Earth Hour 2011

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Earth Hour 2011 takes place tomorrow, March 26, 2011 ! People, businesses and iconic buildings around the world will switch off their lights for an hour at 8:30pm local time.

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Happy 2011!

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Celebrate safely, and we look forward to seeing you in 2011 Thank you dear readers for a wonderful 2010!! We are excited for the coming year, and hope to keep bringing you fun, animal related content.

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Top 25 Pet Names of 2011

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Banfield Pet Hospital has compiled the top 25 pet names of 2011! Banfield has quite the patient database with over 780 hospitals across the country, so they would certainly be able to figure out the most popular pet names! We wanted to share them with you!

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Petfinder.com Adopt the Internet Day 2011

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In honor of Petfinder.com’s 15th birthday , they want everyone to spread the word about pet adoption on March 15, 2011. March 15th is “Adopt the Internet Day&# ! What is it and how do you help?

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See AFRICAN CATS, Save the Savanna!

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An awe-inspiring adventure blending family bonds with the power and cunning of the wild, “African Cats” leaps into theatres on Earth Day, April 22, 2011. African Cats ,” which will be released in theaters worldwide, opens in North America on April 22, 2011.

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“African Cats” Giveaway!

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An awe-inspiring adventure blending family bonds with the power and cunning of the wild, “African Cats” leaps into theaters on Earth Day, April 22, 2011. To enter simply leave a comment on this post before April 22, 2011. Win a copy of African Cats: The Story Behind the Film!

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Energy Muse- Energy Paws!

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Comment before midnight on November 10, 2011. Please be sure to read on for the giveaway. Energy Muse is a wonderful company that makes accessories for humans, and even for pets! Energy Paws are special charms that attach to your pet’s collar.

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Giveaway: The Dog Trainer’s Complete Guide to a Happy, Well-Behaved Pet

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If you would like a chance to enter just leave a comment on this post before midnight on November 20th, 2011.

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Angel Tree Campaign To Help Homeless Pets at 70 Shelters

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I was really excited to hear about an Angel Tree program for pets. The program, which is run by Best Friends Pet Care , is now in it’s 11th year!

Doggie Devotion line from Fetch!

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Fetch Product Designs was founded in Spring 2011 to create unique, quality, high-end pillows and home décor featuring “man’s best friend”. Fetch! Product Design limited edition “ Doggie Devotion ” throw pillows are just what your favorite dog lover needs for their home!

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Angry Birds for your pets!

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Put down your phone and play Angry Birds with your pet! Thanks to Hartz, you can now enjoy your favorite game in real life with your dog or cat! We have been addicted to Angry Birds for some time now, but now our dog is addicted too!

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Waggin’ Train Tail Waggin’ Jingle Contest

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Five finalists will be flown to Nashville, TN, during CMA Awards week in November 2011 to perform their jingle at a private event in front of Trace Adkins. From now until Sept. 2, America is invited to vote for their favorite entry at WagginTrainBrand.com.

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Giveaway: Science Diet Senior 11 Age Defying Cat Food

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Leave a comment on this post before midnight on August 30th, 2011 letting us know what your cat’s age is according to the quiz. As you may know, cats are known to live very long lives….21 21 years or more!

Giveaway: OINK: My Life With Mini-Pigs

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Just leave a comment on this post before midnight on November 12, 2011. What happens when two mini-pigs join a family that already has a cat, a dog, and a chicken? Find out in this charming true story about life with mini-pigs!

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Beneful Dream Dog Park Contest

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Beneful brand dog food will unveil America’s first Dream Dog Park in Johns Creek, GA, on June 15, 2011.

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Jeter’s Favorite Sweet Potato Chips

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Top Chef Alum Carmen Gonzalez (Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters” Season 2) has created a pet-friendly “Sweet Potato Chip” recipe to show her support for Rock & Rawhide !

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Ground Zero Hero

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On September 11, 2011, Sarah will be attending a Recognition Ceremony to honor all working dogs and their handlers, veterinarians, and VMATs (veterinary medical assistance teams) who worked at the 9/11 sites.

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Doggie Language!

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Source: flickr.com via Andrea on Pinterest. just for fun

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Cat Anatomy (infographic)

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Another fun and educational infographhic. This time, if you have ever had questions about cat anatomy, you might just get them answered! Cat Anatomy graphic created by Matt Beswick for Pet365. Click here to view the full post. pet care

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Minimising your cat’s stress when visiting the vet

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There are a lot of aspects which surround taking a trip to the vet that can make animals feel uneasy. Cats in particular are renowned for kicking up a fuss when it comes to making a visit to the clinic and some owner’s concerns for their kitties are rewarded with screeches and scratches.

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World Wildlife Fund (WWF) 50th anniversary

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The collage posters are available online only, through July 31, 2011 exclusively at CVSphoto.com. in celebration of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) 50th anniversary, CVSphoto has created a limited edition customized photo collage poster inspired by WWF to commemorate this significant milestone.

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Write a Post, Help a Dog!

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How you can help in 2011. Simply spread the word about Write a Post, Help a Dog 2011 and once again Pedigree will donate 20 pounds of food for each blogger’s post. Pedigree is resurrecting is insanely successful Write a Post, Help a Dog program.

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The Cat that takes the Purrfect Shot!

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By Casey Selleck, King of the Web. Cooper, an American Shorthair Cat, has helped elevate dogs and cats to a higher level in the art community.

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A Cute Story of Sandhill Surrogacy

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SeaWorld Orlando’s Aviculture Team Pair Orphaned Chick with Rescued Sandhill Crane. While caring for two rescued sandhill cranes – an injured adult and an orphaned chick – SeaWorld’s aviculture team put their problem-solving skills to work to create a successful surrogacy.

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Tribute to War Heroes…at Both Ends of the Leash

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On November 7th, Capitol Hill’s “ Tribute to War Heroes…at Both Ends of the Leash ” celebrated America’s military heroes. Not only did the event celebrate veterans, but also the heroic dogs who serve our country with them! “We

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Busch Gardens’ Baby Cheetah Gets a New Puppy Pal

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Just a month after Busch Gardens took in a cheetah cub whose mother wasn’t caring for it, the park’s animal care team has identified the perfect four-legged friend for the 8-week-old cat: a 16-week old female yellow Labrador puppy.

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Get the Scoop on International Pooper Scooper Week

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If “every dog should have its day,” a whole week might make them feel even better.

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Jane Goodall Charity Auction

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The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is hosting an online charity auction until November 9th, 2011. An autographed batting helmet from Philadelphia Phillies player and 2011 MLB All-Star Shane Victorino. Online bidding is open to the public through November 9, 2011.

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Amazing Humpback Whale Rescue (video)

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Thank you to Blue World Aquariums for sharing this with us. What a wonderful video, especially the joy and exuberance of the whale at the end! Great work! cute video people helping animals

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Unlikely Healer Walks on Three Paws

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The initial implementation of Henry’s program has had such a substantial impact that it has been named the subject of the first in-service training of 2011. Half a decade ago, in a little mountain town about 60 miles northeast of San Diego, a feral kitten dragged his front left leg uselessly.

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Angel’s Miracle

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on the night of September 21, 2011, Angel became restless and woke me up. My name is Jan. On May 5, 2010, I adopted a two-year-old poodle/terrier mix from our local shelter, Animal Allies. I named her Angel.

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Heifer International

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Did you know that 63 percent of Americans have a pet? Not only do we love our pets as part of the family, but many times our pets become guides and even therapy aids. It’s even been shown that having a pet helps us live longer, happier, lives.

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An Invitation to Live Consistently in 2011

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In her well-reasoned and thoughtful Huffington Post column , Kathy Stevens invites all of us to let 2011 be the year that we finally decide to live in accordance with our own most cherished values. Happy Holidays

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Brooklyn’s “Hottest Dog”

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On November 12, 2011, Banfield Pet Hospital hosted Brooklyn’s “Hottest Dog” contest to celebrate the grand opening of the Banfield Pet Hospital in Brooklyn. 12, 2011, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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Busch Gardens welcomes a baby giraffe!

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Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay welcomed a new baby female reticulated giraffe on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. At 5 foot, 7 inches tall and weighing approximately 127 pounds! That’s a big baby!

Celebrity Casino Royale Benefiting Charity

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Foundation , will take place at Avalon in Hollywood, CA on May 24th, 2011. Celebrity Casino Royale, hosted by The H.O.M.E. The star-studded, red carpet event benefits spcaLA, as well as the I’m Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation.

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Mark Zuckerberg ‘Likes’ Two New Dogs

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LA-Based Zoom Room CEO and Dog Training Expert Explores the Breeds He Chose. Choosing the best dog to welcome into your family is a daunting task – even for someone like Mark Zuckerberg.

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A Chance for Bliss

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A Chance for Bliss takes in and provides lifetime care for senior and special needs animals, as well as those others who are facing end of life circumstances.

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Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure

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We have a very fun giveaway for you today in honor of the DVD release of Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure !! Read on to learn more. ‘Tis the season to celebrate with everyone’s favorite St.

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Dog rescued in Japan!

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After being washed out to sea, and somehow surviving on top of the roof of the house that was washed out, this miracle dog was rescued! Amazing stories of survival keep coming out of Japan, and our hearts are lifted when we see stories like this one.

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