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My Cat is Working off Weight By Roaming City Streets

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My Cat is Working off Weight By Roaming City Streets

Ron Kirk decided to have his 20 year old obese cat Tucker work off weight by roaming the city streets outside his condo and Tucker has become a regular visitor in shops up and down the street for blocks.   “He walks into the bank,” said Kirk, 40, a database analyst who works from home….

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Dogs of Twitter: Meet Starlett the Westie

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Dogs of Twitter: Meet Starlett the Westie

Starlett is a Twitter darling spreading joy and smiles.  Born on November 5th 2012, she was one of 5 females in the litter.  When she was born she needed to go straight to the Vet as she had a small hole (puppy hernia) in her groin area. Louise Crowley, her proud  Mama describes her as the…

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How a Service Dog Saved a Marriage

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How a Service Dog Saved a Marriage

  When Daniel Sepulveda wakes up in the middle of the night shaking from another nightmare, a service dog from Southeastern Guide Dogs named Max is there to calm him and make him feel safe again. When he sleepwalks, Max’s kisses awaken him.   Since he was a teenager, Daniel couldn’t wait to join the…

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The Bond We Have With Service Dogs is Amazing

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The Bond We Have With Service Dogs is Amazing

by McCall Hoyle   September is National Service Dog Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to reflect on the dogs that have improved our world and our lives and to give specific thanks to the extraordinary dogs that devote their lives to serving humans with a wide variety of physical, emotional, and medical needs….

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Home-to-Home Adoption: New Online Community Connects People Who Want to Adopt a Pet with People in Need of Rehoming Their Pet

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Home-to-Home Adoption: New Online Community Connects People Who Want to Adopt a Pet with People in Need of Rehoming Their Pet

  PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — getyourpet.com, a revolutionary pet adoption site that helps lovable pets go directly from one good home to another rather than to a shelter, is now available across the U.S.  The site offers a simpler, smarter and more humane approach to pet adoption, enabling people in need of rehoming a dog or cat…

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Bumblesnot-A Gentle King of His Castle Who Steals Our Hearts

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Bumblesnot-A Gentle King of His Castle Who Steals Our Hearts

By Buster Boy   Hello my pups, Buster Boy here with another interview with a new friend- Bumblesnot.   Tell us about your home and your human. It looks like you have trained him pretty well. Does he give you plenty of bacon? I live with The Tall Man (my human dad) and The Dark…

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Podcast-Special-Over 500 dogs and Cats in emergency Houston shelter getting help

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Podcast-Special-Over 500 dogs and Cats in emergency Houston shelter getting help

In this special report we speak to Wellpet Foundation volunteer Carly White who is at a convention center in Houston with Best Friends Animal Society who is coordinating this massive shelter for displaced dogs and cats. Recorded earlier today. It is an incredible effort to save these animals and reunite then with their families. Carly…

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How to Keep a Boston Terrier Entertained

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How to Keep a Boston Terrier Entertained

  by Bryn Nowell   Boston Terriers are curious creatures.  While they’re tiny, they pack a punch.  They are full of energy, comedy, and a goofy attitude.  Both Bean and Yoda, our two Boston Terriers, are prone to evening “zoomies,” where they zip around the room, and hop from couch to couch with complete glee…

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Is your pet at risk for parasites?

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Is your pet at risk for parasites?

  GUELPH, ON, Sept. 14, 2017 /CNW/ – The term “worms” is often used to describe gastrointestinal parasites (parasites that affect the digestive system) in our dogs and cats. Even though some gastrointestinal parasites are in fact “worms”, there are other gastrointestinal parasites that put our pets at risk that are not worms at all!…

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How to Live With Both A Cat and A Dog

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How to Live With Both A Cat and A Dog

  A​ ​playful​ ​cat​ ​or​ ​a​ ​cute​ ​dog,​ ​which​ ​one​ ​should​ ​you​ ​keep?​ ​You​ ​love​ ​both​ ​pets​ ​and​ ​you​ ​would like​ ​to​ ​have​ ​them​ ​in​ ​your​ ​house.​ ​However,​ ​you​ ​are​ ​not​ ​sure​ ​if​ ​they​ ​will​ ​coexist​ ​under​ ​one​ ​roof or​ ​your​ ​house​ ​will​ ​be​ ​turned​ ​into​ ​a​ ​major​ ​battlefield.​ ​The​ ​stereotypes​ ​about​ ​the​ ​two​ ​pets…

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