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8 Diseases You Didn’t Know You Could Spread to Your Dog

First off, don’t worry yourself sick about making your dog sick; it’s actually pretty rare, says veterinarian Jeff Werber, DVM, Mars Petcare Spokesperson VCA Century Veterinary Group. Some research suggests there’ve only been 56 documented cases of zooanthroponosis (diseases transmitted

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This Company Offers Fur-ternity Leave. Time Off To Be With Your New Dog Or Cat

A Minneapolis  company is now offering its employees fur-ternity leave so they can stay home for a week and take care of their new cats and dogs. Nina Hale is a Performance Digital Marketing Agency and CEO Donna Robinson released

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Do Dogs Sense Your Sadness And Come To Your Aid?

Have you ever noticed that your dog may approach you when you are crying or upset? This study suggests that dogs do know when you are down and in need of some love. Not only that, they move more quickly

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Lunchtime Trivia Friday, June 29

Q: In the U.S 1 Million dogs have this in common.  What is it? A: They have been named primary beneficiary of their owners will.   Pets have more status today. Compared to previous eras, there is currently much less hierarchical

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The 5 Smartest Dog Breeds, Ranked

Dogs are way smarter than we give them credit for. 1. Border collie “It’s not a surprise that this hard-working, herding breed comes in first on our list,” say Caitie Steffen, pet expert at Whistle, and Angela Hughes, DVM, PhD,

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Humane Society Offers Stress Relieving Cuddles With Kittens and Puppies AT Work For Donation

Picture this.  You’re at work and having a bit of a trying day and in need of a stress reliever.  Or maybe you are one of many who miss their pets while at work. At least one Humane society is

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Over 1,000 Dachshunds Met Up For an Epic Wiener Dog Walk

In what might be a wiener dog enthusiast’s greatest dream, over 1,000 dachshunds met up this past weekend in Manchester’s Heaton Park for a mass walk to celebrate the charms of the breed and to raise money for two charities.

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Baby Talk works with your doggies!

When it comes to talking to dogs, British researchers have some tips. Scientists at the University of York published a study in the journal Animal Cognition that has some important information for those looking to get closer with their beloved

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What Makes Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

By tilting its head slightly to the side, a dog can melt the heart of even the most hardened cat person. Most everyone finds this behavior adorable, but few people can explain what compels a dog to do it. Are

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School For Dogs

Archer and Xella are attending high school this year but they don’t know anything about history, science, geography, or math. You can’t fault them though — because they are dogs. But these puppies are still learning something quite valuable. They

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Happy Mutt Day

Dogs are known as man’s best friend, and there are oodles of national (and international) holidays to prove it! National Mutt Day, also known as National Mixed Breed Dog Day, is just one of the many official holidays we celebrate

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Dogs Being Dogs

Our best furry friends being their funny selves…

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Cat Door Hilarity

It’s a kitty door only. Or is it? pic: screen capture YouTube

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Waterloo Dog Dirt Power

Waterloo is going to play host to a pilot program that plans to take dog poop and use it as a source of fuel. It’s plan is to have residents use special receptical to put their dog waste in instead

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8 Dog Behaviours Translated

1. What you’ll see: Your dog is standing with his legs and body relaxed and tail low. His ears are up, but not pointed forward. His mouth is slightly open, he’s panting lightly, and his tongue is loose. His eyes?

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