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01

Aug

11 things humans do that dogs hateThere 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.

Jump in the pool (and giggle uncontrollably) with ‘Underwater Dogs’
We’re fairly certain Seth Casteel, 33, has one of the most jealousy-inducing day jobs in the world. Hanging out in swimming pools and playing fetch with adorable pups all day? Yes, please!

See more of his photos.

25 creative ways to help animal sheltersShort or time or money (or both) but still want to help your local animal shelter? Here are smart ways that you can make a big difference.

25 creative ways to help animal shelters
Short or time or money (or both) but still want to help your local animal shelter? Here are smart ways that you can make a big difference.

30

Jul

Rescue dogs sniff out endangered speciesBy training shelter dogs to find the scat of threatened species, Conservation Canines is saving the lives of both dogs and wildlife.

Rescue dogs sniff out endangered species
By training shelter dogs to find the scat of threatened species, Conservation Canines is saving the lives of both dogs and wildlife.

28

Jul

Kids with pets more likely to avoid meatHaving pets can encourage empathy for animals in children, making ‘it harder to eat animals,’ according to new research.

Kids with pets more likely to avoid meat
Having pets can encourage empathy for animals in children, making ‘it harder to eat animals,’ according to new research.

It’s Monday, and you can probably think of a lot of other places where you’d rather be instead of at work. Put aside the woes and weight of the world for a few minutes and smile your way through this collection of 42 photos of cats yawning.

27

Jul

Meet Venus, the cat with 2 facesHer unusual face has earned her Internet fame. Here’s what’s behind the Venus the chimera cat’s unusual appearance.

Meet Venus, the cat with 2 faces
Her unusual face has earned her Internet fame. Here’s what’s behind the Venus the chimera cat’s unusual appearance.

25

Jul

11 things humans do that dogs hateThere 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.

24

Jul

Furry with envy: Dogs gets jealous, tooWhen seeing their owners interact with a toy dog instead of them, many pooches would nudge their owners to regain their attention.

Furry with envy: Dogs gets jealous, too
When seeing their owners interact with a toy dog instead of them, many pooches would nudge their owners to regain their attention.