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Can My Dog Eat Raspberries?

 

Just like their humans, dogs enjoy snacking on fresh fruit, and whether it’s added to their meal or given as a treat, it’s perfectly fine to share some of your healthy snack with them. Fruits such as berries not only taste good but…

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Help Your Dog Live a Longer Life

VetStreet is sharing 5 ways to help protect your dog’s well-being, from exercising his body to providing the right nutrients. If you’re interesting in giving your furry friend a long…

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Paw-fect Travel Photos Wanted for AAA’s PetBook Photo Contest

For the many Americans whose vacations wouldn’t be complete without their favorite fur ball, the annual AAA PetBook Photo Contest offers an opportunity to show off travel photos in a big way. Through Nov. 30, travelers can enter a photo of their traveling pet for a chance to appear on a cover or inside Traveling With Your Pet: The AAA PetBook®.

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New Global Education Program Brings Compassion into the Classroom

Cats and dogs are two of the world’s most universal species, living side by side with people in hundreds of millions of homes and communities in every human society on this planet.

Yet, on every continent and in every culture, dogs and cats continue to be subject to cruel and inhumane treatment. And a growing body of research has shown that violence against animals is connected to violence against people.

To help address the root causes of animal cruelty, the International Fund for Animal Welfare is launching a new global educational program, Cats, Dogs and Us, which introduces students ages 5-14 around the world to the many different ways that people live with cats and dogs and helps develop knowledge, skills, and empathy and respect.

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Social Pet Sites

Social media has become such a big part of our everyday lives. It is no surprise that pet lovers can now enroll their four-legged companions on social sites. We decided to research the pet social sites available, and must say we are amazed at the numerous ones out there. Over the next several weeks we will give you a sneak peek into each one we found. The benefits for joining other pet lovers can be very rewarding.

We have listed them in random order, however there are several social sites that have one for dogs and one for cats, these sites we have kept together.

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Catster.com collects helpful and hilarious information for the worldly but still infatuated Cat aficionado. A resource for real cat owners who passionately argue the merits of catnip at dinner, have very real opinions on vet costs, and are willing to devote their time and financial resources to please the creature that really runs their households. Catster was founded in 2004 and has answers and advice for all nine lives.

A great feature of the site is that you can find cats for adoption by entering your zip code.

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