Can dogs eat human foods?

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The vet at Pet Food Selector has complied a comprehensive list of human foods and their safety for dogs. We love this handy infographic that they created as a quick guide for what to give your dog, and which foods … Continue reading → The post Can dogs eat human foods?

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Skoshbox; Japanese Snacks (for humans)

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We have shared a few treat boxes with you before, but they have always been for pets! Because it’s just for humans! We have tried a few … Continue reading → The post Skoshbox; Japanese Snacks (for humans) appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

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Overcoming Pet Winter Woes

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Like humans, pets can experience winder doldrums. Beyond the obvious … Continue reading → The post Overcoming Pet Winter Woes appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. guest post pet care

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Amazing Holiday Giveaway (for the humans)

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This giveaway is for the people this time (why should our pets be the only ones who get spoiled?)! The post Amazing Holiday Giveaway (for the humans) appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

2014 225

Creature Comforts: Tips for Moving with Pets

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But when your shift from one home to another involves a pet, the undertaking becomes even more, err, ruff. Verify that your house or apartment allows pets. It’s also a good idea to have your pet’s nails trimmed to avoid damage to your car’s upholstery. pet car

2014 273

Itchy pet? Food Allergies May be to Blame

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We love this infographic about possible food allergies in pets. It’s important to remember that our pets can suffer from a lot of the same things we humans do, including food allergies. cats dogs pet care

2015 213

Humane Society Exposes Petland Practices

Critter News

The Humane Society has another great investigation into the shady practices of a corporate giant. Not so, says the Humane Society. Many of Petland's puppies are not supplied directly by breeders but are purchased from a "middle man"—large-scale "pet distributors," otherwise known as brokers—showing that the company may not even know who the breeders are or what their standards of care may be like. Tags: pet stores puppy mills us This news story slipped by in November.

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How Pets Can Improve Your Health

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Expert cites scientifically-proven therapeutic, physical and emotional health benefits of loving and caring for a pet. Pet ownership runs far deeper than simply caring for a possession. Yes, the sheer responsibility of caring for a pet has notable benefits in and of itself.

2014 281

Diabetes in pets.

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November was National Pet Diabetes Awareness Month, were you aware that just like humans, dogs and cats can also get diabetes? To help pet parents better understand diabetes in pets, VCA Animal Hospitals have a great resource library of articles regarding pet diabetes and pet healthcare. Additionally, now through December 31, 2011, VCA Animal Hospitals is offering a savings of $250 on Senior Best Care Comprehensive Checkups for pets seven years and older.

2011 177

SoulPancake: Pet Teachers

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Pet owners know that their pets often teach them unexpected (and wonderful) lessons. Below you will find a cute clip showcasing what people have learned from their pets. SoulPancake: Pet Teachers. As humans, we spend a lot of time looking for answers. So SoulPancake headed to a park and asked people to share what they’ve learned from their pets. What lessons have you learned from your pets? cute video pet stories tv

2012 142

Why a #RichellPet pet gate is the perfect fit.

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This post is sponsored by RichellUSA and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. For a long time we have wanted an attractive way to keep her out of the kitchen, luckily the Premium Plus Freestanding Pet Gate with Door exists! design dogs pet care reviews

2014 229

Breast Cancer in Pets

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While breast cancer awareness month for people might be over, it’s important to realize that we humans aren’t the only ones affected by the disease. In fact, I experienced it first hand when my pet rat developed breast cancer late in her life. BREAST CANCER IN PETS FACT SHEET. Many people don’t realize that pets can also suffer from breast cancer. Mammary exams for pets are important and early detection is key. Tags: guest post pet care

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Creature Comforts: Tips for Moving with Pets

4 The Love Of Animals

But when your shift from one home to another involves a pet, the undertaking becomes even more, err, ruff. Verify that your house or apartment allows pets. It’s also a good idea to have your pet’s nails trimmed to avoid damage to your car’s upholstery.

2012 208

Pets Are Family, Not Fighters

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He was rescued by the Humane Society of the United States, and has since earned the nickname “Bulletproof Sam”! Sadly, stories like Sam’s are all too common, and they don’t always have a happy ending, but the Humane Society is working hard to put a stop to dogfighting.

2013 199

Save money caring for your pet

4 The Love Of Animals

The arrival of your new playmate, a pet. Whether its Dalmatian dog, a Persian cat, a tropical bird or even an exotic lizard from a faraway country, this is what you have been craving, the satisfaction you get when your pet looks up at its new owner with that ´please look after me’ look.

2012 173

The Shelter Pet Project

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The Shelter Pet Project is a wonderful public service campaign from The Humane Society, Maddie’s Fund and the Ad Council! The project goal is to help the many great pets waiting in shelters. Ways you can help spread the word: Like the Shelter Pet Project on Facebook [link].

Beyond Companionship: How Pets Can Help Your Health

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Humans and animals share an extremely important bond. Spending time with animals or keeping them as pets is associated with a number of health benefits especially those concerned with mental, social, and physiologic health issues.

2012 247

Chimpanzees are NOT “Pets”

Creature Talk

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. “ The thing is, those abilities make him very intelligent, but they still do not make him a domesticated pet.

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The Power of Pets

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Mars Petcare announced it will sponsor a series of “Woof Walk” fun runs as part of THE POWER OF PETS™ program for 2011. THE POWER OF PETS 2011 program focuses on dog walking as a way for families to increase their physical activity levels while spending more time together and outdoors.

2011 151

Chewy.com delivers tasty treats for your pet!

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They also offer an autoship program to ensure that your pet always gets their favorite food or treat on time. We also loved that they use human grade ingredients and they are made in the USA. The post Chewy.com delivers tasty treats for your pet!

2013 197

Pet Photography 101 Giveaway

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We recently got a chance to check out a great new book called Pet Photography 101: Tips for taking better photos of your dog or cat ! The book offers tips and tricks for photographing your pet using the latest technologies.

2010 180

Keep pets happy and healthy in the cold months ahead.

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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; www.ifaw.org ) has compiled some tips on how to keep pets happy and healthy in the cold months ahead. While this time of year can be great fun for your pet, be sure your winter habits don’t leave them out in the cold. pet care

2011 199

Keeping your pet healthy is very essential for the Owner

4 The Love Of Animals

If you have a pet, it is your responsibility and you need to ensure that you take good care of it. Some of the most common pets in today’s homes include dogs and cats. You need to understand that your pet is like a member of your family and thus, you cannot afford to ignore it.

2012 158

The Shelter Pet Project

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Did you know that every year, of the 8 million dogs and cats that enter animal shelters, 3 million of these healthy and treatable pets are euthanized? Luckily, The Shelter Pet Project hopes to change this! The campaign has one unified goal, to increase pet adoption.

Earth Day for Pets!

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We humans aren’t the only ones who can “go green&# ! Just look at all the wonderful products for pets (and people with pets). From The Modern Pet. Tags: pet care Bissell 1400B Little Green Multi-Purpose Compact Earth-Friendly Deep Cleaner.

H1N1 and your pets.

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With the latest news of finding the virus in a cat, here is an update about the H1N1 virus and how it affects your pets. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) are reminding pet owners monitor their pets’ health closely. Pet pigs may contract swine flu. The ASPCA recommends taking “steps to limit possible transmission from humans to pigs and vice versa.&# H1N1 and your pets.

On "Pets" and "Its"

Animal Person

The reason we need to save the gorillas and their habitats (it's a book on gorilla "conservation") is--and this is from memory so there could be more--that gorillas have thumbs, just like humans do. Meanwhile, gorillas don't live in a traditional human family structure of mom, dad and kids, but somehow their family structure is an important reason for us to save them. We need language that doesn't support a divide between "pet" animals and everyone else.

Like American Dog Rescue, Help Pets!

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Benjamin will donate $10,000 to the Missouri Humane Society and Joplin Humane Society, as a way to assist pets that were injured or displaced by the devastating Joplin tornado in May. Spread the word, let’s help them reach their goal and help pets in the process!

Best Friends Animal Society Helps You Protect Your Pets this Independence Day

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Best Friends four-legged Celebrity Ambassador Lassie encourages everyone to protect pets this Independence Day weekend by keeping them in a safe, comfortable place inside the house during fireworks.

2014 223

Pet-Safe Asbestos Hazard Advisory

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Asbestos fibers pose a significant health threat to both pets and their owners. Please take proper steps to protect your pets and families. Too often we forget that the same problems that effect humans can also effect our furry loved ones as well. pet careAsbestos is found in thousands of homes and buildings built between 1930 and 1980.

2010 109

How to Identify Food Intolerances in Pets

4 The Love Of Animals

For new puppies that are under the age of 1-year, many vets will recommend probiotics, which can be purchased online via a Canadian drug store and dispensed in your pet’s food in order to establish gut balance and good digestion early on. Food allergies and food intolerances affect our pets much the same way they strike humans. However, food sensitivity can be difficult to recognize in a pet because they can’t tell us how they feel.

2011 163

Five Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween Day

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Pet Care. Five Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween Day. Pet Care Helps to Promote Humane Halloween. Halloween may be full of tricks and treats for humans, but the holiday does not hold the same appeal for our pet counterparts. Extra care for black pets.

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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! Did your pet’s name make the list?

2011 130

Why You Shouldn’t Watch the Kentucky Derby

Creature Talk

None of us would consider that to be acceptable treatment for our beloved pet cats and dogs, yet we look the other way when there’s profit or entertainment involved for us. The horse racing engine will keep speeding along until we humans stand up and demand that it stop.

Disaster Preparedness Plan May Save Your Pet’s Life

4 The Love Of Animals

With June 1 marking the first day of the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season, it’s crucial to raise awareness about the importance of planning for pets’ safety before it’s too late. Spector, DVM, DACVIM, offers the following tips to help you be prepared when a disaster, such as a hurricane or tornado, strikes your home: If you are ever instructed to leave your home during an emergency situation, ALWAYS take your pets with you. Pet toy. - Pet blanket. pet care

2011 133

Pet-Related Charities Receive Early Holiday Present

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On December 20th, Americans voted online to raise funds for five national pet-related charities. Here is the breakdown of how much each nonprofit will receive as a result of the online voting: American Humane Association: $103,200. Adopt A Pet: $43,800.

2010 164

Protecting Your Pets from Pests and Disease

4 The Love Of Animals

A lot of very important information for pet owners, especially as we go into the summer season. Mosquitoes bite humans and animals with no regard to species, and they bring along a number of illnesses. It can affect humans, birds, horses, dogs, cats, and other mammals.

Guest Post: Understanding Pet Food Labels

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De-mystify the labeling on a lot of pet food – “natural,&# “raw,&# “human grade,&# “FDA approved&#. Karen Scoggins, My Perfect Pet. With so many products on the market all claiming to be the best, how does the average pet owner know whether the food they are purchasing for their pets is really healthy and safe? Pet food may be highly processed and still be considered “natural”.

2010 148

H1N1 and Your Pets

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It can spread to other pets however, such as turkeys and pigs. You should also be careful if you have a pet bird as they have sensitive respiratory systems that are susceptible to other human illnesses (such as colds). H1N1 and Your Pets originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on October 20, 2009. The H1N1 virus has everyone concerned, and with good cause. Luckily, it appears that the virus won’t pose a big risk to dogs and cats.

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Can dogs eat chocolate?

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Oh how humans love chocolate! While there are many “human foods” that are fine to share with our furry friends, chocolate is on … Continue reading → The post Can dogs eat chocolate? dogs pet care

2015 259

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Protect Your Pet From the Ice this Winter

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And while you’re bundled up in your warm jacket and roasting next to a fire, it’s important that your pets are just as protected from the cold as you are—especially smaller pets, old/sickly pets, and new puppies/kittens (they are exceptionally vulnerable to cold).

2011 141

Pet Symptoms You Should Not Overlook

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You love your pet, right? Responsible pet owners know they need to pay close attention to their little friends. If your pet is experiencing these symptoms, it might be time for a visit to the veterinarian’s office. Vomiting and diarrhea: Even responsible pet owners overlook this occasionally because it is such a common occurrence in dogs and cats. Itching and scratching: These symptoms are easy to disregard because our pets do it so often.

2010 109

Pet Paradise Resort to donate ALL pet hair clippings

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Did you know that pet hair clippings (and human hair too) can be used to help clean up oil? Read on to learn what Pet Paradise is going to do to help with the massive oil spill. Pet Paradise Resort to donate ALL pet hair clippings from 13 resorts to help with oil spill effort in the Gulf of Mexico. Pet Paradise will be working with Matter of Trust, who creates the hair booms to soak up the oil. About Pet Paradise.