Chimpanzees are NOT “Pets”

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Earlier this week a Connecticut woman was attacked by a 200 pound chimpanzee named Travis who had been kept as a pet for 14 years. What’s more is that the state of Connecticut (and the US as a whole) needs to take some of the responsibility for this.

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On Why a Bunny Might Have Two Noses

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( AP Photo/The Connecticut Post, Brian A. Pounds ) A pet store in Connecticut received a shipment of products last week. Products, meaning rabbits. Sentient nonhumans for sale.

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Calling all Dogs: Celebrate National Dog Day with Free Ice Cream August 25

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Canine guests must be on leash and accompanied by a human companion. To celebrate National Dog Day 2012, Best Friends Pet Care will be giving away free doggy ice cream treats to every dog who visits any Best Friends facility across the U.S. on Saturday, August 25.

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5 things to know about pets and pests

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Ticks may be transferred to humans. Be aware of areas where Lyme disease (a common tick-borne illness) is prevalent: the eastern coastal states and the north central states, especially parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Wisconsin and northern California. 5 ways to de-bug your pet this spring: Ticks can be difficult to spot. Ticks are tiny, some about the size of a pin head.