Pets Are Family, Not Fighters

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Pets Are Family! This is Sam, an American Pit Bull Terrier that was rescued from a life of dogfighting. He was rescued by the Humane Society of the United States, and has since earned the nickname “Bulletproof Sam”!

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Make Halloween a Treat, Not a Trick, for the Family Pet

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Keep pets safe and secure from monsters, goblins and other Halloween dangers Halloween can be challenging night for families with pets. While some pets enjoy the festivities, the strange sights and sounds may frighten others.

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5 Pet Projects to Bring the Family Together

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If your family is starting to get a little stir-crazy as summer winds on, it’s a good idea to find constructive ways to keep everybody occupied. Then, the whole family can braid the fabric into the desired shapes. Simple, constructive activities to make pets happier.

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On Stanley and Family Commitments

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Violet's a member of our family. Stanley, Emily, Violet and Sky are members of our family. This assumes that everyone also agrees that the animal will be part of the family for life.

Rescue Dogs, a fun, family film saved over 150 animals

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Second Annual National Family Pack Walk

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Cesar Millan, and Scooby-Doo have partnered again for the Second Annual National Family Pack Walk on September 29 in Washington, D.C. with the large-scale National Family Pack Walk taking place on the National Mall.

More Clarity About Family Farms

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Here are the sentences that I want to bring attention to: The family of Irv Bell, 64, has been growing hogs in Zanesville, Ohio, since the 19th century. This adds another layer to yesterday's discussion about family. Irv Bell's farm is a family farm. The marketing of an operation of breeding and slaughtering sentient nonhumans as a family farm (here, Bell straddles the line) is supposed to trigger some kind of compassion for the humans.

On The Goode Family and Infiltration

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Image via Wikipedia I found The Goode Family disappointing on the vegan side. Is The Goode Family Good for the Environment? Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics animal rights Animal welfare Nutrition The Goode Family Veganism Vegetarianism

The Dog Who Healed a Family

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I recently got a chance to read a charming new book called The Dog Who Healed a Family: And Other True Animal Stories That Warm the Heart & Touch the Soul. The Dog Who Healed a Family: And Other True Animal Stories That Warm the Heart & Touch the Soul is available online at Amazon.com.

An Affront to the Idea of Family

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I'm not one of those people who thinks family is composed of only humans or humans who are biologically related. The idea of family is currently being used by the dairy industry in a series of commercials with the tag line: "99% of dairy farms are family owned."

Animal Activists Steal Ashes From Grave of Novartis CEO's Family

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Animal rights activists from a group called The Militant Forces Against Huntingdon Life Sciences went to a cemetery and dug up an urn belonging to the family of Novartis CEO Daniel Vasella. We kidnapped the ashes of one of his immediate family members in order to teach him that in life and death all beings are equal and deserve to be treated so. Yeesh. This happened at the end of July.

Vick Allegedly Put Family Pets in Ring to be Killed

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1 says Vick actually placed family pets in the ring against pit bulls owned by "Bad Newz Kennels" and watched as the animals ruthlessly attacked the domesticated dogs causing "major injuries." This is the allegation as reported on TMZ. In just released report, a person identified as confidential witness No.

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.

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The Family Farm

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Here is a New York Times story about traditional farming, which is a darn sight better for animals than factory farming

Finding Shelter

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Finding Shelter is an amazing documentary about an English family who found themselves unexpectedly rescuing street animals in Bulgaria. The film shares how the family has shared love and compassion for the homeless animals in their town.

Heifer International

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Not only do we love our pets as part of the family, but many times our pets become guides and even therapy aids. But many of these families cannot afford the animals that can make the biggest impact, and this is where Heifer helps. Did you know that 63 percent of Americans have a pet?

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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?

#LightForPets Remember Me Thursday

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Remember to invite friends and family to do the same. Encourage your friends and family to do the same. This Thursday, you can be a light for pets waiting in shelters. The message of Remember Me Thursday is to remember the millions of orphan pets who lost their lives over the last year.

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Taking Care of your Furry Friends While You’re Away

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Sites like these will help you find a good kennel, but a good recommendation from a family member or friend is really the best way to go. Send to Neighbors, Family or Friends. If you have a trusted neighbor, family member or friend that your pet is also fond of, sending your pets to their home can be a great (and cheap) option. Should you want to leave your pets in your home, neighbors, family and friends may also be able to stop by to feed them and let them out of the house.

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Why Dogs Are Better Than Boyfriends

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The Honest Kitchen , a family-owned company that makes healthy, dehydrated pet foods, knows just the reasons why. Happy Valentine’s Day! Will you be spending your day with your dog? Yahoo News!

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Cat People VS Dog People

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Matching a dog or cat’s personality with that of your family is essential,” said Steve Dale, certified animal behavior consultant and host of Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show.

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Subaru, Dog Tested. Dog Approved.

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Aside from being our favorite ride buddy, our dog is a big part of our family. If there is one thing that Baby the Maltese loves, it is going for a ride in the car! Just say the word ride and she becomes a fluff ball of excitement, ready to hit the open road.

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50 Years. 50 Shelters.

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To help support the program, Purina Cat Chow has partnered with national grocery retailer Kroger family of stores. Purina Cat Chow just launched “ 50 Years. 50 Shelters. ” a program that will support 50 cat-focused shelters nationwide and donate up to $200,000 in product and monetary donations to acknowledge these shelters’ dedication to the cats they serve and helping them find forever homes. Purina Cat Chow “50 Years. 50 Shelters” Program Gives Thanks in Three Ways.

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Giveaway: It’s a Dog’s Life Journal

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Maybe you or someone you know is adding a puppy to their family soon? Did you just adopt a dog? The It’s a Dog’s Life Journal: A Journal of Our First Year Together by Knock Knock is an adorable way to record all those firsts together.

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Furdiburb – A Virtual Pet Adventure!

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Family/kid-friendly. Do you enjoy playing games? Then today’s post is for you! There is a fun game called Furdiburb , and like the title of this post suggests, it’s a virtual pet adventure game! Furdiburb is a virtual pet, puzzle, and adventure game mashed into one.

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“Purr-fect Times of our Lives” contest

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We know that your cat is a part of the family, and we want to see how you have included them in special occasions! Introducing the “Purr-fect Times of our Lives” contest! That’s right! We’re looking for pictures of cats helping owners celebrate any special occasion.

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Valentine’s Day Giveaway from Minted

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We love to celebrate every kind of love, from friends to family, and of course the furry friends too. Valentine’s day is almost here, and Minted has some of the cutest stuff around for the holiday! Everything from cards, to notebooks, and party decorations, and even art prints!

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Personlize your holidays with Minted

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This year we are sending some of our friends and family Easter cards. We are so excited to send out our cards, and just know that our animal loving friends and family are going to love them! Easter, my absolute favorite time of the year, is just around the corner.

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Avoiding Halloween Tricks for you Pets

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While Halloween can be a howling good time for family members of all ages, it can be downright dangerous for pets – from toxic Halloween candy to pet costumes turned choking hazards.

5 Puzzling Toys That Will Keep Your Pup Entertained for Hours

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Adding a few of these puzzles to your puppy’s toy-box will give your puppy new things to do, provide new ways for the two of you to play together, and help them develop into an intelligent and well-adjusted member of your family.

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Tips for a safe Labor Day with your pets.

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Labor day often means the end of summer, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be celebrating with family and friends! Here are some important tips to keep your pets safe and healthy during the holiday celebrations.

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Fourth of July Cat Safety Tips

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For pets, Independence Day can be a day (and night) of unsettling noises, separation from the family, confusion and danger. July 4th is a day filled with cook-outs, fireworks, swimming, and in general, good times… for the humans, that is.

Choosing the Right Breed for your Personality

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Bringing a dog into the family is no small decision. If you have a family, you’ll also want to find dogs that are good with kids. It’s a long-term commitment that involves an additional member of your household.

The Good Dinosaur

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If you are looking for a cute movie that you can watch with your family The Good Dinosaur is a great choice!

Lovely Cozy Spaces for Our Furry Friends

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Give your bona fide, furry members of the family an integrated cozy and stylish space of their own in your home. More and more families nowadays keep their furry friends indoors.

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Ex-Cons and Abused Dogs

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Coming from a broken home, as a child she longed for a forever family. As a young teenager, Tia created her own family by helping people and animals who were lonely, lost and in need. Tia Torres knows what it’s like to be unwanted.

Can we bring the dog? Holiday Travel Infographic

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It’s always best to know before you go, so be sure to check with hotels and family members before planning your holiday travel. Big thanks to Kurgo.com for this great holiday travel infographic.

Top 5 Ways to Pet Proof Your Home

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Replace any uncovered trash cans with their covered counterparts, and get your family into the habit of closing the toilet lid. Well, maybe not spotless, but at least a cozy niche for the whole family to enjoy.

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Iams Home 4 the Holidays Special Event

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Iams Lifelong Rewards – Join the Iams community by mobile sign up at www.Iams.com or at a participating pet adoption center when you adopt your new family member. 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?

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Pets Add Life; Baby’s Story

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I had no idea what this little dog would mean to our family, the only thing I did know was that she was meant to be ours, and she was going to make sure that happened. I didn’t know it when I first saw those big, black, eyes staring back at me.

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