Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York

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We are so excited to be “spreading the news”!! Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York! The SoHo Center will Raise Awareness for the Nearly 5,500 Dogs and Cats Killed Every Day in U.S. Shelters.

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A Microchip Miracle: The Gift of Reunion

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Like so many of us who share our lives with a beloved dog, we had our dog Teddy microchipped when he became a permanent family member after a short foster period. And although life is fickle, and nothing we do … Continue reading → guest post pet care pet stories

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Hedgehog basics

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We introduced you to our hedgehog Yuki awhile back, and many of you have reached out with questions on if they make good pets, and if then need special care. Hedgehogs do make great pets, but there are some things … Continue reading → hedgehogs Uncategorized

Adorable animals are sharing an important message!

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Everyone loves videos with animals being adorable and cute. Recently, the Ad Council has crafted three aww-inducing Public Service Ads (PSAs) featuring puppies, baby goats, and hedgehogs! Yes, hedgehogs (of course we had to share that one). Not only are … Continue reading → cute animals

Cooking With Cats Coloring Book (and a giveaway)

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Do you love cats? What about food? Do you also like to color? This book combines all of those wonderful things together for a fun coloring experience! The cats take the cake in their “food cosplay”, such as cat sushi. … Continue reading → cats

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2017 Tournament of Tails

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Playing off the popularity of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Petplan’s Tournament of Tails features adoptable pets from 32 shelters across the country vying for the crown of top dog or cat.

Big Cat Week 2017 on Nat Geo Wild!

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It’s that time of the year again! Big cats are taking over Nat Geo WILD starting on Monday Feb. 20 at 9/8c. Big Cat Week is an extension of the Big Cats Initiative, which aims to halt the decline of … Continue reading → cats

Easy-to-Make Dog Treats For Your Furry Best Friend

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When it comes to cooking, you love to whip up an incredible meal for your family; from yummy casseroles, to delicious crock pot apple crisps. Your family appreciates your cooking, so why not create something special for your pet too? … Continue reading → DIY for pets

12 Reasons Why Dogs Help With Depression and Anxiety

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The World Health Organization declared April 7th, 2017 as World Health Day, a day focusing on mental health, but it’s also a year-long campaign which aims to educate, raise awareness and help people suffering from mental illness.

Keeping Guinea Pigs cool in the summer – your top 12 guide

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The recent warm weather has been perfect for us, but some Guinea Pig’s have suffered. Guinea Pigs can quickly overheat during the summer leading to heatstroke, which in severe cases can be fatal. Unlike humans, Guinea Pigs cannot sweat – … Continue reading → pet care

The No. 2 Week of Sharks Returns! #SharkFest

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SharkFest, television’s second-best-known week of sharks, returns to Nat Geo WILD on Sunday, July 23 at 8 PM ET. In addition, decorated Olympian Ryan Lochte makes a splash to help spread the word about the most sharks per square inch … Continue reading → sharks tv wildlife

Cats I’ve Known (and a giveaway)

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We had the chance to read a fun new book called Cats I’ve Known: On Love, Loss, and Being Graciously Ignored. It is full of stories of all the cats the author has known and loved, each cat having it’s … Continue reading → books cats giveaways

Ghost of the Mountains

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To bring Disneynature’s Born in China to life, filmmakers endure extreme environments to witness stories of some of our planet’s most remarkable animals. Go behind the scenes on one of the team’s most ambitious projects yet – to find and … Continue reading → cats movies wildlife

Burn Notice: Petplan Reveals the Three Biggest Fire Safety Mistakes Pet Parents Make

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With Pet Fire Safety Day on July 15, pet insurance provider says failures in prevention and planning put pets’ health in peril Having a pet can be a real learning curve, but there’s one aspect of pet parenthood that leaves … Continue reading → cats dogs guest post pet care

Bunnies need forever homes too!

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It’s not just dogs and cats that need to find forever homes, all sorts of pets, including bunnies, need homes! There is a great rescue in California that is working hard on behalf of bunnies, The Bunny Bunch.

Bambi is now on Blu-Ray

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A childhood favorite is now out on Blu-Ray, which means Bambi is looking the best it has since it came out on film in 1942! The special “anniversary edition” has a lot of fun extras, including 2 deleted scenes. It … Continue reading → movies

On the Scent of Life

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On the Scent of Life In the distance he saw it; the figure of a woman, emerging from a stand of pin oak and palmetto. He had to squint to make sure he was seeing right. Sometimes at dusk, when … Continue reading → The post On the Scent of Life appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

Top Tips for Summer Pet Safety

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Summer is full of fun events, and more and more of them are welcoming pets!

Pet Proof Your Car

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The summer season has started, and with it comes road trips! Of course, any time you travel with your fur baby in the car messes might happen.

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Treat your favorite person with MunchPak

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Listen closely pets, your person always gives you special treats, and now it’s time for you to treat your human, and luckily there is an easy way to do it! You won’t even have to go to the store. MunchPak … Continue reading →

7 Signs Your Cat Is Sick: The Symptoms You Need to Look After

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When you own a furry feline, you’ve got a friend for life! And what’s great about owning a cat is how laid-back and relaxed they are. But the problem is that they can end up being too calm that you … Continue reading → cats guest post pet care

Can I give my dog OTC medicine?

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The simple answer is no, you should not treat pain in your dog with over the counter medicine. Please look at this helpful infographic from PetMD to learn why.

Keep your pet safe during BBQ season

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Pets can sure find themselves in a lot of trouble. Whether it’s eating a pair of socks, chewing up the furniture or leaving unwanted messes on the floor, pet parents definitely have their hands full. Warm weather on its way … Continue reading → cats dogs pet care

Get fit with your pet, with a Misfit Ray!

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The weather is warming up for most of us now, and it’s time to get outside and spend more time with our pets! Awhile back I got to attend a super fun tech afternoon for bloggers. They gave us some … Continue reading → giveaways Pet Tech

4 Famous African Animals That Have Made an Impact on the World

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By Cristina Costea One of the most significant reasons people go on safaris is the animals. Getting to see the majestic African beasts in their natural habitat is one of the most precious memories a person can make in their … Continue reading → guest post wildlife

Being Brave for Bailey

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Pet loss is a hard subject for all pet parents, but it can be especially hard for children. Being Brave for Bailey is a sweet book that helps children prepare for and deal with pet loss. Being Brave for Bailey … Continue reading → cats dogs gifts for pet lovers pet stories

THE INCREDIBLE DR. POL, CELEBRATES 100 EPISODES

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The Celebration Begins With a One-Hour Special Event on Saturday, March 25, at 8/7c, Followed by the 100th Episode at 9/8c After 10 seasons, over half a million patients, record-setting ratings and countless prolapses, pregnancy exams and problematic clients, Nat … Continue reading → tv

Cheers and Celebrations for National Puppy Day!

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Do you know what day March 23rd is? YES, it’s National Puppy Day, and during this celebration, there is no better day than to bring home a cute little pup! And while we give cheers and celebrations for this day, … Continue reading → dogs

House Cats and Big Cats Differ in Size, But That’s About It

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Written by Suzanne Redfearn for Nat Geo WILD and USA Today Article originally appeared in a special edition of USA Today for Nat Geo WILD Did you know that there are very few differences between your house cat and endangered … Continue reading →

February is Healthy Kisses Month at Petplan

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“Veterinarians always talk to clients about maintaining the dental health of their furry friends, especially in February during National Pet Dental Health Month.

Unlikely Companions

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Unlikely Companions: The Adventures of an Exotic Animal Doctor (or, What Friends Feathered, Furred, and Scaled Have Taught Me about Life and Love) is a fun read about what it is like to be an exotic pet vet. As an … Continue reading → books

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15 Facts about Birds on Born Free USA’s 15th Annual National Bird Day

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Today is Born Free USA’s 15th annual National Bird Day: a day to raise awareness for wild and captive birds everywhere. According to Adam M.

Surfing dog raises ½ MILLION dollars for charity on New Year’s Eve

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More than 250 human/animal causes benefit as Surf Dog Ricochet achieves this major fundraising milestone on New Year’s Eve! Surf Dog Ricochet celebrated New Year’s Eve by reaching a new milestone… raising ½ million dollars!

Go WILD on Mother’s Day

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Are you ready to celebrate all the incredible moms in the animal kingdom? You are in luck! Nat Geo WILD is showing amazing animal moms all day long on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14th. Tune in to discover the heartwarming … Continue reading → holidays tv

It’s National Pet Month! Time to start #PetPraising

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Nestle Purina PetCare Company. As a #PurinaPartner I am being compensated for sharing this information. Did you know that May is National Pet Month? That’s right! An entire month to celebrate how much we … Continue reading →

A Dog’s Purpose (and a giveaway)

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The movie, A Dog’s Purpose, which is based on the book by the same name, just released for Blu-Ray and DVD today! We have two copies to giveaway, so be sure to enter the giveaway below! When I first started … Continue reading → dogs giveaways

The Oscar goes to… The Pup-nosticators

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Petplan’s Pup-nosticators are back at it. After having a successful run during the NFL playoffs, when they went 7-4 in game predictions and more importantly all puppies were adopted, they are now tackling this weekend’s Academy Awards (Sunday, February 26). … Continue reading → cute video

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