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Pedegru helps you share and showcase your animals, build and research their pedgirees, enjoy or post pictures and videos and read fascinating stories about them too. You can locate breeders in your area or anywhere and find farms, events, products and services all in one place. No matter what kind of animal you own, or would like to own, you'll know right where to look. We welcome you to join, share, enjoy and learn about all domesticated animals and become Pedegurus!
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Al Maliik & Rodolfo Guzzo make their show ring debut together! | Pedegru

Al Maliik & Rodolfo Guzzo make their show ring debut together! | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
2015 Region One Arabian Show...Al Maliik and Rodolfo Guzzo make their show ring debut together.
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A Brief History of the San Diego County Fair

In 1880, a group of San Diegans organized an agricultural Fair to bring county farmers together to share ideas, see who had the best citrus fruit, who baked the best pie, and who had the fastest horse.


Such a neat city...and spectacular for anyone who hasn't been there yet (San Diego). It's a MUST SEE when you visit the West Coast - for sure! Read more of the history here...

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Homemade Diets and Commercial Raw Meat Products | Pedegru

Homemade Diets and Commercial Raw Meat Products | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Many people have a strong negative reaction to the idea of feeding their cat raw meat but this is what a carnivore is designed to eat. Keep in mind that there are no hibachis or stoves in the wild.
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Homemade Diets and Commercial Raw Meat Products - Dr Lisa says; Many people have a strong negative reaction to the idea of feeding their cat raw meat but this is what a carnivore is designed to eat. Keep in mind that there are no hibachis or stoves in the wild...read on...

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10 Healthy Homemade Dog Food Recipes and Organic Treats - Pt 4 | Pedegru

10 Healthy Homemade Dog Food Recipes and Organic Treats - Pt 4 | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
These treats have a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and meat your dog will love. By purchasing organic ingredients, and sticking to low-sugar and low-fat options, you can keep your dog healthy as well.
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Some wonderful recipes if you're prone to make your pet food at home...which can actually cost less and is a whole lot more healthy for them too...

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SALE OF LLAMA DROPPINGS HELPS CITIZENS LIBRARY IN WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA | Pedegru

SALE OF LLAMA DROPPINGS HELPS CITIZENS LIBRARY IN WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Crumrine, incomingPresident of the Friends of Citizens Library, with” Diamonds” - a llama at Tara Hill Farm.
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Now that's using your thinking cap!

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5 Easy DIY Vegan Cat Treat Recipes | Pedegru

5 Easy DIY Vegan Cat Treat Recipes | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Cats love to be pampered, and sometimes they even demand it. Vegan cat treat recipes aren’t as readily available as dog treat recipes, and since we love these animals with equal abandon, we thought we’d throw the feline community a … treat!
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You may not be the only one going Vegan! It's not easy being green but these recipes might make it a little easier.

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Healthy Nutrition for Your Senior Cat | Pedegru

Healthy Nutrition for Your Senior Cat | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Are you feeding your cat age-appropriate food? As a general rule, cats are considered to be mature when they reach 7 to 8 years of age, and true seniors at age 11.
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6 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy - Turning Over New Leaf | Pedegru

6 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy - Turning Over New Leaf | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
With the turn of every year, countless people resolve to improve their health by losing weight, exercising and more. The vast majority breaks those promises and ends up feeling disappointed.
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Identifying Vet-worthy Dog Health Problems | Pedegru

Identifying Vet-worthy Dog Health Problems | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Visit the “dog question” section of pet websites, and you’ll likely find a long, sad litany of problems that dogs have suffered over the previous several hours: “My 4-year-old Labrador is urinating on everything.”
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Augustine (August) Massimo | San Francisco California Pet Owner | Pedegru

Augustine (August) Massimo | San Francisco California Pet Owner | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Don't know where my admiration for the Italian Greyhound began but I can genuinely say I have always loved this energetic and vivacious breed and always hope to have one in my life.
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Welcome August. Really great to have you on Pedegru.com You're obviously passionate about the IG and that's what it's all about. When people are acting responsibly...everything they do is going to change a life for the better! Thanks for your contributions!

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Do Animals Know Right from Wrong? Pt 1 | Pedegru

Do Animals Know Right from Wrong? Pt 1 | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
New Clues Point to 'Yes'. In a famous YouTube video, Tank the dog sure does look guilty when his owner comes home to find trash scattered everywhere, and the trash can lid incriminatingly stuck on Tank's head.
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Such an interesting read - in two parts. Thanks to Jack Schneider for adding it. Share your helpful, interesting, or even inspirational topics on Pedegru. We're building a community that cares about what you know and what might seem everyday to you could be life-changing for someone else and their animals.

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Want to Adopt a Purebred Dog? Start With a Breed Rescue - Pt 1 | Pedegru

Want to Adopt a Purebred Dog? Start With a Breed Rescue - Pt 1 | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
An estimated 25 percent of dogs in shelters are purebreds, which means that you don't have to agonize over wanting a purebred dog and wanting to adopt.
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The Dreaded E-Collar: Why It's Your Best Bet for Wound Care | Pedegru

The Dreaded E-Collar: Why It's Your Best Bet for Wound Care | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
“How can I change your mind about this?” is a phrase I often find myself resorting to when owners refuse to take home the Elizabethan collar.
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We're Not Going to be Able to Adopt Our Way Out of This Problem | Pedegru

We're Not Going to be Able to Adopt Our Way Out of This Problem | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Fran Ackley is the Wild Horse and Burro program leader for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Colorado. He oversees the Wild Horse Inmate Program (WHIP) in Canyon City, Colorado. WHIP was founded 25 years ago.
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Fran Ackley is the Wild Horse and Burro program leader for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Colorado. He oversees the Wild Horse Inmate Program (WHIP) in Canyon City, Colorado. WHIP was founded 25 years ago.
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Al Maliik & Rodolfo Guzzo make their show ring debut together! | Pedegru

Al Maliik & Rodolfo Guzzo make their show ring debut together! | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Al Maliik and Rodolfo Guzzo make their show ring debut together!
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Rodolfo makes his debut with Al Maliik this weekend in Del Mar.

Not only is Rodo an astounding showman, and Al Maliik a thrilling Stallion in the ring, but the fairgrounds is breathtaking.

See all at the link here...and add any Del Mar stories you may have to the page! They'll be fun to read and may make a more interesting trip to the readers who can join them!

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EDITORIAL - A TEXTILE PRODUCT BORN FROM THE GREAT WAR | Pedegru

EDITORIAL - A TEXTILE PRODUCT BORN FROM THE GREAT WAR | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Wars are often catalysts for inventions and the First World War was no exception.
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For my war buffs Francis shares a little fascinating history about Alpaca wool and its connection to World War I. It's literally possible to learn something new every day. A TEXTILE PRODUCT BORN FROM THE GREAT WAR

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Companies That Sell Vegan Dog and Cat Food | Pedegru

Companies That Sell Vegan Dog and Cat Food | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
If you have been feeding your companion animals commercial pet foods, you may be jeopardizing their health.
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Companies That Sell Vegan Dog and Cat Food - if they can get a cat to enjoy eating grapes - rock on! Of course they don't look like grapes when you buy from these vegan companies...

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Asociación Internacional de la Alpaca | Arequipa Pet Owner | Pedegru

Asociación Internacional de la Alpaca | Arequipa   Pet Owner | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Asociación Internacional de la Alpaca pet owner in Arequipa . Learn more about Asociación Internacional de la Alpaca and their pets on Pedegru, the online community of pet breeders and owners.
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We want to welcome the International Alpaca Association to Pedegru! This is going to be a fascinating page to follow. I've already had fun reading the article about how Alpaca manure helped a local library!!

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10 Healthy Homemade Dog Food Recipes and Organic Treats - Pt 1 | Pedegru

10 Healthy Homemade Dog Food Recipes and Organic Treats - Pt 1 | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
When I adopted my dog a few years ago, I kept feeding her the same commercial brand of dog food she had eaten at the kennel. A few months after, she started to develop heat rashes and dry skin. By Angela Colley
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We just added a few articles on Pet health and included some recipes. You can also search the site for over 500 articles on all kinds of useful pet issues...or just visit 'Discussions' and browse.

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Can New Cat Feeders Help Solve Mealtime Problems? | Pedegru

Can New Cat Feeders Help Solve Mealtime Problems? | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Take a look at the food bowls offered online and in pet stores, and you’ll find more than a handful of newfangled bowls designed to solve various food-related problems -- especially overeating.
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Fight Dog Cancer | Pedegru

Fight Dog Cancer | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Aimee Quemuel, a writer based in Ventura, Calif., did not know a thing about canine cancer when her 11-year-old golden retriever, Cody, was diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma (a cancer originating in the lining of the blood vessels and the spleen) in 2006.
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Jessica | Cornwall Pet Owner | Pedegru

Jessica | Cornwall  Pet Owner | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Jessica pet owner in Cornwall . Learn more about Jessica and their pets on Pedegru, the online community of pet breeders and owners.
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THANK YOU so much for your contributions Jessica. Your business sounds magnificent and your ethic is definitely something others can emulate. Love meeting Jack too. Your Discussions are just the kind of animal history which will gather on Pedegru and, over time, help cause a wonderful shift in how we view, and live in the world with, our animals!

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Why Does My Dog... Always Lick Me? | Pedegru

Why Does My Dog... Always Lick Me? | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
It’s not much of a conundrum, really. The bottom line is that most of the time, dogs will lick their people as a sign of affection. “You are the sun and the moon,” their silky tongue would have you know.
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Christie Brinkley Injured Trying to Save Bird | Pedegru

Christie Brinkley Injured Trying to Save Bird | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Supermodel Christie Brinkley was vacationing in Turks and Caicos over the weekend when she was injured while trying to rescue a bird.
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Ian Somerhalder | Santa Monica California Pet Owner | Pedegru

Ian Somerhalder | Santa Monica California Pet Owner | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Ian Somerhalder pet owner in Santa Monica California. Learn more about Ian Somerhalder and their pets on Pedegru, the online community of pet breeders and owners.
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As Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are. treated.” IanSomerhalderFanMail@gmail.com
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