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28

Aug

8 videos that prove we’re not the only ones who snoreFrom dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.

8 videos that prove we’re not the only ones who snore
From dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.

26

Aug

In honor of National Dog Day, here are 12 lifesaving tricks to teach your dog.
Does your pooch come when you call? Having an obedient pooch isn’t about tricks; it’s about knowing how he’ll respond in an emergency situation or when he’s near a busy street.

Lauren Bacall leaves thousands to beloved dogThe actress left $10,000 of her $26 million estate to her Papillon, Sophie.

Lauren Bacall leaves thousands to beloved dog
The actress left $10,000 of her $26 million estate to her Papillon, Sophie.

25

Aug

Why do dogs tilt their heads when we speak?From trying to hear us better to seeing our faces more clearly, there are several theories about what’s behind this adorable canine gesture.

Why do dogs tilt their heads when we speak?
From trying to hear us better to seeing our faces more clearly, there are several theories about what’s behind this adorable canine gesture.

19

Aug

How to protect your dog from parvovirusThis highly contagious disease can be deadly if left untreated. Here are the symptoms to watch out for and what you can do to keep your canine companion healthy.

How to protect your dog from parvovirus
This highly contagious disease can be deadly if left untreated. Here are the symptoms to watch out for and what you can do to keep your canine companion healthy.

Shelter dogs find love matches on TinderA New York shelter hopes the matchmaking app can help rescue dogs find lifelong companionship.

Shelter dogs find love matches on Tinder
A New York shelter hopes the matchmaking app can help rescue dogs find lifelong companionship.

18

Aug

Nature-loving pets help veteran overcome PTSD
Adjusting to life post-Iraq hasn’t been easy for Stephen Simmons, but with his dog and cat by his side, he’s climbing mountains and working to improve the lives of other veterans.

What does it cost to feed a stray dog in Istanbul? A plastic bottleIstanbul is home to 150,000 stray cats and dogs, and Pugedon’s Smart Recycling Boxes are helping feed them by dispensing pet food whenever a plastic bottle is recycled.

What does it cost to feed a stray dog in Istanbul? A plastic bottle
Istanbul is home to 150,000 stray cats and dogs, and Pugedon’s Smart Recycling Boxes are helping feed them by dispensing pet food whenever a plastic bottle is recycled.

13

Aug

Jump in the pool (and giggle uncontrollably) with ‘Underwater Dogs’
11 things humans do that dogs hate

There are many ways you can drive a dog nuts — and you probably aren’t even aware of them. So if you want to be your dog’s best friend, find out how you can fix your annoying habits.

11 things humans do that dogs hate

There are many ways you can drive a dog nuts — and you probably aren’t even aware of them. So if you want to be your dog’s best friend, find out how you can fix your annoying habits.