice list. For the third year in a row, the celebrity chef is rallying famous friends to help donate money to animals in need this season through her #SantaPaws campaign. Celebrities like Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Hilary Duff have already posted about the campaign, which kicked off on
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“I get knocked down, but I get up again. You’re never going to keep me down” … unless you have a camera. Over the weekend, Twitter user @PendleburyErik shared a video that is short, but earth-shattering. He captured his dog having a solo bounce session on the trampoline in his backyard. “Just know I woke
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Jurassic Bark! Attack of the [Canine] Clones! Mutt-iplicity! The doggie clone jokes write themselves, folks. With that out of the way, the latest news in the scientific community regarding the topic of animal cloning is serious futuristic business. LiveScience reports that South Korean scientists recently announced the birth of three clone puppies, all of which
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It’s a classic image: a dog contentedly gnawing on a bone. According to the Food and Drug Administration, it’s a scene that can turn fatal fast. The FDA recently released a warning to dog owners telling them to avoid bone treats, after receiving 68 reports, affecting 90 dogs, of pet illness related to bone treats,
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These dark-furred cuties may look alike, they may even enjoy the extra warmth each other’s compact bodies provide on that leather chair during the chilly winter months. However, one of these fellas is a little less enthusiastic about their afternoon rendezvous. Like many “twins,” just because their outsides are similar, doesn’t mean their inner selves
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(Picture Credit: gettyimages) In one memorable summer for Samoyed Rescue of Minnesota, three dogs arrived, one after the other. All 18 months old, the white fluffy dogs were typical mischievous adolescents — if a little unrulier than most. Your bundle of joy can become a holy terror if you’re not prepared. “None of the dogs
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The competition will be ‘ruff’ at this year’s National Dog Show Presented by Purina, which airs on Thanksgiving Day at 12 p.m. ET. More than 2,000 dogs are in the running for the title of Best in Show, in an event co-host John O’Hurley calls “a perfect piece of programming on the great family day
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(Picture Credit: Seth McConnell/The Denver Post via Getty Images) As much as you might like to bring your dog on your travels, sometimes it’s just not possible or practical. And you may have used up all your pet-sitting favors from family and friends. It’s time to go kennel shopping. As with other travel arrangements, planning
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A Jacksonville, Florida, community is mourning the loss of two heroes. Scott Wulff, 61, and his dog Astrid were killed when both were struck by an Amtrak train last Sunday. Witnesses say Astrid, apparently spooked by the oncoming locomotive’s lights and sounds, broke loose and ran toward the track. A panicked Wulff followed, trying desperately
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The state of Pennsylvania is getting serious about severe weather. According to WKBN,  the state passed Libre’s Law this year, which bolsters the penalties for animal abuse and neglect cases, including cases in which pets are left outside in the extreme heat or cold. Under Libre’s Law, a dog cannot be left leashed and alone
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Let’s be honest: You always knew there was something just a little … spooky about your Pug, didn’t you? It’s something about those deep, black eyes. They’re adorable, yes, but there’s something else, something that’s looking back at you with perhaps just a little more knowledge and understanding than you expect from your dog. You
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Question: Why is my dog suddenly aggressive toward other dogs? Answer: Without meeting your dog, it’s impossible to know for sure. That said, here are some of the most common reasons dogs begin to show aggression toward other dogs: 1. The dog is coming into adolescence. Adolescent dogs are little fur-covered
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Toy Height: 6–9 inches Weight: 6 pounds, on average Life Expectancy: 10–18 years Chihuahuas are small dogs who generally remain under 6 pounds. Coats may be short (smooth) or long and vary in 9 standard colors such as black, tan and red, and many alternate colors of gold, silver, white and more. 2.
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