Thursday , 24 August 2017

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The Oatmeal Cracks Us Up With the Comic “If My Dogs Were a Pair of Middle-Aged Men”

The Oatmeal Cracks Us Up With the Comic “If My Dogs Were a Pair of Middle-Aged Men”

The Oatmeal is cartoonist Matthew Inman, who runs a very successful comics site of the same name. Dogs and cats often show up in his work; his fourth book, My Dog: The Paradox: A ...

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Michigan Takes a Second Look at “Logan’s Law” to Prevent Abusers From Adopting Dogs

Michigan Takes a Second Look at “Logan’s Law” to Prevent Abusers From Adopting Dogs

Should you have to go through a criminal background check to adopt a pet? The state of Michigan is considering just that right now, as a piece of legislation commonly known as “Lo ...

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Shelter Gives Away Pit Bulls, Angering Both Lovers and Haters of the Breed

Shelter Gives Away Pit Bulls, Angering Both Lovers and Haters of the Breed

I know that, like me, most of you probably assumed that once the adorable video of Bella the Pit Bull mothering a litter of kittens spread far and wide, everyone would stop believ ...

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Quebec Law Would Say That Pets Are Not Property

Quebec Law Would Say That Pets Are Not Property

Do you own your dog, or are they a member of the family like any other? Or possibly both? Pets occupy a strange middle ground in law. Traditionally, they’re classified as “propert ...

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Amber Heard, Not Johnny Depp, Charged With Dog Smuggling in Australia

Amber Heard, Not Johnny Depp, Charged With Dog Smuggling in Australia

I have to admit, when I go looking for celebrity scandals, “smuggling puppies” is not the first thing that I expect to see. Usually when someone famous runs afoul of the law, it i ...

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No Pet Store Puppies Day Reminds Us of the True Cost of Puppy Mills

No Pet Store Puppies Day Reminds Us of the True Cost of Puppy Mills

Today’s Tuesday, which is always a little bit of a relief; it means that I survived yet another Monday with body and soul and sanity more or less intact. Some weeks, that comes as ...

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Man Shoots Pit Bull, Thinking He’s a Mountain Lion

Man Shoots Pit Bull, Thinking He’s a Mountain Lion

First things first. This is a mountain lion, otherwise known as a cougar, puma, or at formal events, Puma concolor couguar: Mountain lion on rock via Shutterstock This is a white  ...

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Zebra Stripes Not for Camo, But They Do Something Else

Zebra Stripes Not for Camo, But They Do Something Else

Zebra stripes, besides looking very cool, help to ward off biting flies, a new study finds. The research, published in Nature Communications, negates the popular theory that zebra ...

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Border Collie Training Secrets

Border Collie Training Secrets

Ranking as the most intelligent dog breed by more than 200 professional dog obedience judges, you'd expect the border collie to be relatively easy to train. Not so fast. While it' ...

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Why Does My Cat… Bite Me When I Pet Her?

Why Does My Cat… Bite Me When I Pet Her?

It’s a conundrum, for sure. One minute your beloved kitty is over the moon with pleasure as you scratch her favorite spot and the next thing you know you’re left staring at tooth ...

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