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Cost of Pet Care Continues to Rise, Pet Parents Using Pet Insurance for ... - Insurance News Net

Cost of Pet Care Continues to Rise, Pet Parents Using Pet Insurance for ... - Insurance News Net | PetParents | Scoop.it
Cost of Pet Care Continues to Rise, Pet Parents Using Pet Insurance for ...
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Veterinary bills are continuing to rise and more pet parents are relying on pet insurance to help cover the cost of caring for their dog or cat.
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Fair Warning 

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Cost of Pet Care Continues to Rise, Pet Parents Using Pet Insurance for ... - Insurance News Net

Cost of Pet Care Continues to Rise, Pet Parents Using Pet Insurance for ... - Insurance News Net | PetParents | Scoop.it
Cost of Pet Care Continues to Rise, Pet Parents Using Pet Insurance for ...
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Veterinary bills are continuing to rise and more pet parents are relying on pet insurance to help cover the cost of caring for their dog or cat.
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Good Information to have !

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Affordable Prescriptions For Pet Parents Thanks To Free Pet Rx Discount Card

Affordable Prescriptions For Pet Parents  Thanks To Free Pet Rx Discount Card | PetParents | Scoop.it
Prescriptions for humans can be quite expensive, and we all know that for pets the same holds true.  I remember thinking through the years how GREAT it would be if I had a savings card for prescrip...
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Great Idea !

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A Safer Way To Travel With Your Dogs: Variocage

A Safer Way To Travel With Your Dogs: Variocage | PetParents | Scoop.it

hThe Variocage is not for every pet owner, although I wish it were.  It
seems to be one of the safest car crates around, especially for medium
to large to very large dogs.  But you really need to dedicate your cargo
compartment to the  Variocage because it's not at all easy to take in
and out.  Nevertheless...

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Worth Checking Out !

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They Built These Goats A Goat Gym.. Look At Their Reactions ...

They Built These Goats A Goat Gym.. Look At Their Reactions ... | PetParents | Scoop.it
MENU CLOSE MENU. Next Story > · Share on Facebook · HOME · MOST POPULAR · NEWEST · DOGS · CATS · FUNNY · TOUCHING · DEALS ON PET FOOD! PetFlow Blog – The most interesting news for pet parents around the world.
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Delightful Hopping and Romping Goats !

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Friday is 'Take Your Dog to Work Day'

Friday is 'Take Your Dog to Work Day' | PetParents | Scoop.it
Dog owners at many businesses won't have to leave their furry friends at home Friday, when
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But We Work From Home !

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New Zealand Navy Rescues Dog Swept out to Sea

New Zealand Navy Rescues Dog Swept out to Sea | PetParents | Scoop.it
“Seeing that dog floating on a log was certainly an unusual and unexpected sight,” Lieutenant Anthony Norris said. “I would hate to think how long he was there.”
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Lucky Dog !

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Young Animals and Old, Old Plants – Phenomena: The Loom

Young Animals and Old, Old Plants – Phenomena: The Loom | PetParents | Scoop.it
Last Friday, I was a guest on the radio show Science Friday with photographer Rachel Sussman. We talked about her new book, The Oldest Living Things in the World, for which I wrote the introduction...
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That pets and people have a relatively short life span and plants live thousands of years.  Probably not having as much fun, though. 

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Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: Wrap It Up: Using Soft Supports For Your Dog

Dawg Business: It's Your Dog's Health!: Wrap It Up: Using Soft Supports For Your Dog | PetParents | Scoop.it
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Lawmakers and residents rally in San Francisco against proposed off-leash dog ban

Lawmakers and residents rally in San Francisco against proposed off-leash dog ban | PetParents | Scoop.it
Lawmakers and residents rally in San Francisco against proposed off-leash dog ban
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It Comes Down to Control, Whether or Not A Dog is in Control, Leash or No Leash.  

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Clever Tree Frogs Shout For Sex By Using Storm Drains As Megaphones

Clever Tree Frogs Shout For Sex By Using Storm Drains As Megaphones | PetParents | Scoop.it
Human males try all kinds of things to seduce females. Some show off their fancy cars, some learn to play the guitar, some drive big trucks. The male Mientien tree frog scoffs at our puny human tricks. All it needs is a nice storm drain.
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Gives Croaking a Whole New Meaning 

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Some Genius Built a Tennis Ball Catapult for Dogs [VIDEO]

Some Genius Built a Tennis Ball Catapult for Dogs [VIDEO] | PetParents | Scoop.it
Imagine a world where your dog could play fetch alone.
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This is a great trick !

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Troopers rescue dog who was stuck under car

Troopers rescue dog who was stuck under car | PetParents | Scoop.it
When a golden retriever became stuck beneath a car after being accidentally struck by his owner's vehicle on Sunday, two Massachusetts State Troopers came to hi
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They Had to Lift the Vehicle With Car Jacks !

 

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Pet bus allows Hong Kong’s pooches to travel

Pet bus allows Hong Kong’s pooches to travel | PetParents | Scoop.it
What began as a Facebook campaign started by three frustrated pet lovers in 2012 has now become a regular Sunday affair.
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Pretty Cool !

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Petcube Lets You Play With Adoptable Animals With Your Smartphone

Petcube Lets You Play With Adoptable Animals With Your Smartphone | PetParents | Scoop.it
The Petcube will help those interested in adopting animals meet potential pets.
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Wonderful Idea To Try This "Electronic Bonding" with Shelter Pets for Prospective Adoption !

 

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Rare Amazon Jungle Dog Caught on Video

Rare Amazon Jungle Dog Caught on Video | PetParents | Scoop.it
Scientists hoping to record vultures at a carcass in the Amazon jungle of Peru captured on video a glimpse of a super-rare wild dog.
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Super-Rare Wild Dog Captured in the Amazon Forest !

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Top Ten DIY for Dog Lovers

Top Ten DIY for Dog Lovers | PetParents | Scoop.it
Top Ten DIY For Dog Lovers Let the countdown begin... 10) Seriously, if you can't cut up a cardboard box and write Kissing Booth on it, you should be ashamed of yourself.   Ok, I'm ashamed of mysel...
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Nifty Stuff for Pets 

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Rocky Ridge Refuge—The Most Magical Place on Earth?

Rocky Ridge Refuge—The Most Magical Place on Earth? | PetParents | Scoop.it
It looks like one of the most magical places on earth, and it very likely is. The Rocky Ridge Refuge, located in northern Arkansas, is a sanctuary for special needs animals of all kinds, a place where dogs, raccoons, piglets—you name it—cohabitate and heal. Since childhood, founder Janice Wolf dreamed of creating just such a place and the reality has not fallen short of her schoolgirl fantasy. Janice creates a “group home” environment for abused, neglected, and sick animals of all size, stripe, and type, allowing them to peacefully rehabilitate.
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Inter-Species Bonding, Too Cool !

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10 Spitz Dog Breeds

10 Spitz Dog Breeds | PetParents | Scoop.it
"Spitz" is a dog type describing several breeds that share loosely common ancestry and traits. Learn the histories behind 10 of the most popular spitz dog breeds.
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Interesting Information about a Great Dog Breed(s) 

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Visualistan: Traveling Tips with Pets #infographic

Visualistan: Traveling Tips with Pets #infographic | PetParents | Scoop.it
Are you traveling with your Pet? Here are some travel tips for travelers traveling with their pets. Approximately, 30 million people travel with their pets each year. Cats and dogs can be the best traveling campanions. But traveling with them requires extra preparations.
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Fun & Helpful !

 

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To Beat a Parasite, Birds Teach Their Young a Secret Password | Science Blogs | WIRED

To Beat a Parasite, Birds Teach Their Young a Secret Password | Science Blogs | WIRED | PetParents | Scoop.it
To protect against brood parasites, which lay their eggs in the nests of other birds, leaving them to raise their chicks, female superb fairy-wrens teach their embryos a "password" while they're still in their eggs.
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Communicating with Embryos !

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Pot for Pets: Companies Make Hemp-Laced Meds for Fidos - NBC News

Pot for Pets: Companies Make Hemp-Laced Meds for Fidos - NBC News | PetParents | Scoop.it
Marijuana is going to the dogs, but it's not your parents' Woodstock weed.Georgia, a 5-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, is a medical marijuana patient...
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Industrial Hemp, as this article points out, contains only trace amounts of THC, so it is still Pot ?  

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Chimps Are Better at Strategic Reasoning Than Humans Are

Chimps Are Better at Strategic Reasoning Than Humans Are | PetParents | Scoop.it
Imagine that your boss wants you to work, but you'd rather watch cat videos. Your best strategy is to learn your boss's patterns so that you'll appear hard at work only when she's watching. New research shows that chimpanzees are better than humans at making this kind of Machiavellian deduction.
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Chimps and Chumps; We Are The Chumps ? 

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Energetic Baby Prairie Dog Plays With A Mellow Cat

Energetic Baby Prairie Dog Plays With A Mellow Cat | PetParents | Scoop.it
In 2013 YouTube user Jaysunsphone1 posted this video of a very energetic baby prairie dog playing with its mellow feline housemate. This animal odd couple might
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Prarie Dog & Cat Play Pals ?   Very Cute !

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The Cat that Loves Water - National Wildlife Federation

The Cat that Loves Water - National Wildlife Federation | PetParents | Scoop.it
Determined scientists and photographers finally capture images of a rare and elusive fishing feline
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Fascinating Story of Rare Fishing Cat !

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