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Amtrak Allowing Pets to Travel on Trains

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Amtrak has started a new program of allowing pets to travel on their trains. The program is still in an experimental phase but if it seems successful, it will slowly spread to be nationwide. For now, the only trip that allows pets is between Chicago and Quincy, Ill. It’s a 4 hour train ride and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Win a Free Night at Motel 6!

There’s only one thing better than hitting the road with your pet–and that’s not paying for it! The nice people at Motel 6 know this and have offered Petswelcome travelers a free night at one of their motels. All you have to do to be eligible is create a Petswelcome Passport account. There’s no cost [...]

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 [...]

British Parliament Decides to Not Adopt A Cat

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Earlier this year, a story from the UK floated around the internet about the British House of Commons thinking about getting a cat. The reasoning was that it would help deter the pests that run around on the grounds. However, the decision to get a cat was denied for several reasons but probably the cutest [...]

More and More Domestic Violence Shelters are Taking in Pets

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In an article from DailyMail, the story of a woman who left her husband with her children and pet rings true to the fact that none of NYC’s 50 domestic violent shelters accepted pets. Now, months later, this woman and her pet have been reunited because a shelter in NYC has finally opened its doors [...]

For the Love of Pets! We Spent $56 Billion On Them Last Year

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In an article at Time magazine, it was discovered that we spent about $56 billion on pet care and supplies last year. The figure was collected by the American Pet Products Association which has been tracking spending since the 1990s on pet care products. So, where does the money go? Well, most of it was [...]

Need To Talk? Your Dog Might Be Your Best Listener

We call our dogs our best friends, and it may very well be true! An article on Discovery.com cites a study that shows dog brain functions are similar to humans. It found that dogs listen for emotions underneath what someone communicates. Can you tell when someone is upset even if the sentences say, “I’m fine?” [...]

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