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Should Dogs Have Legal Rights?

Should Dogs Have Legal Rights?

mag941 June 25, 2016 0

In 2011, Bob and Elizabeth Monyak took their dogs, Lola and Callie, to an Atlanta pet kennel. During the dogs’ stay, kennel staff mixed up the animals’ medications, which landed Lola in the hospital

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How To Protect Your Dog’s Paws From The Hot Florida Summer Pavement

How To Protect Your Dog’s Paws From The Hot Florida Summer Pavement

mag941 May 23, 2016 0

Imagine walking down the sidewalk barefoot on a blistering hot day. You’d be in agony after a few seconds. That’s how your dog likely feels when you head out for a stroll in the

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Even Some Peanut Butters Could Be Poisonous for Your Dog, FDA Warns

Even Some Peanut Butters Could Be Poisonous for Your Dog, FDA Warns

mag941 May 17, 2016 0

Chocolate and grapes are definitive “no’s” on the list of snacks your pooch can enjoy. But less suspecting food items, like certain brands of nut butter, are not safe for your four-legged pal either,

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The Fresh Food Movement Isn’t Just for People Anymore

The Fresh Food Movement Isn’t Just for People Anymore

mag941 April 26, 2016 0

For the past few years, I’ve been on a mission to get processed foods out of my house, and our fridge is generally loaded up with fruits and veggies. If we don’t make it

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Florida is Measuring Its Invasive Python Problem by the Ton

Florida is Measuring Its Invasive Python Problem by the Ton

mag941 March 22, 2016 0

Over the last few decades, Florida’s invasive Burmese python problem has grown at a startling rate. The pythons, released either by accident or on purpose, have gained a foothold in the state and researchers

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Can the Zika Virus Affect Pets?

Can the Zika Virus Affect Pets?

mag941 February 6, 2016 0

The once-obscure Zika virus is now making daily headlines as it surfaces in more countries and health officials rush to make recommendations to keep it from spreading. We know the virus is primarily spread

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A New Study Shows Dogs Really Can Tell How Their Owners Are Feeling

A New Study Shows Dogs Really Can Tell How Their Owners Are Feeling

mag941 January 14, 2016 0

Can dogs tell when we are happy, sad or angry? As a dog owner, I feel confident not only that I can tell what kind of emotional state my pets are in, but also

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Children With Pets Have Less Anxiety

Children With Pets Have Less Anxiety

mag941 December 3, 2015 0

Children who grow up with pets reap a variety of benefits. Studies show they have reduced rates of allergies and asthma, and they’re more compassionate and emotionally intelligent. And recently, researchers discovered yet another

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Is Your Dog a Playground Bully?

Is Your Dog a Playground Bully?

mag941 November 14, 2015 0

You’re at the park with your dog as he finds another four-legged buddy to play with. The two dogs seem to be having fun, but something feels amiss. Your dog is extra rambunctious and

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Portraits of Disabled Animals Highlight the Beauty of Their Imperfections

Portraits of Disabled Animals Highlight the Beauty of Their Imperfections

mag941 September 9, 2015 0

Photographer Alex Cearns can see the beauty in all different types of animals and reveals this in her Perfect Imperfection series. Cearns has focused her lens on creatures who’ve faced various obstacles in their lives due

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