Month: January 2018

Ugh. Is it still January? Not for much longer, but this frigid weather isn’t going away for a while. Here’s a heartwarming, almost unbelievable, scene that should defrost even the coldest and crankiest of viewers. In the video filmed by veterinary nurse Brittany Semeniuk and another wildlife photographer last November in Manitoba, Canada, a wild
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Good news for customers and fans (including their pups!) of on-demand dog walking service Wag!: One of the most popular pet startups in the country is only getting bigger and better. On Tuesday, the No.1 dog walking and boarding mobile app announced a $300 million investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund, according to a company
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We’ve always known that dogs have a special ability to empathize with people, but this pup is especially in-tune with her little human friend. In the sweet clip, posted on Monday to Youtube, Roxy the dog shares — and simultaneously expresses — her sibling Sam’s sadness when one of their parents leaves the house for the day.
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) There are plenty of scams out there designed to take your money. Some of them even involve dogs, and they’re especially common when people try to buy dogs online. Other scams, however, can end up with you losing your dog. If you’re like me, you’d much rather be parted with your
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Pigs and puppies, living together, mass hysteria! More like massively adorable. We squealed with delight upon viewing this heartwarming video of a mother pig in Korat, Thailand, nursing a cute little canine alongside her own biological babies. The video, which was filmed on Jan. 18, was uploaded to Youtube on Sunday and we predict animal
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 28–36 inches Weight: 140–175 pounds for males; 110–140 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 7–10 years Great Danes are among the world’s tallest breeds. Their short, thick coats can be brindle, fawn, blue, black, harlequin (irregular black or merle patches) or mantle. 2. Where They Came From While some
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Pets heal your soul and your body — science has the numbers. But the responsibility of caring for a creature other than yourself isn’t a fit for everyone. Sometimes allergies, mobility, apartment rules and a number of other factors stand in the way of bringing a fluffball into your life. Qoobo wants to change that. The
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Fat Tuesday isn’t just for the furless — pets love to celebrate, too. Each year in Mandeville, Louisiana, local canines gather together for the Mardi Paws Parade. Every dog is welcome to attend this celebration of canine couture and revelry; this year it’s on Feb. 18 with the theme “Fables, Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes.”
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Did you know in this country alone, we spend close to $60 billion each year on pet health care and pet food? That number increases each year, actually…and yet, over the past decade, we’ve seen an 11% decrease in how long our dogs are living. Plus, our pets are presenting with
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It’s the moment every dog owner instantly regrets ever letting their dog kiss them on the mouth: Watching that very same beloved, seemingly well-trained and civilized pup eagerly devour a stinky, steaming pile of poop off the sidewalk. Ugh, gross! But why? Why?! It’s a topic that has long perplexed animal researchers and veterinarians. And
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) As humans spread into coyote habitats with their pets more and more, the odds of encounters between dogs and coyotes skyrocket. These encounters can be deadly, especially for small dogs that make for easy prey. Humans are good source of garbage and food, which can attract coyotes, too. February is mating
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The Little Mermaid and Flynn have quite a bit in common. Both adore collecting seemingly random objects that are hardly treasured by humans. Unlike Ariel, Flynn the Dachshund’s collections of common goodies can be found above sea level. Can’t get enough of cats, dogs and other furry friends? Click here to get the cutest pet
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