Month: November 2017

Question: My rescue pup is extremely shy — can Reiki help? Answer: What a very good question–the answer is yes! Why? Because Reiki is a healing energy. What your rescue pup would need is called a mental healing. Rescue dogs have many issues. Many of them have been neglected or abused. They also have anxiety.
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Rachael Ray is definitely on Santa’s nice list. For the third year in a row, the celebrity chef is rallying famous friends to help donate money to animals in need this season through her #SantaPaws campaign. Celebrities like Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Hilary Duff have already posted about the campaign, which kicked off on
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“I get knocked down, but I get up again. You’re never going to keep me down” … unless you have a camera. Over the weekend, Twitter user @PendleburyErik shared a video that is short, but earth-shattering. He captured his dog having a solo bounce session on the trampoline in his backyard. “Just know I woke
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Jurassic Bark! Attack of the [Canine] Clones! Mutt-iplicity! The doggie clone jokes write themselves, folks. With that out of the way, the latest news in the scientific community regarding the topic of animal cloning is serious futuristic business. LiveScience reports that South Korean scientists recently announced the birth of three clone puppies, all of which
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It’s a classic image: a dog contentedly gnawing on a bone. According to the Food and Drug Administration, it’s a scene that can turn fatal fast. The FDA recently released a warning to dog owners telling them to avoid bone treats, after receiving 68 reports, affecting 90 dogs, of pet illness related to bone treats,
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These dark-furred cuties may look alike, they may even enjoy the extra warmth each other’s compact bodies provide on that leather chair during the chilly winter months. However, one of these fellas is a little less enthusiastic about their afternoon rendezvous. Like many “twins,” just because their outsides are similar, doesn’t mean their inner selves
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Dental disease is more than just a cosmetic issue — when your canine companion or feline friend has red gums, yellow teeth and stinky breath, it could be a sign of serious oral disease that could, if left untreated, lead to devastating affects on your pet’s quality of life. Neglecting your pet’s teeth and gums
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(Picture Credit: Seth McConnell/The Denver Post via Getty Images) As much as you might like to bring your dog on your travels, sometimes it’s just not possible or practical. And you may have used up all your pet-sitting favors from family and friends. It’s time to go kennel shopping. As with other travel arrangements, planning
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The competition will be ‘ruff’ at this year’s National Dog Show Presented by Purina, which airs on Thanksgiving Day at 12 p.m. ET. More than 2,000 dogs are in the running for the title of Best in Show, in an event co-host John O’Hurley calls “a perfect piece of programming on the great family day
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(Picture Credit: gettyimages) In one memorable summer for Samoyed Rescue of Minnesota, three dogs arrived, one after the other. All 18 months old, the white fluffy dogs were typical mischievous adolescents — if a little unrulier than most. Your bundle of joy can become a holy terror if you’re not prepared. “None of the dogs
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Can dogs read our emotions? (Picture Credit: Shutterstock) A study shows that just by looking at your smile or frown, your dog can tell if you are happy or angry. Scientists showed dogs separate photos of the upper face around a person’s eyes and the lower part of the face — specifically the mouth. Each
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According to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), there are approximately 3,500 animal rescue shelters in operation in the United States today. These facilities and the hardworking staff and devoted volunteers who work for them serve anywhere between 6 and 8 million animals every year, providing housing, food, medical attention, and perhaps most
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A Jacksonville, Florida, community is mourning the loss of two heroes. Scott Wulff, 61, and his dog Astrid were killed when both were struck by an Amtrak train last Sunday. Witnesses say Astrid, apparently spooked by the oncoming locomotive’s lights and sounds, broke loose and ran toward the track. A panicked Wulff followed, trying desperately
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