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20

Sep

Why dogs don’t like to be huggedIt’s great to show our four-legged best friends how much we love them, but maybe hugging should be taken off the list. Here’s how to tell if your dog does (or doesn’t) appreciate your squeezes.

Why dogs don’t like to be hugged
It’s great to show our four-legged best friends how much we love them, but maybe hugging should be taken off the list. Here’s how to tell if your dog does (or doesn’t) appreciate your squeezes.

19

Sep

Is your dog an optimist or a pessimist?Research finds that man’s best friend can also have a positive or negative outlook on life.

Is your dog an optimist or a pessimist?
Research finds that man’s best friend can also have a positive or negative outlook on life.

Pit bulls and babies: Photographic proof that the much-maligned pups have hearts of gold

18

Sep

How to adopt a dog through breed-specific rescue groupsDo you have your heart set on bringing home a specific breed of dog? Here’s how to get matched up with the perfect dog for you, and help out rescued pets in need of forever homes at the same time.

How to adopt a dog through breed-specific rescue groups
Do you have your heart set on bringing home a specific breed of dog? Here’s how to get matched up with the perfect dog for you, and help out rescued pets in need of forever homes at the same time.

Magazine for dog haters is an unexpected hitGermany’s Kot & Köter (which translates to Poop & Pooches) features satirical articles about man’s best friend. But why is it so popular?

Magazine for dog haters is an unexpected hit
Germany’s Kot & Köter (which translates to Poop & Pooches) features satirical articles about man’s best friend. But why is it so popular?

17

Sep

Why is my cat peeing outside the litter box?Cats quit using their litter boxes for a variety of reasons. Here’s how to get to the bottom of the problem and get your feline friend back into the litter box.

Why is my cat peeing outside the litter box?
Cats quit using their litter boxes for a variety of reasons. Here’s how to get to the bottom of the problem and get your feline friend back into the litter box.

Food trucks are going to the dogsCurbside gourmet food isn’t just for humans anymore. Cities across the nation are catering to canine tastes with doggy food trucks.

Food trucks are going to the dogs
Curbside gourmet food isn’t just for humans anymore. Cities across the nation are catering to canine tastes with doggy food trucks.

15

Sep

For high school student and his cat, the ’80s ruleDraven Rodriguez wanted a memorable senior portrait, but when the school wouldn’t allow his 1980s-style photo of him and his cat, the principal came up with a winning solution.

For high school student and his cat, the ’80s rule
Draven Rodriguez wanted a memorable senior portrait, but when the school wouldn’t allow his 1980s-style photo of him and his cat, the principal came up with a winning solution.

Looking to hire? Have you considered a cat?A new SPCA program wants to get more cats out of shelters and into businesses and office spaces.

Looking to hire? Have you considered a cat?
A new SPCA program wants to get more cats out of shelters and into businesses and office spaces.