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The Science of Naming Your Dog

The Science of Naming Your Dog

Did you ever stop to think about the science of naming your dog? A dog name is not just a simple command; it is a title by which your dog will be referred to and what he or she will hear many times a day throughout their life. Believe it or not, some names are better than others for a dog to recognize and respond to.

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Homeless Dogs Fed by Machine-Donated Plastic Bottles

Homeless Dogs Fed by Machine-Donated Plastic Bottles

Homeless dogs and cats are fed by machine-donated plastic bottles in newly designed vending machines. Istanbul’s new donating animal vending machines, called the “Smart Recycling Boxes,” dispenses pet food to hungry homeless animals every time a person drops in a recyclable plastic bottle. They are referred to as a public recycling bin for dogs and […]

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Ebola in Dogs

Ebola in Dogs

Reoccurring studies on Ebola in dogs offer the first evidence that dogs might be asymptomatically infected by Ebola virus in the wild, with the infected carcasses of chimpanzees, gorillas and certain forest antelopes found to be the original sources. Human infections appear to be secondary in the Ebola cycle, coming into contact with the diseased carcase in some manner.

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Simple Ways to Test Dog Intelligence

Simple Ways to Test Dog Intelligence

Given the right training and encouragement, any dog with various levels of dog intelligence can be taught ‘new tricks’ and learn to improve their logic. So, if you want to test whether your dog might be the Albert Einstein of the canine world or an average dog with average dog intelligence, just follow our simple techniques below.

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Needed: Dog Therapy for Progeria Children

Needed: Dog Therapy for Progeria Children

Dog therapy for Progeria children works on their emotional stability which will affect their physical aspect, the same process as with pet therapy for cancer children and elderly adults.

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Pet Food – 9 Emerging Trends

Pet Food – 9 Emerging Trends

According to a July 18 Newswise press release on pet food, pet owners have begun feeding their dogs or cats better pet food than ever before. A recent study shows us that four out of five pet-owners consider their pets as a member of the family and are feeding them much better, regardless of cost.

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Dogs and Cats – Are They Hampering Your Love Life?

Dogs and Cats – Are They Hampering Your Love Life?

Are your dogs and cats hampering your love life? Is it unwittingly helping or destroying your date for the evening? According to Klooff, a new software that allows parents of both dogs and cats to share their favorite pet photos, men and women have specific tastes when it comes to the age-old dogs vs cats debate. This includes which pet makes them a better person and which one makes the opposite sex more desirable and sexy.

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10 Tips on Hot Weather and Dogs

10 Tips on Hot Weather and Dogs

10 tips on hot weather and dogs are things that can save your dog from heatstroke or from dying during the hottest days of summer. We have put together a short list for you to gather some ideas as we enter the “dog days” of summer.

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Online Personal Pet Happiness Trainer

Online Personal Pet Happiness Trainer

Here is an online personal pet happiness trainer, an infographic from Happify, the online personal happiness trainer, on how pets make us happier!  Below are a few samples … More than 74 million cats are owned in the U.S., making them the most popular pet in the country. Dogs follow at number two with 69.9 million. […]

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Measuring Canines and Childhood Cancer

Measuring Canines and Childhood Cancer

A developing dog therapy study, Canines and Childhood Cancer, involves the fact that the National Cancer Institute annually diagnoses over 13,000 children with childhood cancer. Currently, it is listed as the leading cause of death from disease in childhood.  Part of this study involves a cute Pomeranian by the name of Swoosh, a 7-year therapy dog […]

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Reasons Why I Love My Dog

Reasons Why I Love My Dog

There are many reasons why I love my dog, starting with the massive amounts of unconditional love my dog has for me. In fact, unconditional love is a key word in every relationship, whether it involves your partner or your pet. I went out and did a little researching on dog love,, while listing reasons […]

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Pit bull killed by LAPD off-duty officer as it mauls a child

Pit bull killed by LAPD off-duty officer as it mauls a child

According to Dogs Bite, “In the 9-year period from 2005 to 2013, pit bulls killed 176 Americans and accounted for 62% of the total recorded deaths (283). Combined, pit bulls and rottweilers accounted for 74% of these deaths.”

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5 Weird Animals Kept as Pets

5 Weird Animals Kept as Pets

The word “pet” often brings to mind cats and dogs, or perhaps the odd rabbit or hamster. A quick visit to almost any pet store serves as a reminder that there are many weird animals and wonderful creatures for us to consider. Some can prove to be surprisingly fun companions and others very challenging and […]

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Nebraska June 2014 tornadoes

Nebraska June 2014 tornadoes

When catastrophes like the Nebraska June 2014 tornadoes happen, you assume it happens to someone else. Not you, your family, property, or community. But like most assumptions … they are totally wrong. All wrong. In June 2014, we had our share of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, moving haphazardly across the state of  Nebraska and Kansas. […]

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