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You’re never too old for new friends Harley Bruiser, a 10-year-old bulldog, and Buckeye, a 15-year-old golden retriever, are each dealing with a difficult diagnosis. Both dogs were recently only given 4-6 months to live. But they have each other and they have loving families. According to WTOV9, Harley was recently diagnosed with Lymphosarcoma and Buckeye
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Just when you thought the never-ending debate over whether cats or dogs are the smarter animal reached a conclusion, a dark horse contender comes along — and by horse, we’re talking figuratively not literally, lest we confuse anyone further. Recently, PBS NewsHour attempted to settle the feline vs. canine intelligence battle by enlisting three scientists — a neuroscientist,
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Chocolate is one of the most toxic things your pet can consume. “Chocolate contains methylxanthines and caffeine, both are very toxic to pets,” says PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin. “Dark chocolate is far more dangerous. All chocolates are dose dependent meaning more chocolate is more deadly. Small amounts may not be a concern but
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United Airlines has updated their travel policies after a number of animal-related deaths. The airline updated their PetSafe travel policies which apply to animals transported in a plane’s cargo hold. Now the airline will only accept cats and dogs for air travel and banned any short-nosed or snub-nosed dogs such as Pugs and French Bulldogs, “out
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It was a heartwarming story: a senior blind dog and his younger guide dog BFF surrendered to a shelter and adopted together, just days after their story was shared on Facebook. Unfortunately, this story did not have the happy ending thousands were expecting. According to The Washington Post, OJ the blind, 12-year-old Dachshund was found wandering
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1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 24–30 inches Weight: 165–200 pounds Life expectancy: 8–10 years Neapolitan mastiffs are among the biggest dog breeds in the world and are easily identified by their facial wrinkles and skin folds. These powerful dogs have rectangular-shaped bodies. Their eyes are blue when they are born but later darken to
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Don’t let his name fool you. Beaux Tox the yellow Lab has a face that is 100 percent real and it’s turning heads on Instagram, thus proving that looking different doesn’t stop people from finding you absolutely adorable. Beaux Tox’s friend and colleague at Hill Country Dream Team Realty (Instagram: @hcdt.realty, Facebook: Hill Country Dream Team Realty) a boutique
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April is Canine Fitness Month. It may sound silly, but pet obesity is serious business. Many dogs struggle with weight issues, which can lead to other health problems. To help fight fat and break down bulge, PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin has come up with some easy-to-follow tips. Can’t get enough of cats, dogs
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Maisy the St. Bernard, an adventurous and troublesome eater hailing from Roberttown, near Dewsbury, U.K., was recently brought to the vet by her worried owner Jane Dickinson. The BBC reports that the pet parent knew something was wrong with her 8-year-old dog and was worried it might be serious. Maisy was given a CT scan by Wakefield-based vet
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Guide dogs are all very good boys and girls. These highly-trained, intelligent, loyal canines devote their lives to giving visually-impaired individuals newfound freedom and incomparable companionship. For all that effort they deserve a little gift every now and then. Guide dog Thai regularly takes his owner Danielle Sykora browsing for presents. Danielle’s sister, Michele Sykora,
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