PETA Exposes Horrible Practice of Reptile Skinning

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Tourist Tries to Smuggle 44 Lizards in Underwear

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Tortoise Smuggling on the Rise

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South African Caught Smuggling Live Crocodiles

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10 reasons why guinea pigs make great pets

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They also insure parrots, reptiles, tortoise and even pygmy hedgehogs! 10 reasons why guinea pigs make great pets – by James Alston writing for ExoticDirect ExoticDirect offer pet insurance for guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, hamsters, mice and other small pets.

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Yikes! Two TONS of Snakes & Tortoises Seized

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Victoria's Secret Stops Selling Exotic Animal Skins

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Anyway, I'm wondering if the decision could have been influenced by PETA's investigation of how reptiles are being skinned alive for these sales. Victoria's Secret was selling what? I didn't know they were doing this in the first place! And I just bought something from them last month for the first time. This PETA post doesn't claim the credit though.

German Canines to Help Catch Smugglers

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They have been taught to focus on 16 specific smells including feathers, leathers, reptiles, caviar, coral, ivory and bone. Interesting. Amy, a German shepherd, and Uno, a Labrador retriever, have joined the team at {Frankfurt,} one of Europe's busiest airports — the first two dogs in Germany trained to sniff out live animals, plants or derivatives or remains of them.

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27,000 Animals Rescued in Texas

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A lot of these animals are reptiles, spiders and amphibians, which explains the large number. Holy cow! That's HUGE. It was an exotic animal importing firm (why the eff do those even exist?) that was allegedly mistreating its animals. This rescue is the result of a PETA undercover investigation. See, husband, this is why I like PETA!) From the Detroit Free Press. The raid followed an undercover investigation by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

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Pet Safety During Home Improvements

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If you have a bird, small mammal, or reptile in a terrarium, don’t leave them in their normal place while you paint or sand paint fumes and dust that are only a mild annoyance to you can make small pets (particularly birds) very sick, or even kill them.

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Iams Home 4 the Holidays Report

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23,051 other animals (including rabbits, reptiles, horses, birds and more). We are thrilled to report that the Iams Home 4 the Holidays was a big success this year! 1,125,667 animals were adopted between Oct. 1 and Jan.

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Bringing Your Pet to Disneyland

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Dogs, cats, birds (given there is no avian bird flu alert), rabbits and non-venomous reptiles are allowed. You’re planning to take the whole family to Disneyland.

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The Mysterious Case of Fighter the Fighting Fish

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Dogs aside, I’ve tended to plenty of small mammals and reptiles in my years, and have seen some pretty interesting things. We are pleased to welcome Garth Stein for today’s guest post. Garth is the author of Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog. Enjoy! The Mysterious Case of Fighter the Fighting Fish. by Garth Stein. As a boy myself, and again as a father of three boys, I can tell you, I’ve had some pets in my life.

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From Today's New York Times

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I confess that I felt a certain animosity toward the reptile, and have yet to decide whether I will help his or her cousins in the future. To the Editor: It’s good to know that Verlyn Klinkenborg is among those of us who stop to help tortoises on their way on a busy road (“ Edges and Order ,” The Rural Life, Jan. I have done that, and afterward felt at least virtuous if not godlike. Guest Post

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In addition to dogs and cats, we now feature all kinds of pets for adoption, including rabbits, farm animals, ferrets, hamsters and other small animals, horses, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and even fish. The following is a guest post from the amazing animal lovers of is the world’s largest non-profit pet adoption website. We are like an ad agency for shelters and shelter pets.