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Flooded Texas Animal Shelter Scrambles To Find Dry Ground For Pets

Flooded Texas Animal Shelter Scrambles To Find Dry Ground For Pets

mag863 August 30, 2017 0

When Hurricane Harvey first hit, everything was relatively fine at Tall Tails Animal Rescue in Hankamer, Texas, just 45 miles east of Houston. But then the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began releasing water

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How To Reduce Your Pet’s Carbon Footprint

How To Reduce Your Pet’s Carbon Footprint

mag863 August 17, 2017 0

There’s an unfortunate truth when it comes to pets and the environment: The sweet dog or cat sleeping next to you on the couch is an eco-outcast. Well-loved pets and their owners contribute to

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Dogs Are The Key To Staying Active As We Age

Dogs Are The Key To Staying Active As We Age

mag863 July 25, 2017 0

It’s no surprise that people who walk their dogs tend to be more active overall than those who don’t have pets. But a group of researchers from the U.K. wanted to delve deeper into

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Why Adopting a Shelter Pet Is Not Only Good For The Animal But Good for Your Soul

Why Adopting a Shelter Pet Is Not Only Good For The Animal But Good for Your Soul

mag863 July 19, 2017 0

The history of pet ownership dates back to prehistoric times when man first discovered that it was possible to train wolves, the common ancestor of all modern-day dogs. Today, 65 percent of U.S. households

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Want to Be More Active? Getting a Dog Might Help

Want to Be More Active? Getting a Dog Might Help

mag863 June 27, 2017 0

As if you needed another reason to adopt a new furry friend, research has surfaced showing that owning a dog can potentially improve your overall health, with dog owners walking about 20 minutes more

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The Winning Images of the Kennel Club’s Annual Dog Photographer of the Year Competition Are Here

The Winning Images of the Kennel Club’s Annual Dog Photographer of the Year Competition Are Here

mag863 June 24, 2017 0

The winning photos in The Kennel Club’s annual Dog Photographer of the Year competition are a treat for the eyes and the soul. The photo contest, which is hosted by the oldest recognized kennel

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What You Need To Know About Dog Flu

What You Need To Know About Dog Flu

mag863 June 1, 2017 0

As animal experts around the country amplify their warnings about dog flu outbreaks, pet owners are scrambling to understand the illness and learn how they can protect their pets. The virus has been circulating

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Dogs Are the Most Admired Animal, Fish Are the Least

Dogs Are the Most Admired Animal, Fish Are the Least

mag863 April 29, 2017 0

Humans are biased about pretty much everything, including, it turns out, animals. We were struck by a recent report that included a chart on animal stereotypes, based on a 2015 study from Princeton’s Susan T.

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It’s National Pet Day! Here Are Some Studies That Prove Pets Are Good For Your Health

It’s National Pet Day! Here Are Some Studies That Prove Pets Are Good For Your Health

mag863 April 11, 2017 0

If you have pets you already know the joy and love they bring to your life. Now science is confirming just how good they really are for you — both mentally and physically. How

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Travel: The Ultimate Pet-Friendly Road Trip

Travel: The Ultimate Pet-Friendly Road Trip

mag863 February 19, 2017 0

If your furry friend is your best friend, you simply cannot go on a cross-country road trip solo. Amy and Rob Burkert understand this, and thus they took it upon themselves to create the

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