Month: January 2018

Ugh. Is it still January? Not for much longer, but this frigid weather isn’t going away for a while. Here’s a heartwarming, almost unbelievable, scene that should defrost even the coldest and crankiest of viewers. In the video filmed by veterinary nurse Brittany Semeniuk and another wildlife photographer last November in Manitoba, Canada, a wild
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Good news for customers and fans (including their pups!) of on-demand dog walking service Wag!: One of the most popular pet startups in the country is only getting bigger and better. On Tuesday, the No.1 dog walking and boarding mobile app announced a $300 million investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund, according to a company
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Question: How can I stop my puppy from chewing everything in sight? Answer: Puppies, like babies, tend to explore the environment by putting things in their mouths. The problem, of course, is that not everything a pup finds lying around is appropriate to chew, and many things can be downright dangerous. Just as with a
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We’ve always known that dogs have a special ability to empathize with people, but this pup is especially in-tune with her little human friend. In the sweet clip, posted on Monday to Youtube, Roxy the dog shares — and simultaneously expresses — her sibling Sam’s sadness when one of their parents leaves the house for the day.
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Pigs and puppies, living together, mass hysteria! More like massively adorable. We squealed with delight upon viewing this heartwarming video of a mother pig in Korat, Thailand, nursing a cute little canine alongside her own biological babies. The video, which was filmed on Jan. 18, was uploaded to Youtube on Sunday and we predict animal
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Let’s be honest: You always knew there was something just a little … spooky about your Pug, didn’t you? It’s something about those deep, black eyes. They’re adorable, yes, but there’s something else, something that’s looking back at you with perhaps just a little more knowledge and understanding than you expect from your dog. You
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 28–36 inches Weight: 140–175 pounds for males; 110–140 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 7–10 years Great Danes are among the world’s tallest breeds. Their short, thick coats can be brindle, fawn, blue, black, harlequin (irregular black or merle patches) or mantle. 2. Where They Came From While some
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Pets heal your soul and your body — science has the numbers. But the responsibility of caring for a creature other than yourself isn’t a fit for everyone. Sometimes allergies, mobility, apartment rules and a number of other factors stand in the way of bringing a fluffball into your life. Qoobo wants to change that. The
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) There are plenty of scams out there designed to take your money. Some of them even involve dogs, and they’re especially common when people try to buy dogs online. Other scams, however, can end up with you losing your dog. If you’re like me, you’d much rather be parted with your
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(Photo by Peter Bischoff/Getty Images) Question: My dog usually likes people, but he doesn’t like my friend. What does that mean? Is my friend a bad person? Answer: I know an American Bulldog named Ichi who is convinced that her dad’s friend is the vet she had as a puppy . She barks her head
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Overview The key to housetraining success is being able to predict when your puppy needs to go, getting her outside in time, and then rewarding her for doing the right thing in the right place. This gets her in the habit of pooping and peeing outdoors. To prevent mistakes, make sure
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It’s the moment every dog owner instantly regrets ever letting their dog kiss them on the mouth: Watching that very same beloved, seemingly well-trained and civilized pup eagerly devour a stinky, steaming pile of poop off the sidewalk. Ugh, gross! But why? Why?! It’s a topic that has long perplexed animal researchers and veterinarians. And if
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) The picture of a dog crouched low to the ground licking the lips of another dog’s lips is often viewed as a soft and friendly appeasement gesture. Face and lip licking is most often offered by young puppies, but can carry on into adulthood. Face licking does have boundaries in the
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The Little Mermaid and Flynn have quite a bit in common. Both adore collecting seemingly random objects that are hardly treasured by humans. Unlike Ariel, Flynn the Dachshund’s collections of common goodies can be found above sea level. Can’t get enough of cats, dogs and other furry friends? Click here to get the cutest pet news
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Did you know in this country alone, we spend close to $60 billion each year on pet health care and pet food? That number increases each year, actually…and yet, over the past decade, we’ve seen an 11% decrease in how long our dogs are living. Plus, our pets are presenting with
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