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Are Petco's Dog Training Methods Outdated?

Are Petco's Dog Training Methods Outdated? | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A dog died in a training class, and the pet supply giant is in the spotlight.
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Dressage rider pulled out of Olympics to protect “My buddy, my friend, the horse that has given everything"

Dressage rider pulled out of Olympics to protect “My buddy, my friend, the horse that has given everything" | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A heartbroken Adelinde Cornelissen stopped mid-routine, deciding not to risk her beloved horse Parzival even though he appeared to have recovered from the illness he had caught from an insect bite
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This Kitten Just Met A Tortoise, And What Happened Next Is Too Much For Words.

This Kitten Just Met A Tortoise, And What Happened Next Is Too Much For Words. | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
The kitten's ready for battle, and the tortoise couldn't care less. Who will win?
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Rescue Pig Can't Stop Running ... Until She Feels Her New Blanket

Rescue Pig Can't Stop Running ... Until She Feels Her New Blanket | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.
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Unicorn escapes birthday party; captured by CHP

Unicorn escapes birthday party; captured by CHP | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A white pony outfitted as a unicorn for a children's birthday party lead CHP officers on a not so merry chase Wednesday night night, as it darted in and out of traffic for several hours on busy Avenue...
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Torn ACL Treatment For Dogs: PRP A Promising Alternative to Surgery

Torn ACL Treatment For Dogs: PRP A Promising Alternative to Surgery | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
ACL tears are a common canine injury, affecting almost 1 million dogs a year in the USA. Surgical costs to treat this injury average $3000-3500. PRP offers a nonsurgical intervention at $550
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Meet the First New Canine Found in 150 Years

Meet the First New Canine Found in 150 Years | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Golden jackals of Africa and Eurasia are actually two distantly related species—and one is a new species of wolf, a new study shows.
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Whatever floats your boat: 'fish wheelchair' created for goldfish

Whatever floats your boat: 'fish wheelchair' created for goldfish | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
An ingenious solution was found when a fish had trouble staying upright in its tank. Using a cork and a piece of tape as a harness the fish was saved, and the internet intrigued.
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7 Reasons Cats Love to Lick Plastic

7 Reasons Cats Love to Lick Plastic | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
The feline obsession with all things plastic isn't all fun and games -- it can be dangerous.
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Angry Young Owl Surprises Some Nice Suburban Housewives

Angry Young Owl Surprises Some Nice Suburban Housewives | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
This is what the world has come to: The evil marshmallow sacks known formally as owls are no longer content to attack humans in the wild. Instead, these tiny balls of clawed terror are showing up on doorsteps to demand sacrifice, fuck up your home and remind you that you may be at the top of the food chain but an owl can still claw your shit to pieces.
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Rats Remember Who's Nice to Them—and Return the Favor

Rats Remember Who's Nice to Them—and Return the Favor | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
The more a rat helps another, the more it'll receive in return, a new study says—the first such discovery in nonhumans.
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Puppy Presumed Dead at Sea is Reunited with Family Thanks to Facebook Post

Puppy Presumed Dead at Sea is Reunited with Family Thanks to Facebook Post | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
GROTON, Connecticut -- Ryder was lost, then he was found. Clare Shaw and her family were boating off the coast of Noank, along the Connecticut shoreline Sunday, when their 8-month Shiba Inu puppy slipped out of his harness and into the ocean.
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Mama goose alerts the authorities when her baby needs help

Mama goose alerts the authorities when her baby needs help | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A smart mama goose alerted the authorities when her baby needed help
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These Elaborate Cardboard Boxes Are Exactly What Your Cat Needs

These Elaborate Cardboard Boxes Are Exactly What Your Cat Needs | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
If they're gonna go for the cardboard box anyway, it might as well look good.
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Manny the 'Selfie Cat' Takes Impressive Photos of Himself With a GoPro

Manny the 'Selfie Cat' Takes Impressive Photos of Himself With a GoPro | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A rescued grey Tabby cat from northern Arizona who takes pretty impressive selfies has become an Internet sensation.
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Care and comfort for senior pets - Ashland Daily Press

Care and comfort for senior pets - Ashland Daily Press | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Dear Dr. Stacy, My beloved four-legged child is 15 years old. He has lost his hearing, sight and ability to walk without his legs sometimes giving way under him, however
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Squirrels: 1, Rest of the world: 0

Squirrels: 1, Rest of the world: 0 | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
They may look harmless, but these furry critters can wreak major havoc when they set their tiny minds to it
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Wasabi, A Therapy Tortoise Who Wears A Dress, Has A Tough Shell But A Cuddly Inside

Wasabi, A Therapy Tortoise Who Wears A Dress, Has A Tough Shell But A Cuddly Inside | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
You may wonder: What makes a 42-pound African spur tortoise well-suited for work as a therapy pet?

In part, the same qualities that you'd look for in a therapy dog or cat or rabbit, like being calm
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Stop Everything And Look At These Baby Goats In Tiny Sweaters

Stop Everything And Look At These Baby Goats In Tiny Sweaters | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
The cutest three amigos you'll ever see.
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Turkey Crashes Through Window, Turns on Sink, Floods Room, Is Careless

Turkey Crashes Through Window, Turns on Sink, Floods Room, Is Careless | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
When Nancy Page walked into her Rhode Island home last week and found water pouring from the ceiling, she assumed a pipe had burst. No, Nancy. It was a wild turkey who did that to your house.
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Cries Of ‘Help! Fire!’ Cause Confusion, Lead To Rescue Of Two Parrots

Cries Of ‘Help! Fire!’ Cause Confusion, Lead To Rescue Of Two Parrots | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
While most people may think parrots merely mimic what we say, two parrots caught up in a 2-alarm structure fire were rescued safely after yelling, “Help!” and
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Mischievous Little Goat Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

Mischievous Little Goat Arrested for Disorderly Conduct | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A lawless goat—or a Billy the kid, if you will—is currently in custody in New Jersey on a litany of charges, including disorderly behavior, trespass, and first-degree larceny (for stealing my damn heart.)
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Marine Crisis: Over 1,200 Sick Sea Lion Pups Stranded On California Beaches

Marine Crisis: Over 1,200 Sick Sea Lion Pups Stranded On California Beaches | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A record number of sick sea lion pups have been found stranded on the beaches of Southern California, with an unprecedented 1,200 washing up in 2015 so far alone.
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