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Pets & Animals | Allergy

Adult-Onset Food Allergies Increasing, Confusing

Forty-eight percent of the adult population with a convincing food allergy reported developing at least one as an adult (they may have had others as a child)

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

TSA Opts For Dogs With Floppy Ears | The Bark

If you’ve ever felt as though the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at the airport don’t care at all about how you feel while being screened, you are not alone, but you might be wrong. The evidence for that assertion is that the TSA

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Deadly snake spotted devouring huge lizard on Australian beach | Fox News

It’s not what you expect to see on a walk along the beach. But visitors to a popular Western Australian beach made a terrifying discovery after coming across a hungry snake making a meal of a massive lizard.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

9 Brands of Dog Food Recalled Due to Potentially Toxic Levels of Vitamin D

The FDA is alerting pet owners about recalls of several dry dog foods after receiving complaints that dogs eating the food experienced vitamin D toxicity.

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

Salmonella Discovered in Answers Brand Dog Food | Dog Food Advisor

Complete details of the January 2019 Answers brand dog food recall as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

    Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

    How Much Training Does Your Dog Really Need? | Whole Dog Journal

    Teaching a dog new behaviors can be lots of fun, and there are tons of people and dogs who thoroughly enjoy daily training and engaging in various canine sports or activities. However, it s equally important to give yourself permission to take the pressur

      Pets & Animals | Animals

      World's loneliest snail dies, and a species goes extinct

      One famous snail’s death highlights the plight faced by diverse Hawaiian snails, of which there were once hundreds of species.

      Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

      Dog Accessories 2019: Best Dog Gear of the Year | Whole Dog Journal

      Here are five pages of top-quality dog accessories for 2019 that you and your dog will truly enjoy.

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      Wounded tiger 'finds humans to ask for help' after being injured - Mirror Online

      The 'alpha male predator' known as Tikhon appeared at a remote Russian border close to China and refused to leave despite warning shots being fired by guards

      Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

      Bloating in Dogs Treatable with Gastropexy | Whole Dog Journal

      Symptoms of bloat, which is incredibly painful for the dog, include pacing and restlessness; a distended abdomen; turning to look at or bite at the flank area; rapid, shallow breathing; retching without actually vomiting up any food, and excessive droolin

      Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

      Kitten Hilariously Learns That the Floating Triangles Reflected in the Mirror Are Attached to Her Head

      While sitting on her human's bed, a funny little Scottish straight kitten named Mimo spotted a couple of floating triangles reflected in the dresser

      Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

      A Determined Bunny Tenaciously Digs at the Dirt in an Effort to Free a Kitten Trapped Behind a Wall

      A determined little bunny who grew very concerned about a feline friend who was stuck behind a corrugated wall, tenaciously dug at the dirt and pushed it

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      WATCH: Bald Eagle Lands on Notre Dame Fan at the Cotton Bowl | Breitbart

      In life and in sports, sometimes you're the pigeon and sometimes you're the statue. Or, as one unwitting Notre Dame fan found out, sometimes

      Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

      New Research: Does Neutering Help With Aggression?

      It's long been accepted that neutering will help improve behavior. But what does does research show? Does Neutering Help With Aggression?

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      ‘National Pet Owners Association - Dog Care’ by National Pet Owners Asso | Readymag

      National Pet Owners Association hosts different community events and welcomes fundraisers from all over the world.

        Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

        Dogs & the Law: End of Year Review | The Bark

        Every year, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) uses compliance with more than 90 policy ideas to rank states on their humane treatment of animals; as a metric, the organization looks at successfully enacted legislation. The trend, overall, is

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        Why Dogs Eat Grass - The Daily Bark

        You may have noticed your furry best friend eating a nice fresh salad, and by salad I mean grass. So why is your dog doing this? Is he hungry, bored, sick, could eating grass hurt him? It’s perfectly natural to to have concerns. The technical term f

          Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

          Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs: Holistic Treatment Options

          Congestive heart failure in dogs: what is this serious condition, how is it treated and is there any way to prevent it? Here's what you need to know.

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          How to Help Your Dog Adjust During a Move - The Daily Bark

          Moving to a new house can be very stressful, but have you ever wondered how hard it can be on your dog? The sight of suitcases and boxes can cause your pup to feel anxious and confused. He might be wondering “what’s going on”, “is

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            12 of the strangest dog behaviors explained

            Dogs often exhibit strange behavior like sniffing other dogs' butts, eating poop, getting "the zoomies," and more. Here's why.

            Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

            Dog Etiquette: Turning Your Dog Into a Gracious Guest | The Bark

            Shortly after we were married, my husband and I spent the holidays with my in-laws, and we brought our young dog, Bugsy. He was social; had an excellent stay; came when called; had no history of food thievery; and would not lift his leg indoors, even on a

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            Easy Tips To Help Your Dog Lose Weight - The Daily Bark

            Dogs that are overweight have a higher risk of developing diabetes, arthritis, kidney and heart disease, high blood pressure, as well as many types of cancer. If your dog is overweight, keep reading to see how you can get them fit and reduce their risk of

            Pets & Animals | Allergy

            Scientists found molecular ‘switch’ for allergic asthma treatment – Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

            A team of Russian scientists identified the role of the interleukin-6 molecule in the development of allergic asthma. Now it can be a new target for the treatment of this disease. The results are published in Frontiers in Immunology. About 300 milli

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            Oldest Dog In The World Dies At Age 30 Or 112 In Human Years

            Everyone thinks that their dog is going to live forever and that the day they have to say goodbye will never come. Or at least that’s what we tell ourselves.Sadly, that is not valid. Each pooch has their day when they need to cross the rainbow bridge. 

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            Foods That are Poisonous to Your Dog - The Daily Bark

            Alcohol Alcoholic drinks and food products containing alcohol may lead to nausea, diarrhea, decreased coordination, central nervous system depression, difficulty breathing, tremors, abnormal blood pressure, coma and even death. Chocolate, Coffee and Caffe

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            Join The NPOA – National Pet Owners Association

            The National Pet Owners Association was founded with the goal of creating a better, safer tomorrow for all pets. We are most passionate about working with no-kill

            shelters, vets, rescue teams, food banks, and other similar organizations to ensure they have the resources they need to help the animals that need it most. We

            accomplish this by bringing the pet community together for product drives, membership communities, fundraisers, and community events around the United States.

            Won’t you join us in helping to create a better, safer tomorrow for pets everywhere?

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            How Does Heartworm Preventative Work? - The Daily Bark

            You’ve been giving your beloved furry best friend heartworm preventative for quite some time, right? But have you ever wondered how it actually works? Contrary to what you may think, heartworm preventatives do not actually stop the infection from oc

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            10 Extremely Durable Dog Toys - The Daily Bark

            We’ve all been there, bought a dog toy for our best friend only to find it torn apart a couple of days, or even hours later. You may have even done a search with the hopes of finding an “indestructible” dog toy. While no toy is actually

            Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

            Dangerous Levels of Vitamin D Discovered in Several Dog Food Brands | Dog Food Advisor

            Complete details of the 2018 recall of multiple dog food brands due to dangerous levels of vitamin D as reported by The Dog Food Advisor

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              National Pet Owners Association: National Pet Owners Association

              The National Pet Owners Association was founded with the goal of creating a better, safer tomorrow for all pets. We are most passionate about working with no-kill shelters, vets, rescue teams, food banks, and other similar organizations to ensure they have the resources they need to help the animals that need it most.

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              Expressing Your Dog's Anal Glands - The Daily Bark

              Has your dog ever scooted his butt across the floor? Or excessively licked his rear or tail after he excreted a foul smell? If so, it may be time to express (empty) his anal glands. Anal glands, or anal sacs, are found around your dog’s anus and hol

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              NC has seldom seen breed of squirrel that’s 2 feet tall | Charlotte Observer

              The Carolina coast has a seldom seen breed of squirrel that is 2 feet tall and weighs as much as a chihuahua. A state camera trap program is capturing images of these fox squirrels in remote areas.

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              After car hits Thai elephant, animal kills driver

              BANGKOK (AP) — Police say a man was killed by a wild elephant after his speeding car hit the animal near a national park in northeastern Thailand. Police Lt. Col. Kemchat Paedkaew says the accident occurred at dusk Wednesday on a small road that has sig

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              Bumblebee Has Officially Been Added To The Ever-Growing List Of Endangered Species

              Its official, the bumblebee has been added to the ever-growing list of endangered species along with 700 other animal species which are extinct.

              Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

              Evolve, Sportsman's Pride, and Triumph Dog Food Recall | Dog Food Advisor

              Complete details of the Evolve, Sportsman's Pride and Triumph dog food recalls as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

                Pets & Animals | Animals

                Man Discovers A Family Of Mice Living In His Garden, Builds Them A Miniature Village

                Recently, photographer Simon Dell stumbled upon a family of mice running around his garden. Instead of reaching for the traps, however, he took out his tools. Dell built the mice a miniature village and they repaid him by posing in front of his camera.

                Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

                How To Train Your Pet To Get Their Teeth Brushed

                If you’re one of the few pet owners whose cat or dog doesn’t easily sit through a full toothbrushing session without complaint, here’s some help. Some pets will buck, roll, and squirm away the first couple times you try and brush their teeth. But it

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                Leopard, hyena share a rare meal—before other cats cut in

                A strategic truce and rare interactions between normally solitary creatures determine who will get the lion's share of the meal.

                Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                Abound Dog Food Recalled by Harris Teeter | Dog Food Advisor

                Complete details of the 2018 Abound Dog Food recall conducted by Harris Teeter as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

                  Pets & Animals | Allergy

                  Dr. Marc Siegel: New peanut allergy treatment has incredible potential | Fox News

                  As an internal medicine physician I’ve been trained to react quickly and without emotion to many kinds of potentially life-threatening medical conditions. But this training couldn’t prepare me for the recent terrifying sight of my 13-year-old son swel

                  Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

                  Dog Limping: Possible Causes and Treatments

                  When your dog is limping it s time to consult with a veterinarian. They may have you rest your dog and monitor at home for 24-48 hours depending on the severity of the problem. If the limp doesn t improve or worsens, they will likely have you come in for

                  Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                  Some Dog Food Recalls Are More Critical Than Others; This One Is Critical | Whole Dog Journal

                  On November 2, the FDA announced a voluntary recall by Nutrisca pet food. Three sizes of a single variety of Nutrisca dry dog food, Chicken and Chickpea, was found to contain dangerously high levels of vitamin D. The FDA also announced a voluntary recall

                    Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

                    7 Facts About Ragdoll Cats

                    The Ragdoll cat can be described in three words: big, beautiful, and friendly.

                    Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

                    11 Ways To Make Your Dog Feel Less Alone When You’re At Work All Day

                    It's one thing to leave your dog home alone when you've got a quick errand to run. It's a whole other situation when you leave your fur kiddo home for the eight hours or so while you're at work. But it's a pretty common scenario. Most dog owners…

                    Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                    Nutrisca Dog Food Recall | November 2018

                    Complete details of the November 2018 Nutrisca dog food recall as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

                      Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                      Natural Life Pet Products Dog Food Recall

                      Complete details of the November 2018 Natural Life Pet Products dog food recall as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

                        Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                        Dog Seizures: Causes and Treatments | Whole Dog Journal

                        There are few things as frightening as watching your dog have a seizure. Yet dog seizure disorders are surprisingly common. A seizure is defined as uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain.

                          Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                          Pets can judge time, study says

                          If sometimes you wonder if your dog is angry with you for staying out late, you might be right. New evidence suggests that animals have a clear sense of time, using previously undiscovered neurons that seem to switch on to count off minutes as they wait.

                            Pets & Animals | Animals

                            'Gold-diggin' dog swindles free burgers from McDonald's

                            Princess can't seem to curb her craving for Big Macs and fries, so the dog has taken to sneaking out at night and walking herself to the parking lot of a local McDonald's in Oklahoma City to get her fix of free burgers.

                            Pets & Animals | Animals

                            The film debut of the Antarctica “headless chicken monster,” a rare sea cucumber — Quartz

                            Scientists accidentally discovered a deep-sea swimming cucumber in the waters off Australia during a marine conservation project.

                            Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

                            How 31 Alberta wolves changed the natural balance of Yellowstone National Park

                            An eco-experiment that started with 14 Alberta wolves being introduced to Yellowstone National Park has shown just how powerful the laws of nature really are.

                            Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

                            Arizona Animal Sanctuary Needs Volunteers to Cuddle Rescued Wolfdog Puppies

                            A dog sanctuary and rehabilitation center near Clarkdale, Arizona, has been flooded with phone calls and emails ever since it asked for volunteers to come cuddle their rescued wolfdog puppies. Nonprofit organization Pets Return Home recently saved more than two dozen pups—plus two pregnant moms—from being euthanized in Northern California

                            Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                            Let's Talk Dog Exercise — How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Every Day?

                            When it comes to dog exercise, how much exercise does a dog need every day based on breed and age? How do you exercise your dog if you’re short on time?

                            Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                            Stray Dog Was So Matted No One Knew What Kind Of Dog He Was

                            He looks SO different now!

                            Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

                            25 Shelter Dogs Who Made It Big

                            From four-legged movie stars to heroic rescue dogs, some of history's most amazing pooches were adopted from shelters.

                            Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                            Clever puppy escapes his house and then rings the doorbell to get back in

                            A puppy managed to escape his home, but then figured out how to ring the doorbell to get back inside.

                            Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

                            25 Benefits of Adopting a Rescue Dog

                            According to the ASPCA, 3.3 million dogs enter shelters each year in the United States. Although that number has gone down since 2011 (from 3.9 million) there are still millions of dogs waiting in shelters for a forever home. October is Adopt a Shelter Do

                            Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

                            Man Adopts 45 Dogs And Sets Them Free On His Four Acres Of Land

                            It’s great that dog shelters exist, but a dog’s experience in one can still be pretty bad. They live in

                            Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

                            Good Samaritan arrested after helping animals survive Florence

                            A woman was taken into custody after providing care to more than two dozen animals – 17 cats and 10 dogs – for owners who had to evacuate.

                            Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

                            Hurricane Florence Heroes Rescue 6 Trapped Dogs from Rising Waters: 'They Would Have Drowned'

                            Rescue workers continue to help those in the Carolinas stranded after the devastating damages of Hurricane Florence, including six dogs who were found abandoned in a locked cage in Leland, North Carolina, as flood waters rose

                            Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

                            How You Can Help Animals Affected by Hurricane Florence | Mental Floss

                            Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

                            Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

                            The New Dog Sport: A Dog’s Nose Work Is Never Done | The Outline

                            Nose work is a new sport in which dogs seek out specific scents. It’s also an opportunity to let dogs do what they do best.

                            Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

                            No kidding! Goats prefer to interact with humans who look happy - The Irish News

                            A new study has found the first evidence that goats respond differently to happy and angry humans.

                              Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

                              How Conservationists Are Using AI And Big Data To Aid Wildlife

                              Give Jason Holmberg 10,000 zebra photos and he’ll find the specific individual zebra you’re looking for, no problem. "It could take two minutes,"

                              Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

                              Very good dog finishes Australian half marathon, earns medal, gets taken to dog jail

                              Don’t worry, he’ll get adopted if his owners don’t claim him.

                              Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

                              A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean | Popular Science

                              It may seem like sort of a silly thing to ponder, born out of owners’ love for their pets and the human-animal bond between them. But determining a pet’s “real” age is actually important because it helps veterinarians like me recommend life-stage

                              Pets & Animals | Animals

                              500-pound goliath grouper eats shark as shocked Florida fishermen watch: 'He just sucked it in' | Fox News

                              There's a reason goliath groupers are called the garbage disposals of the sea — they eat everything in sight, including sharks.

                              Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

                              Senior Dogs Abandoned At Shelter Being Too 'Loud' And 'Smelly' - The Dodo

                              They were both so confused — but now they're getting the best second chance ❤️️

                              Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

                              GOOD BOY: British Special Forces Combat Dog Takes Down Three Syrian Jihadis, Saves Fellow Soldiers

                              A Special Air Services dog is being hailed as a hero after he successfully fought off a Jihadi surprise attack while his unit was on patrol in Syria.

                              Pets & Animals | Animals

                              When turtles become extinct, this secretive center in SC will reintroduce them

                              Rare turtles that could bring a hefty price on the black market live on a hidden nature preserve east of Charleston, South Carolina. The animals are victims of habitat loss and the illegal trade in wildlife that is cleaning out South Carolina swamps of im

                              Pets & Animals | Animals

                              What happens if someone catches the Loch Ness Monster? - BBC News

                              Scottish Natural Heritage said it would "dust off" a document prepared almost 20 years ago for such an event.

                              Pets & Animals | Animals

                              20-foot shark surprises Coast Guard crew off Maine coast: 'It’s real life Jaws'

                              A U.S. Coast Guard crew had a close encounter with a massive shark this week as it was returning from a search-and-rescue mission off the coast of Boothbay Harbor in New Jersey.

                              Pets & Animals | Animals

                              'Gang' of rhino poachers mauled to death by pride of lions after breaking into game reserve | Fox News

                              At least three suspected rhino poachers have been killed by a pride of lions after they broke into a game reserve in South Africa.

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                              Congratulations? Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, Wins the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

                              Zsa Zsa got a manicure and wore a sparkly pink collar but it was her droopy tongue and protruding teeth that charmed the judges.

                              Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

                              Why the World’s Biggest Pig Is in Serious Trouble

                              The 600-pound giant forest hog is expert at avoiding people, who are increasingly hunting the animal in its African habitat.

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                              Everything you think you know about bald eagles is wrong

                              Bald eagles look awesome. Heck, all eagles look awesome. It’s why they’re a good national symbol—they seem so fearsome and regal. But despite their image being absolutely freakin’ everywhere, the average American probably doesn’t know a whole lo