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10 Tips on How to Walk a Dog When it's Really Flippin' Hot! - Pawsitive Attention Pet Services

10 Tips on How to Walk a Dog When it's Really Flippin' Hot! - Pawsitive Attention Pet Services | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Pet safety and health tips focusing on walking pets in extreme heat. Follow these tips to help your dog avoid heat related illness.
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In loving arms: Man floats his sick dog to sleep, becomes Internet sensation

In loving arms: Man floats his sick dog to sleep, becomes Internet sensation | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
The unconditional love of a dog is a powerful thing. Just ask John Unger of Bayfield, Wis.
For the past 19 years, Unger’s loyal companion has been a shepherd mix named Schoep.
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7 Ways to Cope With Petting-Induced Cat Aggression

7 Ways to Cope With Petting-Induced Cat Aggression | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Does your cat love being petted one minute and turn into a writhing ball of claws and teeth the next? Here's how to stop it.
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Free event brings gold medal-worthy adoptable pets to Folsom

Free event brings gold medal-worthy adoptable pets to Folsom | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
While the Olympics are drawing crowds to England, organizations all over the Sacramento region are bringing their best and brightest to Folsom.
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Why Did My Dog Pass Away Under Anesthesia?

Why Did My Dog Pass Away Under Anesthesia? | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Our vet outlines reasons a dog might die unexpectedly under anesthesia.
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Bee Stings 101: How to Help Your Pet

Bee Stings 101: How to Help Your Pet | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Two experts discuss what you should do if your dog or cat suffers an unfortunate bee sting — and how you can reduce the risk of a bite in your backyard.
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Hunting Hawk Found Tied & Abandoned

Hunting Hawk Found Tied & Abandoned | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Animal Control has a mystery on their hands after a rare hawk was found tied up outside a restaurant.
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Hero pit bull rewarded for saving his owner's life twice

Hero pit bull rewarded for saving his owner's life twice | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Oh, your dog brings you your slippers? Yeah, cute, great trick. A pit bull from Lawrenceville, Ga.
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Hit-run victim whose dogs died details crash

Hit-run victim whose dogs died details crash | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Gemily West was walking her dogs with her boyfriend when a driver hit the pair and fled.
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‘Hope’ Lives on: Dog Survives Savage Stabbing and Brutal Duct-Taping, Finds Forever Home

‘Hope’ Lives on: Dog Survives Savage Stabbing and Brutal Duct-Taping, Finds Forever Home | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
The pug-mix breed was found dehydrated, duct-taped, and with a swollen tongue.
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Bunny's Blog: Cat Acts as Mayor of Alaska Town for 15 Years

Bunny's Blog: Cat Acts as Mayor of Alaska Town for 15 Years | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it

The mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska has been in office nearly all his life. The small town of nearly 900 residents elected their feline mayor 15 years ago, and now locals refer to him as "Mayor Stubbs".


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Watch this brave kitten do battle with a giant Doberman

Watch this brave kitten do battle with a giant Doberman | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Watch this teeny little kitten take on a scary-looking Doberman — over and over again.
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Legal Victory for Disabled Veteran Forced to Relinquish Service Dog

Legal Victory for Disabled Veteran Forced to Relinquish Service Dog | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
James Sak, 65, a disabled Vietnam Veteran and retired Chicago police officer, was forced to relinquish his service dog after the Aurelia, Iowa Town Council voted December 14 to prohibit the dog, identified as a “pit bull,” from residing within...
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Adorable otter stacks cups like a champ

Adorable otter stacks cups like a champ | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Animal tricks are all well and good, but if you're going to teach your pet to do something cute, it might as well be useful, too.
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20 Common Mistakes of New Cat Owners

20 Common Mistakes of New Cat Owners | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Cats are sweet and kittens are cuter, but are you really prepared for feline ownership? Read our list of 20 mistakes of new cat owners.

Via Vicki Cook, Dr. Shelby Neely, Dr. Arnold Plotnick
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Town wants family to get rid of pet bunny | WTNH.com Connecticut

Town wants family to get rid of pet bunny | WTNH.com Connecticut | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A North Haven family is asking for help after the town told them they have to get rid of their daughter's pet rabbit.
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Appetizers: Some things ARE impossible: a glass of wine with a dog at the Weatherstone - sacbee.com

Appetizers: Some things ARE impossible: a glass of wine with a dog at the Weatherstone - sacbee.com | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
During my many visits to restaurants, I occasionally run up against befuddling rules related to the establishment's liquor license. Sometimes, for instance you can have wine inside but not...
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6 Month Old Pit Bull Undergoes Surgery After Fall From Window Compounded by Owner Neglect

6 Month Old Pit Bull Undergoes Surgery After Fall From Window Compounded by Owner Neglect | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A sweet young pit bull is getting help after suffering from serious untreated injuries and owner neglect.
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Sacramento targets pit bulls, Chihuahuas for spay/neutering

Sacramento targets pit bulls, Chihuahuas for spay/neutering | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A new animal control program is taking aim at an "overpopulation" of pit bulls and Chihuahuas running loose in two areas of Sacramento County.
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Trapped rodeo bull saved from well

Trapped rodeo bull saved from well | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
A rodeo bull fell into a well in Folsom Tuesday night and it took firefighters, UC Davis vets and an animal-loving tow truck operator to help rescue it.
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SeaWorld Attack Video Proves That Whale Captivity Hurts Everybody

SeaWorld Attack Video Proves That Whale Captivity Hurts Everybody | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Watch this video, via Good Morning America, and see the desperate measures killer whales will resort to when they're forced into a tank that's a fraction of a percentage of their normal environment and made to do tricks appealing to stupid humans...
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Cat got your tongue going?

Cat got your tongue going? | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
LITTLE Lorcan, 7, finds new pet Jessi-cat is helping him express himself for first time...
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Harley delivers slurpy kisses in Sutter County

Harley delivers slurpy kisses in Sutter County | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
Harley delivers slurpy kisses in Sutter County | spradley, harley, dog, sutter, store, door, county, shelter, rescue, facility...
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Lennox Becomes Symbol of Fight Against Breed Discriminatory Legislation; Best Friends Animal Society Officials Encourage Local Activism in Response to Belfast Dog’s Death

Lennox Becomes Symbol of Fight Against Breed Discriminatory Legislation; Best Friends Animal Society Officials Encourage Local Activism in Response to Belfast Dog’s Death | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
The death of Lennox, a seven-year-old dog killed in Northern Ireland Wednesday for resembling a pit bull, has become a rallying cry for animal advocates seeking to prevent and overturn breed discriminatory legislation (“BDL”) that targets dogs...

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VIDEOS: Baby snow leopards recorded for the first time in history | news10.net

VIDEOS: Baby snow leopards recorded for the first time in history | news10.net | Pet Sitter Picks | Scoop.it
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