2017

Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York

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We are so excited to be “spreading the news”!! Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York! The SoHo Center will Raise Awareness for the Nearly 5,500 Dogs and Cats Killed Every Day in U.S. Shelters.

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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. And although life is fickle, and nothing we do … Continue reading → guest post pet care pet stories

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Keep your dog safe on Thanksgiving

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It’s almost Thanksgiving, and that means your dog might be fed by over-zealous relatives who try to sneak them food off the table. As a result, you could be spending nearly double at the veterinary hospital to treat your pet … Continue reading → dogs holidays

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Hedgehog basics

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We introduced you to our hedgehog Yuki awhile back, and many of you have reached out with questions on if they make good pets, and if then need special care. Hedgehogs do make great pets, but there are some things … Continue reading → hedgehogs Uncategorized

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Making Trips to the Vet Easier [Infographic]

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Your dog might understandably be quite apprehensive about going to the vet and the whole experience is often very stressful for them. It’s a trip that they will almost certainly need to make at some point, though, so find out … Continue reading → cats dogs pet care

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How to Teach Your Dog to Love His Crate in Easy to Follow Steps

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Imagine your dog running amuck while you celebrate your anniversary or in the middle of an important phone call with your boss. That can seriously jeopardize your plans to surprise your loved ones or hand you your resignation papers the … Continue reading → dogs guest post

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THE REBELLION BEGINS ON BLACK FRIDAY

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Tune into the Savage Kingdom on Black Friday while you recover from all the crazy sales and shopping of the day! Called “nature television as Shakespearean drama” this season brings rebellion as the sins of the lion king are carried … Continue reading → tv wildlife

10 Fun Facts About Parrots

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10 Fun Facts About Parrots by James Alston writing for ExoticDirect pet insurance. There are nearly 400 species of parrot There are 393 species of parrots (though more are being found all the time). Parrots also like the heat … Continue reading → guest post pet care

Safety Tips for Keeping your Dog Warm When it’s Cold

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We love these simple and effective tips for keeping your dog warm when it’s cold. The weather is getting colder in our part of the world, and although our dogs are better at keeping warm than we humans are, there … Continue reading → dogs pet care

Giveaway: Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You

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The holiday season is almost upon us, and we are excited that we get to give a copy of this Christmas movie to one lucky reader! This is a very cute film, and perfect for younger kids who love dogs. … Continue reading → giveaways

Arthur The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home

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I was provided a copy of the book Arthur for my review, and the publisher is providing copies for our giveaway. Do you remember the news story not so long ago about a plucky little dog who joined a team … Continue reading → books dogs giveaways

Now Casting for Finding Fido

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Let our expert, Seth Casteel, help match the perfect fur baby with you! From the producers of My Cat From Hell comes the second season of Finding Fido. Looking for dog lovers ages 18+ living in the Southern California area … Continue reading → dogs

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Preparing Pets for Hurricanes

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Pets and hot cars: What you need to know

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It doesn’t take much time for a car to get hot enough to cause serious harm, or even death, to a pet. Did you know researches have found that close to 80% of temperature increase in vehicles happens within the … Continue reading →

Flooding aftermath poses risks to our pets

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Petplan pet insurance staff veterinarian Kim Smyth shares important tips about the hazards that those in the area affected by Hurricane Harvey (and flood prone regions) should beware of when it comes to the health of their pets in the … Continue reading → pet care

12 interesting facts about cats that you might not know

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Cats, along with dogs, are the most popular pet in the world. And it’s no wonder – these adorable, cuddly creatures are great at winning over our hearts. But even if we think we know them in detail, there are … Continue reading → cats guest post

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? … Continue reading → DIY for pets

Keeping Guinea Pigs cool in the summer – your top 12 guide

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The recent warm weather has been perfect for us, but some Guinea Pig’s have suffered. Guinea Pigs can quickly overheat during the summer leading to heatstroke, which in severe cases can be fatal. Unlike humans, Guinea Pigs cannot sweat – … Continue reading → pet care

The No. 2 Week of Sharks Returns! #SharkFest

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SharkFest, television’s second-best-known week of sharks, returns to Nat Geo WILD on Sunday, July 23 at 8 PM ET. In addition, decorated Olympian Ryan Lochte makes a splash to help spread the word about the most sharks per square inch … Continue reading → sharks tv wildlife

Ghost of the Mountains

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To bring Disneynature’s Born in China to life, filmmakers endure extreme environments to witness stories of some of our planet’s most remarkable animals. Go behind the scenes on one of the team’s most ambitious projects yet – to find and … Continue reading → cats movies wildlife

Burn Notice: Petplan Reveals the Three Biggest Fire Safety Mistakes Pet Parents Make

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With Pet Fire Safety Day on July 15, pet insurance provider says failures in prevention and planning put pets’ health in peril Having a pet can be a real learning curve, but there’s one aspect of pet parenthood that leaves … Continue reading → cats dogs guest post pet care

Bunnies need forever homes too!

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It’s not just dogs and cats that need to find forever homes, all sorts of pets, including bunnies, need homes! There is a great rescue in California that is working hard on behalf of bunnies, The Bunny Bunch.

Bambi is now on Blu-Ray

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A childhood favorite is now out on Blu-Ray, which means Bambi is looking the best it has since it came out on film in 1942! The special “anniversary edition” has a lot of fun extras, including 2 deleted scenes. It … Continue reading → movies

On the Scent of Life

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On the Scent of Life In the distance he saw it; the figure of a woman, emerging from a stand of pin oak and palmetto. He had to squint to make sure he was seeing right. Sometimes at dusk, when … Continue reading → The post On the Scent of Life appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

Top Tips for Summer Pet Safety

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Summer is full of fun events, and more and more of them are welcoming pets!

Pet Proof Your Car

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The summer season has started, and with it comes road trips! Of course, any time you travel with your fur baby in the car messes might happen.

Treat your favorite person with MunchPak

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Listen closely pets, your person always gives you special treats, and now it’s time for you to treat your human, and luckily there is an easy way to do it! You won’t even have to go to the store. MunchPak … Continue reading →

7 Signs Your Cat Is Sick: The Symptoms You Need to Look After

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When you own a furry feline, you’ve got a friend for life! And what’s great about owning a cat is how laid-back and relaxed they are. But the problem is that they can end up being too calm that you … Continue reading → cats guest post pet care

Can I give my dog OTC medicine?

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The simple answer is no, you should not treat pain in your dog with over the counter medicine. Please look at this helpful infographic from PetMD to learn why.

Keep your pet safe during BBQ season

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Pets can sure find themselves in a lot of trouble. Whether it’s eating a pair of socks, chewing up the furniture or leaving unwanted messes on the floor, pet parents definitely have their hands full. Warm weather on its way … Continue reading → cats dogs pet care

Get fit with your pet, with a Misfit Ray!

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The weather is warming up for most of us now, and it’s time to get outside and spend more time with our pets! Awhile back I got to attend a super fun tech afternoon for bloggers. They gave us some … Continue reading → giveaways Pet Tech

4 Famous African Animals That Have Made an Impact on the World

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By Cristina Costea One of the most significant reasons people go on safaris is the animals. Getting to see the majestic African beasts in their natural habitat is one of the most precious memories a person can make in their … Continue reading → guest post wildlife

12 Reasons Why Dogs Help With Depression and Anxiety

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The World Health Organization declared April 7th, 2017 as World Health Day, a day focusing on mental health, but it’s also a year-long campaign which aims to educate, raise awareness and help people suffering from mental illness. Depression, Anxiety, and … Continue reading →