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 Animal attachments: a helping hand for injured pets
Animal attachments: a helping hand for injured pets
Plenty of injured animals and pets have received a helping hand from human invention. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 Chico the hungry pygmy hippo gets a helping hand (puppet) to rediscover his appetite
Chico the hungry pygmy hippo gets a helping hand (puppet) to rediscover his appetite
A pygmy hippo which started turning up his snout at food has been given a helping hand to start eating again. But the little animal was lured back to his trough under the watchful eye of Gloria, a hand puppet based on the star character in DreamWorks children's film Madagascar. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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  Number of Abandoned Pets Soars by Almost 60% 'Due to Credit Crunch'
Number of Abandoned Pets Soars by Almost 60% 'Due to Credit Crunch'
Animal welfare charity - the RSPCA - see a 57% increase in the number of pets abandoned by their owners as the credit crunch hits household finances. picked by iamamaniac 2 years ago
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 Piddling Pets Piss Off People
Piddling Pets Piss Off People
Of all the things to take issue with about the streets of Shanghai, it seems like the worst nuisance are “pets piddling in public.” Yep, pets letting loose their bowels ranked higher than illegal street vendors, spitting, graffiti and noise. As one university student put it, “Letting pets urinate or defecate in public deprives the animals of self-respect. A true animal lover woul... read full post picked by suebe 3 years ago
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 Pets imitate humans, study says
Pets imitate humans, study says
Over time, animals are likely to pick up their owners’ characteristics.

Results of the yearlong study, which will continue for the next six months, show that pets and their owners share many personality traits. picked by henkspaan 4 years ago
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 Illinois Woman Charged With Keeping Hundreds of Dead, Abused Animals on Property
Illinois Woman Charged With Keeping Hundreds of Dead, Abused Animals on Property
A Lee County woman pleaded not guilty to 10 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty and not caring for her pets, four days after authorities found more than 200 dead animals scattered on her property, stuffed in the refrigerator, strewn across floors and packed into barrels. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Hair of the dog: Animal lovers turn dead pets' coats into woolly jumpers
Hair of the dog: Animal lovers turn dead pets' coats into woolly jumpers
When dog lovers Beth and Brian Willis's beloved pets died they found a way to remember them that left them feeling warm all over. They combed their carpets for hair left by their pedigree pets then had it spun into yarn, which Beth knitted into his 'n' hers winter warmers. And twelve years later, their hair of the dog memorials are still in use. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Sperm bank denies 'helping hand' rumor
Sperm bank denies 'helping hand' rumor
Shanghai Sperm Bank has been forced to issue a statement on its Website to clarify its procedures, after explicit photos circulated on the Internet, claiming to show female nurses helping men to "donate" at the sperm bank. picked by kakana 3 years ago
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 Fat Pets
Fat Pets
and by fat I mean really freakin' obese! I swear there's a pic of my parent's dog and cat on this site... picked by gnikgnok 4 years ago
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 10 Hot Products to Keep Your Pet Cool
10 Hot Products to Keep Your Pet Cool
Pets love to be outdoors in any season, but summers are especially dangerous times for them. Here are ten innovative pet products to keep your pets cool during the dog days of summer: picked by ordinarychick 4 years ago
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 Pets 'slaughtered for food in Zimbabwe'
Pets 'slaughtered for food in Zimbabwe'
Pets are being slaughtered for meat in shortage-stricken Zimbabwe and record numbers of animals have been surrendered to shelters or abandoned by owners no longer able to feed them. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Animal CSI
Animal CSI
Whether it's testing a dog's saliva to see if it mauled a cat or catching a murderer who stepped in pet poo, law enforcement officials are seeing the benefit in applying forensic methods to cases involving animals. picked by VooDooPeacock 4 years ago
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 You've been framed! The hilarious animal snaps which brighten up the day
You've been framed! The hilarious animal snaps which brighten up the day
It's all doom and gloom in the news at the moment, so here's something guaranteed to make you smile - the wacky animal snaps taking the internet by storm. These amazing pictures of our furry friends doing the funniest things show just how much mischief your pet can get up to... picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Scientists cleared for animal-human hybrid embryos
Scientists cleared for animal-human hybrid embryos
nice, I always wanted a human-dog sibling... picked by Nicky666 4 years ago
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 Animal Shelter Sends 'Death Row' Notices
Animal Shelter Sends 'Death Row' Notices
An Upstate animal shelter is sending out mass e-mails of with pictures of animals scheduled for death in hopes of saving some of their lives. picked by dollyllama 4 years ago
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 Amish pets
Amish pets
Some great shots of Amish children and their animal companions. picked by gar 3 years ago
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 Animal welfare experts hot under the collar over dogs in coats
Animal welfare experts hot under the collar over dogs in coats
They come in various shapes, sizes and colours and allow you to dress your dog in a hoody, a pirate costume or even an Elvis-style jumpsuit. But the growing trend for dog owners to clothe their pets has led to warnings from animal welfare experts who say it could be causing the animals to overheat. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Pictured: The world's fattest pets
Pictured: The world's fattest pets
They say dogs are like their owners.

Well if these pictures of the world's fattest pets are anything to go by, there must be some obese dogs-lovers out there, as well as cat and guinea pig owners. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Woman Tortured and Killed Neighbors Pets
Woman Tortured and Killed Neighbors Pets
A Long Island woman is suspected of torturing and killing as many as 20 cats and dogs — some of them belonging to her neighbors — before burying them behind her home. An update from her son. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 The best Rapture scam ever: Eternal Earthbound Pets
The best Rapture scam ever: Eternal Earthbound Pets
For a $110 for the first pet and $15 for any additional pets you can have a verified atheist to take care of your pet when the Rapture comes. picked by Bingo 2 years ago
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 Foods to Avoid Feeding your Dogs (and pets in general).
Foods to Avoid Feeding your Dogs (and pets in general).
There was a really great complete list of bad foods posted on the internet awhile ago. haven't been able to find it in my recent searches, though. this list here is rather basic, but still surprising for the people who had never thought to think certain foods other than chocolate could be bad for their pets. definitely worth reading through. picked by muppet 4 years ago
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