2012

Do dogs get colds?

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It’s that time of the year again when the humans start sniffling and sneezing! If you have ever wondered if your dog can get a cold, the answer is yes ! Not just dogs though, pet birds, ferrets, and even pet rats are all able to catch a cold from a person.

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Siku the Danish Polar Bear

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I don't usually post anything cute, but I have to do this at least once. cute denmark polar bear

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Tom Regan on the Animal-Rights Movement

Animal Ethics

In issuing its condemnation of established cultural practices, the rights view is not antibusiness, not antifreedom of the individual, not antiscience, not antihuman. It is simply projustice, insisting only that the scope of justice be seen to include respect for the rights of animals.

Frozen Planet

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We were glued to the TV when Discovery Chanel was airing Frozen Planet, and we have been even more enthralled now that we have the entire collection on DVD (they also have it in Blu-Ray).

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SeaWorld Orlando returns two turtles to the sea!

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We are excited about this update to a story we brought to you in April. If you remember, SeaWorld Orlando had been caring for two baby hawksbill turtles that were rescued. They have now been returned to the sea off the coast of Florida! What great news!

What if dogs had credit cards?

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This fun infographic poses an interesting question; what if dogs had credit cards? What do you think your dog would spend money on? Image source: MoneySupermarket; just for fun

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Santa’s newest elf, Jasmine!

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We think that Jasmine is an adorable little helper for Santa! To see more of Jasmine in action be sure to visit My Favorite Pup Jasmine , but be warned, there’s a bunch of cuteness on that site! Enjoy. cute animals cute of the day dogs holidays

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Iams Home 4 the Holidays Special Event

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We are excited to be hosting a very special Iams Home 4 the Holidays event on our blog for the 7 days! Are you ready for this? For each heartwarming adoption story shared in this comment thread Iams will donate 10 meals to shelter pets! That’s right!

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What happens to a dog left in a hot car.

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Please, please, please, spread the word about this to everyone you know. Too many times I have seen dogs (and even children), left alone in a car on a hot day. It’s dangerous. It’s deadly. It’s just plain stupid.

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Can dogs eat apples?

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Yes, apples are a wonderful treat for your dog! Just be aware that apple cores and seeds should not be eaten by dogs. Apple seeds contain a compound similar to cyanide (it’s called amygdlin) which can prevent oxygen from being carried through the blood.

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7 Tips for Creating a Dog-Friendly Yard

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Having a pet does not mean you have to give up hopes of having a lush, well-manicured yard. Although dog ownership may pose some challenges in the quest to achieve garden greatness, it’s definitely not a hopeless cause. The key is balance.

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Pets do the funniest things!

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One of the many reasons why we appreciate out pets is because they always keep us laughing.

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Paw of approval at the White House!

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Bo Obama approves of the decorations at the White House, and there is even adorable video footage to prove it! cute animals cute of the day cute video dogs holidays

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The Divinity Charm

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Looking for a special gift for the dog lover in your life? Consider the limited-edition piece designed by Susan Rockefeller in celebration of author Jennifer Skiff’s new book entitled The Divinity of Dogs.

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Blog the Change

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Today is Blog the Change day, a special day where bloggers write about animal causes near and dear to them. So today I want to tell you about my personal favorite, Best Friends Animal Society. Above is a photo of Flat Buster.

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Ladybug Love Run to benefit Rock & Rawhide!

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Do you enjoy running, biking, or walking? Sign up for a super fun “run” anywhere in the world with other animal lovers, and help a truly great cause in the process. You can be anywhere in the world to take part, any distance, any way to help shelter animals!!

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2012 Dog Fence DIY Halloween Dog Costume Photo Contest

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We love Halloween, and yes, we always dress Baby in something fun for the occasion! This year we are excited to be hosting a Halloween dog photo contest together with Dog Fence DIY ! We are giving away a $25 Target gift card to one lucky Halloween doggie!

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Pets Add Life; Guinea Pig Interview

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We were laughing out loud when we watched this interview of Rory the guinea pig! “Have you seen what turtles can do?” ” he asks, but more importantly he will let you know the real reason why being an only pet isn’t much fun!

Five Surprising Benefits of Spaying or Neutering Your Pets

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Keep Your Pet Healthy. There are major benefits of spaying or neutering your pets. Most of us know that spaying or neutering a pet can help reduce pet overpopulation and prevent an unintended pregnancy.

Beyond Companionship: How Pets Can Help Your Health

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Humans and animals share an extremely important bond. For centuries the two have coexisted together and studies have shown that animals can provide much more than just companionship.

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Easy Chicken Dog Cookies

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These Chicken dog treats are full of flavor and nutrition for your best friend. Add a few of the suggested natural ingredients to turn it into a delicious nutritional supplement. Easy Chicken Dog Cookies. Formulated by Melody McKinnon exclusively for 4TheLoveOfAnimals.com.

Best pets for apartment living

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Have you ever wondered what type of pets do well in apartments? Here is a handy infographic to help you pick the best type of pet for your apartment lifestyle. Best & Worst Pets for Apartment Living was created by ForRent.com. cats dogs pet care

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Share The Joy with Cesar and BlogPaws

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Starting on Thursday, June 21, Cesar will be holding a 3-day BlogPaws Twitter Party with the hashtag #sharethejoy! You can join the fun by sharing special moments, photos, and videos, and anything else you can think of that matches the theme of sharing the joy!

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Improving Your Dog’s Health with Regular Grooming

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The regular grooming of your dog doesn’t just make it look more attractive and remove any dirt that has been caught in the hair; it also helps you to bond with your dog and also crucially, spot any health problems that may be occurring under the surface that you may otherwise not notice.

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Funny Cat and Dog Costumes

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Enjoy this fun video from the folks at Viddy featuring, you guessed it! Pets in Halloween costumes! cute video holidays

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Are you ready to get a dog?

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The idea of owning a dog is alluring for many of us. That adorable bundle of fur with puppy-dog eyes, and the promise to be your best friend forever, is surely going to tug at anyone’s heartstrings.

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Tidy Cats Pure Nature Giveaway

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We are really excited about today’s giveaway! Love your cat? Pure Nature from Tidy Cats is a wonderful new product to help you care for your cat naturally.

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Rescued Manatee Gives Birth to Manatee Calf at SeaWorld Orlando

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We have some wonderful (and adorable) news to share with you today. A rescued manatee gives birth at SeaWorld Orlando early on Wednesday morning! SeaWorld’s Animal Care team is on 24-hour watch keeping a close eye on the pair, who are both doing well.

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Rachael Ray Nutrish Naturally Delish

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Baby was very excited to try the new Rachael Ray Nutrish Naturally Delish wet dog foods! If your dog would like to try, be sure to keep reading, as we have a Naturally Delish giveaway for you at the end of this post! One lucky dog will get to try the four flavors (one of each) just like Baby did!

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Pet Safety During Home Improvements

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Simple tips to keep pets happy and safe while you work. Infants and pets can present an interesting challenge when you want to get some repairs or remodeling done around the house and the dangers aren’t always obvious.

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Pet Portraits by Bethany

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There is nothing more special than having a portrait done of a loved one, furry loved ones included! Pet Portraits by Bethany specializes in capturing your furry friends on canvas, and though we haven’t seen them in person, we are impressed by the images Bethany sent us!

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The Cost of Owning a Pet

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As any pet owner will tell you, sometimes it is expensive to own a pet. Worth every penny of course, but it’s good to be aware of the costs. This is a cute infographic that will give you an idea of what owning a pet can cost. from Total Bankruptcy. pet care

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Sundaygrams: Snow

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It snowed this week, and that means Baby gets to wear her adorable sweater! Of course, I couldn’t resist snapping a couple of photos of her in her sweater inside too. Come follow along with us on Instagram to see all of our Instagram photos! cute animals cute of the day Sundaygrams

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Six Ways To Keep Pet Hair Off Your Clothes

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Tips and tricks for keeping your clothing pet hair free. I love my cat! It’s evident from the fact that I walk around with hair all over my shirt all day long. The fact is that most pet owners feel where I’m coming from.

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Dognation Turkey Bacon treats from Freshpet

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We have created a monster! When Freshpet reached out to us about their new turkey bacon we couldn’t help but say yes. After all, bacon is pretty tasty, and even though Baby had never had bacon before we had a feeling she would like it! She LOVES it! Truly fresh treats, right from the fridge!

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How Animals See the World

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We thought this infographic about how animals see the world was really neat! We even learned a lot of things we didn’t know before! Via Mezzmer Blog. just for fun

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Bird’s Eye View: BlogPaws 2012

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Hi, Birdie here! I have a complaint. The human beans left me a few weeks ago to go to BlogPaws. I don’t know what that is, but it meant that instead of being on MamaBean’s knee, I was stuck with Grandma and Grandpa bean instead. I can’t believe they didn’t take me with them!

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