Pets and animals



Feline Philosophy: 8 Cat Facts & Lessons You Can Only Learn from a Kitty

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UPDATED May 30th, 2018 There are tons of sources of inspiration and information in your daily life; you learn from the people you interact with, from your surroundings, and you learn from both your failures and your successes. But what…
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The 8 Most Bizarre Pets Ever

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UPDATED March 26th, 2018 The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), established on April 10, 1866, has had an incredible impact on our society, changing people's views about the way in which animals should be treated.…

Paws to Think: 14 Reasons Why It’s Time for Your Family to Get a Dog

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UPDATED February 27th, 2018 Say your little Jimmy has been begging for a dog for months. Maybe Sally gets all worked up every time she passes that pet store in town. October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and if you’re toying with the idea…
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15 Foods to Keep Away From Your Dog

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UPDATED February 22th, 2018 We’re all guilty of it—slipping table scraps and unsavory leftovers to the dog after we’re done with our meal. You know you do it to from time to time, too, even if you’re adamant with your kids about not…
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15 Reasons Why Women Love Horses

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 UPDATED February 22th, 2018 Jane Smiley once said, “I discovered that the horse is life itself, a metaphor but also an example of life's mystery and unpredictability, of life's generosity and beauty, a worthy object of repeated and ever…
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Questions to Help You Pick the Perfect Family Pet

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UPDATED January 12th, 2018 Your kids have been begging for a cat, dog, goldfish, snake or gerbil. You’ve been dodging the issue for months but finally cave to pressure and are considering a non-human addition to the family. The right…

20 Cat Virtues that Dog People Should Know

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UPDATED Januery 12th, 2018 Are you one of those people who internally cringes every time your friend’s cat wriggles past your legs at a dinner party? Maybe it’s time to pay heed to the words of the great Sigmund Freud: Time spent with…

Breed Browsing: How to Choose Kinds of Dog for Your Family

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UPDATED November 16th, 2017 Puppy love, it’s a real thing, and we’re not talking about the early days of a budding romance. We’re talking about all kinds of dogs, and the intense obsession you’re about to have with your furry friend.…

15 New Ways to Photograph Your Family Pet

UPDATED November 14th, 2017 When it comes to pet portraits, it's hard to take a bad one but there's a lot of competition out there on social media. Of course the portrait is mainly for your family to enjoy and share with relatives and close…