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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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Animals in Winter We Domesticate | Pedegru

Animals in Winter We Domesticate | Pedegru | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Winter is one of our favorite times of year here at Pedegru - it gives us time to reflect and regroup. It's also the perfect time to record special moments, with people, and with animals.
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And you'll be able to share those moments with others indefinitely - have fun and whatever you post we'll also post to all our social account to spread the joy!

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10 life-saving animals: Dolphin

10 life-saving animals: Dolphin | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Surfer David Rastovich describes a how a dolphin saved him from a shark attack. “I was sitting in the water, when all of a sudden I saw a dolphin next to me that was behaving unusually hectic.
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Please share these with others - they're remarkable reminders that without animals we humans would not exist...

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10 life-saving animals: Carbon monoxide cat

10 life-saving animals: Carbon monoxide cat | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
After a gasoline-powered water pump leaked odorless carbon monoxide into the Keesling family's home, their cat Winnie began to nudge and meow loudly at their ears. “It was a crazy meow, almost like she was screaming,” said Cathy Keesling.
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After a gasoline-powered water pump leaked odorless carbon monoxide into the Keesling family's home, their cat Winnie began to nudge and meow loudly at their ears. “It was a crazy meow, almost like she was screaming,” said Cathy Keesling. By the time she got up, Cathy Keesling was already dizzy and nauseous from the fumes, and her husband and son were completely unconscious. But thanks to Winnie, Cathy was able to dial 911 before anyone was seriously harmed.

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10 life-saving animals: Horse protects owner

10 life-saving animals: Horse protects owner | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Rancher Fiona Boyd was leading a stray calf into a shed when the calf's enraged mother suddenly charged her, knocked her down and proceeded to stampede over her.
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Rancher Fiona Boyd was leading a stray calf into a shed when the calf's enraged mother suddenly charged her, knocked her down and proceeded to stampede over her. “I was absolutely terrified, and remember rolling up into a ball to protect my head from her hooves,” she recalled. That's when Kerry, who was grazing nearby, immediately leaped to assist her. The horse bucked and kicked at the cow until it moved away, likely saving Boyd from being trampled to death.

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10 life-saving animals: A dog named Tang

10 life-saving animals: A dog named Tang | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
In 1919, a ship called Ethie crashed into rocks, stranding 93 sailors amidst stormy seas. After one of the sailors was swept out to sea, the crew turned to Tang. With a rope in his mouth, the dog leaped into the water.
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92 stranded sailors saved by a dog named Tang    

In 1919, a ship called Ethie crashed into rocks, stranding 93 sailors amidst stormy seas. After one of the sailors was swept out to sea, the crew turned to Tang. With a rope in his mouth, the dog leaped into the water. When he reached land, onlookers were amazed to discover that his jaw was still fastened to the rope. All 92 of the remaining sailors were pulled to safety due to Tang's ceaseless bravery.
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10 life-saving animals: Goat

10 life-saving animals: Goat | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
While doing his daily farm work, farmer Noel Osborne was accidentally knocked into a pile of manure, shattering his hip. He was rendered immobile and stranded too far away for anyone to hear his calls for help.
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Goat feeds farmer milk, keeps him warm for 5 days -  While doing his daily farm work, farmer Noel Osborne was accidentally knocked into a pile of manure, shattering his hip. He was rendered immobile and stranded too far away for anyone to hear his calls for help. For five days, his goat Mandy huddled by his side, keeping him warm, even throughout stormy, cold nights. Perhaps more remarkably, Mandy allowed Osborne to milk her for sustenance.

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Pedegru - Get it now!

Pedegru - Get it now! | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Pedegru is a cool 'Planned Parenthood' site for the domesticated animal world - every ounce of info you add moves Pedegru one step closer to making a real difference - it's also fascinating.
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Immortalize your pets on Pedegru - join the free App to stay up-to-date with all the latest activities and join Pedegru for free in 3 easy steps. Then add your pets for people in 140 countries to enjoy. Every ounce of information you add gets Pedegru one step closer to making a real difference - and - people will be able to enjoy the pictures, vidoes and stories about your animals for generations too.

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50 Perfect Presents For Pampered Pets

50 Perfect Presents For Pampered Pets | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Happy holidays for the most treasured members of the family.
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Some really fun presents for your pets. - but one of the biggest presents you can give them is to become immortal. When you put pictures, videos, and stories on Pedegru about your pets it's there forever. Join the free App first and sign-up for your free account from there. http://pedegru.mobapp.at/landing/Desktop

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Community Post: Instagram Pets That Don't Seem Enthusiastic About Christmas

Community Post: Instagram Pets That Don't Seem Enthusiastic About Christmas | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
I suppose Scrooge and the Grinch need company too.
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There are lots of unhappy faces in these pictures. Prepare yourself for some scary scenes. Pets and young children should be carefully supervised before viewing this post! Then head over to Pedegru.com and share your animals with people from 140 countries.

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22 costs to consider before buying a pet this Christmas - Telegraph

22 costs to consider before buying a pet this Christmas - Telegraph | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Pets are often given as Christmas gifts, but many people do not realise how expensive caring for an animal can be. Our consumer expert looks at the cost of owning a pet
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Google Image Result for http://img.phombo.com/img1/photocombo/276/santa-pets.jpg

Google Image Result for http://img.phombo.com/img1/photocombo/276/santa-pets.jpg | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
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Not a scene you see every day...who knew Santa had a Pot Bellied Pig!

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You're Probably Not Going To See Something This Adorably Perfect Again. At Least Not For A While.

You're Probably Not Going To See Something This Adorably Perfect Again. At Least Not For A While. | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Bonus: this cat's eyes are awesome.
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You just never know what's going to come of a good deed...

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Were mystery 8ft prairie pyramids built by GOPHERS? Small furry animals ... - Daily Mail

Were mystery 8ft prairie pyramids built by GOPHERS? Small furry animals ... - Daily Mail | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
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Were mystery 8ft prairie pyramids built by GOPHERS? Small furry animals ...
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After spending decades puzzling over the origin of Mima mounds, scientists have suggested that pocket gophers may be the mystery architects of the 8-foot-tall, 30-foot-wife dirt pyramids.

Mima mounds - massive, grass-covered round or oval earth pimples - were first discovered in 1841 in Western Washington state in a 630-acre prairie.

In the 19th century, explorers came up with a theory that the mounds dating back thousands of years are ancient Native American burial sites - but no human remains were ever found inside the loosely packed structures.

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Scientists Sign Declaration That Animals Have Conscious Awareness; Just Like Humans

Scientists Sign Declaration That Animals Have Conscious Awareness; Just Like Humans | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
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In fact, they're some of the smartest in the ocean!

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10 life-saving animals: Elephant saves girl

10 life-saving animals: Elephant saves girl | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
8-year-old Amber Mason was saved by a 4-year-old elephant during the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. Just as the wave struck, the elephant took Amber on its back and ran for higher ground.
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8-year-old Amber Mason was saved by a 4-year-old elephant during the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. Just as the wave struck, the elephant took Amber on its back and ran for higher ground. As the wave crashed around them, the elephant even turned its back to the water, creating a protective wall from the impact. "If she had been on the beach on her own or with us on the beach, she would never have lived," Amber's mother recalled. "The elephant took the pounding of the wave."

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10 life-saving animals: Gorilla

10 life-saving animals: Gorilla | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Here's the remarkable story of Jambo, a silverback gorilla at the Jersey Zoo. After a young boy, Levan, fell into the gorilla's zoo enclosure, fracturing his skull and breaking limbs, Jambo immediately came to his aid.
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Here's the remarkable story of Jambo, a silverback gorilla at the Jersey Zoo. After a young boy, Levan, fell into the gorilla's zoo enclosure, fracturing his skull and breaking limbs, Jambo immediately came to his aid. The silverback stood firmly next to the young boy and even stroked his back in comfort, protecting the boy from danger. When Levan woke up and began to cry, Jambo lead his entire troop away so human rescuers could reach the boy.

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10 life-saving animals: Willie the parrot

10 life-saving animals: Willie the parrot | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
A 2-year-old named Hannah would have choked to death if it wasn't for Willie the parrot.
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Willie the parrot gives the squawk of his life   A 2-year-old named Hannah would have choked to death if it wasn't for Willie the parrot. “While I was in the bathroom, Willie started screaming like I'd never heard him scream before and he started flapping his wings," said Megan, the babysitter (pictured here with Willie). "Then he started saying 'mama baby' over and over and over again until I came out and looked at Hannah and Hannah's face was turning blue.” Willie saved the day.

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10 life-saving animals: Beluga whale

10 life-saving animals: Beluga whale | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Diver Yang Yun was part of a competition to hold her breath for as long as possible in a pool of beluga whales in China. The dive was going smoothly until she tried to move her legs and she couldn't.
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Beluga whale saves drowning diver         

 

Diver Yang Yun was part of a competition to hold her breath for as long as possible in a pool of beluga whales in China. The dive was going smoothly until she tried to move her legs and she couldn't. That's when Mila, one of the beluga whales, came to her rescue. Sensing something was wrong, the animal swam to the drowning diver, took Yun's leg in her mouth and lifted her to the surface to breathe, saving her life.
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10 life-saving animals: Pot-bellied pig

10 life-saving animals: Pot-bellied pig | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
JoAnn Altsman had a heart attack and collapsed to the ground. Lulu, her daughter's pot-bellied pig, rushed out of the house, lying down in the street to stop traffic.
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The pig tried relentlessly to get help, returning to the house to check on JoAnn, only to rush back to the street for help. Finally, one person stopped and followed the determined pig back to the house, where they found Altsman in pain on the floor. She was immediately rushed to a hospital.

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25 Pets Who Are Already In The Holiday Mood

25 Pets Who Are Already In The Holiday Mood | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
MORE LIKE SANTA PAWS, AM I RIGHT. Big thanks to the Twitter followers of BuzzFeedAnimals for getting jolly with us on #holidaypetpics .
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These pet's paws are in the right place for celebrating the perfect holiday season - how can a face like that not raise your spirits to meet the requisite level of joy! Immortalize your pets and animals on pedegru.com. Every ounce of info you add help get us closer to making a real difference and ensures the faces that have given you so much happiness are always going to be around for other to enjoy.

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The 12 Cats Of Chrismahanukwanzakah: Pudge

The 12 Cats Of Chrismahanukwanzakah: Pudge | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Pudge is gearing up for the holidays, and took some time to answer our questions! Check out our exclusive interview and photos taken with the new Samsung Galaxy® Note 3 and Gear™ . Using ...
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Fame doesn't have to change you...it's just nice if you've got some handy. Meet Pudge who insists that he's still the cat next door despite his repute. 

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Gifts for Pets and Pet Lovers

Gifts for Pets and Pet Lovers | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
See our Christmas Gifts galleries
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What's going to be under the tree for your munchkin this year?

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GazetteXtra | Is a Christmas pet a good idea?

GazetteXtra | Is a Christmas pet a good idea? | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
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Is a Christmas pet a good idea? I dunno  - but I was never sorry! Still, you've got to be ready for all the responsibility it means...

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James Dalton - FABEL-MI JAPANESE CHIN

James Dalton - FABEL-MI JAPANESE CHIN | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
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Don't know how you feel about Chins but regardless you can't turn your nose up at a bit of photography like this! I hope this stunning pet ends up on Pedegru.com

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Animal Intelligence Under-rated By Humans, Researchers Say - Nature World News

Animal Intelligence Under-rated By Humans, Researchers Say - Nature World News | Animals Make Life Better | Scoop.it
Nature World News
Animal Intelligence Under-rated By Humans, Researchers Say
Nature World News
... superiority became entrenched in human philosophy and sciences.
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Seht Khan's curator insight, March 30, 2014 8:04 PM

The intelligence of animals is a key aspect to understanding what their needs are as far as treatment and what needs to be provided for them.  Often their intelligence is underrated due to human perception.