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Pet Parrot Helps Solve Burglary-Murder

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It’s not a mystery novel, it’s real life. In an article in People, a pet parrot helped detectives and family members figure out who broke into a home and stabbed the dog and woman who lived there. Hercule, the parrot, lives in Agra, India and is the beloved pet of Vijay. In Feb Vijay’s wife [...]

Video Break: Puppies Learning Things For The First Time

First Time Around: Puppies Learning Things For The First Time Long day at work? Tired and waiting for the weekend? Take a few minutes and check out these cute videos of puppies learning and trying things out for the first time. Warning: the cuteness is unbearable. Bark? With my whole body, right?! Walking is hard! [...]

Need to Shed a Few Pounds?

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Now that the weather is warming up, it might be time to shed those winter pounds. Not yours. Well, maybe yours but also your pet’s “winter weight.” While some dogs and cats may not have a problem with weather changes and exercise, other pets end up gaining a few pounds from being inside more and [...]

Pet Food Retailers Are Pulling Treats From China

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Earlier in May, PETCO announced they would stop selling treats made in China in response to the number of dogs who have become ill from eating the treats. It was the first pet store to decide to stop selling the treats but it isn’t the last one. In an article from TIME, PetSmart has also [...]

Klooff – Pet Pictures All The Time

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Is your Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook full of selfies from your friends? Is this starting to bug you? If you’re looking for an avenue where you can show off your cute pets – there’s a solution. It’s called Kloof. It’s all pet pictures, only pet pictures. The founder of Kloof understands that pets are part [...]

Prevent Heat Stroke in Pets

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Summer is coming and with that are some new hazards to be aware of when out and about with your dog. Heatstroke can be the serious and often fatal result of a dog’s prolonged exposure to excessive heat. Don’t forget to keep an eye open for the signs of heatstroke. Early Stages: Heavy panting. Rapid [...]

Don’t Blame the Breed

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A new study from the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences confirmed what many of us know: Dog breed is not a reliable predictor of aggression. In a survey conducted among dog owners, it was found aggression can be categorized into three realms, family members, strangers, and in or out of the house. The [...]

7 Reasons Why Guinea Pigs Make Awesome Pets

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Thinking about a getting a small pet that you and your family can love, play with, and doesn’t take up much space? Then say hello the guinea pig! They are social animals that like attention and do well in pairs. They are known to bond with their owners and have been known to love being [...]

Looking for that perfect pet? Try Allpaws

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There are many websites where you can browse shelters, rescue groups, and other organizations for that furry new friend. A new one has recently launched called Allpaws. The site has a look and feel that is similar to your typical searching site with drop down menus where you choose the type of pet, breed, and [...]

Pet Events in July in the USA

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A great way to spoil your dog is to bring them to an event where they can meet new friends, sample some great treats, and participate in competitions and contests. Attending pet events in your area is a good way to bond with your pet, spend time with the whole family, and meet other pet [...]

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