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8 Reasons to Adopt—Not Buy—Dogs

8 Reasons to Adopt—Not Buy—Dogs | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
Let eight adorable pups give you eight good reasons why you should always adopt—and never buy—a dog!
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8 additional reasons to adopt!! 

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8 additional reasons to adopt!! 

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Brush Your Dog's Teeth Without The Drama

Brush Your Dog's Teeth Without The Drama | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
Your goal isn't to make tooth brushing more fun than chasing a tennis ball. Your goal is to brush your dog's teeth with minimal drama and stress. ("Why is it so hard to brush your #dogs #teeth?
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26 Foods That Could Kill Your Pets!

26 Foods That Could Kill Your Pets! | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
Keep your pet safe by knowing which foods are most harmful to them! (These everyday foods can kill your pet!! Find out how!
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367 dogs rescued in 3-year dog fighting investigation in Alabama, Mississippi ... - Mississippi Press (blog)

367 dogs rescued in 3-year dog fighting investigation in Alabama, Mississippi ... - Mississippi Press (blog) | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
367 dogs rescued in 3-year dog fighting investigation in Alabama, Mississippi ...
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New scam: Thieves steal pets so they can sell them online - Columbus Dispatch

New scam: Thieves steal pets so they can sell them online Columbus Dispatch It's called “pet flipping” — and area police say they're keeping an eye out for it.Masterson, a 25-year-old Delaware County resident, said his introduction to the...
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Hero coach rescues puppy from hot car

Hero coach rescues puppy from hot car | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
A dog was rescued from a hot van in Oklahoma by former Dallas Cowboys and University of Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer, who found the pooch a new owner.
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Lyme disease numbers 10x estimates, pets susceptible

Lyme disease numbers 10x estimates, pets susceptible | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention is warning in a new report
that the number of people with Lyme disease is 10 times higher than
previously reported.
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How dogs communicate with humans - by Bridget Webber - Helium

How dogs communicate with humans - by Bridget Webber - Helium | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
Dogs communicate with humans in a variety of ways.
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ASPCA uses USDA photos in fight over puppy mills - Kansas.com

ASPCA uses USDA photos in fight over puppy mills - Kansas.com | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
ASPCA uses USDA photos in fight over puppy mills
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This May 18, 2011 photo taken by U.S.
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Walk the dog, pet the cat — it's good for your heart - Ottawa - CBC News

Walk the dog, pet the cat — it's good for your heart - Ottawa - CBC News | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
Pet owners may enjoy health benefits like lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels from walking the dog and stroking a cat, cardiologists say.
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Walk the dog, pet the cat — it's good for your heart - Health - CBC News

Walk the dog, pet the cat — it's good for your heart - Health - CBC News | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
Pet owners may enjoy health benefits like lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels from walking the dog and stroking a cat, cardiologists say.
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An emotional farewell: Police officers salute K-9 as he goes on his 'final journey'

An emotional farewell: Police officers salute K-9 as he goes on his 'final journey' | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
A Massachusetts police dog got an official send off from his fellow human officers when he was put down after a battle with kidney disease

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Critter camp: Kids can learn to care for pets at humane society - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Critter camp: Kids can learn to care for pets at humane society - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
Critter camp: Kids can learn to care for pets at humane society
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
"It's great that the kids want to come and play with the animals, but how can we use that opportunity to reach the next generation of pet owners?
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Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: Physical Therapy Tip Of The Month: Safe Summer Boating Tips for your Dog

Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: Physical Therapy Tip Of The Month: Safe Summer Boating Tips for your Dog | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it

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Shake: Dogs Caught Shaking by Carli Davidson

Shake: Dogs Caught Shaking by Carli Davidson | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
Underwater Dogs was one of the most incredible animal photo collections to hit the web, and as we predicted, Seth Casteel ended up transforming the photos into a book with the same title. Fellow animal photographer Carli Davidson is following...
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Playing for Life! Increasing the Quality of Life for Shelter Dogs with Play Groups

Playing for Life! Increasing the Quality of Life for Shelter Dogs with Play Groups | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
September 19, 2013: Playing for Life! is a nationally recognized program developed for shelter dogs that saves lives!
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ASPCA Launches National Fleet of Puppy Interrogators

The ASPCA just announced the launch of a national fleet of covert canine agents tasked with using enhanced interrogation tactics to identify consumers suppor...
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Stolen Dogs: Nine Ways to Prevent Theft

Stolen Dogs: Nine Ways to Prevent Theft | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
Pet Information - Pet Place is the number one source for pet care information and pet health information with over 5,000 veterinarian approved articles.
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A blind dog and a deaf dog become inseparable friends

A blind dog and a deaf dog become inseparable friends | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
A deaf dog, who survived the freezing California mountain climate, was thought to be unadoptable, but when she met a blind pooch, the two animals immediately bonded.
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Dogs could act as effective early warning system for patients with diabetes - Phys.Org

Dogs could act as effective early warning system for patients with diabetes - Phys.Org | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Dogs could act as effective early warning system for patients with diabetes Phys.Org (Phys.org) —Dogs that are trained to respond to their owners' hypoglycaemia could offer a very effective way to alert diabetic patients of impending...
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Introducing Pet to Baby

Introducing Pet to Baby | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
We've sniffed out the best tips to help your dog or cat get used to the newest member of your family. (RT @parentsmagazine: We've sniffed out the best tips to help your dog or cat get used to your new baby.
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10 Dogs Who Had A Blast At Their Owners' Weddings [PICTURES] - Seattle Post Intelligencer

10 Dogs Who Had A Blast At Their Owners' Weddings [PICTURES] - Seattle Post Intelligencer | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
10 Dogs Who Had A Blast At Their Owners' Weddings [PICTURES]
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Given our love of pets, it's no big surprise that the newest trend for weddings is to have Fido on the guest list, according to the New York Post.
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Dogs of war: The four-legged army recruits which will endure tough training ... - Daily Mail

Dogs of war: The four-legged army recruits which will endure tough training ... - Daily Mail | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
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Dogs of war: The four-legged army recruits which will endure tough training ...
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They are the latest eight recruits on the Ministry of Defence's new Young Military Working Dogs (YMWD) scheme - dubbed the 'Puppy Programme'.

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Warp Dogs, Dogs Hanging Out of Car Windows Traveling Through ...

Warp Dogs, Dogs Hanging Out of Car Windows Traveling Through ... | Laws for Paws | Scoop.it
Benjamin Grelle, also known as The Frogman, has created “Warp Dogs,” hilarious photos of dogs hanging out of car windows that have digitally manipulated to make it look like they're traveling through space at warp speed.
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