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Trimming you cats nails

A Cat and Her Claws A cat’s claws are an integral part of who she is. Cats are exceptional hunters, excellent climbers and specialists in personal defense—thanks in great part to their unique protractile (extendable) claws. They also use their claws as social signaling instruments, leaving messages on surfaces to tell other cats where they […]

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Rescues make the Best Friends-Check out this video

Happy Spring. Who doesn’t love a feel good video.        

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Great book on Animal Friends

About the Author Jennifer Holland is a senior writer for National Geographic magazine, specializing in science and natural history. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with her husband, two dogs, and dozens of snakes and geckos; none of whom, to her dismay, have crossed the species barrier to befriend the others. Learn more about the animals featured […]

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Spring Not Happy Season for All

  For most of us, the unusually warm spring that much of the country is experiencing is a welcome relief from winter. But for people who work in animal shelters, it signals an early start to the most dreaded time of year: kitten and puppy season. Dogs and cats reproduce year-round, but early spring through […]

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Top Tips for a Bug Free Spring

We all love the nice, warm spring weather. Even our pets have a “spring” in their step. make sure they aren’t carrying any passengers. Bugs and allergens can cling to a pet’s fur and find their way into the house, which is why veterinarian Dr. Katy Nelson says it is particularly important to vacuum frequently. […]

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15 Questions to ask when looking for Pet Sitter

It’s summer and unfortunately Fido can’t always come with us on vacation. We all want to find a pet sitter who will love our pets like we do. Here are some tips on how to find a really good one. Leslie Eufrazio who runs Pet Services by Leslie in Franklinton, North Carolina, sent the following […]

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Warm Weather Alert-Watch the Antifreeze risk

It’s that time of year again-and pets are out and about getting into things. One of the worst is anti-freeze. We checked in with Dr. Dan Kirby at Alamo Heights Pet Clinic. He says animals are drawn to anti-freeze. Leaks and spills are all over. “Animals they love it, it tastes really sweet. So they’ll […]

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Who needs 4 legs

Joey is a tiny dog and only has 2 legs but his spirit and personality are larger than life.  

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Must be Puppy Love

This dog was not going to let a few miles separate him from his people. Call it coincidence or love, but a miniature Schnauzer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, ended up at the hospital where her owner is battling cancer — even though the dog was originally 20 blocks away at home. A surveillance camera in the […]

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Cat Loses Best Friend

Losing a family member is always hard.  And not just for us, but for our pets, too.  They sense that something is awry, and they quickly notice the absence of that person or other pet.  This cat is mourning his dog friend, and expresses his grief in such a heart-touching way. In January, Redditor enns5320 posted […]

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