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[NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014]– A newly released poll by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today revealed that good intentions don’t always equate to action when it comes to rescuing dogs in parked cars on hot days. In a nationwide telephone survey, an overwhelming majority-93 percent-of adults who have never encountered a dog in a car on a hot day said they…

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We all hear about pet food recalls frequently, but what do you do if your pet’s food has been recalled? Most of us just throw the food away and shop for new food. Here’s a list of what we SHOULD do when the food you’re feeding your pet has been recalled.

  1. Remove the recalled food:If you hear about a recall for a pet food you use and you

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Wanna go for a ride?! We love the “freeway flappers” so we’re sharing our favorite 8 right here (along with some of our favorite quotes). Enjoy!

“Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog’s face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window!”
-Steve Bluestone

Dogs love to…

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8 Crazy Cool Cat Videos

by on May 12, 2014

in Cats

From surprised kitty to cobra cat we have a serious addiction to loving crazy, cute, cool, and cuddly cat videos. Here are 8 of our all-time favorites!…

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These days, it’s not just people who overindulge in eating, it’s our pets, too. Recent research noted that more than half of our dogs and cats are overweight or obese. In fact, according to the vets who assessed our pets in this study, 57.6% of our cats are overweight or obese, 52.6% of dogs are overweight or obese…

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Do you have to choose between installing beautiful wood floors in your home and keeping the family pet? Probably not, but you will have to take precautions to help protect the floor and do some research to determine what type of wood will hold up best against scratches from animal claws and the damage that can result from an unexpected puddle.

Laminate looks like real wood, and luxury vinyl…

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You might have noticed a lot of times that your kittens snuggle around you and keep their tails quivering, that’s their way of telling how much they love you. Sweet isn’t it? Although saying I love you too kitty isn’t enough as these loving felines need more care and affection than any other pets. Here are a few general guidelines for you to ensure that your cat lives a good healthy life.

  • Vet Checks

You should take your cat for a regular check-up and vaccinations to keep a tab on their health. If any change in cat’s meowing, acting, eating, walking etc is noticed you should take him in for a check-up as soon as possible.

Why Do Horses Sleep Standing

by on January 10, 2014

in Horses

All it takes is sleeping on one international flight to convince anyone that lying down is the only way to get a good night’s sleep. However, not all mammals sleep lying down. Horses, despite the tiring look of their heavy, long bodies, actually do most of their sleeping standing up — and it’s more than a quirk of the species – there’s a scientific reason why.

It’s part of their survival

The root of horses sleeping while standing comes from their days in the wild and their “fight or flight” response. Rather than fight like some animals do when attacked, horses, being herbivores, are more inclined to flight, or run, from their predators. Since they have a difficult time standing up once they lay down, standing gives horses a higher chance of survival.

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