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Animal Rescue League joins pet adoption program for veterans

Animal Rescue League joins pet adoption program for veterans | Pet News | Scoop.it
The Animal Rescue League (ARL) has partnered with Pets for Patriots, a not-for-profit organization that connects last-chance shelter pets with loyal service men...
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Bunny's Blog: Moses the Cat Becomes an Internet Sensation

Bunny's Blog: Moses the Cat Becomes an Internet Sensation | Pet News | Scoop.it

Bobbi and Mark and Meg and Clay are the two sets of neighbors who, one day in early April, heard squeals from inside the carport of Meg and Clay’s home. What the couples discovered was a kitten so small they hardly knew what it was.

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Ohio removes pit bulls from 'vicious' dogs list

Ohio removes pit bulls from 'vicious' dogs list | Pet News | Scoop.it
Ohio state law labeled specific breeds, such as pit bulls, as 'vicious.' Now the law defines a dangerous dog based on behavior not breed.
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Pet food recall that won't end? Cat food now risky

Pet food recall that won't end? Cat food now risky | Pet News | Scoop.it

From the recall of a single batch of its "Diamond Naturals" dry dog food on April 6 for possible salmonella contamination, Diamond Pet Foods has expanded the recall on eight separate occasions, endured a week-long inspection of one of its plants by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which criticized its practices, and most recently acknowledged that cats are also at risk.

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Bunny's Blog: Amazon CARES Needs Your Help

Bunny's Blog: Amazon CARES Needs Your Help | Pet News | Scoop.it

Amazon CARES no-kill shelter has been completely destroyed by flooding. They need your help to continue providing the ONLY programs for domestic animal welfare in the Peruvian Amazon Region.

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Rabies Outbreak: What You Need to Know

Rabies Outbreak: What You Need to Know | Pet News | Scoop.it
With three potential rabies cases reported in the last week, here are 10 things to know about the deadly virus and how to keep your family safe.
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Bunny's Blog: Top 10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs and Cats

Bunny's Blog: Top 10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs and Cats | Pet News | Scoop.it

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness of the symptoms of cancer in dogs and cats. As cancer is the leading cause of death in cats and dogs, knowing the symptoms your pet may present if he develops the disease can help you and your vet diagnose and treat him sooner.

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Bunny's Blog: Wabbit Wednesday Revisited

Bunny's Blog: Wabbit Wednesday Revisited | Pet News | Scoop.it

I wanted to end the Rabbit Adoptathon with a post that is very dear to my heart. Entitled Wabbit Wednesday, it was the first in a series of posts featuring adoptable rabbits. It was originally posted on September 22, 2010.

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Cat fine after hair-raising roof ride - Stuff.co.nz

Cat fine after hair-raising roof ride - Stuff.co.nz | Pet News | Scoop.it

Stuff.co.nzCat fine after hair-raising roof rideStuff.co.nzA car surfing cat took an almost two kilometre ride on a car roof through Blenheim before being saved by a mystery man.


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Cats, humans have long relationship

Cats, humans have long relationship | Pet News | Scoop.it

Human relationships with cats date back more than 9,500 years. This theory was reinforced when an archeological dig in Cyprus discovered a cat purposely buried with a human in a tomb circa 7500 B.C.


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Bunny's Blog: Rascally Rabbits Available at Judge’s Park

Bunny's Blog: Rascally Rabbits Available at Judge’s Park | Pet News | Scoop.it

Judge's Park, located in Edinburg PA, was founded in 2005 to create a rescue where small animals would be welcome since none of the rescues in that area took in small animals. Since 2005, over 500 animals have been placed in loving forever homes.

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Senior living centers across US accept more pets

Senior living centers across US accept more pets | Pet News | Scoop.it

Hundreds of retirement communities across the country now allow seniors to live with their pets and more and more keep house pets that provide the benefits without the responsibility.


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Dangerous Foods That Dogs Should Never Eat - WebMD Slideshow

WebMD's slideshow shows pictures of the dangerous foods dogs should not eat, including fat trimmings and chocolate. Learn more from WebMD. (Something for all animal lovers! Did you know that our regular vitamins are pet friendly?
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Diamond Pet Food Recall Expands to Cat Food

Diamond Pet Food Recall Expands to Cat Food | Pet News | Scoop.it
Diamond Pet Foods expands its recall of salmonella-contaminated food to include cat food as well as dog food.
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1,000 dogs sickened by jerky pet treats made in China

1,000 dogs sickened by jerky pet treats made in China | Pet News | Scoop.it
Almost 1,000 dogs have been reported sick after eating chicken jerky pet treats produced in China.
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Pet not spayed or neutered can have serious health issues

Pet not spayed or neutered can have serious health issues | Pet News | Scoop.it
As pet owners, we see the commercials that tell us to spay or neuter our pets to control the stray animal population.

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Summer Safety Tips for Cats

Summer Safety Tips for Cats | Pet News | Scoop.it
With the arrival of the warm summer weather, people spend more time outdoors, in pools, at the beach, cooking out and in general, having a good time.
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Rabies Virus: Understanding Zoonotic Diseases & Feline Vaccinations

Rabies Virus: Understanding Zoonotic Diseases & Feline Vaccinations | Pet News | Scoop.it
Understanding zoonotic diseases and feline vaccinations, especially for the rabies virus is an essential part of being a good cat owner. Learn your risk and prevention measures for rabies virus!

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Turn an Outdoor Cat into an Indoor Cat

Turn an Outdoor Cat into an Indoor Cat | Pet News | Scoop.it
Making the transition from outdoor life to indoor life can be a relatively easy one for a cat if you set up the indoor environment to be as interesting as the...
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Bunny's Blog: National Dog Bite Prevention Week

Bunny's Blog: National Dog Bite Prevention Week | Pet News | Scoop.it

Did you know that May 20-26 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week? Every year, 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs, and children are the most common victims. In addition, 800,000 people receive medical attention for dog bites each year, and children are far more likely to be severely injured.

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Why I Can’t Stand the Hype Over Dwarf Cats

Why I Can’t Stand the Hype Over Dwarf Cats | Pet News | Scoop.it

Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly discusses why short-legged cats like the Munchkin aren't so cute from a medical standpoint.


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Prebiotics and Weight Loss in Pets | petMD

Prebiotics and Weight Loss in Pets | petMD | Pet News | Scoop.it
Prebiotics are commonly used to promote better general health and aid in the treatment of a host of intestinal problems common in pets.

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Baby Boomers' love of pets changes as both age - Boulder Daily Camera

Baby Boomers' love of pets changes as both age - Boulder Daily Camera | Pet News | Scoop.it
Hazel the schnauzer and Wrigley the black Lab mix mean everything to Harriet Buscombe. The dogs protect her on her pre-dawn runs around her Champaign, Ill.
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Animal Friends’ $10 Rabies Clinics start this Sunday

Animal Friends’ $10 Rabies Clinics start this Sunday | Pet News | Scoop.it
In order to protect pets and people, Animal Friends is once again hosting a series of low-cost Rabies Clinics throughout the area this summer.
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Raining cats and dogs: Lucky puppy survives 30ft fall through the sky

Raining cats and dogs: Lucky puppy survives 30ft fall through the sky | Pet News | Scoop.it
It was almost raining cats and dogs in California recently after a young boy looked up to see a young puppy falling through the sky from a perilous (RT @MetroUK: Puppy drops out of sky into young boy's arms after hawk drops it.
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