pet adoptions

  1. Dogs

    What happens to retired police dogs?

    As dogs go, those in the K-9 service are considered the bravest of the brave. But what happens to these four-legged heroes when it's...
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    Pet names inspired by cult films

    Got a slightly unorthodox new bundle of fun? She (or he!) is going to need a name just as whackadoodle as she is. Never fear!...
  3. Pets & Animals

    When you have to re-home your pet

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    Re-homing your pet can be a very heart-breaking process. Here are 5 steps that you can take to ease you and your pet's transition...
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    Making your pet a part of the family

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    Concerned about how you're going to transition your pet into your home? These four families tell us how their pet became their...
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    The truth about aggressive dog breeds

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    It's no secret that some dogs just have a bad rep. Are they really bred to kill, or are they the innocent victims of the dark side...
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    Animal-loving country stars

    More than just cowboy boots and big hair, many country music stars are known for having Texas-sized hearts with a soft spot for...
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    Why your next dog should be a mutt

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    Given the number of animals awaiting potential execution for lack of a loving home, we encourage you to skip the fancy breeders and...
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    Find the best dog for your family

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    With hundreds of breeds classified by the American Kennel Club, how is a future pet owner to choose? Not to create any "cliques" in...
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    Why a pet is better than a man

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    To say that pet mamas are passionate about their pets is an understatement. They're like our children, and sometimes they're even a...
  10. Pets & Animals

    Is pet fostering for you?

    You might be the purr-fect foster parent for a needy cat or dog! Can you love them and let them go?
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    What to do when you can no longer take care of a pet

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    No one gets a pet with the intention of abandoning it later on in life. But sometimes, the unthinkable happens due to a move, an...
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    Celebrities who love their pets

    We all think we have the cutest dog or cat (or even iguana if that's your thing) in the world. Celebrities are no different. They...
  13. Dogs

    What a dog breeder won't tell you

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    When looking to add a cute little puppy to your family, it's easy to get lost in those sweet puppy dog eyes and that playful...
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    Walk to save pets

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    PAWS (which stands for "pets are worth saving") Chicago is holding its annual Run for Their Lives 8K run/4K walk this year to raise...
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    Are cats smarter than dogs?

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    It is definitely going to depend on who you ask, but are cats smarter than dogs? If you're a cat person, you probably think so. We...
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    What to look for when adopting a pet

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    We've all been there. You're cruising the local shelter to help a friend pick out the perfect pet. Then, you see an adorable puppy...
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    Who gets the pet after a breakup

    First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a highly expensive pet custody case? This doesn't exactly sound like the love...
  18. Dogs

    Best dog breeds for new babies

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    You've just had a baby and despite being busy as ever, you're thinking of adding another new addition to the family — a dog!
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    How to foster animals without becoming a hoarder

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    If you’ve ever considered fostering a pet but worry about being the next star on Confession: Animal Hoarding, we’re here...
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    How to become a foster pet parent

    Do you love pets but aren't sure if you're ready to be a full-time pet mom? Fostering a pet is a great way to test the waters of pet...