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  1. Pets & Animals

    Arkansas falling birds: Died from trauma

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    The mysterious Arkansas bird deaths is likely due to some sort of major trauma, a preliminary report said. What could have happened...
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    Arkansas falling birds: Bird government testing?

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    Nearly 4,000 red-winged blackbirds dropped dead in Beebe, Ark. on New Year's Eve. Was this some sort of government testing gone...
  3. Pets & Animals

    Alternatives to kenneling your pets

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    Whether you’re traveling for the holidays, family vacation or a business trip, figuring out the best option for your pets can be...
  4. Living

    How to puppy-proof your home

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    Although most pet owners would agree that welcoming a new puppy or dog into their home was an exciting milestone, very few would be...
  5. Living

    Top 10 charities that make you feel good about giving

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    Giving to charity seems like an easy enough endeavor – choose a cause you feel passionate about, figure out how much you want to...
  6. Pets & Animals

    The best pet charities for your furry friends

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    Because of the current economy, animal charities are suffering more than ever. So why not do some good this holiday season and...
  7. Pets & Animals

    How to travel with your dog

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    Whether your dog sitter backed out at the last minute or you simply can’t bear to leave Ruff behind, finding dog-friendly places to...
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    New puppy: Including the kids in puppy training

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    The day has finally come when you will add a new member to your family -- not a little brother or sister, but a dog. But before that...
  9. Dogs

    Is your dog keeping you awake at night?

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    If you're a dog owner, chances are you've been there or are going through it: Seemingly endless, sleepless nights because your pup...
  10. Pets & Animals

    Why do snakes use their tongues?

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    The snake -- and its tongue -- have gotten a bad rap. A snake's tongue is one of the great marvels of nature, a cleverly designed...
  11. Pets & Animals

    Ferret training 101

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    When we talk about training your pet ferret, we're not talking about training it to do acrobatic or magic tricks, and it is doubtful...
  12. Pets & Animals

    The terrarium: A basic guide

    If you're interested in owning a reptile (or even a tarantula), you're going to need a terrarium to keep it in. A terrarium is...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Teaching kids pet etiquette

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    Kids love pets, however just as kids' personalities differ, so do pets' personalities. Some are friendly and some are not. While we...
  14. Dogs

    Top 10 best hypoallergenic dog breeds

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    You wouldn’t disown a family member over allergies, but many families forego their puppy parenting dreams to keep the family allergy...
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    5 Tips to prevent cat hairballs

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    April 30th is Hairball Awareness Day. Why build such awareness? Turns out, hairballs aren’t just gross annoyances. They’re actually...
  16. Family Fun

    Live Easter pets: Buying bunnies or chicks for kids

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    They are so cute, aren't they? Baby bunnies and chicks are fluffy and soft and can elicit an "Aww!" from even the most hardened...
  17. Parenting Articles

    The best shows about animals for animals—er, kids

    There are days when I’m certain the group filling the back of my Odyssey is a herd of wild elephants instead of my children, but...
  18. Dogs

    Westminster show dogs

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    Contrary to what some may think, being a 'celebrity dog' doesn't mean living the life of leisure as Paris Hilton's latest real-life...
  19. Parenting Articles

    Mommy, is my goldfish sleeping? Dealing with pet loss

    When your pet is truly a member of your family, dealing with his death can be devastating. Children, in particular, can feel as if...
  20. Television

    Westminster Dog Show takes over USA

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    It's a funny thing about living in Manhattan. As one huge event like Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is in full swirl, yet another big...