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Pet Points: Keep summer safe for your pets

Pet Points: Keep summer safe for your pets | Pet News | Scoop.it

The ads for back to school shopping are starting. But before school starts, we have plenty of summer heat left. Hot August weather brings continued warnings for pet owners that need to be taken seriously.


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It's no ordinary dog's life at Vienna's Hotel Sacher

It's no ordinary dog's life at Vienna's Hotel Sacher | Pet News | Scoop.it
VIENNA (Reuters) - Many people believe the Austrian capital Vienna is friendlier to dogs than it is to children, and a new service from the city's renowned Hotel Sacher seems to bear that out.As of last...
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Bunny's Blog: PetSmart Charities spay/neuter grant program saves lives of most at-risk pets

Bunny's Blog: PetSmart Charities spay/neuter grant program saves lives of most at-risk pets | Pet News | Scoop.it

Thirty-five percent of dogs and cats in U.S. households are not spayed or neutered, yet the procedure is one of the most effective ways to reduce the homeless pet population.

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TV goes to the dogs with first channel for canines

TV goes to the dogs with first channel for canines | Pet News | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lonely, bored dogs left at home all day while their owners are at work could soon be getting some digital company - a TV channel with programming just for pooches.
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Dog-human link is similar to that of parent-child

Dog-human link is similar to that of parent-child | Pet News | Scoop.it
The bond between humans and dogs has been going strong for thousands of years, and according to a new study, the relationship is similar to the deep connection between parent and child.
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Bunny's Blog: Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals launches Marion Dougherty Safe Haven Fund

Bunny's Blog: Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals launches Marion Dougherty Safe Haven Fund | Pet News | Scoop.it

Legendary Hollywood casting director Marion Dougherty is helping protect domestic violence victims and their pets, even after her passing. Her estate has donated $80,000 to the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals to establish the Marion Dougherty Safe Haven Fund to help victims of domestic violence and their pets to find safety together.

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Bunny's Blog: Pets of the Homeless leads fourth national pet food drive

Bunny's Blog: Pets of the Homeless leads fourth national pet food drive | Pet News | Scoop.it

The week of August 4-10 is the fourth national Feeding Pets of the Homeless “Give a Dog a Bone” week. Pets of the Homeless asks the public to participate by making donations of pet food, which can be taken to one of their local collection sites.

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Bunny's Blog: Favorite Video Friday: Office cats at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Bunny's Blog: Favorite Video Friday: Office cats at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary | Pet News | Scoop.it

There are around 500 cats that live at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Most live of them in the catteries, but not all of them. Several special cats live in offices instead. Please take a moment to meet them!

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Bunny's Blog: SlimDoggy releases SlimDoggy Lite, no-cost iPhone app

Bunny's Blog: SlimDoggy releases SlimDoggy Lite, no-cost iPhone app | Pet News | Scoop.it

SlimDoggy has announced the release ofSlimDoggy Lite, a free tool providing dog owners with the personalized information they need to ensure that their dog achieves and maintains a proper and healthy weight.

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Bunny's Blog: American Humane Association sending America's hero dogs to Hollywood!

Bunny's Blog: American Humane Association sending America's hero dogs to Hollywood! | Pet News | Scoop.it

Every day for the next week, people can read the remarkable stories of the 141 courageous canines competing in this year's annual American Humane Association Hero Dog 

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Pet Sounds: Special music soothes dogs at the Erie County SPCA - The Buffalo News

Pet Sounds: Special music soothes dogs at the Erie County SPCA  - The Buffalo News | Pet News | Scoop.it
Roll over, Beethoven, and tell Mr. Peepers the news:The lucky dogs at the SPCA Serving Erie County are being treated to the calming strains of healing music provided by a holistic veterinarian in Ohio.Workers in other shel...
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Bunny's Blog: ASPCA celebrates No Pet Store Puppies Day

Bunny's Blog: ASPCA celebrates No Pet Store Puppies Day | Pet News | Scoop.it

This Sunday, July 21, the ASPCAwill be celebrating national No Pet Store PuppiesDay, the third year of the organization’s campaign to educate the public about the connection between pet stores and puppy mills.

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Bunny's Blog: Tips for relief from the dog days of summer

Bunny's Blog: Tips for relief from the dog days of summer | Pet News | Scoop.it

The hot days of summer can make everyone uncomfortable, especially our canine family members.

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Bunny's Blog: Guest post: How to keep your dog healthy

Bunny's Blog: Guest post: How to keep your dog healthy | Pet News | Scoop.it

This is a guest post by Michael at DogHQ. DogHQ contains dozens of dog-related questions and answers and gives you all the necessary information to succeed in raising a friendly, healthy and happy dog.

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Bunny's Blog: Favorite Video Friday: Save Them All

Bunny's Blog: Favorite Video Friday: Save Them All | Pet News | Scoop.it

When Best Friends Animal Society began its work nearly 30 years ago, 17 million animals died every year in shelters. Today, thanks to caring people like you, that number is down to four million. Now it's time to Save Them All.

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Unhappy returns of shelter pets can satisfy others - Boston.com

Unhappy returns of shelter pets can satisfy others - Boston.com | Pet News | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The luckiest day of Niblett's life had to be when he was returned to the animal shelter in Virginia where he had been adopted.
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Dogs able to detect some colors, aren't color blind as long thought

Dogs able to detect some colors, aren't color blind as long thought | Pet News | Scoop.it
Russian scientists say they've shown dogs can differentiate colors, contradicting a long-held assumption they're only able to see in black and white.
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Bunny's Blog: Today is your birthday

Bunny's Blog: Today is your birthday | Pet News | Scoop.it

Two years ago today, Sugar had her babies - four precious kittens: one calico girl, one ginger boy and two white boys. I spent the next five months watching them, raising them and loving them to bits.

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Brittany Rescue Consortium saves over 100 dogs in Louisiana

Brittany Rescue Consortium saves over 100 dogs in Louisiana | Pet News | Scoop.it

On Saturday, July 27, over 100 Brittanys began a new life thanks to the efforts of the Brittany Rescue Consortium.

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Bunny's Blog: Guest Post: 5 questions you need to ask yourself before getting a dog

Bunny's Blog: Guest Post: 5 questions you need to ask yourself before getting a dog | Pet News | Scoop.it

Much like getting pregnant, adopting a dog is easy enough to do, but problematic in the long-term if one isn’t properly prepared. 

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Are Dogs Smarter Than Cats or Vice Versa? (VIDEO)

Are Dogs Smarter Than Cats or Vice Versa? (VIDEO) | Pet News | Scoop.it
Some people think it's cats who are smarter because of their stealth like ability to stalk mice and rats. So, to help resolve the issue, here are four things you have to know in order to determine... Are dogs smarter than cats?
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Dogs CAN see in colour: Scientists dispel the myth that canines can only see in black and white

Dogs CAN see in colour: Scientists dispel the myth that canines can only see in black and white | Pet News | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Russian Academy of Sciences have found that not only do dogs have a limited colour range, they can also use colour to distinguish between items.
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There's a common misconception that dogs can only see in monochrome and use varying brightness levels to identify the outlines of items.New research now confirms this is not the case.

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Bunny's Blog: ASPCA warning: Pet flipping is on the rise

Bunny's Blog: ASPCA warning: Pet flipping is on the rise | Pet News | Scoop.it

The ASPCA is warning pet lovers about a disturbing new trend. Pet flipping involves an individual picking up a pet, either by stealing the animal or claiming to be the owner of a missing pet, and then quickly selling the animal for a profit.

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Bunny's Blog: Telling America’s stories through its dogs

Bunny's Blog: Telling America’s stories through its dogs | Pet News | Scoop.it

Every summer, the website America Comes Alivecelebrates the "Dog Days of Summer" with three true stories of American dogs each week for eight weeks, from service dogs and military dogs to President's dogs and dogs in show business.

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Bunny's Blog: Favorite Video Friday: LA Neonate Video Tour

Bunny's Blog: Favorite Video Friday: LA Neonate Video Tour | Pet News | Scoop.it

Happy Friday! Need a kitten fix? Then watch this video tour Best Friends Animal Society's Los Angeles Neonate Intensive Care Unit.

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